Waimak MP welcomes new health role

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says he is delighted to be selected as National’s Associate Spokesperson for Health in this week’s party reshuffle, while retaining...

Hanmer plan change gets nod

By ROBYN BRISTOW A 12.97 hectare block of land on the east side of Argelins Road in Hanmer Springs could soon be opened up to...

New technology in the supermarket aisles

By ROBYN BRISTOW Technology beat good old fashioned slog in a shop-off at PAK'nSAVE Rangiora on Tuesday morning. Two North Canterbury Newsreaders who won a draw...

The artistry of photocopying

Invited guest .. Jennine Bailey, of Christchurch, at the opening of photocopy artist Anjie Connon's solo exhibition I Do in Rangiora last Sunday. PHOTO:...

Youth hit badly by Covid-19 job losses

By DAVID HILL Young people are being disproportionately affected by Covid-19 job losses. How to engage young people in the recovery was just one of the...

Lifestyle village proposed for Amberley

By ROBYN BRISTOW A lifestyle village and aged-care hospital is planned for a 12.4-hectare site to the south-east of Amberley. It will provide work for about...

Councillors vote for the status quo on Mayor’s salary

By David Hill The mayor's salary, Covid-19 recovery and sustainability dominated discussion at Tuesday's (July 7) Waimakariri District Council meeting. Councillors voted by 6-4 against accepting...

Boris back from wilderness

Big boy .. Mighty Boris, right, dwarfs the bulls at Island Hills Station. He is standing in front of a deer fence. PHOTO: SUPPLIED By...

Opportunity knocks for St John in Rangiora

Opening day celebration ... The Rangiora St John Opportunity Shop manager Jewels O'Hare with Waimakariri District Mayor Dan Gordon. PHOTOS: SHELLEY TOPP By STAFF REPORTERS An...

Meet the mayoral teddy bear

North Canterbury grandmother Debby Heard presented Dan Bear, kitted out in Mr Gordon's likeness, to him last Friday. Mr Gordon says Dan Bear wil take...
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