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Timaru architect scoops award

Josh Newlove with children Oliver, Leah and Ella and his partner, Kate Perry. The house he designed has won a commended ...

A Timaru architect has scooped an award for his sustainable house.

'He's actually not bad at his job'

Rhian Wood-Hill having finished his show at the Playhouse Theatre on Friday night.

A former Temuka man is enjoying positive responses to his first solo comedy tour of NZ.

60 years of indoor bowls

Seadown Indoor Bowls Club president Jeff Hewson joined the club in 1973, straight out of high school, when membership ...

Jeff Hewson is encouraging others to get involved in indoor bowls as his Seadown club prepares to mark milestone.

Shopkeepers recall fond memories

Dave and Jeanette Bennett, well known for their involvement in community projects and as owner/operators of the Denmark ...

A Temuka couple with a long history in retail and community work are bidding the town farewell.

Cancer concern prompts book

Terrance Page has authored a book which he's giving away to help raise awareness about healthy eating in children.

Timaru man Terrance Page is determined to reduce the rate of child cancer in New Zealand.

Mobility tricycle for school

Celebrating the gift of a mobility tricycle to Highfield School pupils on Monday are, clockwise from left, Henry ...

Geraldine Lions Club gifts mobility tricycle to pupils of Highfield School.

Pye Group big winners

Michelle and Leighton Pye of Pye Group accept the supreme award at the South Canterbury Business Excellence Awards in ...

An agribusiness and an outdoor activities retailer were the big winners at Friday's business awards.

ESOL numbers double

Waimataitai School ESOL students, from left, Bogdan Stoiljkovic, 8, Lusiana Isaako Tuala, 7, and Pratistha Naicker, 7.

Dairy industry and affordability of living in Timaru linked to increase in number of ESOL students.

Offering support for fathers

Jason Brokenshire looks at a recent photo of him with his three children.  He hopes to set up a support group for fellow ...

Timaru father wants to create awareness and support of the major "emotional and mental toll'' of being a parent after separation.

Hundreds of neon rocks ready

TimaruRocks group members have painted 600 neon rocks for next Saturday's Colour The Night event at the Botanic Gardens. ...

Hundreds of rocks have been painted, most of them in neon paint ahead of Timaru community event.

What's on this weekend?

Rhian Wood-Hill, left, pictured with his father Lafaelae Aupa'au and younger brother Jacob Beullens.

A show, musical performances and a wedding dress display.

Quirky creative space

Untold business owner Ash Ronald and Timaru Civic Trust member Josh Newlove in front of a wall they believe would look ...

A container will give Timaru artists the opportunity to make street art, with the chance of them becoming mural artists.

Theatre group in regional finals

South Canterbury Drama League members, from left, Dave Mortimer, Wayne Doyle, Kim Rogers, Kirsty Burnett, Greg Davis and ...

South Canterbury Drama League members to compete in Christchurch for a shot at national finals.

Planning for lifestyle show ramps up

The Timaru Herald Home and Living Expo organiser Nick Symiste says time is almost up for those wanting to register for ...

A host of activities will be on offer at a new look lifestyle show in Timaru next month.

Travelling the world without a smartphone

The "Kiss and Ride" sign Esther Paddon spotted at a railway station in Italy.

In today's world of technology, travel demands a smart phone - or does it?

Chess bridges age and language barriers

Fenwick School pupil Kiasah Lamont playing chess on Friday.

Chess enjoying new popularity.

Connecting students with industry video

South Canterbury educators visit DB Breweries on Thursday as part of a tour designed to highlight jobs within the food ...

South Canterbury educators took a tour on Thursday of many food processing plants.

Singers, actors and a magician

Nancy Bennet and Nina Deveroux entertain with a few duets on the piano at the Variety Concert on Sunday

Nearly 200 people took up a once-year-opportunity to see some of the Savage Clubs performers' show.

Fundraising for the SPCA

Border collie Lachie has a nose for a treat ahead of the SPCA's Cup Cake Day raiser. Lachie belongs to Robyn Holden, of ...

Sweet treats will help fund the work of South Canterbury's SPCA.

Rekindled love soothes Jim's memories

Joy Carr, of Tauranga, who has recently been back in touch with Timaru man Jim France after 66 years.

Jim France has many memories of the horror of war but a recent reunion is helping to erase some of that pain.

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