Philip goes the distance

On the move .. Philip Graham and his mount, Rosewood Bashir, are bound for North Carolina. PHOTO: NEIL CLARKSON   By ROBIN MARSHALL Any thoughts of easing...

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...

It began with Henny Penny

By DAVID HILL A childhood fascination with breeding bantams has led to a North Canterbury woman studying to become a vet. Georgina "Georgie" Martin, aged 22,...

Ewes flock to annual Hawarden fair

By AMANDA BOWES The number of sheep on offer at the upcoming Hawarden Ewe Fair has surprised stock agents and has resulted in a two...

Shareholders back irrigation plan

By ROBYN BRISTOW A piped irrigation scheme of up to 9000 hectares on the south side of the Hurunui River has been approved by Amuri...

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...

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...

Working together for the community

Pete and Philippa Somerville, this year's Cheviot A&P show presidents   By ROBYN BRISTOW This year's Cheviot A&P presidents are Pete and Philippa Somerville who have been...
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