McCaw Supreme Champion at hound show

By SHELLEY TOPP A hound named after former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw won the Supreme Champion award at the Coprice South Island Hound Show...

Standardbreds get second chance

By AMANDA BOWES Glitz, glamour, comedy, good food, an auction and raffles will come together in a major fundraising event for the Canterbury Standardbred Recycling...

Heart belongs in Waikari

By AMANDA BOWES Warren Dion Smith has a jet setting lifestyle on a par with celebrities, but his heart belongs to the small town of...

President has long association with Amuri A&P Show

By AMANDA BOWES This year's Amuri A&P Show presidents, Hamish Macfarlane and his wife Sue, are ready and eagerly anticipating their annual show on March...

Quary proposal upsets Eyrewell community

By Shelley Topp A proposal to develop a quarry near homes on rural land in Eyrewell has upset many in the area. A large group of...

Hawarden Tavern sold at auction

Tavern sold . . . The Hawarden Tavern which was sold at auction last week. PHOTO: AMANDA BOWES By AMANDA BOWES The Hawarden Tavern building is...

Police turn out for a coffee and a chat

By AMANDA BOWES A coffee cart provided free hot drinks to offset a frosty Hawarden morning last week as curious locals swung by to have...

Harris Meats doubles in size

By ROBYN BRISTOW Harris Meats at Domett is expanding to increase production capacity and streamline its processes. It will double its size and introduce new technology...

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...

Gravel extraction alarms fishermen

Riverbed extraction . . . Fishermen are alarmed at the scale of gravel extraction in the Ashley River below the Ashley River State Highway...
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