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...

Committee is broken – advocate

  By ROBYN BRISTOW The Hurunui District Council has been challenged to withdraw from the Hurunui-Waiau Zone Committee. Rural Advocacy Network (RAN) chairman Jamie McFadden questioned the...

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...

Caterpillar migration

Caterpillar collection heads south ... The great grandchildren of Tracey and Peggy Gough, the founders of the Gough Group, from left, Harriet Gough, Georgia...

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...

Courage needed in earthquake recovery

By ROBYN BRISTOW Hurunui Earthquake Recovery manager Paul Wylie has warned that due to financial pressures, a minimalistic approach to recovery could lead to a...

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...

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...

Seeds sown for hemp industry

Earthworks . . . Site preparation gets under way near Culverden for a hemp processing plant. Photo: Supplied By Robyn Bristow A hemp processing facility should...

Craft beer to enjoy a truffle twist

A leader in her field ... The head of the truffle-hunting team, 5-year-old labrador-pointer cross Freddy, looks pleased with her efforts. PHOTO: SUPPLIEDĀ  By ROBYN...
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