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  Alp Socks to leave Timaru - Timaru Herald
Timaru HeraldAlp Socks to leave TimaruTimaru HeraldThe company attracted national attention in 1995 when it produced 20,000 pairs of red socks for supporters of Team New Zealand's quest for the America's Cup. The team's captain, the late Sir Peter Blake, said he wore red socks for luck. Norton said the ...
Posted on 28 September 2015 | 10:38 pm
  Timaru policeman competing in NZ team at
Timaru HeraldTimaru policeman competing in NZ team at police basketball competitionTimaru HeraldHe had also received help from Pak n' Save, the Timaru District Council and New Zealand Police Sport. Every year the competition paid special tribute to former South Canterbury basketball player and policeman Duncan Taylor who was shot and killed while ...
Posted on 28 September 2015 | 8:14 pm
  Mama elephant seal chooses 'really public'
Mama elephant seal chooses 'really public' Timaru beach for rare birthTVNZDave Winterburn from the Department of Conservation's Geraldine office, says while seals often breed near the New Zealand mainland, they generally give birth on sub-Antarctic islands. Last year a birth had been reported in the Marlborough region.and more »
Posted on 24 September 2015 | 8:42 pm
  Timaru student sings John Key her flag song
Stuff.co.nzTimaru student sings John Key her flag songStuff.co.nzKey said earlier he would vote for Aaron Dustin's much-touted geometric design over New Zealand's existing flag. However, he told Bradley he still preferred Kyle Lockwood's "quintessentially kiwi" fern designs. Key believed New Zealanders would "use it ...and more »
Posted on 24 September 2015 | 12:26 am
  Teen charged with Timaru burglary - New
Teen charged with Timaru burglaryNew Zealand Police (press release)As a result of ongoing investigations into a number of burglaries in the Parkside area of Timaru in recent weeks, Canterbury Police executed two search warrants today. Acting Detective Senior Sergeant Richard Quested said “The two search warrants were ...and more »
Posted on 23 September 2015 | 7:06 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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  South Canterbury cops in the firing line
Spitting, biting and even being shot at are some of the assaults on police a Timaru New Zealand Police Association spokesman is aware of. Statistics provided to The Timaru Herald by Police National Headquarters show police officers were the victims of 1614 ...
Posted on 16 July 2015 | 5:02 pm
  Tommy Little got naked on a horse ... again
again. The 30-year-old dropped his daks, but kept his socks on, for a photo on top of the Phar Lap statue in Timaru, New Zealand. He previously nuded up for a photo on top of the Makybe Diva statue in Port Lincoln. “If they want to stop me getting nude ...
Posted on 22 June 2015 | 1:32 pm
  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 | 4:54 am
  Mum horrified when she finds 'fat chick'
Mum Jo was outraged when she read: “How do you get a fat chick into bed? Piece of cake.” She described the joke as "totally inappropriate". The Pizza Hut in Timaru, New Zealand, said a worker wrote the joke for a friend but the box got mixed up.
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
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  soulsystemnz: RT @TheBlackSeeds: ♫ Just
soulsystemnz: RT @TheBlackSeeds: ♫ Just Announced: Timaru, New Zealand - Nov 6 at Caroline Bay Hall http://t.co/uhFVrgSGud
Posted on 9 October 2015 | 1:51 am
  ScootermanTu: Sad to see the Elephant Seal
ScootermanTu: Sad to see the Elephant Seal Pup @*^ Caroline Bay Timaru New Zealand has died.
Posted on 9 October 2015 | 1:51 am
  randomforecast: It is currently 60F/16C and
randomforecast: It is currently 60F/16C and Unknown for Timaru, New Zealand. #randomforecast http://t.co/X5PRPxwv9G
Posted on 9 October 2015 | 1:51 am
  yegbikepolo: RT @whbpcVII: @yegbikepolo come
yegbikepolo: RT @whbpcVII: @yegbikepolo come play in Timaru, New Zealand for the Worlds next year
Posted on 9 October 2015 | 1:51 am
  Pedro_Pimentel: I liked a @YouTube video
Pedro_Pimentel: I liked a @YouTube video from @GeoffCloake http://t.co/Epipd2Ybs6 Aurora Australis timelapse from Timaru New Zealand 8-9 Oct 2015
Posted on 9 October 2015 | 1:51 am
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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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