Lift-off looms after long build video

Mill had been building model planes since he was eight years old and "always had a fantasy about flying".

Jeff Mill is weeks away from flying an aeroplane he has poured more than 20 years into building from scratch.

Waimate cyclists in NZ team

Dylan Kennett with the bronze medal he won in the individual pursuit at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Waimate's Dylan Kennett and Holly Edmondston have both been named in the NZ cycling squad for a World Cup round in Cambridge.

Trust looks to expand

Te Aitarakihi Trust strategic plan co-ordinator Aroha Pedersen said the trust is looking to the future in setting out a ...

Timaru's Te Aitarakihi​ Multicultural Centre is looking to expand as it sets about putting a strategic plan in place.

Mountainview High principal resigns

Mountainview High School principal Mark Jones has resigned and will take up the position of principal at Bayfield High ...

Mountainview High School's principal has resigned to take on the principal's role at Bayfield High School in Dunedin.

Station gets QEII covenant

Almost 150 hectares of Orari Gorge Station will soon be placed under a QE11 covenant.

More than 150 hectares of private land near Geraldine will soon be placed under a protective covenant.

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Timaru franchise wins NZ award

Divya, Vivan 5 and Vikas Kanojiya, who own a Paramount Services commercial cleaning franchise,won the best business to ...

A NZ franchise award represents the culmination of two and a half years of hard work, dedication and commitment for a Timaru couple.

Armistice Day remembered video

Two minutes silence has been observed to mark 101 years since the signing of the armistice shattered the sounds of World War 1.

Migrants meet locals at shared meals

Soapbox derby stops Timaru gallery video

Opinion

A year of punching down?

Seen sitting smug in the bosom of the NZ First conference in Christchurch last month, Shane Jones is trying to hock off ...

OPINION: If the last fortnight's anything to go by, we're in for a divisive next year.

Garden care causes nervousness

Unseasonably hot weather has been a cause of concern for Derek Burrows who has been left in charge of tending the flower ...

Opinion: As I write this summer has arrived early in Canterbury.

Inspired by the spirit of Chester

Seeing South African captain Siya Kolisi, left, singing the country's multilingual national anthem so passionately, ...

OPINION: England are certainly favourites, but the Springboks shouldn't be short of motivation.

Event worthy of discussion

The Slavery Memorial in Zanzibar – the island was for many years a major slave market and port.

Opinion: Today, as you read this, is the last day of Black History Month.

My Grandma, and my best friend

Beck Eleven's beloved Grandma, who died in September, with her cat, Banksy.

OPINION: She's at peace, but boy, I miss her so much.

We Are Timaru

Woodturners wooing new fans video

Keith Tyler-Smith of Woodbury is preparing for the Timaru  Woodturners' club open day on November 17 at their clubroom ...

Keith Tyler-Smith wants to share the joy he gets from turning a rugged gnarly piece of wood into something beautiful.

Lift-off looms after long build video

Timaru aviation enthusiast Jeff Mill is less than a month from flying an aeroplane he has spent the past 24 years ...

Jeff Mill is weeks away from flying an aeroplane he has poured more than 20 years into building from scratch.

Trust looks to expand

Te Aitarakihi Trust strategic plan co-ordinator Aroha Pedersen said the trust is looking to the future in setting out a ...

Timaru's Te Aitarakihi​ Multicultural Centre is looking to expand as it sets about putting a strategic plan in place.

Armistice Day remembered video

New Zealand Army chaplain Reverend Brian Fennessy addresses the gathering at the Armistice Day memorial service at the ...

Two minutes silence has been observed to mark 101 years since the signing of the armistice shattered the sounds of World War 1.

Mountainview High principal resigns

Mountainview High School principal Mark Jones has resigned and will take up the position of principal at Bayfield High ...

Mountainview High School's principal has resigned to take on the principal's role at Bayfield High School in Dunedin.

Video

Woodturners wooing new fans

Keith Tyler-Smith wants to share the joy he gets from turning a rugged gnarly piece of wood into something beautiful.

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