Battered Highfield Woolshed to be saved

By Amanda Bowes It may be buckled, bent and shifted off its piles from a ruptured fault running under it, but the historic Highfield woolshed...

North Canterbury dry and bleached

  By AMANDA BOWES For the fourth year in a row, parts of North Canterbury have taken on a familiar bleached look as the big dry...

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...

Board recommends public notification of a large quarry mooted for Eyrewell

By SHELLEY TOPP A group opposing the development of a large quarry on rural land near their Eyrewell homes was given a vote of support...

Fundraising for a new pool at Waiau “all consuming”

  By ROBYN BRISTOW As Waiau residents began picking up the pieces in the aftermath of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake last November, more than 1100 kilometres...

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...

Vintage rally boosts Rangiora RSA building fund

Leading the way . . . Denny Dunlop behind the wheel of his 1950 Lanz Bulldog, in the Rangiora RSA carpark on Waitangi Day...

Local constabulary extend a helping hand at Hawarden Ewe Fair

By AMANDA BOWES The Hawarden Ewe fair not only attracted buyers and vendors to the sale last Friday, but also the local constabulary. Three rural police...

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...

St James horse sale draws large crowd

By AMANDA BOWES An iconic kiwi station, a still summer's day, a huge crowd and a top price of $10,000 for an unbroken station horse,...
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