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...

Full steam ahead for Sam Panster

By AMANDA BOWES The Weka Pass Railway has its first woman steam train driver trainee. And when Sam Panster gets her ticket, she will be one...

Light weaves magic at exhibition

By SHELLEY TOPP The people chose "The Flood" as their favourite photo at the Rangiora Photographic Society's "Magic of Light" exhibition at Waikuku earlier this...

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...

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...

Wheels of all ages rocked on up to Amberley

‘If its wheels, and you love, bring it along!’ And they stuck with the theme and arrived in their hundreds. Over 450 much-loved vehicles rolled...

Patoa Farms Supreme in North Canterbury

Agribusiness was the winner on the night at the glitzy North Canterbury Business Awards gala dinner and ceremony. Patoa Farms, an outdoor farrow-tofinish pig farming...

Celebration of Maori culture

North Canterbury’s kapa haka celebration is continuing to grow. Initiated by Tuahiwi School in 2006, the Ka Matakura o Ruataniwha - North Canterbury Kapahaka Celebration...

Farm break in the country

A knees up in the country with Te Radar at the helm is being planned in North Canterbury next Friday. Farmers and partners are being...

Opening day looms for Rangiora Farmers

Rangiora’s new $14 million Farmers department store was completed yesterday. (on Wednesday) Opening day is now only a few weeks away on September 1. It...
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