Funding crucial to tyre plan

By ROBYN BRISTOW Amberley's mountain of used tyres may soon become fuel for a furnace. Former Hurunui District councillor Julia McLean and Bruce Gledhill have formed...

No bunker mentality for John

By ROBYN BRISTOW Advancing years and the need for a cocktail of drugs to ward off the effects of rheumatoid arthritis is not going to...

Leithfield Club boxing well above its weight

By ROBYN BRISTOW Boxing has turned Bo-Dean (Missy) Blackburn's life around. Missy is fit, trim, doesn't drink and is a no nonsense sort of gal. "I was...

If the shoe fits, weld it

Well used .. Hamish Hartnell's raw materials come from Alpine Horse Safaris' trekking operation.shoes are being transformed into garden features in a shed in...

First steps towards a Kaiapoi forest

A helping hand . . . Former Chalres Street residents Rosemary and Stephen Oram plant a Coprosma propinqua (Mingimingi), last Saturday during the Honda...

New Deputy Mayor appointed

Vince Daly has been appointed Deputy Mayor of the Hurunui District Council. He replaces Jason Fletcher who has resigned from the council. Cr Daly was elected...

Waimak MP calls for calm as GPs wait for vaccines

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey is asking residents to support their local GPs after receiving appeals for help from staff in a local GP practice. "I...

Free online yoga on Facebook

BY SHELLEY TOPP Padmavati Maharana, owner of Rangiora Yoga, is providing free online yoga classes on her Facebook page during the coronavirus ockdown. The one-hour classes...

District’s economy surges

By ROBYN BRISTOW The Waimakariri district's economy and population continue to grow. The latest Infometrics Quarterly Economic Monitor shows the local economy grew 3.1 percent in...

New school under way

By Shelley Topp The first step has been taken in the construction of a new $13.2 million Rangiora primary school. The milestone was marked last Friday...
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