Gymnasium under scrutiny at Kaiapoi High School

By DAVID HILL The possibility of helping fund a second gymnasium at Kaiapoi High School will be looked at as part of the Waimakariri District...

Boomerang Bags idea takes flight in Rangiora

By SHELLEY TOPP Support for Boomerang Bags, an Australian initiative established to reduce plastic bag use, is gaining momentum in Rangiora. Claire Buckley has kick started...

Battered Highfield Woolshed to be saved

By Amanda Bowes It may be buckled, bent and shifted off its piles from a ruptured fault running under it, but the historic Highfield woolshed...

North Canterbury dry and bleached

  By AMANDA BOWES For the fourth year in a row, parts of North Canterbury have taken on a familiar bleached look as the big dry...

A temporary pub could be open soon

Temporary home . . . It is hoped pints will start to be pulled in a temporary pub iin Waiau by the end of...

Board recommends public notification of a large quarry mooted for Eyrewell

By SHELLEY TOPP A group opposing the development of a large quarry on rural land near their Eyrewell homes was given a vote of support...

Fundraising for a new pool at Waiau “all consuming”

  By ROBYN BRISTOW As Waiau residents began picking up the pieces in the aftermath of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake last November, more than 1100 kilometres...

Indoor sports facility mooted for Waimakariri district

By DAVID HILL A state of the art indoor sports facility could be on the horizon for the Waimakariri district. While it is not part of...

Third lane in spotlight

By ROBYN BRISTOW A third southbound lane on the Waimakariri Bridge is being assessed by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA). The decision to look at a...

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...
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