'We feel safer here'

German tourists Markus and Katharina Erdorf and their son Elias, 5, are living in a converted van during lockdown.

1 min ago  Forty tourists are holed up at a Timaru holiday park for the duration of the lockdown, but they're not complaining.

'Pat on the back' for community

Aoraki Area Commander Inspector Dave Gaskin says South Canterbury people are getting the compliance message for ...

4:01 PM  Police are "more than happy" with compliance over the past 24 hours in South Canterbury.

Lockdown theft disappoints

A padlock was forced open and a barbecue stolen when the Waimate Community Garden was broken into.

3:16 PM  Thieves have targeted Waimate's community garden leaving a voluntary organisation out of pocket. 

Caring for each other

Counseller Christine Macfarlane says it's important to keep a routine during lockdown but if you're working from home ...

3:06 PM  People will respond differently to the fear of coronavirus but it is important to stay kind, we're all in this together, Timaru counsellor says.

ECan report backs Oceania Dairy pipeline

Oceania Dairy's proposed ocean outfall will discharge up to 10 million litres of treated wastewater per day.

3:00 PM  ECan report backs Oceania Dairy's proposal to build a 7.5km pipeline discharge into Pacific Ocean.

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A time for compassion

Steve Wills is urging people to show compassion as we navigate the four-week lockdown.

As we enter day five of the Covid-19 lockdown, Timaru’s deputy mayor Steve Wills shares some words of advice to help people through.

'Every excuse you can imagine'

Police want motorists to stay off the road and say people driving unnecessarily only increased their risk of having an ...

Four days into lockdown, many residents have questions about what is allowed - we caught up with Aoraki Area Commander Inspector Dave Gaskin for the answers.

Girl, under 4, positive

SCDHB chief executive Nigel Trainor is urging South Cantabrians to do their best to help keep the number of coronavirus ...

South Canterbury has five confirmed cases of coronavirus, with a girl aged under four-years-old among those confirmed on Sunday.

Otaio death investigated

Worksafe is making inquiries into a sudden death in Otaio on Friday afternoon.

Worksafe is looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a person in Otaio, south of Timaru, on Friday afternoon.

Covid-19 fears for Gloriavale

Former Gloriavale members are worried about their families left inside during the country's Covid-19 lockdown. (File photo)

Gloriavale leavers concerned for families' health inside with reports of Covid-19 regulations being flouted.

From self-isolation to self-isolation

Waimate 17-year-old Aidan Arthur will largely be confined to his hotel room in Auckland for 14 days as part of ...

Waimate 17-year-old self-isolating in Auckland hotel after Californian adventure.

Third confirmed Covid-19 case in SC

South Canterbury District Health Board chief executive Nigel Trainor expects there to be more cases of coronavirus in ...

South Canterbury has recorded its third confirmed case of coronavirus, with the  region's health board's boss expecting more to come.

Pharmacies remain open

Robert's Pharmacy pharmacist Peter Burton urged the community to work with pharmacies during the lockdown period.

Community pharmacies across South Canterbury will remain open during the four-week lockdown, the District Health Board has said.

The news continues during lockdown

The Covid-19-inspired contactless "set up and step back" method for video interviews. Manawatu Standard reporter George ...

Readers have many questions about the media amid the Covid-19 lockdown. Here we answer them.

Alliance says safety measures in place

The Alliance Group's plants resumed work after giving staff time to reconfigure plant operations.

 A meat processing company is working with union representatives and industry authorities to outline safe working conditions during the Covid-19 level 4 lockdown.

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Timaru refugee resettlement on hold

Presbyterian Support South Canterbury refugee settlement manager Fiona Jackson. (file photo)

The region's refugee settlement manager hopes this difficult time of uncertainty and separation from loved ones will inspire empathy for refugees.

Motorcyclist suffers broken leg

A motorcyclist was taken to Timaru Hospital with a broken leg following a collision on Waitohi-Temuka Rd.

A time for compassion

'Every excuse you can imagine'

Opinion

Realities of being home

This will be a familiar scene in many offices around New Zealand as people are advised to work from home, if they can, ...

Opinion: When people appearing in court get sentenced to home detention, I've always wondered how much of a punishment/deterrent to crime that really is.

Uncertain times for travelers

Travellers talk to staff about new coronavirus conditions at Auckland Airport on Sunday.

Opinion: Who knows what will be happening in the world by the time you read this.

Aroha shouldn't have an expiration date

A painting by artist Ruby Jones in support of the Muslim community, which was widely shared at the time of last year's ...

OPINION: Thank you for grace and open-heartedness in the face of hatred. May we follow your example.

My year watching the alt-Right

The days after March 15 saw us all come together in the most powerful expressions of unity and aroha, writes Glenn ...

OPINION: Like many, in the days after the Christchurch attacks, I was left questioning how this happened in New Zealand.

Confusion and coronavirus

Empty supermarket shelves in New Zealand this week as people stockpile and panic buy amid the Convid-19 outbreak.

Opinion: It's a neat bit of alliteration but coronavirus and confusion are the twin perils sweeping the world at present.

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'Pat on the back' for community

Aoraki Area Commander Inspector Dave Gaskin says South Canterbury people are getting the compliance message for ...

Police are "more than happy" with compliance over the past 24 hours in South Canterbury.

Caring for each other

Counseller Christine Macfarlane says it's important to keep a routine during lockdown but if you're working from home ...

People will respond differently to the fear of coronavirus but it is important to stay kind, we're all in this together, Timaru counsellor says.

Timaru refugee resettlement on hold

Presbyterian Support South Canterbury refugee settlement manager Fiona Jackson. (file photo)

The region's refugee settlement manager hopes this difficult time of uncertainty and separation from loved ones will inspire empathy for refugees.

A time for compassion

Steve Wills is urging people to show compassion as we navigate the four-week lockdown.

As we enter day five of the Covid-19 lockdown, Timaru’s deputy mayor Steve Wills shares some words of advice to help people through.

'Every excuse you can imagine'

Police want motorists to stay off the road and say people driving unnecessarily only increased their risk of having an ...

Four days into lockdown, many residents have questions about what is allowed - we caught up with Aoraki Area Commander Inspector Dave Gaskin for the answers.

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Inside a coronavirus testing centre

After a patient has been tested, a cleaner follows their route spraying bleach solution.

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