Wild cats pose threat to New Zealand native wildlife

Feral . . . Wild cats, one of the biggest dangers to New Zealand's native wildlife, are on the increase in North Canterbury thanks...

Vehicles hold their fascination

By AMANDA BOWES Cars, trucks, tractors, farm machinery - they hold a fascination that can't be genetically explained. Growing up in a family who viewed cars...

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...

MPI moves to allay fears around Mycoplasma bovis

By David Hill Government officials have sought to allay the fears of North Canterbury farmers around Mycoplasma bovis. Nearly 200 farmers turned out at the Amberley...

The girl with the golden Halo

By SHELLEY TOPP Eight-year-old Fernside girl Niamh Lappin is a champion, thanks to her unbeatable partnership with a beagle named Halo. Niamh has won the 12-years-and-under...

Nth Canty faces adversity again

  By ROBYN BRISTOW North Canterbury is hunkering down and facing its next battle. Just as it looked like three years of drought might finally be coming...

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...

Shearing makes return

Competition shearing will return to the Oxford A&P Show on March 31. The competition, run under Shearing Sports New Zealand rules, did not feature at...

Fire a blow to precious reserve

  Hot work . . . Firefighters check for hot spots after blaze in the Medbury reserve destroyed nearly a hectare of a historic kanuka...

Impressive price for Charolais bull

Hemingford Charolais Stud in Culverden, North Canterbury, has sold the highest-priced Charolais bull sold in New Zealand in 16 years. Hemingford Maximus fetched $27,000 last...
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