Good weather boosts paua offences

Gatherers of undersized paua are being hit in the pocket as calmer sea conditions increase pressure on accessible paua reefs around Timaru.

Alpine-storage idea really holds water

OPINION: Spare a thought for farmers whose very livelihood, across every type of farming, relies on adding water to soil to grow crops, and feed and water animals.

Fire contained to garage

Two fire tankers have been sent away from a fire on a rural property after it was contained.

Clouds linger over Timaru

It's a dreary start to the morning in South Canterbury, with cloudy skies and drizzle.

Three classics sold for one cool gas-guzzling Dodge

Cool classic Dodge Challenger has an outrageous colour to much some equally outrageous fuel consumption.

Serious incident in Stratford

Taranaki police have been dealing with a serious incident at a Stratford property.

Concern over 'backyard circumcisions'

"Backyard circumcisions" have led to severe infections in several young Auckland boys, officials say.

Dry, then wet: La Nina more common

January drownings nearly double

MH370: Bereaved wife 'appalled'

Paul Weeks' wife says she doesn't want "accident" compensation from Malaysia Airlines over the disappearance of MH370.

Child-slapping candidate withdraws

A Queensland political candidate filmed striking his young child across the head will no longer contest the state election.

Seven dead in blast at Mexican children's hospital

MH370: Fury at 'accident' finding

Woman falls off cliff after proposal

A Bulgarian woman was so ecstatic at being proposed to, that she stumbled, fell from a cliff and died in Ibiza.

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