Show tradition under threat

By DAVID HILL The future of a Kiwi agricultural tradition that dates back more than century is unclear as A&P associations weigh the risks of...

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...

Handy Landys lend a hand

By DAVID HILL The Handy Landys are heading to Kaikoura. The keen group of Lincoln University students are heading to Kaikoura to lend a hand with...

Shareholder takes stand

The Silver Fern Farms’ shareholder roadshow rolls into Cheviot on Monday evening to outline why shareholders in SFF should vote against the proposed investment...

Powerful message delivered to council

By SHELLEY TOPP A boy holding a handwritten sign in the rain delivered a powerful message outside the Waimakariri District Council (WDC) offices on Tuesday...

Art in the expansive Flaxmere Garden

Stainless steel pigs . . . An exhibit by Sarah Clarke at last year's Art in a Garden. Photo: Amanda Bowes By AMANDA BOWES The South...

Araucanas lay it on the line with their coloured eggs

By DAVID HILL If you've read the Dr Seuss story Green Eggs and Ham, the eggs may well have been laid by araucana chickens. Jose Doo,...

Building boom continues in Waimakariri

By DAVID HILL Waimakariri's building boom is continuing and its population is on track to top 70,000 over the next decade. Waimakariri District Council planning manager...

Mounted riflemen cross Tasman for Anzac commemorations

  In memory . . . Hawarden lad, Fletcher Earl, is one of four representatives from the NZMRCT heading to Australia to take part in...

Kaiapoi Menz Shed helping save rare parakeet

By ROBYN BRISTOW Dummy eggs and aviaries are being crafted by Kaiapoi Menz Shed personnel for the Department of Conservation (DOC) in a partnership designed...
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