Targeting domestic timber delivers results

By Shelley Topp A decision to develop Jimmy's Creek Forest, near Motunau in North Canterbury, with the New Zealand domestic market in mind has been...

Volunteer shortage bites

By ROBYN BRISTOW The Amuri St John Ambulance is in a perilous position. Once the rock of North Canterbury's ambulance ranks, it is struggling to crew...

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...

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...

Online orders skyrocket under lockdown

By DAVID HILL Farmers' markets have closed, but business is booming for one popular stallholder. Sefton-based Grown's home delivery service has "gone through the roof" since...

Celebrated pipe band set to mark 90 years

By SHELLEY TOPP McAlpines North Canterbury Pipe Band will celebrate 90 years of bagpipe playing this October. To mark the occasion, an open day will...

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...

Anger over wetland mapping

Mapped . . . A wetland the McFaddens developed in one of their paddocks which attracted the attention of ECan's mapping. Photo: Supplied By...
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