Geology `unrecognisable’ at Sth Bay

  By DAVID HILL Resident Ted Howard says the North Canterbury 7.8 earthquake at 12.02am on Monday morning raised the land and sea bed around South...

Nth Canty faces adversity again

  By ROBYN BRISTOW North Canterbury is hunkering down and facing its next battle. Just as it looked like three years of drought might finally be coming...

Intersection changes demanded

By ROBYN BRISTOW Leithfield Community Committee (LCC) is demanding changes to the Mill Road, State Highway One intersection just south of Amberley. The committee says residents...

Bellbird steals the show at Tuhaitara Park

By SHELLEY TOPP A bellbird singing near the Tuhaitara Coastal Park office at the Woodend Beach Domain was a treat for visitors during the park's...

Helping hand just a whistle away

  By ROBYN BRISTOW ``If you need a hand, give me a whistle''. This is the catch phrase of a new police initiative which will be launched...

Big retailers to change face of Rangiora

By Shelley Topp Rangiora's shopping centre is set for a big change with the arrival of three more corporate retailers late next year. Homewares retail giant...

Getting down to the grassroots

By Robyn Bristow It was democracy at the grassroots level. A vintage tractor on board a trailer and a ute load of fertiliser were parked up...

Road safety a life long passion

By ROBYN BRISTOW Road safety has been foremost in Tony Francis working life. Next week he will farewell the Hurunui District Council where he has been...

Wee gem back on the road again

By SHELLEY TOPP Something about the old Austin parked under a Loburn hedge caught Eric Anderson's eye. When he worked for the "power board" in the...

Cup trialling a two-day meeting

By DAVID HILL A two-day meeting is being trialled for the 102nd running of the Kaikoura Trotting Cup. The annual race meeting at Kaikoura's South Bay...
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