MainPower CEO stepping down

By ROBYN BRISTOW MainPower chief executive Bruce Emson, who has been in the job less than three years, is stepping down from the role with...

World permiere for Human Traces

By SHELLEY TOPP Human Traces had its world premiere at the Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch last Friday. The taut psychological thriller, produced by Leithfields Nadia...

Passchendaele remembered in exhibition

By DAVID HILL Waimakariri district's longstanding link with Passchendaele has led to a special exhibition coming to Canterbury. The "Belgians Have Not Forgotten" exhibition, which is...

SPCA’s Cupcake Day sweet initiative for animals

By SHELLEY TOPP More than 46,000 abused, neglected, injured or abandoned animals end up in SPCA care nationwide, every year. Next Monday, August 14, the SPCA...

Group worried about HWP footprint

By AMANDA BOWES The constantly changing design footprint of the Hurunui Water Project's (HWP) proposed irrigation scheme and the application for requiring authority has the...

Wild cats pose threat to New Zealand native wildlife

Feral . . . Wild cats, one of the biggest dangers to New Zealand's native wildlife, are on the increase in North Canterbury thanks...

Permanent chlorination of drinking water in Hurunui district

By Robyn Bristow All council water supplies in the Hurunui district are to be permanently chlorinated. The Hurunui District Council announced its decision today saying chlorination...

Rangiora Winter Festival draws thousands

By SHELLEY TOPP Rangiora celebrated winter in style last week with a festival delivering a host of exciting activities to the town. The four-day event began...

Kotuku recovering after being shot

By ROBYN BRISTOW A critically endangered kotuku - white heron - is recovering after being shot, but its long term prognosis is uncertain. When collected by...

Amazing journey to Zimbabwe

By AMANDA BOWES Taking a blood sample from a lion was not something Jeanine Calder ever imagined she would do, but last week she was...
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