Sausages to tease tastebuds again

By RACHEL MACDONALD Forget the Colonel's 11 secret herbs and spices. A jealously guarded family recipe for the first sausages to be exported from New Zealand...

Kaiapoi Community Gardens new cottage community asset

By SHELLEY TOPP The inviting aroma of bone broth cooking provided a warm welcome inside the Kaiapoi Community Gardens new cottage last week. Volunteers at the...

WIL enters nitrate discussion

Nitrate levels in Christchurch's drinking water are not expected to exceed safe drinking levels in the future, according to Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL). Chief executive...

A room with a view

By ROBYN BRISTOW A legacy of a bygone era is being brought back to life in the Hurunui district. The historic Balmoral Forest fire lookout, high...

The future and the environment key themes at Waimakariri Council meeting

By David Hill Planning for the future and protecting the environment were the key themes of this week's Waimakariri District Council meeting. Councillors voted to adopt...

Annual ride draws 365 bikers

By Shelley Topp A Timaru teenager won the main event in Waimakariri's annual Bridge To Bridge Mountainbike Ride last Sunday. James Corry, aged 16, a student...

Loburn School gears up for jubilee

By RACHEL MACDONALD Registrations are open, the band is booked, and the cake is being planned, as preparations ramp up for Loburn School's 150th Jubilee...

Plan reveals growth areas in Waimakariri’s towns

By DAVID HILL Rangiora and Kaiapoi could be in for further expansion as the Waimakariri district looks to accommodate a growing population. Future development areas have...

Anger over wetland mapping

Mapped . . . A wetland the McFaddens developed in one of their paddocks which attracted the attention of ECan's mapping. Photo: Supplied By...

Dogs destroyed following attack in Loburn

By Robyn Bristow Three dogs have been destroyed after a dog attack on Swamp Road, Loburn, North Canterbury on Tuesday night. A women, who was out...
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