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Sculpture $6k shy of target

Robyn Webster helps her partner, and sculptor, Llew Summers, shift the mock sculpture into place, while members of the ...

Timaru sculpture project $6350 shy of completion.

What's on this weekend?

The horses are ready, and on Friday the grounds at the Winchester Showgrounds will be transformed, with some fresh new ...

Car racing, a rodeo and a dressage display.

Shortage reaching 'crisis' level

Oceanview Heights School Sandi Abel says other countries value their teachers in a way New Zealand doesn't.

A shortage of relief teachers in SC is symptomatic of a larger issue nationwide, educators say.

First crack at musical direction

Matt Deavoll is trying his hand as musical director for upcoming South Canterbury Drama League show Variety.

Matt takes on new drama league role.

Roncalli reno

Roncalli College principal Chris Comeau in front of the schools outdoor courts which will be turned into a covered turf ...

Roncalli College students could be enjoying a new turfed sports area next year.

Valour, agony in the mud of Passchendaele

It was the blackest of many black days in New Zealand's war history.

Top award for Barker's

The Barker's of Geraldine team are, from left, Michael Barker, Bill Pridham, Kim Bulling, Danielle Esplin with sponsor ...

It was a three-peat for Barker's of Geraldine at the New Zealand Food Awards.

What's on this weekend?

Waimate Art Society president Robert Ireland prepares for the annual exhibition opening which begins on Friday.

A jam packed weekend full of events all over South Canterbury.

Dr Libby on her way to Timaru

Dr Libby Weaver will speak in Timaru on Friday night about her newest book 'What Am I Supposed To Eat?'

Dr Libby hopes to help people make good choices around eating.

A cruise for classic cars

Phil Rooke and Mary-Jean Wood with their cars, a 58 Chevrolet Bel Air and a 79 VW Combi, ahead of the first cruise of ...

Everyone's welcome on the classic car cruise.

Timaru's branch of CAB turns 40

Citizens Advice Bureau manager Suzanne Cullimore stands beside volunteers Jill Bowden, back, and Robin Hamilton. The ...

Some issues the same, some very different, says Timaru's Citizens Advice Bureau manager.

Aotearoa skies a sight for sore eyes

One of the PurePods, glass-roofed cabins on Banks Peninsula, perfect for a stargazing getaway.

There's plenty to see on a starry, starry night in Godzone.

Parents encouraged to 'fall in love' with their children

Kathryn Berkett will speak in Timaru on October 26.

Te Rito SC have invited a professional to speak about stress.

Petrol head gears up for event

Trevor Joyce will take part in the Waimate 50 event, racing his 1978 Mark II Ford Escort.

It's just a mid-life crisis, Trevor Joyce says of his petrol head ways.

What's on this weekend?

Musicians performing during the 2016 Maungati Musical Blossom Festival.

Fairs, festivals and farm animals - it's all go this weekend.  

Bouncing Kiwi twins on Ellen show video

Babies gone viral.... Aunty Lauren Thomas, left, holds Noah, while mum Kelly Thomas holds Micah.

A viral video featuring twin Timaru babies has featured on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show.

Pupils Hoodwinked video

Barton Rural School Hoodwinked production cast members Skye Sherris and Brooklyn Strachan get into character.

Barton Rural School students perform show involving whole school.

Dementia care should be a priority

South Canterbury District Health Board chief executive Nigel Trainor.

Number of beds for high-level dementia care in South Canterbury 'inadequate', advocate says.

Traffic concerns in bylaw review

One submitter said Timaru had a lot of very narrow streets and called for the speed limit to be reduced to 40kmh.

District road safety co-ordinator supports a lower speed limit in Timaru's residential areas

Take care around penguins

A small colony of little blue penguins have made their home in the rocks on the beach, close to Marine Parade - and one ...

People racing up and down Marine Parade near a penguin colony is "disappointing".

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