Community gets behind A&P association

By DAVID HILL The Canterbury A&P Association's future is looking more secure thanks to generous support from the community. Nearly $100,000 has been raised by the...

Forest a symbol of rebirth

By SHELLEY TOPP A planting day at Kaiapoi's Honda Forest last Saturday provided a reminder of September 4, 2010, when the town suffered extensive earthquake...

Rangiora lights extravaganza set to shine

By ROBYN BRISTOW Organisers of the Rangiora Festival of Light and Sound in Victoria Park are still hoping to brighten up people's lives and light...

Covid challenges in staging show

By DAVID HILL Local drama students are soldiering on despite the uncertainty of Covid-19. The Hartley School of Performing Arts remains on track for a whole-school...

Ellesmere A&P show cancelled

By David Hill Covid-19 has claimed another Canterbury A&P show. The Ellesmere A&P Association committee has decided to cancel the 2020 Selwyn Spring Show, which would...

Police station’s future unclear

By SHELLEY TOPP The future of the Rangiora Police Station building is uncertain because of earthquake damage. The building at 309 High Street was closed last...

Mary reflects on a life of adventure

Full life ... Travel has featured strongly in the long life of Mary Ager, of Rangiora. PHOTO: SHELLEY TOPP By SHELLEY TOPP Age is having a...

New festival aims to light up lives

Sparkling scenes .. Scenes from the Botanic Delights Festival in Christchurch, on which the Rangiora Light and Sound Festival is based. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN By...

It’s full steam ahead for hop plans

Wedding anniversary .. Doug and Fonda O'Callahan are enjoying Fonda's first wedding anniversary gift, a 1995 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am. The pair married at...

Spring flower show cancelled

Show cancelled The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed another popular North Canterbury event. The Scargill Horticultural and Home Industries Society, which has been running its annual Spring...
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