Online orders skyrocket under lockdown

By DAVID HILL Farmers' markets have closed, but business is booming for one popular stallholder. Sefton-based Grown's home delivery service has "gone through the roof" since...

Rescue helicopter emergency fundraiser

By SHELLEY TOPP The first call for help came less than an hour after the 7.8 earthquake hit at 12.02am on November 14. Now the Westpac...

Farms targeted by thieves

Farm fuel stores are being picked off by thieves, spurred on by high prices at the pump. Vehicles and other valuable farm plant are...

Biography chronicles JJ’s rich and long life

By ROBYN BRISTOW Writing the biography of Hurunui stalwart John J. O'Carroll has been a pleasure and a privilege, says Rangiora author, Gerald Sandrey. In keeping...

Six appeal: Ewe breeds her own flock

Six of the best . . . Mum dotes on her sextuplets. The sixth lamb is partially obscured at left. Photo: Supplied By ROBYN BRISTOW A...

Irrigation scheme given funding boost

By Robyn Bristow Crown Irrigation Investments has brought some good news to the Hurunui district as many struggle to cope with the after shocks from...

Patience urged when sharing highways and byways

By Florence West, an experienced North Canterbury horsewoman and tutor. Sharing the roadways with other road users has become quite a challenge for horse riders. People...

Enhanced dog and stock control team

By ROBYN BRISTOW An enhanced dog and stock control service has started in the Hurunui District Council with Sean Quinn being employed to do the...

Protein issues debated

By DAVID HILL Getting the right mix of proteins and reducing the carbon footprint is a complex issue. Hurunui Mayor Winton Dalley raised what he saw...

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...
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