Funding crucial to tyre plan

By ROBYN BRISTOW Amberley's mountain of used tyres may soon become fuel for a furnace. Former Hurunui District councillor Julia McLean and Bruce Gledhill have formed...

Resilience to shine through

By DAVID HILL Kaiapoi is once again showing resilience in the face of adversity. Waimakariri Deputy Mayor Neville Atkinson says the town's earthquake experience meant the...

Water focus must remain

By DAVID HILL Waimakariri Zone Committee chairman Michael Blackwell has warned that the "environmental crisis" should not take a back seat to the Covid-19 recovery. Mr...

Mollie’s recycling legacy

Mollie Anderson ... The recycling stalwart has died at the age of 91. PHOTO: SUPPLIED By ROBYN BRISTOW Mollie Anderson was a pioneer in recycling. Her...

Ward is in, boots and all

By DAVID HILL Ward Shearman has had an interesting start to his role as the Hurunui District Council's youth development officer. The former soldier was barely...

Retailers try hand at level 3

By SHELLEY TOPP The Rangiora and Kaiapoi central business districts have sprung back to life after the move to a level-3 lockdown. After almost five weeks...

Tourism casualties expected

  By ROBYN BRISTOW Grim news continues for North Canterbury as the effects of the Covid-19 lockdown bite. The Hanmer Springs Heritage Hotel is being mothballed, Hanmer...

Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools will open as soon as possible

By Robyn Bristow Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa manager Graeme Abbot says the complex is part of the fabric of Hanmer Springs and it...

Waimakariri prepared for Alert level 2

By David Hill The Waimakariri District Council is preparing to transition to Alert Level 2. Speaking at Tuesday's (May 5) council meeting, chief executive Jim Palmer...

Water supplies a huge slice of Hurunui District Council’s `shovel ready’...

By Robyn Bristow Upgrading water supplies is the most meaningful and significant project the Hurunui District Council is promoting as "shovel ready'', says Hurunui Mayor...
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