Big turnout expected for American car day

Looking cool . . . Fletcher Smith rests on the wheel of Sarah Kenny's 1923 Ford Model T Bucket at the American Classic Car...

Baby steps in Plunket fight

By ROBYN BRISTOW A David and Goliath battle over the assets of Waiau and Culverden Plunket is under way. Local communities have thrown their financial weight...

Art on show at expo 

By Robyn Bristow Artistic talent will be showcased at the upcoming Rangiora High School PTA Art Expo. Twenty-eight local artists will be displaying their work in...

High hopes for Kaiapoi River infiltration trial

By David Hill An infiltration trial in Kaiapoi River's upper reaches has delivered promising early results. A three-year trial being carried out by Environment Canterbury (ECan)...

He is one cool cat, complete with his hat

By SHELLEY TOPP The cat in the hat had everything down pat in a polished performance at the Rangiora Town Hall last Sunday morning. The performance...

Tickled pink: Art deco flair for new complex

Kaikoura's Mayfair Theatre, closed since the 2016 earthquake, will be demolished this month to make way for a multi-purpose arts centre. Its 1930s art deco...

Restored hotel set for a new chapter

Revitalised . . . The Hurunui Hotel has been carefully restored in a way that respects its important heritage values.PHOTO: JUDITH HARRINGTON By ROBYN...

Offer could save water scheme

By ROBYN BRISTOW The struggling Hurunui Water Project (HWP) may still survive, after an offer from a long-established neighbouring irrigation scheme. Amuri Irrigation (AIC), which irrigates...

Quake’s toll on rare birds

Birds of a feather . . . Hutton's Shearwater flock of the Kaikoura coast before the 2016 quake. It is feared thousands died due...

By David Hill Roading and adopting a local alcohol policy were the main decisions in an otherwise uneventful Waimakariri District Council meeting on Tuesday (October...
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