Earthquake cash welcomed

By DAVID HILL Kaikoura is to receive a $5million boost to help with ongoing earthquake recovery work, after last week's Budget announcement. The Government has set...

Insurance blow for Waiau scouts

By ROBYN BRISTOW Waiau's Scouting group has been dealt a double blow. Its den in Balmoral Street was red-stickered after the November 2016 earthquake. However, the group,...

A living memorial to Peter Allen

By SHELLEY TOPP A memorial plaque to the late Peter Allen was unveiled at Tuhaitara Coastal Park at Woodend Beach last Sunday (May 20). The plaque...

Scooter adventure raises over $300,000

On Safari ... From left, Dan Schroeder, Rhys Frampton, Mike Boulton, Andrew Boulton, Kate Douglas and Ricky Harpur, all of North Canterbury, prepare to...

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...

Special formula in Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde - The Musical, produced by North Canterbury Musicals, May 10-26, at the Rangiora Town Hall. Reviewed by Shelley Topp The dual role...

Philip goes the distance

On the move .. Philip Graham and his mount, Rosewood Bashir, are bound for North Carolina. PHOTO: NEIL CLARKSON   By ROBIN MARSHALL Any thoughts of easing...

On a road no nowhere

Frustration . . . Resident representatives Ian Lennie, left, and Mark Paterson are angered that the Woodend bypass now appears to be in the...

Call for greater clarity

By ROBYN BRISTOW Councillors needed to be clear about what they were voting for when they considered the Hurunui District Council investing $500,000 in shares...

Bad sign for pests

Despite rain all day, more than 50 locals and some from further afield, including Darfield and Christchurch, turned up to the Waipara Hall for...
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