Traffic offending speeds up

The static speed camera at Arowhenua, just south of Temuka, caught 4067 speeding motorists between July 1 to September ...

The number of traffic offences in the Aoraki policing district is back to pre-lockdown levels.

Trust deed to be reviewed

Line Trust South Canterbury chairman Grant Eames.

A review of Line Trust South Canterbury’s trust deed could result in a second hit to the amount of money it can distribute back to the region's electricity consumers.

Sweet success for SC business

Megan Sutherland chomps into a Denheath custard square - from 2017.

The owners of a business producing South Canterbury's well-known custard squares have celebrated 21 years at the helm.

Cooper the cat in from the wild, two years on and 160kms from home

This photo, posted on social media, prompted Loretta Reynolds to drive 160km to see if it was her missing moggy.

A beloved family cat has been sighted in Twizel by its owner for the first time since disappearing from Temuka two years ago.

Whitebaiting season wraps up

Richard Earl, of Pleasant Point, goes whitebaiting at the Orari River mouth on Thursday.

Seasoned South Canterbury whitebaiters say they are in favour of proposed changes to the management of the fishery.

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Twizel pool to reopen

The Twizel Community Pool will open for summer on Saturday.

The Twizel Community Pool will open on Saturday under new management.

Jet skier fined near Benmore

A jet boater and jet skier enjoy Loch Laird below the Benmore Dam on Labour Weekend, 2020 (File photo).

A jet skier has been fined after a collision with a boat towing a biscuit at Loch Laird in the Waitaki lakes area.

Farmer at war with MPI over dirty boots video

Jeremy Talbot is fighting a fine for not declaring his muddy boots at Christchurch Airport.

A South Canterbury farmer says being fined for not declaring his dirty boots at the border is an “injustice” and his fight is “not over yet”.

DOC tahr cull passes 7400

Himalayan Tahr have a large impact on native plants in conservation land.

DOC confirms 7481 tahr kills on public conservation land for the culling season, but it is likely still some way off reducing the population to its target.

Exhibition reflects on time in lockdown

York Street Gallery of Fine Art owner Debbie Templeton-Page is exhibiting her own work - for only the second time in 15 ...

A Timaru art gallery owner is exhibiting her own work, at her own galler, for only the second time in 15 years

History to come alive in Timaru

Preparing for Saturday’s Heritage Alive in Timaru in a 1934 Bedford fire engine which will be on display are, from left, ...

Timaru's gothic revival St Mary’s Church and the octagonal modern South Canterbury Museum will join forces to celebrate the region's heritage.

Ara Timaru's first nurses due to graduate

Bachelor of Nursing Timaru graduates of 2020, back row, from left, Liz Godwin (tutor), Clare Fagalima, Olivia Scott, ...

Three years of study in Timaru are over for 15 Ara of Canterbury students set to graduate as registered nurses.

Feedback sought on Timaru's vision

Timaru District Council's Thriving Together website which has been launched for Long Term Plan feedback.

A new website has been launched with the aim of taking the Timaru District Council's vision for the next 10 years to the community for feedback.

'50s and '60s quirky themed part of tour

Rebecca Smith paints her letterbox in her 1950s/1960-themed kitchen.

A huge collection of 1950s and ‘60s treasures will be shown to the public as part of a fundraising effort for Hospice South Canterbury.

Headline act still a secret

Jason Kerrison will perform at The Feastival at Caroline Bay.

The Feelers confirmed for Hanmer event but headline act for Timaru The Feastival remains a secret.

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Three cars stolen in Timaru

Three cars were stolen from the Kensington area of Timaru overnight. (File photo)

Three vehicles have been stolen from two areas of Timaru.

Working towards a violence-free community

More than 200 people attended the White Ribbon barbecue to show their support against family violence.

Container pressure on ports

Ara health courses popular for 2021

Opinion

The dumbest thing I ever did

Brannavan Gnanalingam thanks his lucky stars for surviving a life-threatening situation.

I was privileged enough to be young and stupid - and get away with it.

Shaking up contagion of complacency

13112020 News Photo: Abigail Dougherty/Stuff. Outside Vincent Street apartments in Auckland CBD where a covid community ...

OPINION: Not before time, the Government is bringing in bigger guns in the battle against Covid and complacency.

Learning to cook is just the beginning

Nothing connects Brannavan Gnanalingam more to his Sri Lankan heritage than food.

I never felt overly connected to my Sri Lankan past until I got into the kitchen.

Art doesn't happen in a vacuum

Brannavan Gnanalingam enjoys writers festivals and is chairing this month’s Verb Festival in Wellington.

Forget the starving artist in the lonely garret, artists need friends, funding and festivals. Oh, and good primary school teachers, too.

When self-consciousness meets resignation

Cone number 1 at low tide. The others were completely submerged

OPINION: I wonder if there's a finder's fee for road cones that have gone walkabout?

We Are Timaru

Sweet success for SC business

Megan Sutherland chomps into a Denheath custard square - from 2017.

The owners of a business producing South Canterbury's well-known custard squares have celebrated 21 years at the helm.

Cooper the cat in from the wild, two years on and 160kms from home

This photo, posted on social media, prompted Loretta Reynolds to drive 160km to see if it was her missing moggy.

A beloved family cat has been sighted in Twizel by its owner for the first time since disappearing from Temuka two years ago.

Whitebaiting season wraps up

Richard Earl, of Pleasant Point, goes whitebaiting at the Orari River mouth on Thursday.

Seasoned South Canterbury whitebaiters say they are in favour of proposed changes to the management of the fishery.

Working towards a violence-free community

Te Rito Collaboration co-ordinator Michelle Thew, left, and Timaru Zonta member Rhona Anderson helped organise a White ...

More than 200 people attended the White Ribbon barbecue to show their support against family violence.

Ara health courses popular for 2021

St Kevin's College year 10 student Anika Winders was one of 255 secondary school students participating in the Waitaki ...

A sudden surge in interest in health courses means enrolments for 2021 at Timaru’s vocational training institute Ara are on track with previous years, its head says.

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Farmer at war with MPI over dirty boots

A South Canterbury farmer says being fined for not declaring his dirty boots at the border is an “injustice” and his fight is “not over yet”.

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