Book marks 150th Northern A&P Association anniversary

As Rangiora farmer and writer Philip Worthington put together a history of the Northern A&P Association to mark its 150th anniversary this year, he...

NC after-hours under review

By SHELLEY TOPP AND ROBYN BRISTOW New models of after-hours health provision in the Waimakariri and Hurunui districts are being looked at the by Canterbury...

Christmas cheer Kaikoura bound

By Robyn Bristow Santa has called on a lot of elf and horse power to ensure Christmas presents reach the children of Kaikoura. Many hands are...

Hellers barge in product to Kaikoura

By Robyn Bristow A barge from the coastal settlement of Motunau Beach in North Canterbury, will be carrying some precious cargo when it sets sail for...

Fresh produce delivered by sea to Farmers’ Market

By David Hill A North Canterbury grower is helping re-establish trade links with Kaikoura. Sefton grower Cam Brooker delivered 1.5 tonnes of fresh fruit, vegetables and...

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...

Ryman village a five-star retreat

By SHELLEY TOPP From the outside Rangiora's Charles Upham Retirement Village makes a big impact. On the inside it resembles a five-star luxury retreat. Neatly clipped lawns,...

Couple celebrates 65 years of marriage

By DAVID HILL Eddie and Norma Carr say Waipara and Amberley are barely recognisable from the places they moved to 60 years ago as a...

Rain offers respite for farmers

By ROBYN BRISTOW Rain continues to fall in pockets in North Canterbury, but the effects of the persistent drought that has hit the area are...

Brewery’s brew tops

By Robyn Bristow Brew Moon, an iconic North Canterbury brewery which recently relocated from the outskirts of Amberley to Markham Street, has won four medals in...
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