OPINION: Grandma is 96. Her brain is sharp as a tack. It's the body that is starting to give way.
Submissions to ECan with regards to the state of our air quality has reminded me that I had written to Nick Smith as Environment Minister early February 2015.
The article in The Timaru Herald regarding the closing of Bar One should be seen as a cautionary warning of things to come, says Roger Fagg.
The flag debate has been pub talk for months now and The Timaru Herald has received many letters on the subject.
Environment Canterbury's smoky chimney issue is still being debated in and around South Canterbury. Here is what some of our readers think.
Cyber hacking threatens more than revealing who's been cheating, Derek Burrows writes.
OPINION: I confess to being a bit of rebel when it comes to books.
Environment Canterbury recently broadcasted a suggestion that our populace anonymously report smoky chimneys.
Unearthed camera footage can lead to embarrassment no matter how long long ago it was filmed, Derek Burrows writes.
Timaru Herald readers share their views.
Head of Fonterra’s cooperative affairs (Canterbury) Stu Gray, is frank when he says he never thought dairy prices would drop so far.
There's an aura, a mystique, about St Andrews, and particularly the Old Course.
It's been a week dairy farmers would like to forget.
Waimate's Roger Small wrote saying he believed letter writer Tom O'Connor was "right on the money regarding nutrient rules made for a select few high polluting farmers''.
There would be nothing more frightening than being arrested while on holiday or living in a foreign country.
Timaru man Roger Fagg questions why a vehicle hub can't be built at Washdyke with a view to transporting goods to the port by an existing railway system.
So the NZ Flag Consideration Panel has completed the 25 public meetings around the country at a cost of $200,000 of our tax-payer money
Air New Zealand at long last has decided to offer South Canterbrians the opportunity to fly to their Capital City for $49 for a limited time only.
You might consider yourself a worthy citizen by offering to do community work for voluntary organisations.
Ashburton has once again been rocked by another tragedy.
The Timaru City Council have just increased the cost of six foot of ground at the cemetery.
We all have them. Those 30-something aged friends who skite about being asked for ID when purchasing alcohol at the supermarket.
Perhaps it's appropriate that we've just had some solar panels installed.
The Old Chook recalls some special winter artwork she admired as a child.
I always appreciate reading in The Timaru Herald about efforts to clean racial and referee abuse out of the game of rugby.
It's not for FOMO, but Grant Shimmin has decided it's time to make his entry into the lexicon of the English language.
Your article on "Minister sour on sugar tax" highlights a major danger in democracy - money talks.
The introduction today of free doctors’ visits, and prescriptions, for children aged under 13 years will be welcomed by parents.
Derek Burrows delves into a melting pot of malapropisms and mangled words.
OPINION: These days ... I am prone to centre my thoughts on temperatures rather than beauty.