Curious tale of Cheviot dwarf

By SHELLEY TOPP When Angela Clifford insisted on giving me four rare heritage tomato plants last spring, I asked her not to. Angela is chief executive...

Call for greater clarity

By ROBYN BRISTOW Councillors needed to be clear about what they were voting for when they considered the Hurunui District Council investing $500,000 in shares...

Hunters also set sights on deer in pig hunt

Hunters will be taking aim at pigs and deer in their favourite hunting spots next month as they take to the hills for a...

Hold on to your hats, it’s Oxford’s turn to showcase rural...

A blustery northwest wind greeted early visitors to the Oxford A&P Show, but eased mid-morning to provide mild and sunny conditions for the rest...

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...

Cheviot hosts a stunning show

Editor Robyn Bristow joined visitors at the Cheviot A&P Show to celebrate the diversity of the district. Ray Duncan has greeted visitors to the Cheviot...

Couple have A&P shows in their DNA

By AMANDA BOWES This year's Hawarden Show presidents, Ian and Carol Ford, are no strangers to the A&P show scene. The couple have shown their Hereford...

Celebrating Community

Editor Robyn Bristow joined in the celebration of the Amuri district's diverse farming industry, its people and its produce at the Amuri A&P Show,...

Rare breeds a labour of love for lifestyler

By DAVID HILL Rare breeds are a labour of love for Fernside lifestyler Rachel Foster. Rachel has a small collection of rare birds and animals on...

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...
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