'Oamaru is a great place to film'
Oamaru's Victorian precinct is to act as the backdrop for a Japanese television movie about the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
Since his 20s, Timaru man Norman Bunt has had a love of classic cars and a love of driving them.
Farewell dances during war time, wedding dances, boys returning from overseas, Peggy Watson played piano for them all.
Teens 'deserve' protection too
A Timaru woman's sun shade project failed to gain traction but she now hopes a new council will be its saviour.
Waitaki Boys' High School's (WBHS) board of trustees has confirmed it has accepted an independent report into issues surrounding the school.
Waimate singer Kaylee Bell has brought the town some stardust after she performed with Keith Urban.
Jack Martin and Sue Harvey's Kombi gets put to good use every Sunday at the Oamaru Farmers' Market.
Gleniti Blasters' winning routine
A video from this year's 2014 Jump Jam Extravaganza shows how the Gleniti Busters stole the show with their performance.
Doug James' hunt for his dream car ended 12 months ago and don't expect to see anyone else driving it.
Family at heart of Big Sing group
It was a sister act for Timaru Girls High School at the Big Sing regionals in Dunedin last week.
An 'incredible' amount of rain over several months is having an impact on Waitaki's rural road network.
Self-proclaimed genuine Kiwi farmers have put their passion about people to the test by re-opening a luxury lodge.
Timaru penguin supporters are doing their bit to protect the birds from commercialisation.
A Waitaki District councillor has resigned from her post following health concerns.
Boys and girls might not mix when it comes to education, according to New Zealand research.
A state-of-the-art classroom officially opened at Papakaio School recently and is described as a "new and invigorated space" by the principal Gary Shirley.
Shifting 10,000 books to a new premises has been more than worth it for an Oamaru bookstore owner.
A rate increase of 2.96 per cent has been set by the Waitaki District Council.
Children at an Oamaru kindergarten were saddened last week when their beloved pet baby bunnies went missing.
An independent adviser will this week interview several people in regards to complaints received about Waitaki Boys' High School.
'You're only as good as your last dish'
Chef Bevan Smith believes fine produce and plenty of hard work are behind Riverstone Kitchen's latest accolade.
The St Andrew's District Children's Centre has secured its future after buying a former school building.
Pair balance aspiration with reality
New York has long been a magnet for aspiring performers - among them two ex-Timaruvians.
Primary schools in South Canterbury have been approached about religious education.
'All supposed to be ... funny and light-hearted'
Wanted: Dogs of all shapes, sizes, breeds and colours, for the Scruff's Dog Show at the Woodbury Domain.
While vehicle crashes involving tourists aren't common on North Otago roads, those from overseas driving still need to have their wits about them.
This week we invited Timaru Mayor Damon Odey to reveal a little more about himself to our readers.
Oamaru's new temporary court is set to open by the end of June.
When deciding on a career which will help you travel and make the world a better place, you could take the lead of former Timaru man, Thomas Orr, for whom teaching has been just that.
Recent mortgage rate increases have consumers taking more notice of their loan structure.