Quake recovery turns to younger community members

  As the November earthquake event goes into recovery phase, attention is being turned on the younger members of the community. With many youngsters living in...

Spitfire mural transforms RSA site

Incoming . . . The new Spitfire mural which provides the back drop to the Rangiora RSA's Victoria Street site. PHOTO: DAVID HILL By DAVID...

Vintage rally boosts Rangiora RSA building fund

Leading the way . . . Denny Dunlop behind the wheel of his 1950 Lanz Bulldog, in the Rangiora RSA carpark on Waitangi Day...

Tackling Cook Strait for a new pool

By ROBYN BRISTOW A call has gone out from the Amberley Community Pool Society for sponsors to support the community to swim 22.5km - 1023...

Citizenship ceremony at Tuahiwi Marae a feature of Waitangi Day

Waimakariri Mayor David Ayers is looking forward to welcoming new citizens today, Waitangi Day. In a first for the district, the Waimakariri Mayor will conduct...

Twenty years of exhibiting art celebrated in Rangiora

By SHELLEY TOPP The latest exhibition at Rangiora's Chamber Gallery marks the 20th anniversary of the Waimakariri Community Arts Council's (WCAC) exhibition programme. Eleven pieces of...

Local constabulary extend a helping hand at Hawarden Ewe Fair

By AMANDA BOWES The Hawarden Ewe fair not only attracted buyers and vendors to the sale last Friday, but also the local constabulary. Three rural police...

Patience urged when sharing highways and byways

By Florence West, an experienced North Canterbury horsewoman and tutor. Sharing the roadways with other road users has become quite a challenge for horse riders. People...

Guinea pigs strut their stuff

By SHELLEY TOPP The North Canterbury Guinea Pig Club's inaugural show at Woodend last weekend could lead to a nation-wide event. Fifty of the furry little...

Accepting honour a difficult decision

By SHELLEY TOPP Trade Aid co-founder Vi Cottrell found it difficult to accept an award in the latest New Year Honours list. Mrs Cottrell was made...
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