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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.

Seven decades working with horses video

04082017  News/JOHN BISSET/STUFF.   Timaru race horse trainer Thelma Foley, 77, has always loved horses and took up ...

A Timaru woman has been training winning race horses for more than 10 years, but her love for horses spans seven decades.

Immersing students in NZ culture

Exchange students visiting Craighead School are, from left, Diana Kang and Sara Kim, both 14 and from South Korea. In ...

International students making friends in Timaru.

Louis Vuitton's Timaru supplier

Light Leathers employee Adeliza Alamo takes skins from the ironing machine.

The world's top designers turn to a 40-year old NZ tannery to clothe the stars.

Teens place second

Timaru Boys' High School students Hunter McBride, 16, and Jack Mullany, 16. The pair got second place in the Beef and ...

Timaru Boys' students take out second place in cooking competition.

Volunteers thanked for giving up time

Councillor Paddy O'Reilly, left, with Murray Dryden, who received an award for his services to Pleasant Point St John, ...

Timaru District volunteers thanked for giving up their time to the community.

Teens selected for national band

Timaru brass band members from left, Caleb Nicolson, 17, Grace Beatson, 18, Connor Rabbidge, 16, and Thomas Kissel, 16.

Four Timaru teens selected for National Secondary School Brass Band camp in October. 

Former headboy still a standup guy

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

Rhian Wood-Hill has found himself downplaying the details of his Dad's life in his new show.

Timaru trio's medal triple

Timaru's Ara medal winners, from left, Torryn Williams, 17, Edsant Obillo, 22, and Denice Marayag, 22, with the medals ...

A trio of Ara Institute of Canterbury Timaru hospitality students have returned from Auckland bearing precious metal. 

What's on this weekend?

Former Timaru man Marcus Roebuck returns with Nelson based blues band The Boggie Train to perform on Saturday night.

See stars, art and bands this weekend.

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.

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