Pool fund gets $942,000

Funding secured ... An artist's impression of Waiau's new pool, which is scheduled to open in late summer. IMAGE: SUPPLIED By ROBYN BRISTOW The wrecked Waiau...

Another opportunity to eat to the beat

By DAVID HILL Rangiora's HappyHire's Eats and BeatsĀ event is back for a second year with its wide range of foods and musical beats. Last year's event...

Family navigates 150 years in retailing

By NEIL CLARKSON Retailing has run through the veins of the Blackwell family for six generations. That story has now been chronicled in a book...

Air cadets to the very core

By DAVID HILL Rangiora's air cadets have outgrown their buildings. The No.88 Squadron Air Training Corps (ATC), based at Rangiora Airfield, was only commissioned two years...

Steaming through the darkness

On track . . . Guardsman Matthew Morrison waits for passengers to return to the Weka Pass steam train at Waikari for its return...

A room with a view

By ROBYN BRISTOW A legacy of a bygone era is being brought back to life in the Hurunui district. The historic Balmoral Forest fire lookout, high...

Images of proposed $26m Waimakariri Stadium released

By DAVID HILL Images of the proposed $26 million Waimakariri indoor sports stadium have been released. The facility is expected to be included in next year's...

Much of tyre mountain remains near Amberley

By ROBYN BRISTOW Concern is growing about the mountain of old tyres on the outskirts of Amberley. Efforts to remove them have so far made only...

Baking era ends for Frickers

  By AMANDA BOWES Baking is in the blood, but after 14 years of supplying the Amberley Farmers' Market with fresh bread, the Frickers, of Waikari,...

NZ Post boxes removed in Rangiora

By SHELLEY TOPP A decision to remove eight of Rangiora's post boxes puts New Zealand Post in breach of the State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) Act, a...
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