Kaikoura tourism operators optimistic

By DAVID HILL Kaikoura's marine tourism is operating, but at "winter levels". Local tourism operators remain optimistic about the future, despite the realisation they will effectively...

Unbridled passion for racing shines through

By DAVID HILL The Kaikoura Trotting Club's new president has the pedigree and the horses to match. Ben Smith was elected president last month, following in...

Battered Highfield Woolshed to be saved

By Amanda Bowes It may be buckled, bent and shifted off its piles from a ruptured fault running under it, but the historic Highfield woolshed...

Waipara food grower the driving force behind Eat New Zealand

Garden bounty . . . Angela Clifford picking globe artichokes in her garden at The Food Farm in Broomfield, near Amberley.PHOTO: SHELLEY TOPP By SHELLEY...

Many happy returns for 100-year-old

By ROBYN BRISTOW Milestone . . . Philip Stewart in his garden he looks after in Amberley. PHOTO: ROBYN BRISTOW Philip Stewart nearly didn't make it...

Orphaned kingfishers released in new home

Wild at heart . . . A juvenile kingfisher photographed at Hoopers Inlet on the Otago Peninsula after having just caught a crab. Three...

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...

Silvereye numbers fall

By Shelley Topp Silvereyes, one of New Zealand's most abundant birds, are in decline nationally, a new report shows. The report compiles data from Landcare Research's...

Dream result for young Swannanoa horse trainer

Hey Yo . . . Winner of almost $70,000 in stakemoney with trainer Jack Harrington at his Gold Star Racing stables in Swannanoa last...

Cultural centre a “testament of faith”

  Unveiling . . . People arrive for the official opening of the cultural learning centre at Kaiapoi High School last Thursday. PHOTO: DAVID HILL By...
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