Timaru finds inspiration in Chattanooga
Sam Callander travelled to Chattanooga to learn how it used the world's fastest internet speed to transform itself into Gig City - and to see what we could do with it here.
Fonterra's proposed new Studholme expansion could provide a challenge to recruit for 250 positions.
Supporters to educate viewers
Fluorescent vests sewn by penguin fans are designed to help keep the creatures safe on Timaru's coastline.
Labour Party leadership contenders should pay heed to provincial members, according to secretary of the party's Temuka branch.
Airport staff stopped a man approaching a passenger flight as its engines started at Timaru's airport in September.
There will be an open day at the Timaru Fire Station tomorrow, from 1pm to 4pm, to raise money for the Firefighters Ride for Cancer.
Lambs, dogs and a duck that thinks it's a dog were all present at pet day.
School unveils mural created with local artist
Albury School pupils unveiled a mural depicting local landmarks created with local artist Karen Lanchester after months of work.
Collecting kaki eggs from the wild to raise is proving successful for the Department of Conservation.
A century ago, Wilson St Baptist Church was the hub of the community - and will be again, its pastor says.
There will be an open day at the Timaru Fire Station on Sunday from 1 to 4pm to raise money for the Firefighters' Ride for Cancer.
A Kent St resident returned home to find three youths in his house on Thursday.
Twelve-year-old boy was playing on a pile of topsoil when it collapsed on him.
Timaru's Work and Income office closed for 30 minutes yesterday after a man phoned to threaten staff.
Fears gang activity is increasing in Timaru
Timaru police put on a show of force at the Timaru Courthouse yesterday as tensions between two gangs appear to be rising.
It may not be hoodie season but a team of enterprising Timaru Boys' High School students is ready to sell their product.
A group of Roncalli College students have created a nifty fashion item to get people talking.
Mongrel Mob and Black Power gang members have been recommended to meet for a restorative justice meeting after fighting in Timaru.
South Canterbury police will be out in force at Labour Weekend, targeting speeding drivers.
A man has been jailed after punching a 70-year-old man because of "road rage".
It has been almost 30 years since Rotary began helping with the eradication of polio.
Campaign raises $3700 for local charities
Charging 10 cents a plastic bag at The Warehouse has added up to more than $3700 in funds for community groups in Timaru.
The Mongrel Mob is believed to be behind an alleged sexual attack and two aggravated burglaries in South Canterbury.
New milk powder dryers at Fonterra's Studholme site will generate hundreds of jobs for South Canterbury.
A 21-year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital after he crashed into a parked campervan.
Dad sent threats to ex-partner before setting fire to her house with six children inside.
Profitable boost forecast after a breakthrough in breeding calves in South Canterbury with a shorter gestation period.
South Canterbury dairy farm among NZ's most technologically intensive farms.
Comedian Josh Thomson puts life back into the Gigatown campaign with some old-fashioned sledging.
A cat prop designed to save black stilts from predators might get a helping hand from an environmental firm.
Three South Canterbury free kindergartens are "well placed", according to their latest ERO reports.
Figuring out how to effectively use technology is a key point in a series of meetings in South Canterbury.
Sundials measure the daily passage of the Sun but they have captured the spare time of Timaru's Reid Cowan.
Farm-related activities are causing a stink in the Timaru District.
"Once rural land is lost to urbanisation, it will not be recovered."
"It is pretty special''
The Waimate 50 will welcome the return of street racing this weekend.
A second go at merging the country's biggest wool scourers should be simpler without a receiver involved, an advocate for the deal says.
Firefighters and police working to extinguish a vehicle fire on State Highway 1 in South Canterbury.
Climbers rescued from Mt Tasman in Aoraki/Mt Cook today return to mountain to retrieve their gear.
Silicon substitutes a good alternative
When her prosthetic breast split for the third time, Timaru woman Sally Betts found a crafty solution.
Some excited people trundled into 2 Stags Cafe in Timaru yesterday to give or receive lessons in tweeting.
Farm-related activities are raising a stink in the Timaru District, with 34 complaints made to ECan this year.
If you've lost a ring and have been at Lake Opuha recently, you might be in luck.
A company behind a proposal for a four-star hotel in Tekapo plans to build another 100-room hotel.
Timaru and Lake Tekapo activities feature on the AA's latest list of 101 Must Do's for summer.
A century-old Anderson Mill Hut is being restored by the South Canterbury Traction Engine Club.
Road safety and section size were two issues raised in a Timaru subdivision zoning hearing yesterday.
Watersport craze washing up on Timaru shores
Roncalli College has purchased stand-up paddleboards for students and the community to use.
Two major players in New Zealand's wool industry want to merge and expand operations in Timaru.
$3.3m power plant turned on
A South Canterbury company's subsidiary has switched on a $3.3 million Cook Islands solar power plant.