Tom Walsh

City applauds shot put hero

Tom Walsh didn't get gold for his shot put efforts, but his community was still behind him.

Pair on Nepal aid mission

Two South Canterbury women will travel to an isolated area in Nepal to help local villagers improve their health, education and basic living conditions.

Bright new future for worship

St Stephen's Church is in for a new look after the congregation approved concept plans.

$15,000 push for charity

The rebuild of the St Vincent de Paul Society charity shop and food bank has received a $15,000 boost from the Timaru District Council.

Dogs finally get a park to caper

South Canterbury dogs will soon be able to run free at a park in Redruth.

Alcohol limits to be cut

alcohol generic Legislation to lower adult drink-driving limits from December 1 has passed its final reading in Parliament.

Govt: We'll fix Novopay

Government to take over school payroll after the company running it refused to pay more to fix it.

Crews battle scrub fire

Crewe murders still a mystery

15 killed as shells hit school

bomb school Israeli strike hits a UN school where hundreds of Palestinians had sought refuge. | Israelis back leader

MH17: New leader for Donetsk's rebels

A former intelligence officer wanted for subversion and deadly repression by two of Russia’s neighbours has taken charge in eastern Ukraine.

Stepfather jailed for pornographic images

150 feared buried in landslide

Israelis embrace Gaza war

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is riding a massive wave of popularity. | Neighbourhood destroyed | Heavy bombardment

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