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...

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...

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...

Lone piper pipes in solitude in regional park

By SHELLEY TOPP The mystery of Rangiora's lone piper has been solved. The early-evening sound of bagpipes near Rangiora Racecourse comes from Colin Cameron. The sixth generation...

Justin makes the grade

By SHELLEY TOPP The Rangiora Aikido Dojo's mid-year grading last Saturday was a special event for one of its instructors, Justin Galbraith, who was awarded...

Hurunui says thank you New Zealand

By ROBYN BRISTOW The Hurunui district thanked New Zealand last Friday night. A Special Community Service Award was accepted by Waiau Volunteer Fire Brigade chief fire...

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...

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...

Community fund set up by AIC

By ROBYN BRISTOW The completion of a multi-million dollar contract to pipe the Amuri Irrigation Company's (AIC) scheme is being celebrated with the setting up...

Speed limits under scrutiny at Waimakariri DC meeting

By David Hill Speed limits proved to be a hot topic at a Waimakariri District Council meeting on Tuesday, August 7. A proposal to reduce the...
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