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...

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,...

Fundraising for a new pool at Waiau “all consuming”

  By ROBYN BRISTOW As Waiau residents began picking up the pieces in the aftermath of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake last November, more than 1100 kilometres...

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...

Bacteria found in Ashley River

Casting out . . . A fisherman tries his luck in the Ashley River. PHOTO: FISH & GAME. By RACHEL MACDONALD On top of this year's...

Hurunui opts for water investment

By ROBYN BRISTOW The Hurunui District Council has decided to spend nearly $500,000 buying 1190 shares in the proposed Hurunui Water Project irrigation scheme after...

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...

Logging into a dream

By AMANDA BOWES A log house is rising on river terraces above Lake Sumner Forest Park, fulfilling the long-held dream of Steve and Debbie Board. The...

No river dam in scheme, says CEO

Water plan . . . A map reveals the proposed pipe networks, storage facility, and the area able to be irrigated under the Hurunui...

Fish salvage in Amuri Irrigation canals

Over a thousand fish were recovered by Fish & Game from the Amuri Irrigation Scheme last week. Each year Amuri Irrigation gets North Canterbury Fish...
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