Wanted: Top drops for NZ’s most consumer-focused wine competition

By Robyn Bristow Entries close for the 17th New World Wine Awards, on Friday, June 21. The awards are one of New Zealand's most consumer-focused wine...

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...

Cultural centre a “testament of faith”

  Unveiling . . . People arrive for the official opening of the cultural learning centre at Kaiapoi High School last Thursday. PHOTO: DAVID HILL By...

Searching the heavens for evidence of life

By DAVID HILL Local students are being encouraged to join the search for life beyond Earth. Nasa scientists Dr Mitch Schulte and Dr Jen Blank and...

Kiwis at the end of fresh fish queue

By Shelley Topp Kiwis are being pushed to the back of the queue when trying to buy fresh fish due to the huge demand for...

Volunteers valuable

Volunteers play a valuable role in the Waimakariri district, particularly those in the older age group. Waimakariri District Council community development facilitator Karen Lindsay-Lees says...

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...

Special connection celebrated

By ROBYN BRISTOW Rewi Alley's special connection to the Hurunui district was celebrated at Amberley's Chamberlain Park last weekend, a park which holds a special...

Winter festival returns to Rangiora

  Red-carpet welcome . . . The 2017 Rangiora Festival Gala night promotion held at the Fools of Desire Cafe in Rangiora's Conway Lane on...

Electricity company repositioning for challenges of the future

Repositioning . . . MainPower, North Canterbury's electricity distribution company, is changing to meet the challenges of the future. FILE PHOTO   By ROBYN BRISTOW MainPower is...
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