Lockdown opening for new Ravenswood supermarket

New World has opened its first supermarket in lockdown - Ravenswood New World - north of Woodend. It was a different kind of opening to...

Taking Covid-19 in their stride

By DAVID HILL There are positive signs local businesses can bounce back quickly from the latest lockdown. North Canterbury businesses have largely been taking the latest...

Hurunui district attractive to visitors

By ROBYN BRISTOW Lockdown has been a setback for Hurunui Tourism, but it is not all bad news. In a year of challenges and hurdles for...

Concerns about Flyride on Hanmer Spring’s Conical Hill

By Robyn Bristow A group of Hanmer Springs residents and property owners say a flyride proposed in the alpine village will ruin everything that is...

Supporting local in North Canterbury

By David Hill Enterprise North Canterbury has been supporting local producers to keep operating during lockdown. Using its Made North Canterbury provenance brand, Enterprise North Canterbury...

Business as usual for Satisfy Food Rescue

Thumbs up . . . Satisfy Food Rescue distribution co-ordinator Michelle Campbell gives the thumbs up to supporters of the food rescue service. Photo:...

Cust River stopbank upgrade to cost $75,000

By SHELLEY TOPP A Cust River stopbank alongside O'Roarkes Road in Fernside is being upgraded by Environment Canterbury at a cost of $75,000. The stopbank is...

Waipara River in the spotlight

By ROBYN BRISTOW Restoring the natural character of the Waipara River, planting natives along its banks, and encouraging the return of wildlife, are the aims...

Youth leader finds her groove

By DAVID HILL Emily Belton is looking forward to getting know the youth of Waimakariri. The new Waimakariri District Council youth development facilitator has spent her...

Groundswell plans further action

By ROBYN BRISTOW Groundswell is planning further action if it doesn't get a Government response by August 16 to its protest over unworkable regulations. It has...
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