New fire station for Peel Forest

The Peel Forest fire station on the corner of Peel Forest Rd and Denniston Rd that is set to be replaced by a structure ...

Major changes loom for fire stations at Peel Forest and Timaru as Fire and Emergency New Zealand seeks to improve its facilities in South Canterbury.

It's hands on at the museum video

Jane Scott of the Waimate Stone Carvers shows off her work at the Waimate Museum open day.

Dozens of people streamed through the Waimate Museum's doors at its open day.

Helping those in need

Cairo Hurst, 3, shows items gathered for a collection for the Canterbury Refugee Resettlement and Resource Centre.

A group of South Canterbury children have been busy collecting items for goodie bags to be sent to youngsters affected by the recent terror attacks on mosques in Christchurch.

Family first at Mt Horrible farm

Joseph, Taylor and baby Brooklyn Hayward took advantage of the good weather during the tour of the Hayward farm.

The Hayward family, who farm 1700 hectares of land across the Timaru district describe their goal as "to give our children the same opportunity to farm that we were given".

'Longest Day' ends Edge challenge

Students on the Edge test, accommpanied by police staff, cycle into Caroline Bay to finish their "Longest Day' challenge ...

A group of Timaru high school students completed a six week educate, develop, grow and empower (Edge) course in style with a one-day cycle and run from Aoraki/Mt Cook to Timaru.

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ECan's representation proposal defended

ECan Councillor David Caygill says the proposal to grant South Canterbury an extra councillor is not a rural gerrymander.

ECan councillor David Caygill says giving South Canterbury an extra seat is not an "urban versus rural" issue.

Return goes swimmingly for tench

Central South Island Fish and Game ranger Hamish Stevens, shows off a tench fish at Centennial Park lake in Timaru.

After a decade's absence, tench have returned to Timaru's Centennial Park lake.

WWI medal find delights 91-year-old video

Bernard Foster was united with his grandfather's World War I medal in Timaru on Thursday. he is pictured with South ...

"I just can't get over it", Bernard Foster says as he's united with his grandad's war medal.

Two old cups trotting in

Waimate Trotting Club president Alex Colvill says both the historic cups will be handed to winners on Sunday, but ...

Two pieces of Waimate Trotting Club history will revisit the famous country racecourse on Sunday when a pair of trophies that were thought to be long-lost will be presented.

Does ECan still appeal?

Feelings still run deep for some former ECan councillors about the way the National government sacked them in early 2010.

Who among Environment Canterbury's sacked councillors has the appetite to return this year?

User pays for $24m upgrade video

Timaru District deputy mayor and Downlands Water supply user Richard Lyon toasts news of a $24m upgrade to the water scheme.

A $24 million upgrade to a rural South Canterbury water scheme will be funded by those connected to it.

'Giving it a go' focus

On your marks, get set, go ... Andrea Atkinson is all set for Sport Waimate's Duathlon/Triathlon fundraiser.

Waimate's triathlon/duathlon is back after taking a a one year breather.

Drug addiction blamed for repeat offending

Timaru Courthouse

Drug addiction has been blamed for three Timaru men amassing 61 criminal charges between them.

New palliative care package

Clinical nurse specialist palliative care Amanda Jennings, left, and Doctor Catherine D'Souza talk about a new ...

Death is inevitable but for the majority of people facing the end of their life, it should be a natural experience not to be frightened of, a South Canterbury palliative specialist consultant says.

Support for Muslim community video

Timaru Hospital radiographer Jasmine Crawford prepares for Headscarf for Harmony on Friday.

South Canterbury District Health Board employees will join thousands of New Zealanders on Friday by wearing headscarves to show their support for the Muslim community.

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Trotting club hopes for a good future

Colleen Negus rides out Alexy for Race 1 at the Waimate Trotting Club 2019 annual race day at the Waimate Racecourse.

The Waimate Trotting Club hopes its successful race meet will bode well for next year.

Participation focus for duathlon/triathlon

The organisers behind the Waimate Duathlon/Triathlon hope it will inspire young people to become more active in sport.

Crossing revamp to close highway video

Plastic salmon race raises funds gallery video

We Are Timaru

Helping those in need

Cairo Hurst, 3, shows items gathered for a collection for the Canterbury Refugee Resettlement and Resource Centre.

A group of South Canterbury children have been busy collecting items for goodie bags to be sent to youngsters affected by the recent terror attacks on mosques in Christchurch.

Chicken pox outbreak under control

At least 12 children at the Highfield School in Timaru have contracted chicken pox, but the outbreak is contained, the ...

A chicken pox outbreak, which has affected at least 12 children at Highfield School in Timaru is under control, its principal says.

Return goes swimmingly for tench

Central South Island Fish and Game ranger Hamish Stevens, shows off a tench fish at Centennial Park lake in Timaru.

After a decade's absence, tench have returned to Timaru's Centennial Park lake.

Two old cups trotting in

Waimate Trotting Club president Alex Colvill says both the historic cups will be handed to winners on Sunday, but ...

Two pieces of Waimate Trotting Club history will revisit the famous country racecourse on Sunday when a pair of trophies that were thought to be long-lost will be presented.

'Giving it a go' focus

On your marks, get set, go ... Andrea Atkinson is all set for Sport Waimate's Duathlon/Triathlon fundraiser.

Waimate's triathlon/duathlon is back after taking a a one year breather.

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It's hands on at the museum

Dozens of people streamed through the Waimate Museum's doors at its open day.

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