Bowling “oops” fines equal Samsung tablet for St John

Temuka St John recently became the beneficiary of some “oops” moments on the Temuka bowling green.

July 2021

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Most successful season - ever!
A year for the history books at Temuka Bowling Club

The most successful season in the 115-year history of the Temuka Bowling Club was capped at the recent Bowls South Canterbury awards function.
The club won 10 trophies and a pile of certificates, four players received gold stars for having achieved five centre titles, and Sam Morton won the South Canterbury men’s bowler of the year trophy.

June 2021

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Staff at Wood Street Surgery take up the Jerusalema Dance Challenge

What is the Jerusalema Dance Challenge I hear you ask?
Simply put, it is social media challenge to show support for all the emergency and health services around the world who are dealing with, and fighting the fallout of, covid 19.

June 2021

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‘What’s up?’ at the Temuka RSA

Temuka RSA recently hosted an afternoon tea for the Combined Motorcycle Clubs of South Canterbury motorcyclists who had ridden almost 370 kilometres to raise money for South Canterbury RSA’s as part of a ‘Ride of Remembrance’ to honour our war veterans.

May 2021

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Disappointment over delayed aviary upgrade at Temuka Domain

Despite consultant report raising welfare issues

May 2021

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Wallingford swimmers

New ramp access at the pool enables access and enjoyment for our seniors

April 2021

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Social netball returns to Temuka

A casual comment on the Temuka Community facebook page asking if there was a local social netball club, followed by one motivated individual thinking it would be a good idea for Temuka to have one, and boom! Temuka has a social netball club!

April 2021

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Christmas cheer and sing-along with the ‘Wallingford Wingers’
Temuka Ladies Club - Friendship

The Temuka Ladies Club - Friendship recently held their Christmas meeting, enjoying good company along with entertainment by the ‘Wallingford Wingers’ who are all residents at Wallingford Rest Home.

January 2021

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Spectacular Bristol Cup victory for Temuka Bowling Club

The Temuka Bowling Club has made a spectacular start to the season and could now be rated the top performing bowling club in South Canterbury.

January 2021

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Annual Shoot-Out at the Temuka Golf Course

The Temuka Golf Club recently hosted the annual Shoot-Out competitions at the Temuka Golf Course.

December 2020

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Temuka District Lions - Fashion Fundraiser

Temuka District Lions recently held a very enjoyable fundraiser at Preen fashion clothing store in Timaru.

December 2020

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A busy year coming to a close
Temuka Primary School

As the term draws to an end, we seem to be just as busy, if not busier, with students representing the school in Ripper Rugby, mountain biking and swimming along with seven teams playing in the weekly basketball competition in Timaru.

December2020

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Volunteers v Residents Bowling Match

The residents at Enliven Wallingford Home came up with the idea of having a bowling match, residents vs staff. They had been missing their inter-resthome club challenges and so this was the next best thing.

November 2020

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Gardening at Kowhai House, Opihi College

Thank you Temuka New World

November 2020

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Opihi College band headlines at Bandquest

Opihi College rockers “The Bigfoots” have been invited to perform at the 2020 Rock Shop Bandquest as a guest band for three nights in Christchurch on the 9th, 10th and 11th of November this year. Every year a group is chosen from previous winners or finalists from the senior Smokefree Rockquest to play in the top slot of the evening in the junior Bandquest event.

November 2020

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Term 3 at Temuka Primary School

The holidays are almost here and while we have been a bit limited while in Level 2, we have been lucky enough to get most of the planned activities done.

October 2020

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Pink & Blue Breakfast Fundraiser

Temuka District Lions Club
Temuka’s Jolly Potter Bar was a warm and inviting venue on a recent Saturday morning for a Temuka District Lions fundraiser, entitled ‘A Pink & Blue Breakfast’.

September 2020

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Wallingford 'Wingers'

Covid-19 hit and we were suddenly placed in to lockdown, no visitors, friends, volunteers and no more visits from our furry friends either. Times were tough and we had no idea how long this lock down was going to last.

September 2020

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Opihi College Cross Country

A rather unusual year for cross country where change was anticipated, but not to this degree. The old course has been retired and a new one was being planned. A sudden Covid event and subsequent lockdown resulted in no new course for 2020. Instead we used the school grounds and the course we have been developing for the duathlons which we have been hosting.

July 2020

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Charitable Knit & Knatter

Every Tuesday morning a group of friendly ladies meet at the Temuka Library to enjoy each others company, with the added bonus for the community being, they knit for charity.

June 2020

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