Mounted riflemen cross Tasman for Anzac commemorations

  In memory . . . Hawarden lad, Fletcher Earl, is one of four representatives from the NZMRCT heading to Australia to take part in...

An interesting turn of events

By ROBYN BRISTOW The poleman is on a mission. Don Scott, of North Canterbury, is keen to find out the age of his huge British-made...

Schools perform well in agrikids contest

By DAVID HILL A small North Canterbury school exceeded its expectations at last month's young farmers event. Waikari School, which has just 37 pupils, entered three...

Replica Lotus part of student life at Rangiora High School

By DAVID HILL Rangiora High School students' labour of love is up for sale. A McGregor Lotus 7 replica car, assembled by year 12 and 13...

Virtual saleyards to the fore under lockdown

By DAVID HILL Virtual saleyards are becoming a useful tool for farmers selling stock. As stock agents explore new ways to hold sales during the Covid-19...

Regional approach welcomed by North Canterbury’s migrant community

By DAVID HILL Government plans to encourage migrant workers into the regions, away from Auckland, is good news for North Canterbury's migrant community. Rangiora-based migrants advocate...

Farmers enjoy time off farm

A loss to the Hurricanes by the Crusaders only momentarily subdued the spirits of 100 North Canterbury farmers out to enjoy a night of...

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...

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Hurunui District councillor Jason Fletcher is calling for a decision to chlorinate water supplies in the district to be rescinded.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...

Des Moore hands over the reins at NC Riding for the...

By DAVID HILL Des Moore is stepping back after seven years at the helm of the North Canterbury Riding for the Disabled (RDA). Mr Moore and his...
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