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Timaru (tĭm`əro͞o), city (1996 pop. 27,323), E central South Island, New Zealand, on the Pacific Ocean. It is the main port for the S Canterbury Plains. Frozen meats and other products are exported from the artificial harbor. There are light industries in the city.
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a port and resort in S New Zealand, on E South Island. Pop.: 43 100 (2004 est.)
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This is a particularly disappointing error in an Australasian publication, given that the real inventor, Sir Robert Macintosh, hailed from Timaru, New Zealand
Timaru, New Zealand
-- A lone police officer had her patrol car windscreen smashed by an angry 12-year-old boy wielding a skateboard at Caroline Bay on Saturday.
March 16, 1995 Grant Shittit, from Timaru, New Zealand
was so drunk he needed a lie down on the way home.
A funeral director in Timaru, New Zealand
, said: "They are very clever.