Cheviot well placed for SH1 rebuild

By ROBYN BRISTOW Cheviot could become the supply town for the rebuild of State Highway One to Kaikoura. Hurunui District Council chief executive officer Hamish Dobbie...

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...

Huge 130-year-old cedar is cut down to size

By ROBYN BRISTOW Sawdust flies as the butt end of a huge cedar is pushed through a Rimu break down saw at Harleston Road, near...

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...

Helping hand just a whistle away

  By ROBYN BRISTOW ``If you need a hand, give me a whistle''. This is the catch phrase of a new police initiative which will be launched...

Day of celebration at Northern A & P show

By David Hill The Northern (Rangiora) Agricultural and Pastoral Association's 150th anniversary show will be a celebration of the district's past. While the day's programme is...

Action packed three days at 150th show

By DAVID HILL The Topp Twins are coming to Rangiora to help celebrate the 150th Northern (Rangiora) Agricultural and Pastoral Show. The iconic New Zealand performers...

Enhanced dog and stock control team

By ROBYN BRISTOW An enhanced dog and stock control service has started in the Hurunui District Council with Sean Quinn being employed to do the...

Glyphosate impact debated

By DAVID HILL The Waimakariri District Council is to seek advice from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, as seeks to make sense of conflicting...

Record crop in drought

Canterbury’s drought has helped the region’s wheat growers produce a bumper crop. Foundation for Arable Research chairperson and farmer David Birkett is in line to...
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