South Canterbury Model Aero Club vice-president Robbie Hellewell.

Call for model plane size limits

Safety concerns prompt SC Aero Club to call for more rules around model aeroplanes.

High winds, power out

A power pole was on fire on Ealing Montalto Rd on Monday morning. MetService meteorologist John Law said inland South ...

Motorists warned to take care as South Canterbury hit by high winds, heavy rain.

Hotel granted consent

New luxury Tekapo hotel a step closer after being granted resource consent.

Hospital Radio honours region

Timaru's Hospital Radio to play only South Canterbury music on anniversary day.

Falloon ready to roll

Rangitata's new MP "not at all disappointed" by National's reduced majority.

'I made a difference' video

Jo Luxton "rapt" after party confirmed seat, but "devastated" Mojo Mathers not returning.

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Mechanics recall bygone era

Former workmates, from left, Bernie Foster, Allan Averis and Gordon Hutcheon check out some of the old tractor models ...

12:53 PM  Three former Timaru colleagues take a trip down memory lane.

Access issues prompt move

Building supplies business latest to move to Washdyke for better site access.

Litterbugs discouraged

Roading and health Dean's priorities

Sport

Spring Rally delivers for Judd

Jeff Judd in his Subaru Impreza on stage one of the South Canterbury Spring Rally.

Only a point separated the Mainland Rally Championship contenders after seven rallies.

Leatigaga hat trick sinks North Otago

South Canterbury captain Kieran Coll with the Hanan Shield after defeating North Otago in the Heartland Championship.

South Canterbury have the edge on neighbours North Otago to retain Hanan Shield.

Mid Canterbury stun Wanganui

South Canterbury wing Kalavini Leatigago scores his hat trick against North Otago in the Heartland Championship in Timaru.

South Canterbury stay top of Heartland Championship as Wanganui beaten again in thriller.

South Canterbury likely to take gloss off Old Golds

South Canterbury captain Kieran Coll will be looking for a big game against North Otago.

North Otago have a big task in front of them if they hope to upset South Canterbury.

La Diosa named horse of the year

La Diosa is the South Island Horse of the Year, but her jockey is a controversial omission from the awards.

Group I winner deserving of horse of the year crown, but her jockey surprisingly misses out on apprentice award.

Opinion

Beauty and frailty bound together

I was glad I glanced over my shoulder at the right time to see this moment of beauty, because it didn't last all that long.

In a week in which I seemed to find plentiful new reasons to feel grumpy, Boris Johnson came to my rescue.

Let's give everyone opportunities

The opportunity to learn to read was one I took for granted as a child, but it's one I want every child to have.

OPINION: I'm not sure I remember exactly how Mum used to say it, though she said it often.

Focus on 'the least of these'

Right to Life has suggested Jacinda Ardern's marital status is a threat to what it labels the "natural family".

Fair warning, I'm going to quote the Bible to you somewhere in this column.

The science of our amusement

Derek Burrows feels the word 'mugwump' is applicable to NZ First leader Winston Peters due to his direction after an ...

OPINION: Scientists are wonderful people.

Privileged to be a father

Airports have been the scene of some emotional moments for me as a father

The airport was all too familiar but something seemed different at the end of a long, draining day in the air.

We Are Timaru

Mechanics recall bygone era

Former workmates, from left, Bernie Foster, Allan Averis and Gordon Hutcheon check out some of the old tractor models ...

Three former Timaru colleagues take a trip down memory lane.

Call for aeroplane limits

South Canterbury Model Aero Club vice-president Robbie Hellewell launches his Parkzone Visionair AS3X aircraft into the ...

Model aircraft can weigh up to 15kg - and the South Canterbury Aero Club wants more rules in place due to safety concerns.

Access issues prompt move

ITM Timber have cited access issues as a key reason for moving to a new premises in Washdyke.

Building supplies business latest to move to Washdyke for better site access.

Citizens welcomed

Seventeen new citizens from as far afield as India, Denmark, the Philippines and Chile were officially welcomed to the ...

New citizens from as far afield as Russia, India, Denmark, the Philippines and Chile were officially welcomed to the Timaru district on Tuesday.

Fire spinners ready to go pro video

Corbin Michelle shows off his fire poi skills.

Timaru Fire Spinners gearing up to take their brand of entertainment to a wider audience.

Video

Mojo Mathers: 'I made a difference'

NZ's first deaf MP disappointed at missing out, saying she had so much more to achieve for people with disabilities.

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