Handy Landys lend a hand

By DAVID HILL The Handy Landys are heading to Kaikoura. The keen group of Lincoln University students are heading to Kaikoura to lend a hand with...

Powerful message delivered to council

By SHELLEY TOPP A boy holding a handwritten sign in the rain delivered a powerful message outside the Waimakariri District Council (WDC) offices on Tuesday...

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...

Buoyant mood as skies deliver

By ROBYN BRISTOW It was cloudy, cool, with occasional showers, but no-one cared. Organisers, competitors and visitors to the Cheviot Agricultural and Pastoral Show last Saturday...

Working together for the community

Pete and Philippa Somerville, this year's Cheviot A&P show presidents   By ROBYN BRISTOW This year's Cheviot A&P presidents are Pete and Philippa Somerville who have been...

DVD captures special day at Highfield

  Action aplenty . . . The Highfield woolshed, near Waiau, ┬áin 2010 when 24 stands were brought to life by shearers for the first...

Kaiapoi Menz Shed helping save rare parakeet

By ROBYN BRISTOW Dummy eggs and aviaries are being crafted by Kaiapoi Menz Shed personnel for the Department of Conservation (DOC) in a partnership designed...

Battered Highfield Woolshed to be saved

By Amanda Bowes It may be buckled, bent and shifted off its piles from a ruptured fault running under it, but the historic Highfield woolshed...

North Canterbury dry and bleached

  By AMANDA BOWES For the fourth year in a row, parts of North Canterbury have taken on a familiar bleached look as the big dry...

A temporary pub could be open soon

Temporary home . . . It is hoped pints will start to be pulled in a temporary pub iin Waiau by the end of...
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