Pest study producing results

A trial of integrated pest management (IPM) strategies in forage brassica crops has shown positive signs. The first year of a three-year evaluation conducted by...

Third lane in spotlight

By ROBYN BRISTOW A third southbound lane on the Waimakariri Bridge is being assessed by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA). The decision to look at a...

Celebrated pipe band set to mark 90 years

By SHELLEY TOPP McAlpines North Canterbury Pipe Band will celebrate 90 years of bagpipe playing this October. To mark the occasion, an open day will...

Philip goes the distance

On the move .. Philip Graham and his mount, Rosewood Bashir, are bound for North Carolina. PHOTO: NEIL CLARKSON   By ROBIN MARSHALL Any thoughts of easing...

Des Moore hands over the reins at NC Riding for the...

By DAVID HILL Des Moore is stepping back after seven years at the helm of the North Canterbury Riding for the Disabled (RDA). Mr Moore and his...

Call for greater clarity

By ROBYN BRISTOW Councillors needed to be clear about what they were voting for when they considered the Hurunui District Council investing $500,000 in shares...

Chlorination raises ire in the Hurunui district

By STAFF REPORTERS Hurunui District councillor Jason Fletcher is calling for a decision to chlorinate water supplies in the district to be rescinded. Cr Fletcher, who...

Teagan eyes the future of farming

Scholarship awarded . . . Teagan Graham, of Rangiora, has received a Silver Fern Farms scholarship. PHOTO: SUPPLIED By DAVID HILL A passion for animals and...

Tasman Tykes national runners up

By DAVID HILL North Loburn School has produced another quality performance to finish runner up in the AgriKids grand final. Competing in Feilding on Friday, July...

Bacteria found in Ashley River

Casting out . . . A fisherman tries his luck in the Ashley River. PHOTO: FISH & GAME. By RACHEL MACDONALD On top of this year's...
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