Enhanced dog and stock control team

By ROBYN BRISTOW An enhanced dog and stock control service has started in the Hurunui District Council with Sean Quinn being employed to do the...

Protein issues debated

By DAVID HILL Getting the right mix of proteins and reducing the carbon footprint is a complex issue. Hurunui Mayor Winton Dalley raised what he saw...

Oscar attracts adoring crowd

By SHELLEY TOPP A tiny blind owl attracted a big crowd at Emma's, an Oxford book and gift store last Sunday Oscar, a Little Owl, was...

New public toilets for Culverden

By Robyn Bristow The Hurunui District Council is a benefactor of the Government's funding for new tourism infrastructure projects. It has been allocated $224,254, from a...

Furrowed brows

Farmers were all concentration at the North Canterbury Ploughing Match Association's annual ploughing match at Alan Winter's Swannanoa farm on Sunday (20 May) . The association...

St James horses go under hammer

Off to new lives .. Four of the horses offered for sale are run into the yards. PHOTO: GAVIN MARTIN PHOTOGRAPHY   By ROBYN BRISTOW...

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...

Sophie has a nose for truffles

Nose to the grindstone . . . Sophie is busy with her truffle-hunting endeavours. Photos: Amanda Bowes   By AMANDA BOWES Harvesting truffles is no trifling task,...

Shareholder takes stand

The Silver Fern Farms’ shareholder roadshow rolls into Cheviot on Monday evening to outline why shareholders in SFF should vote against the proposed investment...

Fernside plastics factory attracts complaints

By SHELLEY TOPP A large number of complaints have been lodged with the Waimakariri District Council about the Advantage Plastics factory on rural land in...
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