Baking era ends for Frickers

  By AMANDA BOWES Baking is in the blood, but after 14 years of supplying the Amberley Farmers' Market with fresh bread, the Frickers, of Waikari,...

Restored church in line for awards

By DAVID HILL Kaiapoi's restored St Bartholomew's Church is a finalist for three awards. The category one-listed heritage church, built in 1855, was officially reopened last...

A fundraising tour de force

In training . . . Fernside's Aaron Hill is preparing for the ride of his life. PHOTO: SUPPLIED By DAVID HILL A North Canterbury multi-sport athlete...

Hopes for a new beginning

Hopes are rising among Hanmer Springs residents that the empty Soldiers' Block at the former Queen Mary Hospital site may soon become a community...

Cheviot hosts a stunning show

Editor Robyn Bristow joined visitors at the Cheviot A&P Show to celebrate the diversity of the district. Ray Duncan has greeted visitors to the Cheviot...

Students set sail for the Kermadecs

By ROBYN BRISTOW Two young North Canterbury adventurers, Yonni Kepes and Miriam Clark, say they are privileged to be part of a team which set...

Fire truck reborn as a home on wheels

By Shelley Topp A former specialist ladder truck for the Wellington Central Fire Brigade now goes on picnics and fishing trips. The 1982 Mack CF685 fire...

Seeing the world by Model T

Touring in style . . . Dutch couple Dirk and Trudy Regter drive through Rangiora during the latest leg of their Model T world...

Orphaned kingfishers released in new home

Wild at heart . . . A juvenile kingfisher photographed at Hoopers Inlet on the Otago Peninsula after having just caught a crab. Three...

Historic estate to be sold

Historic Tipapa Estate has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years, being reborn as a North Canterbury events venue. Now, owner John Carr is looking...
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