Our stories

Join us as we share the stories about what makes the Timaru District such a great place to live and visit. We’ll bring you stories about our people, our history and the must visit places. The insider’s guide on all that is epic about our beautiful part of the world.

  • Di Hay on the Bay Hill
    Dashing Rocks walk

    Take a coastal walk, past the site of historic shipwrecks, a lighthouse, old Maori fishing sites and more - keep an eye out for penguins!

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  • Chris Thomas
    Check out our MTB tracks

    From long flat coastal tracks, to single tracks for every age and ability.

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  • The Fauth family
    Free family fun at it's best

    Want free family fun in Timaru District? Find a WuHoo!

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  • Kirsten Wilson
    Vintage shopping heaven

    We love our sustainable vintage stores.

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  • Michael Barker outside Barkers Foodstore
    Walk, eat and shop your way around Geraldine

    One of the best ways to experience Geraldine is on foot.

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  • Darryn from Rangitata Rafts
    Walk Peel Forest and raft the Rangitata

    Rangitata Rafts is a family owned adventure business.

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  • Summer dining photo
    Timaru eats

    Going out for a light lunch, or a decent curry, looking for dairy/gluten free options? Here's a round up of some great eats to get you started.

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