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  60 jobs 'being reviewed' at Light Leathers
Stuff.co.nz60 jobs 'being reviewed' at Light Leathers in TimaruStuff.co.nzManagers called all workers at the factory, which employs about 120 fulltime staff, to a meeting at about 2.30pm, where it announced a "consultation period" to consider workers' suggestions about its plans. New Zealand Meat and Related Trades Workers' ...
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 3:59 pm
  Timaru man recognised for AFS work - Timaru
Timaru HeraldTimaru man recognised for AFS workTimaru HeraldThe retired Timaru high school teacher, who is known for his drama league reviews, joined the AFS committee in 1974. He was looking after the Timaru Boys' High School hostel and an American AFS student stayed there at the time. Prowse's contributions ...and more »
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 2:22 am
  Timaru man says ACC levy drops could
Stuff.co.nzTimaru man says ACC levy drops could disappoint someStuff.co.nzFrom July light passenger vehicles registered in New Zealand will be given a levy band from L1, for highest injury risk, to L4, for lowest injury risk. Dore said the levy bands showed his 2010 Kia Sportage was unsafe, with an L1 rating. Levy bands from ...and more »
Posted on 18 May 2015 | 2:58 am
  Increase in Timaru sleepovers - Timaru
Increase in Timaru sleepoversTimaru HeraldAccommodation types included hotels, motels, backpackers and holiday parks. There are more international people with a 9.4 per cent to 71,079 more people from around the world staying in Timaru. Timaru out-performed the New Zealand growth rate of 6.3 ...and more »
Posted on 14 May 2015 | 10:27 pm
  Timaru woman faces funding her own cancer
Stuff.co.nzTimaru woman faces funding her own cancer treatmentStuff.co.nz"In New Zealand, if your tumour via biopsy is Herceptin positive, I would be eligible for funding for the treatment which costs around $75,000 for one year's treatment. The blood test show her cancer had mutated to the more aggressive Herceptin ...and more »
Posted on 12 May 2015 | 4:06 pm
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  Mum horrified when she finds 'fat
Mum Jo Wedlake was outraged when she read: “How do you get a fat chick into bed? Piece of cake".
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 1:22 pm
  'Lucky' Golf club in NZ sees four
Wellington, Mar 23 (ANI): A golf club located in Timaru, New Zealand has had an extraordinary piece of luck as it enjoyed four holes-in-one in just three weeks. The latest ace at Gleniti Golf Club came from Garry Stewart's swing on the par-three second on Saturday, with the 25-handicapper, who has been playing golf since 1977 and had never hit an ace, firing a hole-in-one doing as events ...
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 2:52 am
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  Company Overview of Timaru Town &
bars, function venues, bottle store, gaming machines, TAB facility, pot black tournament pool tables, outdoor bowling rink, petanque rinks, and competition dart boards. The company was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Timaru, New Zealand.
Posted on 15 May 2015 | 8:40 am
  Woman appalled by ‘fat chick’ joke
Jo Wedlake, of Timaru, New Zealand, said she and her family ordered the pizza online from the local Pizza Hut on Thursday night. But Mrs Wedlake is now demanding an apology after she saw writing on the inside of the pizza box delivered to her house and ...
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 5:36 am
  Mum horrified when she finds 'fat chick'
The Pizza Hut in Timaru, New Zealand, said a worker wrote the joke for a friend but the box got mixed up. The Minnesota TV regular left the news anchors in fits of laughter when he whipped a coat hanger from his jacket because it felt a 'little tight'
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 3:35 am
  Highest barley yield: Timaru farmer sets
TIMARU, New Zealand -- Timaru growers Warren and Joy Darling have been growing barley for more than 30 years and were inspired to set a world record at their Poplar Grove Farm this season after last year harvesting 11.5 tonnes a hectare; the record attempt ...
Posted on 19 February 2015 | 5:27 am
  Nine student-athletes sign to join Badger
Maryland), Alicia Evans (Portland, Oregon), Sarah Gibbons (San Francisco), Niamh Martin (Seattle), Saylor Martin (Redmond, Washington), Jane Merriman (Sewickley, Pennsylvania), Alison Morrison (Westport, Connecticut), Renee Olley (Timaru, New Zealand) and ...
Posted on 24 November 2014 | 7:06 am
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  kgibian: Photoset: kiwipozpig: FAGGOT TO
kgibian: Photoset: kiwipozpig: %%GOT TO ESPOSE Murray Chapman, from Timaru New Zealand kiwipozpig #%^ all filth... http://t.co/qx3tVPmVHe
Posted on 27 May 2015 | 8:38 pm
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  Resolved Question: How does one go about
I would absolutely love to live there. It's one of my dreams. I was going to go there for school, but international rates are extremely expensive for university. So maybe after university, I would love to get a job there and live there. I live in a small-ish city so I would probably want a smaller-ish city there. I was thinking about Wellington or Timaru. Anyway, how hard is it moving to a new country from Canada, or moving into New Zealand? Is there a small chance that I could do that? :( Thank you!
Posted on 30 September 2013 | 9:22 pm
  Resolved Question: BEST THINGS TO DO IN NEW
my friends and myself are spending 6 weeks in new zealand next summer, starting in christchurch and ending in auckland, travelling in a campervan which we will hire. we need to make our way from one to the other during the 6 weeks... what are the highlights/ best things to do/ must sees of new zealand? dont want to miss anything out!!!! thanks! all advice welcome!!! x
Posted on 26 November 2012 | 12:56 pm
  Resolved Question: What is New Zealand like?
So my lady and I are currently enrolled in pharmacy school and we will graduate in a couple years. We are seriously considering moving out of the States and New Zealand is our top pick at the moment. We are thinking of living near Christchurch or possibly somewhere closer to the strait; so, that is to say, we want to live on the South Island. So a few questions. How medically friendly? How pharmaceutically friendly? How is the family situation, ya know, education stuff like that? What is the political situation, more than just the organization please? And for two people who have always lived in Illinois, how culturally different is it, what are big things we'd have to adjust to? Oh. And I have lived in small towns all my life. 3 to 10 thousand. I go to school in St. Louis now though
Posted on 17 November 2012 | 2:28 pm
  Resolved Question: Can anyone give me a
I can't really remember the title of this book, but I read it a while ago, and I can only remember bits and pieces of it. Its a realistic fiction genre.The story takes place in New Zealand, it focuses around a young high school drop out. Hes in his late teens, early twenties . Caught up in drugs, drinking, and partying. He rants about playing rugby through out the novel He has a dog that he calls "snoopy" ironically. The plot has him getting caught up in a murder, i which he is accused of committing. I only got past the first 2 chapters
Posted on 11 January 2012 | 5:50 pm
  Resolved Question: Nice places to live in
We are thinking of moving to new zealand next year and were wondering which places would you recommend to live in? Preferably the south island? We want somewhere nice, with lots to do, but nowhere busy or overcrowded. thanks :)
Posted on 28 December 2011 | 2:48 pm
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