After five years, Pleasant Point Railway and Historical Society's AB699 steam locomotive to being recommissioned.

Engine's return gathers steam

Pleasant Point's AB699 nearly ready to be fired up for the public for the first time in five years.

Accom fair costs call

Bay City Motor Lodge owner/operator Peter Edgar says there needs to be a level playing field in terms of compliance costs.

Accom providers are calling for cost consistencies as new figures show Airbnb bookings have skyrocketed.

Pressure on Celtic ahead of final video

Pressure on Celtic as it shoots for a 10th consecutive Hamersley Cup title.

Musical requires 'open minds'

Humour, swearing, and disco music feature in Wayne Doyle's latest play.

Bill Begg steps back from NZ duties

Timaru's veteran speed skating guru takes step back from New Zealand coaching role.

Extra loo 'inadequate'

Adding toilet at camp plagued by rubbish and human waste ''will not resolve issue''.

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West End go back-to-back

West End football team further stake early claim as club's team of the century.

Good survey for council

Possible burial site at Geraldine

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Story bringing emotions to the fore

A scene from last year's Wellington production of Voices From The Front

OPINION: A couple of nights ago I had one of those strange stress dreams, when half-formed thoughts sitting in the subconscious seem to take flight.

'Let's call it Lizzie's Palace'

"He wanted to know if the busbies were made of fake fur, Philip. He asked where we bought them."

OPINION: Good morning, Philip.

Let pilot programme overlap review

Health Minister David Clark.

OPINION: There are some subjects political rivals should be above using for point-scoring purposes with potential voters.

'An appalling waste of money'

A decision by an Auckland Council agency, backed by Auckland Mayor Phil Goff, not to allow Lauren Southern and Stefan ...

OPINION: A 24-hour fundraising campaign this week tells me a lot about our society's priorities.

My hopes take a familiar path

Mario Mandzukic, centre, scores Croatia's winner in extra time in Thursday morning's World Cup semifinal against England ...

OPINION: I predicted that by the time you read this England would have been knocked out of the football World Cup in Russia, and I was right.

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Engine's return gathers steam

After five years, Pleasant Point Railway and Historical Society's AB699 steam locomotive to being recommissioned.

Pleasant Point's locomotive AB699 is nearly ready to be fired up for the public for the first time in five years.

Musical requires 'open minds'

Looking forward to performing Wayne Doyle's mini musical, No Strings Attached, are, from left, David Mortimer, Paul ...

Humour, swearing, and disco music are some of the things audiences will experience when they see Wayne Doyle's latest play.

Lighting up the night

Organisers Michelle Baker, left, and Merran Blake, right, give an example of how people can arrange their lights for ...

Competitors expected to light up the night at annual Geraldine wearable lights event.

Hospital expands service

Bidwill Trust Hospital's Kerr Wing officially opened on Friday. Pictured, from left, are EG and DM Kerr Charitable Trust ...

Bidwill Trust Hospital's new consultation wing now means people can both have their appointment, cost estimate, and surgery all on the same site.

Town and Country club's numbers soar

Timaru Town & Country Club general manager Vince Gardner outside the club's premises on Douglas St.

The Timaru Town and Country Club is celebrating success following a change of focus.

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Pressure on Celtic ahead of final

Pressure on Celtic as it shoots for a 10th consecutive Hamersley Cup title.

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