North Canterbury News
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- Cruise open for convertibles
Owners of convertibles are being encouraged to dust them off and join in the second Canterbury Country Convertible Cruise.
- Local agencies join forces
A new budgeting drop-in clinic will be trialled in Rangiora this month.
- Forced reform angers mayors
Forcing water reforms on North Canterbury communities has angered local mayors.
- Track closures in HS forest
The Hanmer Heritage Forest is closed temporarily for logging operations.
- First Lady of Iceypeak
Nicola Johns and Fern were doubtful starters at the New Zealand Gundog Field Trial championships.
- Mixed response to Level 2
‘‘We held off for as long as we could, hoping for a change in alert levels,’’ chief executive Heather Warwick says.
- Hurunui Garden Festival a hit with visitors
The highlight of the Hurunui Garden Festival for Gary Mitchell was being able to proceed, after cancellation loomed the day it was scheduled to open.
- Annoying flies or wasp nests? - call Spiderban
As the days get longer and temperatures rise, the time for fly and spider control is upon us again.
- Bugling Bill the bandmaster
He is a familiar sight as the bugler at Anzac Day events around the region and now Bill Peck has been recognised with Merit Award.
- Christmas festivities curbed by Covid-19
Covid-19 uncertainty means Christmas will not be welcomed into Kaiapoi and Rangiora with the usual fanfare next month.
- Socially-minded running group
A socially-minded evening running group with a fondness for craft beer is proving popular in Rangiora....
- Help with technology on offer
Help is at hand for people feeling overwhelmed by new technology....
- 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....
- Kaiapoi’s win secures semi-final spot
Kaiapoi overcame a first-half deficit to comfortably beat Springston 32-14 in its quarter final match of the combined country rugby competition on Saturday....
- Saracens and Kaiapoi to play for NC title
True to form Saracens and Kaiapoi will compete in Saturday’s Luisetti Seeds North Canterbury rugby grand final....
- Massive turnout in Nth Canty
Mr McFadden says the Government needs to go back to the drawing board over the RMA, and find out ‘‘what is working on the ground, and what isn’t’’....
- Saracens claims the silverware
Positions swapped at the top of the North Canterbury division one rugby table when Saracens beat Kaiapoi 20-18 on Saturday....
- Hurunui locks in semi-final spot
The clash at Culverden last Saturday between Hurunui and Oxford was always going to be a vital one in determining which teams made it through to the semi-finals....
- Truffle ‘price war’ divides growers
The harvest of Perigord black truffles has started and a ‘‘price war’’ continues as values remain a third of historical prices. Allied Press’ Shawn McAvinue investigates the factors impacting the price of the ‘‘black gold’’ and the state of the industry....
- 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....