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...

Offer could save water scheme

By ROBYN BRISTOW The struggling Hurunui Water Project (HWP) may still survive, after an offer from a long-established neighbouring irrigation scheme. Amuri Irrigation (AIC), which irrigates...

Garden tour to raise funds for NCRDA

By SHELLEY TOPP A garden tour will be held next month to raise money for the North Canterbury Riding for the Disabled (NCRDA). It is being...

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...

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...

Fernside plastics factory attracts complaints

By SHELLEY TOPP A large number of complaints have been lodged with the Waimakariri District Council about the Advantage Plastics factory on rural land in...

Riverbed policy condemned

Riverbed controversy .. Hurunui farmer Dave Holland, left, with Rural Advocacy Network chairman Jamie McFadden. Mr Holland's pasture below them, beside the Hurunui River,...

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...

DVD captures special day at Highfield

  Action aplenty . . . The Highfield woolshed, near Waiau,  in 2010 when 24 stands were brought to life by shearers for the first...

Helping hand for groups

A native walkway though waste land adjacent to the Waikari’s Village Green has been given a hand up. The Waikari Volunteer Fire Brigade has been...
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