Mid-winter lantern walk at Waikari

Lantern light . . . Sophia Manifold, aged 8, of Waikari, with the beautiful paper lantern she made, at a workshop held by Ursula...

New hall to rise from the ashes at Omihi

By ROBYN BRISTOW Plans for a new community and sports hall in Omihi are now in the hands of the Hurunui District Council. The milestone has...

Film crew to visit Rangiora with Chinese students

By DAVID HILL A North Canterbury school is set to feature in a video to promote the region as a destination for Chinese students. When students...

New public toilets for Culverden

By Robyn Bristow The Hurunui District Council is a benefactor of the Government's funding for new tourism infrastructure projects. It has been allocated $224,254, from a...

Kaikoura quake-struck train back on track

  The big lift . . . A 102-tonne locomotive is shifted on to a trailer, north of Kaikoura. PHOTO: SUPPLIED By DAVID HILL KiwiRail brought in...

Electricity company repositioning for challenges of the future

Repositioning . . . MainPower, North Canterbury's electricity distribution company, is changing to meet the challenges of the future. FILE PHOTO   By ROBYN BRISTOW MainPower is...

Temporary pub opens its doors

    Pouring pints . . . Co-owners Michelle Beri (left) and Lindsay Collins (centre) are pleased to be back behind the bar, in the temporary...

Future of All Saints hangs in the balance

Uncertain future . . . Waiau's All Saints Church remains off limits, following November's 7.8 magnitude earthquake. PHOTO: ROBYN BRISTOW By DAVID HILL The congregation of...

Kaiapoi Domain returned to the community

By Robyn Bristow The return of Kaiapoi Domain to the Waimakariri District Council marks the start of a new chapter for the area, Building and...

The South Island’s largest classroom

    In the flow . . . Deputy principal Brian Hays says Rangiora High Schools new innovating learning environment, Rakahuri, celebrates the Ashley River. This...
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