Hopes for a new beginning

Hopes are rising among Hanmer Springs residents that the empty Soldiers' Block at the former Queen Mary Hospital site may soon become a community...

Morale begins to wane in the Hurunui district

By ROBYN BRISTOW The morale of Hurunui residents is beginning to wane as they cope with extended recovery from compounding events, says Hurunui Mayor Winton...

Kaiapoi Menz Shed helping save rare parakeet

By ROBYN BRISTOW Dummy eggs and aviaries are being crafted by Kaiapoi Menz Shed personnel for the Department of Conservation (DOC) in a partnership designed...

Winter festival returns to Rangiora

  Red-carpet welcome . . . The 2017 Rangiora Festival Gala night promotion held at the Fools of Desire Cafe in Rangiora's Conway Lane on...

Wee gem back on the road again

By SHELLEY TOPP Something about the old Austin parked under a Loburn hedge caught Eric Anderson's eye. When he worked for the "power board" in the...

Volunteers valuable

Volunteers play a valuable role in the Waimakariri district, particularly those in the older age group. Waimakariri District Council community development facilitator Karen Lindsay-Lees says...

Board recommends public notification of a large quarry mooted for Eyrewell

By SHELLEY TOPP A group opposing the development of a large quarry on rural land near their Eyrewell homes was given a vote of support...

Trust plans to restore historic scow

  By SHELLEY TOPP A new scow could soon become the flagship of the Kaiapoi River, taking over from the ill-fated MV Tuhoe. A Kaiapoi heritage trust...

Visitors returning to Hanmer Springs

By ROBYN BRISTOW Hanmer Springs businesses are "delighted and relieved" that visitors are returning to the alpine village. Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools chief executive Graeme Abbot...

Light weaves magic at exhibition

By SHELLEY TOPP The people chose "The Flood" as their favourite photo at the Rangiora Photographic Society's "Magic of Light" exhibition at Waikuku earlier this...
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