Positional switch pays off

Timaru Girls' High School rugby player Rangiora Reweti has been selected in the NZ Maori under-18 squad.

11:53 AM  Timaru Girls' High School rugby player Rangiora Reweti has been included in the New Zealand Māori under-18 squad.

SC beaten by North Otago

South Canterbury's Willie Wright in action against North Otago on Saturday.

10:42 AM  South Canterbury empty trophy cabinet after losing to North Otago.

Defending champ takes tour lead

Timaru two-day tour leader, Cycling Southland's Hamish Keast (yellow jersey), leads the A grade field at the start of ...

Defending champion Kees Duyvesteyn will take a two second lead into day two of Cycling South Canterbury's Tour of Timaru.

Family focus for unwell father video

Terminal cancer sufferer Guy Simpson, of Lake Tekapo, is heartbroken he won't see his two-year-old daughter Maisy grow up.

A young dad and daughter's trip to Disney on Ice on Sunday took on special significance.

Twizel house fire damage 'extensive'

Two fire crews are battling a house fire in Twizel. (File photo)

Fire crews raced to a house fire in the small Canterbury town as they saw the home burn from the station.

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Three day music festival for Bay

Katchafire play under a big South Canterbury sky in January.

Timaru will host a major three day music festival at Caroline Bay in January.

Mackenzie to get speed limit reviews

The NZ Transport Agency has confirmed it is going to review State Highway 8 speed limits through Lake Tekapo and Burkes Pass.

Speed limits on State Highway 8 through Tekapo and Burkes Pass are finally to be reviewed.

Popular walkway partly re-opened

Both ends of the Saltwater Creek walkway had  been closed off with fences and gates

Part of the Saltwater Creek Walkway will reopen on Friday but another section is staying closed for several more months.

Spotlight on theatre groups

Peter Burt, back left, Aaron Segar, and Kirsty Burnett star in the Wayne Doyle, front centre, play Moaner Lisa.

A Timaru playwright has given a creative spin to the story of the Mona Lisa in his bid to conquer at the South Island leg of an annual theatre competition.

'Formidable' team for Heartland opener

South Canterbury rugby coach Nigel Walsh believes he has named a "formidable" side for the opening Heartland ...

South Canterbury rugby coach happy with the balance of a strong team named for the Heartland Championship opener against North Otago in Timaru.

'Glow in the dark' fish caught?

August 2015 and divers retrieve sediment samples from Lake Opuha near Fairlie.

A pair of anglers are calling for fish in Lake Opuha to be tested again for contaminants after claims that fish with "little heads and big bodies" that "glowed in the dark" have been caught.

Mobility scooter outruns cops

Charlie Durham lost both his legs in two accidents, three years apart.

Timaru's hoon on a scooter says he thought the cop car trying to stop him was an icecream truck.

Duyvesteyn defending Timaru cycling title

Kees Duyvestyn, winner of the 2018 two-day Tour of Timaru in action riding for the NZ Cycling Project Team.

Kees Duyvestyn has been around the world and is back in Timaru to defend his Two-Day Tour cycling title.

Man admits lighting fire near hospital

Jamie Richard Poole, 23, pleaded guilty to arson, theft, possessing an offence weapon, and possessing a knife in a ...

An Oamaru man endangered mental health patients when he set fire to trees and shrubbery near Timaru's Kensington Centre.

Mackenzie comeback sinks Old Boys

Old Boys' Stacey Mason looks for a teammate to pass to during a Netball South Canterbury semifinal against Mackenzie.

Mackenzie have stormed back from a six-goal halftime deficit against Old Boys to keep their hopes alive for back-to-back South Canterbury premier netball titles.

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Pest control company's win

South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce chief executive Wendy Smith

High Country Contracting is the supreme winner of the 2019 South Canterbury Business Excellence Awards.

Forklift company in liquidation

A Temuka-based forklift company placed into liquidation owes more than $390,000.

Medical event outside Oamaru Library

Community work for indecent assault

Opinion

NZ rugby fans turn abusive

Co-fans at Eden Park last week. Let us know their names.

OPINION: When does banter go too far?

Big brother takes flight

CCTV cameras are now posted in many parts of the world. (file photo)

Opinion: They are ubiquitous and the fulfilment of the world George Orwell anticipated when he wrote his prophetic but chilling novel, 1984.

Freak occurrences take their toll

Caviar was one of the things Sweden king Adolf Frederick ate before dying of indigestion.

Opinion: I've heard of it raining cats and dogs but this was the first time I'd heard of a bear falling out of the sky.

No shame in needing to know more

Justice Minister Andrew little kicks off the debate on proposed changes to New Zealand's abortion laws in Parliament ...

OPINION: Sometimes I think we just don't use this short phrase enough.

Putting station on map

The Tranzalpine express.

Opinion: On Saturday I embarked on a 220 kilometre journey through the Southern Alps to the West Coast.

We Are Timaru

Positional switch pays off

Timaru Girls' High School rugby player Rangiora Reweti has been selected in the NZ Maori under-18 squad.

Timaru Girls' High School rugby player Rangiora Reweti has been included in the New Zealand Māori under-18 squad.

Life with the Timaru quads

Big brother Brooklyn has four times the love.

Mum Kendall says that thanks to the aid from their "village" of helpers, she's making it through.

Three day music festival for Bay

Katchafire play under a big South Canterbury sky in January.

Timaru will host a major three day music festival at Caroline Bay in January.

Spotlight on theatre groups

Peter Burt, back left, Aaron Segar, and Kirsty Burnett star in the Wayne Doyle, front centre, play Moaner Lisa.

A Timaru playwright has given a creative spin to the story of the Mona Lisa in his bid to conquer at the South Island leg of an annual theatre competition.

'Formidable' team for Heartland opener

South Canterbury rugby coach Nigel Walsh believes he has named a "formidable" side for the opening Heartland ...

South Canterbury rugby coach happy with the balance of a strong team named for the Heartland Championship opener against North Otago in Timaru.

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Family focus for unwell father

A young dad and daughter's trip to Disney on Ice on Sunday took on special significance.

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