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  • Biodiversity ‘‘land grab’’

    The latest iteration of the National Policy Statement on Indigenous Biodiversity (NPSIB) is a massive land grab on a scale not seen in New Zealand for 140 years, Groundswell NZ spokesman Jamie McFadden says.

  • Film sparks interest in restoring biodiversity

    A documentary celebrating the restoration of wetlands by communities around New Zealand screened at the Amberley School Hall last week.

  • Former star, now director

    Bryony Jamison is looking forward to breathing new life into a character she played 10 years ago.

  • Funding boost for cycle trail

    A new multi-day cycle trail linking Christchurch City with the Waipara wine region is one step closer to reality after a $300,000 funding commitment from the Lotteries Community Facilities Grant.

  • NC incredibly lucky

    It was a pleasure to launch this year’s Volunteer Week on Monday morning in Kaiapoi, where I hosted morning tea for 40 volunteers from across 13 different local organisations. Communities around New Zealand rely on volunteer groups and individuals for a range of services, and North Canterbury is incredibly lucky to have so many people giving up their time for others.

  • Shooting for the moon fundraiser

    Fundraising stars in the North Canterbury galaxy are shooting for the moon to raise funds for Cancer Society North Canterbury.

  • Hemingford stands out after week of bull sales

    Last week’s North Canterbury sales produced some strong results.

  • North Canterbury police

    Police report on incidents to June 21

  • Rangiora central business site for sale

    The Bank of New Zealand corner in Rangiora is up for sale.

  • Slow down on rural road

    A Loburn man is urging motorist to slow down on the Loburn-Whiterock Road for the safety of wildlife, pets and even children.

Featured documents

  • Ashleigh heads to final

    North Canterbury will have one representative in the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Tasman regional final in February....

  • Kaiapoi, Saracens win away

    It was normal duty for Kaiapoi and Saracens when play resumed in the North Canterbury Luisetti Seeds division one rugby competition on Saturday....

  • Saracens improve to topple Southern

    Saracens showed significant improvement on its previous Saturday’s effort, recording a satisfying 49-19 win against Southern, the top-ranked team in its section of the Luisetti Seeds combined country rugby competition....

  • Two NC teams in semis

    It was a red-letter day for the two North Canterbury teams who had made the quarter-finals of the Luisetti Seeds Cup Combined Rugby competition....

  • Ashley right on song at Loburn

    Two of the lower-ranked North Canterbury sides, Ashley and Ohoka, both registered their first wins in the fourth round of the combined Luisetti Seeds rugby competition, while Glenmark-Cheviot and Saracens maintained their momentum with good wins....

  • Hurunui, Glenmark-Cheviot win

    Good wins by the northern teams, Glenmark-Cheviot and Hurunui were the highlights of last Saturday’s round of the Luisetti Seeds Combined Country rugby competition, while Saracens maintained its run of red-hot form....

  • Kaiapoi’s big forwards in dominant form

    Glenmark-Cheviot faces two crucial weeks if it is to qualify for the next round of the combined country rugby competition after going down to Kaiapoi 20-13 on Saturday....

  • Glenmark-Cheviot in play-offs

    As Glenmark-Cheviot and Prebbleton ran on to a sundrenched Omihi Domain for the final round robin match of this season’s Luisetti Seeds Cup, the belief was that which ever team won the match would progress through to this Saturday’s quarter-finals, and the loser would be consigned to lower section...

  • Saracens on an impressive roll

    Saracens continued its recent barnstorming performances in North Canterbury premier rugby, with a mauling of Woodend last Saturday, while Kaiapoi bounced back from its defeat by Saracens the week before, with a comfortable win over an improving Ashley XV....

  • Tears of joy as Ohoka wins

    Anyone doubting rugby is alive and well in North Canterbury should have been at Southbrook Park on Saturday for the latest round of the Luisetti Seeds Combined Country rugby competition....

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