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2008-10-01 15:00:27

By COMER, Rachael SOUTH CANTERBURY will serve as the backdrop for a romantic movie being produced by a Geraldine man. Peter Frahm will begin production on Monday of The China Cup, a screenplay he has written and will also star in.

2008-09-01 15:00:14

By MOORE, Christopher Timaru poet Rhian Gallagher is the recipient of the 2008 Janet Frame Literary Trust Award. Gallagher will receive a $10,000 grant from a fund established by Janet Frame to benefit New Zealand writers. Gallagher was born in Timaru in 1961.

2008-08-01 18:00:17

By KEAST, John Residents of the South Canterbury coastal settlement of Milford Huts have been placed on alert in case surging waters in the nearby lagoon threaten a stopbank.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.