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...

Amuri Net to deliver faster rural broadband to North Canterbury

North Canterbury rural internet provider Amuri Net will be delivering faster rural broadband to more rural Cantabrians following today's announcement of details of the...

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...

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...

Pest study producing results

A trial of integrated pest management (IPM) strategies in forage brassica crops has shown positive signs. The first year of a three-year evaluation conducted by...

Transport firm’s journey chronicled

Long history . . . Author Evan Frew, since retired form the company, with a copy of the book at the printworks. Photo: Supplied By...

Trial produces abundant grass in Nth Canty

North Canterbury sheep and beef farmer, Hamish Murray, got more grass than he bargained for this spring when trialling liquid nitrogen and gibberellic acid. Mr...

Cowboy challenges at Gracebrook

By SHELLEY TOPP Cowboys and their mounts turned out in force at the Gracebrook Equestrian Training Centre in Amberley last Sunday. Organiser of the Cowboy Challenge...

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...

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...
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