Water focus must remain

By DAVID HILL Waimakariri Zone Committee chairman Michael Blackwell has warned that the "environmental crisis" should not take a back seat to the Covid-19 recovery. Mr...

Horticulture potential excites outgoing water chairman

By ROBYN BRISTOW A move by Ngai Tahu into horticulture on its property at Balmoral, in the Amuri Basin, has exciting potential for the Hurunui...

Chlorination raises ire in the Hurunui district

By STAFF REPORTERS Hurunui District councillor Jason Fletcher is calling for a decision to chlorinate water supplies in the district to be rescinded. Cr Fletcher, who...

New public toilets for Culverden

By Robyn Bristow The Hurunui District Council is a benefactor of the Government's funding for new tourism infrastructure projects. It has been allocated $224,254, from a...

MPI moves to allay fears around Mycoplasma bovis

By David Hill Government officials have sought to allay the fears of North Canterbury farmers around Mycoplasma bovis. Nearly 200 farmers turned out at the Amberley...

St James horses go under hammer

Off to new lives .. Four of the horses offered for sale are run into the yards. PHOTO: GAVIN MARTIN PHOTOGRAPHY   By ROBYN BRISTOW...

Spring lambs bring renewed optimism

The new lambing season has brought some fresh optimism for North Canterbury farmers. The mild winter and recent rain has made for a comfortable lambing...

Much loved 1934 Bugatti to stay in New Zealand

By GLORIA MICALLEF Bob Turnbull's much loved 1934 Bugatti Type 57 Gangloff Roadster has found a permanent home in New Zealand. Its sale was managed by...

Bacteria found in Ashley River

Casting out . . . A fisherman tries his luck in the Ashley River. PHOTO: FISH & GAME. By RACHEL MACDONALD On top of this year's...

Wild cats pose threat to New Zealand native wildlife

Feral . . . Wild cats, one of the biggest dangers to New Zealand's native wildlife, are on the increase in North Canterbury thanks...
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