Dodge Tourer originally bought for parts

The Waipara Vintage Festival, held earlier this month, was a perfect place for Andy Munro to take his 1925 Dodge Tourer for a spin. Andy,...

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...

Trust plans to restore historic scow

  By SHELLEY TOPP A new scow could soon become the flagship of the Kaiapoi River, taking over from the ill-fated MV Tuhoe. A Kaiapoi heritage trust...

Waipara food grower the driving force behind Eat New Zealand

Garden bounty . . . Angela Clifford picking globe artichokes in her garden at The Food Farm in Broomfield, near Amberley.PHOTO: SHELLEY TOPP By SHELLEY...

Zoning out in Ashley’s river park

By NEIL CLARKSON The Christmas holidays provide an ideal chance for people to explore the riverside playground right on Rangiora's doorstep. Most of the activity in...

Monster penguin identified from fossils found at Waipara, North Canterbury

3D Model . . . A new species of giant penguin found at Waipara in North Canterbury. Image: Canterbury Museum By Robyn Bristow A new species of...

Trek into Hawarden

By AMANDA BOWES Three tractors, which had trekked hundreds of kilometres, pulled up at the Hawarden Tavern on Sunday. It was not a case of thirsty...

Twenty years of exhibiting art celebrated in Rangiora

By SHELLEY TOPP The latest exhibition at Rangiora's Chamber Gallery marks the 20th anniversary of the Waimakariri Community Arts Council's (WCAC) exhibition programme. Eleven pieces of...

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...

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...
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