Kolinio Yabia Tamanitoakula was jailed for three years, four months and two weeks.

Rugby player jailed

His distressed victim was covered in mud when she ran in front of a car to get help.

Change possible - Falloon

National Party candidate Andrew Falloon met ECan representatives on Thursday, following heated public debate about the ...

Retrofitting plan still on the table, National Party candidate suggests.

Roads reopen, rain continues video

Roads to Tekapo reopen as schools send  students home early to avoid flooding.

Boy seriously injured in Timaru

Twelve-year-old taken to Timaru Hospital with serious injuries following incident in CBD.

Love is the answer

Unconditional love and communication will help improve mental health, Mike King says.

Fonterra lifts price to farmers

Farmers receive welcome surprise as Fonterra raises its farmgate forecast.

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South Canty women leave LA with medals

Barnes with the two scholarships she won for two seperate performing arts schools in New York.

Performers shine in performing arts competition in LA.

Owner frustrated by repeated flooding

A Timaru business owner "frustrated" by flooding says a change in infrastructure is needed.

No support for cat remit

Principal excited school's construction work started

Sport

Defensive errors cost Boys' High

Timaru Boys' striker Tim Sheed looks to dribble his way past a Christchurch Boys' High defender in their SPL clash.

 Timaru Boys' High fell to their Christchurch counterparts 5-3, leaving their final round match against Burnside as a must win.

Timaru teen shines in US rugby

Kiwi Conor McManus has been nominated as best high school player in the United States and sits second in the polling.

A former Timaru teenager is leading the voting as the best school rugby player in the United States.

Tiffen wants to stay with White Ferns

White Ferns coach Haidee Tiffen says her position as coach as well as the world cup preparation from her coaching panel ...

White Ferns coach Haidee Tiffen won't quit despite worst effort at women's Cricket World Cup.

South Canterbury quick earns final contract

Cricketer Nathan McNicol has earned the final contract for Canterbury for the up-coming domestic season.

It's been a lot of hard work for South Canterbury's Nathan McNicol but it's all paid off after he earned the final domestic cricket contract for Canterbury.

Timaru pair starring in Northern Ireland

Timaru Boys' footballers Cam Anderson, left, and Mitchell Skudder-Dey have made a strong start to the SuperCup in ...

It's been a good start to the SuperCup for Timaru pair Cam Anderson and Mitchell Skudder-Dey.

Opinion

Stuck in an expectant holding pattern

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson holds a tuatara during a visit to Zealandia with Conservation Minister Maggie ...

Trade and the future of the traditional OE will have been on Kiwis' minds during Boris Johnson's visit.

Empowered by a groundswell of gratitude

Being able to visit the beach at Caroline Bay most mornings is something I'm truly grateful for.

It's been going on for about a month now, except when I forget, but that happens less often these days.

Top talent on display

The opening act saw league members perform A Musical from show Something Rotten!

South Canterbury Drama League's new show Showstoppers 2 covers music from range of stage shows.

Forming a community of kindness

KIndness in action: Jeff Reardon, who initiated a fundraiser selling t-shirts with the phrase "It's not hard to be kind ...

"Kindness is love with its workboots on."

Kind is the best way to be

A sign encouraging people to perform "Random Acts of Kindness" in New York's Times Square.

"It started with a tweet. Who'd have thought it could be so sweet?"

We Are Timaru

South Canty women leave LA with medals

Barnes with the two scholarships she won for two seperate performing arts schools in New York.

Performers shine in performing arts competition in LA.

Cooks to compete in Auckland

Diner guests (Suzy Bennett, Anne Pearson and Lindsay Bennett, enjoy the dessert prepared by students Denice Marayag and ...

Four of Timaru's top hospitality students ready to cook up

Out with plastic

Karen McLintock with the stash of reusable bags at the Temuka Library, Service, and Information Centre.

A small group of Temuka residents want to rid the town of plastic bags and believe old curtains and clothing could be the solution.

Top talent on display

The opening act saw league members perform A Musical from show Something Rotten!

South Canterbury Drama League's new show Showstoppers 2 covers music from range of stage shows.

Trio tackle tough tune

Performing arts students, from left, are Hannah Austin, 20, Bry Rooney, 20, and Brooke Askin, 18. The trio have returned ...

Young performers tackle challenging song for drama league's big annual performance.

Video

Phar Lap Raceway flooded

South Canterbury Racing Club abandons Friday meeting due to flooding in Timaru.

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