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...

HWP share buy up to be debated

By ROBYN BRISTOW The Hurunui District Council is considering buying shares in the Hurunui Water Project (HWP). It is budgeting to buy $500,000 worth of shares...

Virtual `farmy army’ co-ordinating rural response

By Robyn Bristow Federated Farmers is overwhelmed with offers of help flowing into North Canterbury following Monday's early morning 7.8 earthquake. However, it is asking people...

A celebration of rural excellence

    By Robyn Bristow Contrasting contributions to agriculture and their communities, earned two Oxford women recognition at the Oxford A&P show on Saturday. Christine Roberts, the executive...

Surprise award for musical stalwart

By SHELLEY TOPP Decades of dedication to North Canterbury musicals by Dave Sanderson have been recognised in a special presentation. The surprise presentation of the Musical...

Tighter nitrate limits loom

  By DAVID HILL Nitrate limits look certain to be tightened in the Waimakariri Zone after Environment Canterbury's recent assessments. Waimakariri Zone committee chairman Dave Ashby says...

Artist reflects ray of hope

By SHELLEY TOPP Tim Stephenson's new photographic exhibition reflects his journey back from near death after a bad jet-ski accident. Hope - Shining a Light Into...

Grant to fund feasibility study on historic building

By ROBYN BRISTOW Plans to bring the Soldiers' Block to life at the former Queen Mary Hospital site in Hanmer Springs has taken a tentative...

Remembering Passchendaele in Kaiapoi

By DAVID HILL Speaking at a Passchendaele centennial commemoration service at the Kaiapoi Cenotaph last Thursday, Kaiapoi High School history teacher David Hodgson said to...

Tasman Tykes national runners up

By DAVID HILL North Loburn School has produced another quality performance to finish runner up in the AgriKids grand final. Competing in Feilding on Friday, July...
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