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  Top of the rose pops - Timaru Herald Timaru HeraldTop of the rose popsTimaru HeraldIn a column last month I talked about the New Zealand Rose Review 2014-15 and mentioned in particular, the trial ground winners for the season. This week I thought it would be interesting to discover a little more about those other roses which have ...
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 9:20 pm
  Timaru office evacuated after threat - Timaru office evacuated after threatStuff.co.nzThe Community Link building on Beswick St houses offices for Work and Income, ACC, Child Youth and Family, Housing New Zealand and Inland Revenue and is closed for the rest of the day. An employee who worked in one of the offices said it was ''scary'' ...and more »
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 8:14 pm
  Memory walk for Alzheimers - Timaru Herald Timaru HeraldMemory walk for AlzheimersTimaru HeraldSeveral hundred South Canterbury people took part in Timaru's third annual Memory Walk, organised by the local branch of Alzheimers New Zealand. The international event began in New Zealand with a walk through Timaru in 2013 as a means to raise ...and more »
Posted on 31 August 2014 | 10:01 am
  St John pumps funds into frontline staff and St John pumps funds into frontline staff and training for volunteersTimaru HeraldToday, two additional paid employees will start in Temuka, who will provide increased support to the Timaru and Mackenzie communities. They are among 158 new frontline staff added in 35 locations across New Zealand. It was made possible by a $5.5 ...
Posted on 31 August 2014 | 10:01 am
  Timaru trounce long-time rivals - Timaru Timaru HeraldTimaru trounce long-time rivalsTimaru HeraldThe 131st clash is the longest, uninterrupted interschool rugby duel in New Zealand. The sublime win made it their fifth in a row over Waitaki so they retained the Sel O'Neill Trophy. Another small piece of history was made with Timaru Girls' High ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 10:16 am


  ‘Tip of iceburg’ 7 sick fromA recent outbreak of Campylobacter in Timaru, New Zealand, has been blamed on raw milk. Seven people have been confirmed as having Campylobacter after purchasing raw milk from a farm on the outskirts of Timaru. South Canterbury Medical Officer of Health Dr ...
Posted on 26 March 2014 | 10:00 am
  Platoon leader commands joint, multinationalTimaru, New Zealand - More than 70 Soldiers from 2nd Squadron ... of our mission here is the American lieutenant commanding a mixed-gender Kiwi infantry platoon, with privates from Papua New Guinea," said Col. John Howard, SK13 JIATF commander.
Posted on 15 December 2013 | 8:00 am
  UPDATED: Pepin Heights to import New Zealandis partnering with Timaru, New Zealand-based Waipopo Orchards on the deal, said Chris Sandwick, Pepin Heights’ director of sales and marketing. The variety will be marketed as HoneyCrunch to differentiate it from other Honeycrisp apples that may be on ...
Posted on 20 May 2012 | 10:00 am
  Phar Lap to stand tall in WellingtonMost horses have 18 tail bones but Phar Lap had just 16. Born at Seadown, near Timaru, New Zealand, in 1926, "Big Red" was bought by the Sydney-based American businessman David J Davis in 1928, and was trained and raced in Australia. In the four years of ...
Posted on 12 March 2012 | 10:00 am
  Aftershocks rattle Christchurch after NewA series of aftershocks have rattled Christchurch, New Zealand, following a powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake. A curfew imposed overnight between Saturday and Sunday has been lifted, but parts of the city remained cordoned off, Radio New Zealand said.
Posted on 3 September 2010 | 10:00 am
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