Timaru Herald top 6: January 13, 2014

What you clicked on last week

TIMARU HERALD STAFF REPORTER
Last updated 14:49 13/01/2014
white-tail spider
HIT LIST: Bites from white-tail spiders have prompted Timaruvians to call in exterminators this summer.

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While they may not be everyone's favourite animal, Timaru Herald readers like to read about white-tail spiders online.

A story on them was the most-viewed on our website last week.

Stories from the high country, including one about a trail of vandalism in Twizel, were also well read online.

Meanwhile, the case of some stolen wrought-iron gates was solved quickly when it was discovered they had been mistakenly removed after a communication mix-up.

1. White-tail spiders hit home

http://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/9594651

White-tail spiders are making their presence felt in Timaru.

2. Weekend vandalism spree in Twizel

http://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/9578737

Vandals left a trail of damage across Twizel at the weekend.

3. Police focus on cause of man's injuries

http://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/9586007

Police are treating an incident at Lake Benmore in which a boatie was left paralysed as a car crash.

4. Drivers strike trouble at Tekapo

http://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/9586008

People visiting Lake Tekapo have suffered an unusual level of car trouble this summer.

5. Campers want free choice

http://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/9582103

Motorhome owners have hit back at holiday park owners' accusations of breaching freedom camping rules at Caroline Bay.

6. Big, heavy gates vanish from garage

http://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/9586004

Burglars had their work cut out for them when they stole a set of large wrought iron gates from an Orari property over the festive season.

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- The Timaru Herald

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