Pool experiment turned rescue mission video

Jenna Tomkinson, 13, has been trying to fetch the tadpoles in an effort to rescue them from a swimming pool.

Jenna Tomkinson, 13, has commenced a tadpole rescue mission.

Alpine share battles have history

The moves from Timaru District Holdings Ltd to propose selling its shareholdings in Alpine Energy Ltd is not the first ...

Recent developments are not the first time Alpine Energy shares have been embroiled in ownership discussions.

Pupils rocket to NASA fame

Cannington School pupil Jamie George, 12, shows off the rocket launched at the school with NASA engineering scientist ...

A small South Canterbury school now has a link on the wall of fame at NASA

Ships under scrutiny sit side by side video

The Dong Won 701 (foreground) and the San Granit tied up in the Port of Timaru are both the subject of the Transport ...

Two ships being investigated by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission now sit side by side in the Port of Timaru.

Alpine shareholders talk options

Waimate District Mayor Craig Rowley confirmed there had been meetings with the other shareholders in Alpine Energy in ...

Alpine Energy shareholders - with the exception of the Timaru District Council - have begun joint discussions about the future of their position in the South Canterbury lines company.

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Timaru child develops meningitis

Meningococcal bacteria live in people's nose and throat and are spread by coughing, sneezing or contact with nose and ...

A Timaru child is in Christchurch Hospital with meningococcal disease.

Alpine shareholders in limbo

Line Trust South Canterbury chairman Grant Eames  says the organisation is still getting to grips with Timaru District ...

Alpine Energy's shareholders are still mulling over their options a week after TDHL's announcement of its share selldown proposal

Drifting into champs gallery video

Azhar Bhamji (organiser, right) and Chris Thompson of Rapid Performance prepare for this weekend's V4 and Rotary South ...

Timaru to get its annual taste of the modified after market car scene as thousands hit town for 4 and Rotary South Island Champs.

Ticket anger causes council lockdown

A police car outside the Timaru District Council offices in King George Pl after the building was placed in lockdown.

The Timaru District Council's offices were placed in lockdown on Thursday following a "misunderstanding" between staff and a man over a parking ticket.

Young boys plan scooter event video

Max Lyons, 12, has organised a scooter competition for Highfield School.

When 12-year-old Max Lyons heard Timaru's primary school scooter competition had been canned this year, he and his friends became determined to host their own.

Community support strong for strike video

Teachers, from left, Aimee Hart-Belworthy, left, Nicky Severinsen, and Cain Pullar gear up with their signs for ...

South Canterbury teachers, principals, parents, and children gathered outside Phar Lap Raceway with their signs as part of the second strike on Thursday.

Lucy loving life with the Black Ferns

A proud Lucy Anderson in her New Zealand Black Ferns kit.

Lucy Anderson is living her rugby dream by being on tour with the New Zealand Black Ferns.

Man dies on fishing boat

The San Granit arrived at the Timaru port on Wednesday afternoon after a person died.

A man in his 20s is dead after being injured on the factory deck of a fishing vessel near Banks Peninsula.

This must be the place for car lovers

Steve Brown of Timaru will be taking his 1969 candy apple red Mach 1 Mustang to the All American Weekend.

Car enthusiast Clive Merry will be cruising the streets of Timaru in his 1939 Chevrolet this weekend as part of a celebration of American cars.

Little Waimate quake a rare shake

The small quake struck at a depth of 13 kilometres 15 km west of Waimate, about 2.30pm on Tuesday. (File photo)

Scientists confirm small earthquake which rattled Waimate is not a common occurrence in South Canterbury.

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As global demand for clean water grows, should Canterbury rethink how it makes money from water?

Waimate alive with music

Waimate's town centre was bustling thanks to a visit from two amateur Christchurch bands.

Harbour dredging begins

Principal ready to go home

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OPINION: There will be tears on Sunday afternoon.

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Columnist Derek Burrows feels lucky to have received emails telling him he's won prizes from all around the world.

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OPINION: Last year I had a thought that has stuck with me, but has never been fully resolved the way I initially envisaged it.

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Pool experiment turned rescue mission video

Jenna Tomkinson, 13, has been trying to fetch the tadpoles in an effort to rescue them from a swimming pool.

Jenna Tomkinson, 13, has commenced a tadpole rescue mission.

Waimate alive with music

Pipe and Brass concert in the town centre of Waimate with the City of Christchurch Pipe Band and Sumner Silver Band. ...

Waimate's town centre was bustling thanks to a visit from two amateur Christchurch bands.

Pupils rocket to NASA fame

Cannington School pupil Jamie George, 12, shows off the rocket launched at the school with NASA engineering scientist ...

A small South Canterbury school now has a link on the wall of fame at NASA

Harbour dredging begins

Heavy machinery has arrived in Oamaru for stage one of the harbour dredging project.

A nearly $200,00 dredging project in the Oamaru Harbour is underway.

Principal ready to go home

Timaru Girls' High School principal Sarah Davis is leaving at the end of the year, a decision which is both "exciting" ...

Sarah Davis' decision to resign as TGHS principal has left her excited at the prospect of returning home and sadness at leaving Timaru.

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Pool experiment turned rescue mission

Jenna Tomkinson, 13, has commenced a tadpole rescue mission.

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