New sport gets a foothold

By SHELLEY TOPP A new form of golf using a size-five soccer ball and no clubs proved popular at Rangiora Golf Course last Sunday. The game,...

New hall rises from the ashes

A 2015 blaze destroyed Omihi's 91-year-old hall, which was home to the historic Glenmark Rugby Club. Today, a new $1 million building is rising...

Hunter’s stellar race year

By SHELLEY TOPP A young Rangiora motorsport enthusiast is having a season to remember this year. Hunter Rowland, aged 17, is second in the New Zealand...

Ramble benefits diabetes group

By SHELLEY TOPP The Lions Ashley River Ramble proved a success for the organiser's chosen charity, Youth Diabetes Canterbury, last Sunday. The new event for walkers,...

Skyla makes impressive debut

By SHELLEY TOPP The young niece of champion BMX riders Tahlia and Ella Hansen made an impressive race debut at the North Canterbury BMX club's...

No bunker mentality for John

By ROBYN BRISTOW Advancing years and the need for a cocktail of drugs to ward off the effects of rheumatoid arthritis is not going to...

Kayaker: ‘It’s an awesome lifestyle’

By DAVID HILL Sam Milne is living the dream. The former Kaiapoi High School student has been training competitors on the Hurunui and Waimakariri rivers...

Decades of sports writing recognised

By ROBYN BRISTOW A stalwart of local sport in North Canterbury, Lindsay Kerr, who describes himself as nothing more than a "weekend hack", has been...

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...

Schoolgirl shining light in Canterbury team

Determination . . . Grace Brooker, with ball in hand, charges to the try line in a match against Hanan Shield at the South...
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