Lower fuel prices for holidays

Timaru is footing it with North Island centres when it comes to low petrol and diesel prices, which are at their lowest level in four years.

Hundreds expected to call Healthline

South Canterbury residents are being encouraged to call Healthline and the Healthline Symptom Checker these holidays.

On struggle street

Kelvin St resident Racheal Gates is one of many people living day-to-day and struggling to make ends meet.

A toast to Timaru's summer

Timaru tradies will be counting down the hours until they can toast the arrival of summer with a beer.

No sign of missing tradie

An intensive six hour search has failed to find rebuild worker who disappeared two weeks ago in Canterbury.

Hunter airlifted to hospital

A 67-year-old hunter has been airlifted to hospital from the area around Lake Tarawera in the Bay of Plenty this afternoon.

Mt Cook a 'burial site'

Brash seeks inquiry into Ellis case

Cairns mum 'wouldn't get help'

Family of the woman arrested for stabbing eight children to death in Australia say they had feared she was depressed before the attack.

US issues worldwide travel alert

The US has today issued an extraordinary global travel alert to its citizens, citing the Sydney lone-wolf attack.

The man who planned kids' massacre

US 'will retaliate' over Sony hack

Gunman offended by TV channel

The Sydney siege gunman's bizarre behaviour before his death appeared to have been sparked by a Seven Network program.

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