Chlorination concerns aired at Amberley

By AMANDA BOWES A quiet meeting ramped up during question time as concerned residents voiced their concerns over the chlorination of the Amberley and Leithfield...

Chlorination stirs council debate

By ROBYN BRISTOW The move to chlorinate five Hurunui district water supplies has stirred up more than just community opposition. The committee structure at the Hurunui...

Extraordinary night of boxing in Amberley

By Robyn Bristow The Amberley Lions Club in conjunction with the Leithfield Boxing Club's event saw 19 bouts of "extraordinary" boxing with a feature bout...

Hands on love of horses

By AMANDA BOWES A life long love of horses has led Katrina Houston to complete a Diploma in Sports Massage for Horses. The part-time Amberley School...

Scargill show going ahead

By ROBYN BRISTOW The Waiau and Scargill earthquakes have shaken the foundations of a long established event, but it has not stopped the Scargill Horticultural...

A Spring celebration planned in Cheviot

By AMANDA BOWES Cheviot will farewell winter and welcome spring with open arms during its annual three day Spring Festival early next month. Plans are well...

Lack of cellphone service ‘crazy’

By SHELLEY TOPP A leading North Canterbury exporter is struggling to grow the business because of a lack of cellphone reception and broadband service. Eyrewell's Angus...

Chlorination prompts debate

By ROBYN BRISTOW A Hurunui District councillor says Hanmer Springs has been "shafted" over the council's decision to chlorinate the town's water supply. Cr Jason Fletcher,...

Rural fire farewelled in Hurunui

By AMANDA BOWES The Hurunui District Council bid farewell to the Hurunui Rural Fire Service at a special awards ceremony on Sunday. Firefighters from Hawarden-Waikari, Scargill,...

Social house units for Rangiora

By DAVID HILL Work is due to begin next month on 28 new social housing units in Rangiora. The planned new development in Rangiora is the...
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