Dismay over riverside dumping

By ROBYN BRISTOW Rubbish dumped off stopbanks along the Ashley River behind the Rangiora Racecourse is "outrageous stupidity", a local resident says. One huge dump last...

Another farm adventure

By DAVID HILL The 2016 earthquake was just another challenge in the 100-year history of Woodchester Station, near Waiau. Recent droughts, the 2016 earthquake and now...

Man arrested thanks to vigilant locals and an off-duty police officer

By Robyn Bristow An off-duty officer in Cheviot has taken a wanted offender off the streets, thanks to tips from vigilant locals. The officer, who was...

3D printing skills helping keep front line staff safe

By David Hill Kaiapoi's TechMedics is using its technology to help keep North Canterbury's front line staff safe from Covid-19. Company owner Aaron Lovelace is using...

Warning to be wary of scammers when working from home

By David Hill A North Canterbury IT expert is warning families to be alert for online scammers during the Covid-19 lockdown. Aaron Lovelace, owner of Kaiapoi...

Change in fire season for the Hurunui and Waimakariri districts

The fire season in Hurunui and Waimakariri disricts will change from prohibited to restricted from midnight tonight. This means all of North Canterbury will be...

Car parking and water to the fore

By David Hill Car parking and central government regulations dominated discussion at the Waimakariri District Council's meeting on Tuesday. Councillors voted to approve a change of...

Ecological angle to new complex

Innovative . . . An artist’s impression of the retail/apartment complex being built on Rangiora’s Red Lion corner. The building, which is well advanced,...

Rubber outfit stretches imagination

By RACHEL MACDONALD Amy Roberts uses art to express herself, whether it's colouring or styling clients' hair at work or designing fashion at home. She needs...

Land earmarked for $150m village

By ROBYN BRISTOW A $150 million retirement village planned for Rangiora is expected to generate up to 60 permanent jobs. The Summerset complex will also employ...
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