Anger over wetland mapping

Mapped . . . A wetland the McFaddens developed in one of their paddocks which attracted the attention of ECan's mapping. Photo: Supplied By...

Celebrated pipe band set to mark 90 years

By SHELLEY TOPP McAlpines North Canterbury Pipe Band will celebrate 90 years of bagpipe playing this October. To mark the occasion, an open day will...

Helping hand just a whistle away

  By ROBYN BRISTOW ``If you need a hand, give me a whistle''. This is the catch phrase of a new police initiative which will be launched...

North Canterbury dry and bleached

  By AMANDA BOWES For the fourth year in a row, parts of North Canterbury have taken on a familiar bleached look as the big dry...

It isn’t easy being green

By RACHEL MACDONALD The district is drowning under a sea of grass as a potentially record-breaking growing season continues apace. Anyone driving the Waimakariri's rural roads...

SI Field Days sites open

Online applications are open to exhibit at the South Island Agricultural Field Days (SIAFD) being held at Kirwee next year. SIAFD will take place from...

Gary sees a future in eucalyptus

By DAVID HILL Gary Fleming's efforts to advocate for the value of eucalyptus trees has been recognised. The North Canterbury farmer was named Farm Forester of...

Logging into a dream

By AMANDA BOWES A log house is rising on river terraces above Lake Sumner Forest Park, fulfilling the long-held dream of Steve and Debbie Board. The...

Naturally durable trees seen as timber of future

By SHELLEY TOPP The owner of Mount Grey Homestead farm in Ashley, which has more than 650 varieties of trees and shrubs planted over 100...

Temporary pub opens its doors

    Pouring pints . . . Co-owners Michelle Beri (left) and Lindsay Collins (centre) are pleased to be back behind the bar, in the temporary...
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