Shake up in town

Another generation has come to know and love Elvis Presley’s songs as the Hurunui Theatre Group prepares for the musical ‘‘All Shook Up’’. The past...

Celebration of Maori culture

North Canterbury’s kapa haka celebration is continuing to grow. Initiated by Tuahiwi School in 2006, the Ka Matakura o Ruataniwha - North Canterbury Kapahaka Celebration...

New beginnings at Kaiapoi Nth

Work is about to begin on Kaiapoi North School’s redevelopment. Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey turned over the first sod on Friday, with work due to...

Ashgrove pupils raise $563 for the SPCA

Rangiora’s Ashgrove School pupils have raised $563.00 for the Canterbury branch of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). The funds came...

Forest fun run

North Loburn School is holding its popular Ashley Forest fun run this Sunday on Father’s Day. The school’s annual fundraiser will be held in the...

Tradition stays strong for spring

In many rural areas, traditional annual events have fallen by the wayside. But one small North Canterbury town is still hanging on to tradition and...

Topp Twins to help celebrate

Effervescent comedy duo the Topp Twins have been invited to Rangiora this year to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Northern A&P Association. This...

Nth Canty housing boom easing

North Canterbury’s housing boom has eased off, but is still exceeding preearthquake levels. Waimakariri District Council planning manager Nick Harrison says 666 consents for new...

Playground neighbours upset

Neighbours of Rangiora’s Koura Reserve are upset at a Rangiora Community Board’s decision to support the Waimakariri District Council’s (WDC) concept Plan A for...

Derby girls upset at venue decision

The Waismack Roller Derby team’s wheels are in a spin. The enthusiastic group of North Canterbury mums and professional working women, who have been training...
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