Transport firm’s journey chronicled

Long history . . . Author Evan Frew, since retired form the company, with a copy of the book at the printworks. Photo: Supplied By...

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...

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...

Georgie eyes grand final

By DAVID HILL Mustering sheep is all in a day's work for North Canterbury's Georgie Lindsay. The 24-year-old, who became the first woman to win the...

Historic church repairs finally under way

‘‘Several hundred tonnes of church’’ was hauled on to red zone land this week. Kaiapoi’s St Bartholomew’s Anglican Church building was moved on to neighbouring...

Dairy farm sales subdued, but prices are holding up

By RACHEL MACDONALD It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Charles Dickens' famous opening sentence in his famous novel, A Tale...

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,...

Councillors waver over shares

Coping with the dry .. The Hurunui Water Project will store water for shareholders to use during dry periods on their properties. This image...

Regional approach welcomed by North Canterbury’s migrant community

By DAVID HILL Government plans to encourage migrant workers into the regions, away from Auckland, is good news for North Canterbury's migrant community. Rangiora-based migrants advocate...

Champion Suffolk ram was nearly scratched

By DAVID HILL Charles Miller-Brown admits he considered scratching his champion 3-year-old Suffolk ram from the New Zealand Agricultural Show. The Amberley farmer was surprised to...
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