Fundraising for playground
Timaru toddlers will be revving their feet on Sunday for a hoon around their future playground.
The annual pest quest will get hunters outdoors this weekend.
Work is progressing on the Mackenzie College gymnasium upgrade.
Timaru Boys' High School was treated to a visit by All Black star Dan Carter, who spoke at the school and mingled with students.
Former Timaru Girls' High student Kristina O'Connor is living in the tiny Fijian village of Toki, volunteering at a school.
A speed machine is under construction in the engineering department at Mountainview High School.
Timaru detectives have dropped their investigation into a woman's claim that she was sexually assaulted on the grounds of Aoraki Polytechnic last week.
The trial of an Ashburton youth accused of murdering Sina Nerisa Solomona will start in Timaru on November 4.
Like a knight on a white stallion Bruce Raines is rescuing the Barnabas Trust from an insurance claim which is not worth pursuing.
Legalising euthanasia would make a mockery of existing suicide prevention programmes, according to an anti-euthanasia activist.
The Mackenzie District Council is taking on extra staff in response to a near-record increase in building activity.
Exorcism is part of her job description, a Timaru minister says.
Mathematics and science teacher by day: Teen Angel by night.
Mackenzie is rolling out new ways to get people to butt out from smoking.
A candidate in the Timaru Boys' High School board of trustees election has withdrawn after the current board planned to send a letter to voters about him.
A group of Mackenzie College students ran, kayaked and cycled over five days as part of the Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoor Pursuits Challenge.
Janie Annear has left it up to others to judge her performance on a debate about soft drugs.
Timaru's CBay aquatic centre is a finalist in the New Zealand Property Council's property industry awards.
'They will fly straight for you'
Donna Falconer wants to form a trust dedicated to its research and protection of the New Zealand falcon.
If you're suddenly notified, via text message, that you've won millions of dollars - you almost certainly haven't.
Mother paying $35 a month in bank fees is one of 24,000 people taking part in a class action against unfair bank fees.
$1750 to clean three fountains
The cost of recent soap attacks on Timaru fountains has been revised to $1750.
Timaru man Andy McGovern shares his recollections of the North African World War II desert campaign which ended 70 years ago.
CBay's programmes team leader Jane Sullivan has resigned, but that should not have an impact on the running of the swim school, according to Timaru District Council's community services group manager, Sharon Matson.
A Timaru dairy owner says he would never have sold legal highs had he known what harm they could do.
Job losses at Beaurepaires Timaru branch are unlikely in spite of the planned sale of the company.
Coffee is back on the menu at Timaru's CBay Aquatic Centre.
Do you know who was the first woman home in the Pass to Pub Mountainbike Race in 1999 or before? No, neither does the current organiser.
Annie Theewis' Hollywood dream will soon become a reality.
Geraldine's Mckenzie Lifestyle Village has just got a whole lot busier.
Love will conquer all, or will it? All will be revealed when the play, My Husband's Wild Desires, takes to the stage in Geraldine next month.
A motorhome owner believes he has bucked the new road-user charges system.
The Timaru District Council's plan to install 45 new parking meters has annoyed affected property tenants and retailers.
MP Jo Goodhew has seen first hand the environment created by providing lunch at schools.
'I would have probably ended up in jail'
Danny Blair thinks he would have resorted to robbing dairies if he had not stopped smoking synthetic cannabis.
Water should be flowing from the Rangitata South irrigation scheme's storage ponds to farmers by spring.
Two dogs impounded after mauling more than a dozen sheep in the Mackenzie Country were expected to be euthanised this week.
A Christchurch man linked with criminal activity in South Canterbury was apprehended by police at a Hornby residence this morning.
Get your guns polished South Canterbury, we're going hunting.
The Geraldine Vintage Car & Machinery Museum is bigger and better - and tidier - than ever, thanks to a fleet of community service workers tidying up the yard.
Hanging in the Aigantighe Art Gallery is a brilliant oil painting of highland cattle, recently dragged from the archives and restored in conjunction with Cynthia Christie's new discoveries about the breed's history in South Canterbury.
At 32 years of age with two children under two, a diagnosis of bowel cancer came as a complete shock to Diana Young.
Former All Blacks Tom Coughlan and Tom Lister are among those who will be celebrating the 125th Jubilee of the South Canterbury Rugby Football Union at Queen's Birthday weekend.
A local support group for grieving parents wants to spread the word that they are here and they're here to help.
Ra Timms describes the grief for her children as a massive cannon ball-sized hole in her gut that will never go away.
'I don't like to compete as no one will win'
Two North St dairies launched a war on the price of milk for a brief time yesterday, but neither will say if it is going to continue.
POLL: A survey has shown that the number of Kiwis who own a smartphone has almost doubled in the past year but that was not reflected on Timaru streets.
Waimate High School pupil Ruby Cochrane has been selected to represent Athletics New Zealand at the Oceania Area Athletics Championships in Papeete, Tahiti.
Lesley Elliott says she is determined that other young people should not suffer the fate of her murdered daughter, Sophie.
Two Waimate men have helped raise $7000 through their efforts in the Sky Tower Stair Challenge in Auckland.
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