Top prize for iconic snap

Highway Storm won gold for Best Landscape Projected Image and the Eric Young Memorial Trophy.

Aoraki/Mt Cook has been photographed countless times, but Geoff Cloake's snap of a storm clearing above the mountain has impressed.

High demand for aged-care

The increase in beds will also mean more staff, but chief executive Carolyn Cooper was unsure as to how many until they ...

Timaru aged-care facility eyes dementia level care as it announces million-dollar expansion.

Audit clears Rooney

A wide-ranging audit of Central South Island Fish and Game's practices found that its chairman and businessman Gary ...

A wide-ranging audit of Central South Island Fish and Game has found former chairman Gary Rooney did not act inappropriately and declared conflicts of interest.

Kinship, love and war

Pvt Alfred Huston in his New Zealand Medical Corps uniform during World War I.

The story of a South Canterbury WWI soldier is one of fellowship, romance and fascination.

Aoraki Development pushes sustainability

"One manufacturer's by-product could be used by another manufacturer for a raw material for a product,'' says Aoraki ...

Aoraki Development is planning a major sustainability initiative for the South Canterbury region's food producing sector.

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Timaru mosque in the works

Timaru Muslim Educational Trust member Mansoor Ali Shah.

Plans to establish a mosque to better represent the Islamic community in Timaru are under way.

Pedal power in Pleasant Point

Laurence Pithie (under-19 men), left, and junior world track champion Bailey O'Donnell (under-23 men) are expected to be ...

Over 50 Cycling South Canterbury riders will have home ground advantage as they tussle many of NZ's best at the Age Group Road National Champs.

McIlraith joins ECan race

Former Waimate deputy mayor Peter McIlraith is eyeing up a return to local government, and is standing for the South ...

A former Waimate deputy mayor has thrown his hat into the ring for a seat on Environment Canterbury.

Kiwi's steam-up a success video

Kiwi the Engine took around 1000 passengers on a tour of Pleasant Point over the 10th annual Easter weekend steam-up.

Highland show a roaring success gallery video

Robbie Tyler, left, assists Mike Simpson (both Reefton) during the single saw competition at the Mackenzie Highland A ...

The weather played its part together with about 12,000-15,000 revellers to make Australasia's biggest one-day A&P show in Fairlie a resounding success.

No weekends at Bernie's

Bernie Sugrue of Bernie's Bakery has decided to close the business on weekends due to the lack of skilled staff

A shortage of reliable skilled workers in South Canterbury has forced a well-known Timaru business to close during the weekends to keep current staff motivated.

'Freedom camping in our village is illegal'

Apart from rubbish and toileting issues, there was evidence of close calls of fire pits being laid around the shores of ...

"We need high value tourists not backpackers soiling and spoiling," says annoyed Tekapo businesswoman.

Samantha keeping pace with Hayden Paddon

Timaru's Samantha Gray, left, who will co-drive for fellow South Cantabrian and former WRC star Hayden Paddon in the ...

Samantha Gray is a rallying co-driver but she can't actually see where she's going when calling the shots.

We Love Timaru project to continue

Aoraki Development operations manager Di Hay with the new We Love Timaru flags in the Royal Arcade. The promotion has ...

A campaign to bring people from the cities and into Timaru could be extended.

More jobs for Geraldine business

The construction of Barker's of Geraldine's new eatery and the renovation of the old vicarage are going according to ...

The upsizing of a popular Geraldine-based business will create at least 16 new jobs when it moves into new premises in September.

News

Return of the monarchs video

A close up view of the butterflies.

A mass of orange is brightening up the gardens at Timaru's Aigantighe​ Art Gallery with hundreds of monarch butterflies sitting in its trees.

Farmers pull out of ECan talks

Disenchantment with Environment Canterbury's consultation process has sparked a walk-out by some North Canterbury farmers.

Car dealer lands 'excellence' cup

War diaries of Ray Worner

Opinion

Imagine there was a will

The rapid financial response to the Notre Dame fire put the addressing of other global issues into stark perspective

OPINION: Imagine with me if you will, for a moment, that we've got it all wrong.

Reverting to the bad old days

Lincoln City's Alan Power, Terry Hawkridge and Jonathan Jack Muldoon celebrate after a match in 2017.

OPINION: As a keen follower of British football, Derek Burrows says he should be feeling ecstatic this week.

'People matter'

Random acts of kindness is a good way of fighting away the rage.

OPINION: It seems to have been a week for anger, or as a couple of friends have put it, "rage", at the toxic way some people treat others.

The name debate rages on

Should the Canterbury Super Rugby team change its name from the Crusaders in the wake of the dreadful terrorist killings ...

Opinion: Should the Canterbury Super Rugby team change its name from the Crusaders in the wake of the dreadful terrorist killings in Christchurch on March 15 columnist Derek Burrows asks?

Aroha for Canterbury town

A clever soul has woven strips of yellow plastic through the diagonal mesh to spell out the word aroha at a Kaikoura ...

OPINION: Nothing had prepared me for the impression the last section of my journey would leave on me. The landscape was something else, but it was the people I'll always remember.

We Are Timaru

Top prize for iconic snap

Highway Storm won gold for Best Landscape Projected Image and the Eric Young Memorial Trophy.

Aoraki/Mt Cook has been photographed countless times, but Geoff Cloake's snap of a storm clearing above the mountain has impressed.

Return of the monarchs video

A close up view of the butterflies.

A mass of orange is brightening up the gardens at Timaru's Aigantighe​ Art Gallery with hundreds of monarch butterflies sitting in its trees.

High demand for aged-care

The increase in beds will also mean more staff, but chief executive Carolyn Cooper was unsure as to how many until they ...

Timaru aged-care facility eyes dementia level care as it announces million-dollar expansion.

Audit clears Rooney

A wide-ranging audit of Central South Island Fish and Game's practices found that its chairman and businessman Gary ...

A wide-ranging audit of Central South Island Fish and Game has found former chairman Gary Rooney did not act inappropriately and declared conflicts of interest.

Car dealer lands 'excellence' cup

Mark Patterson, South Canterbury Toyota branch manager, and his team took out the used vehicle excellence cup at the ...

South Canterbury Toyota has driven away with the Used Vehicle Excellence Cup at the brand's annual NZ dealer awards.

Video

Return of the monarchs

A mass of orange is brightening up the gardens at Timaru's Aigantighe​ Art Gallery with hundreds of monarch butterflies sitting in its trees.

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