Philip Howe and Timaru District Mayor Damon Odey are all set for Saturday night's The '70s Show.

Timaru's to rock the '70s

Timaru will step back in time on Saturday evening to the groove of the 1970s.

Fatal crash in S Canty 

The crash on Pareora Gorge Road happened early on Sunday.

One person is dead and one injured after a car rolled down a bank near Maungati, south-west of Timaru.

Tourist confronted

An Aoraki/Mount Cook resident has confronted a visitor doing his business on the side of his driveway.

Shotgun malfunctions

A Twizel man suffers hand and face injuries as shotgun appears to malfunction in gun club shoot.

High country could get snow

Parts of the Canterbury high country could be in for a summer snowfall.

'I couldn't believe my eyes'

Dead fish and cattle excrement greet man's return to a favourite childhood swimming hole.

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Review won't affect South Canterbury

South Canterbury District Health Board chief executive Nigel Trainor.

South Canterbury will be unaffected by the independent review of a national bowel cancer programme

Fundraiser for animal rescue groups

Lukey, a rescue dog recovering from an attack by another dog, is visiting a fundraiser this weekend looking for a forever home.

C-Bay Band to make pub debut

Tributes for community 'champion'


A feeling that something's missing

Sir Rupert Pouncealot resting on a pile of washing.

This column is a cautionary tale about a couple of things that need some care.

No maths whiz, but this seems weird

A visual representation of the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin, which has Derek Burrows scratching his head.

It's only fair that I should admit at the outset of this article that I was an absolute dunce at maths at school.

An opinion isn't always about being 'right'

If you're here to troll, I'm going to leave you under the bridge.

OPINION: As you start reading this column, there's something I'd like you to consider carefully.

End of the Alpha male age?

Prince Philip, left, and Prince Charles together at Royal Ascot. A recent Netflix series has made much of the challenges ...

OPINION: How much pain are those so many look to responsible for?

Watching Roger just the ticket

An emotional Roger Federer with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after beating Marin Cilic in Sunday's Australian Open ...

OPINION: It was a pilgrimage of sorts.

We Are Timaru

Timaru's to rock the '70s

Philip Howe and Timaru District Mayor Damon Odey are all set for Saturday night's The '70s Show.

Timaru will step back in time on Saturday evening to the groove of the 1970s.

C-Bay Band to make pub debut

Drummer George Kinch is ready to rock the C-Bay band's pub debut at Timaru's Sail and Anchor.

It's make or break for a "mature" Timaru band hoping to rock a younger set at their first pub gig.

What's on in South Canterbury

Kaleah Weber, 14, performs in the Weber Bros circus which has performances through the weekend.

Rock music, circus among big weekend events in South Canterbury

Fitzsimons wins cycling classic

Twizel's Aaron Fitzsimons with the Temuka Pottery Trophy after winning the Timaru Cycling Club's 60-kilometre Jolly ...

The bunch on go had too much go for the rest of the field in the Timaru Cycling Club's 60km Jolly Potter Classic.

Japanese students on exchange

The Ara Institute of Canterbury Timaru Campus has this week welcomed the first of several groups of Japanese students ...

The first group of Japanese students on a study exchange with Ara have arrived in Timaru.


Circus toys with fear

Weber Bros Circus entertainers enthralled the audience from their opening performance.

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