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...

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...

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...

Araucanas lay it on the line with their coloured eggs

By DAVID HILL If you've read the Dr Seuss story Green Eggs and Ham, the eggs may well have been laid by araucana chickens. Jose Doo,...

Hail pelts Amberley plant farm

By Robyn Bristow Hail ripped nets and peppered plants at CJ's Plant Farm on the outskirts of Amberley on Wednesday afternoon, leaving many plants battered...

Huge 130-year-old cedar is cut down to size

By ROBYN BRISTOW Sawdust flies as the butt end of a huge cedar is pushed through a Rimu break down saw at Harleston Road, near...

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...

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...

Guinea pigs strut their stuff

By SHELLEY TOPP The North Canterbury Guinea Pig Club's inaugural show at Woodend last weekend could lead to a nation-wide event. Fifty of the furry little...

Culverden farms benchmarked

The Lincoln University Dairy Farm’s (LUDF) latest season performance compares favourably to other high performing Canterbury farms. Once again the farm’s management presented its 2015/2016...
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