Stargazers will converge en masse to Raincliff Camp this weekend for Space Camp.
Drunken, bed-wetting fishing crews are unwelcome at South Canterbury motels.
The walking track along Patiti Point in Timaru's south end is getting pounded by higher seas.
Timaru's new ambulance is sure to turn heads as a bright yellow and green Mercedes Benz.
Many South Canterbury voters remain undecided with just days to go before the general election.
'Timaru is the ideal pilot town for New Zealand'
Timaru has made it into the Gigatown finals and the winning prize has been increased.
A local business has come out in support of the proposed extension to the Waitaki District Council loan to the North Otago Irrigation Company.
Sport Waitaki is seeking nominations for the North Otago Volunteer Sports Awards.
Festival to meet fellow gingas
Beth Goodwin, originally from Temuka, attended a festival in the Netherlands where thousands of redheads from many countries come together.
A Timaru charity that rehomes stray cats which used to roam around Caroline Bay has now rescued more than 70 cats.
Trees and shrubs were damaged at Highfield Primary School during the weekend.
TOM PULLAR-STRECKER - StuffChorus has named the final five short-listed as the possible winners of its Gigatown competition.
Congratulations Timaru, you have made it into the Gigatown finals.
Conservative Party candidates drew a crowd on Monday, but without the party's local candidate.
Two Timaru women's battles with abuse have made them want to make the world a safer place.
The Mackenzie District Council yesterday approved a controversial land sale to Meridian Energy.
PrimePort is to pay out a $600,000 dividend to its two shareholders.
A $3 million upgrade of Tasman Valley Road at Aoraki/Mount Cook will improve accessibility and safety.
Owner moving on to 'sweetest job'
Timaru gift-shop owner Lauren Brown is selling up to take on "the sweetest job of all".
Tasman Valley Road upgrade at Aoraki/Mount Cook is meant to improve accessibility of the area.
A cabbage tree on Harper St was set alight early this morning.
Timaru residents will find out tomorrow if their town has made it to the Gigatown finals.
The deaths of two climbers have reignited calls for outdoor enthusiasts to carry locator beacons.
The Geraldine Cinema is finally going digital.
Labour leader shares his rugby past, his thoughts about leadership and how he got his mis-shapen nose.
PrimePort Timaru has recorded a $1.88 million profit in a pioneering year.
Children as young as seven to get sex ed in UK but Kiwi school leaders say it's parents' responsibility.
Parents can learn the tools for creating a safe internet environment for their children.
Whether there is a move in store for members of Timaru's Seventh-day Adventist Church remains to be seen.
A 27-year-old Arrowtown man is expected to appear in court today after fleeing police.
New look for high profile Stafford St building
A positive outlook for Timaru will see a high profile Stafford St building disappear to make way for a new one.
Four cars in South Canterbury destroyed by fire but police unable to say if pattern is emerging.
Complacency could be to blame for death of experienced climber who slipped on ice and fell down gully on Aoraki/Mt Cook.
A man killed in a quad bike crash on a farm near Timaru was Simon Robert Halsey, 38.
Timaru's housing market has seen properties selling for $40,000 more than a year ago.
Fishermen and whitebaiters can rejoice in the fact the Waihao Box will officially be re-opened tomorrow.
A number of events will mark the 150th anniversary of the Timaru Botanic Gardens.
Five candidates are contesting the Waitaki electorate seat, which runs from just south of Timaru to Wanaka.
Arowhenua iwi visit site
A Timaru man found bones that looked human along his walk on the beach at Patiti Point yesterday.
Gleniti Playcentre is doing its best to raise $300,000 for a new building.
A 24-year-old man may have been lying on the road when he was fatally hit by a car in Wanaka.
A drunk and disorientated hunter who left a DOC hut in bare feet was found by rescue teams.
High petrol costs are forcing New Zealanders to cut back on their health spending.
Sixteen-year-old Corey McLean saved seven people but died pushing pregnant friend to safety.
The South Island could get a spectacular light show across the skies tonight - but it could also be rained out.
Single reporters Sarah, Audrey and Natasha hit Timaru on a Saturday night in the name of "research".
Kiri Turner is on a mission to raise $25,000
There is nothing funny about five comedians getting together at the Theatre Royal in the name of cancer, barring their acts.
To commemorate a romance that blossomed in Timaru 25 years ago, a couple reaffirmed their wedding vows
Apples were the only thing Lillian Hayman wanted for her 106th birthday.
The transition from high school to tertiary education or employment is being smoothed over.