North Canterbury News
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- Seniors taking care of grandchildren
Most seniors are free to enjoy friend’s company, travel and retirement.
- Museum calendar
Rangiora Borough School, which celebrates its 150th jubilee this year, features in Rangiora Museum’s 2024 calendar.
- Christmas cheer solutions sought
Solutions are needed to bring Christmas cheer to struggling families, says Waimakariri Deputy Mayor Neville Atkinson.
- Artist’s work featured
The spirit of Christmas was the inspiration for Oxford, artist Grant Philip, who paints by holding a brush in his mouth.
- Kaiapoi pupils climb high
Kaiapoi North School students have been rising to new heights.
- Cycle safety campaign needed to keep cyclists safe on the road
Rangiora’s Dave Wilmott wants a cycling safety campaign after a friend was knocked off his e-bike in a hit-and-run accident in the town.
- The North Course popular
The North Course, North Canterbury’s celebration of local food, beverage and hospitality, is proving popular with local diners part way through the month-long event.
- Memorial service at crash site
The niece of a New Zealand airman killed 80 years ago says visiting the crash site was an experience she will always cherish.
- NC Police report
Police have issued a warning to Rangiora residents to lock up their vehicles, and remove valuables over night, after vehicles north of Blackett Street were targeted by thieves over several evenings.
- Focus on fly tippers
The Fernside community is being urged to report any suspicious activity to Environment Canterbury after rubbish was dumped alongside the Cust River.
- Amberley Beach bund successful
It was first constructed in 1993 in response to coastal flooding the year before, and was extended to the full length of the settlement in 2003....
- Three NC teams squander half time leads
It was agony for three North Canterbury clubs in the latest round of the Luisetti Combined Country rugby competition....
- A red-letter day for North Canterbury rugby
Last Saturday was a red-letter day for North Canterbury rugby....
- Strong start to NC division 1 rugby season
It was a blast from the past with four traditionally strong teams coming out on top in the first round of the Luisetti Seeds North Canterbury competition....
- 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....
- Wet weather skills on display
The onset of cold, wet conditions throughout the sub union was the dominant theme of the penultimate round of the Luisetti Seeds senior North Canterbury rugby competition....
- Four teams vying for semi finals spots
Kaiapoi came from a 0-15 deficit in the first 20 minutes, to beat Saracens 33-27 in the latest round of the Luisetti Seeds Combined Country rugby competition played on Saturday....
- Old foes to meet in Nth Canty rugby final
Arch-rivals Glenmark-Cheviot and Kaiapoi will again face each other in the North Canterbury rugby senior grand final this Saturday....
- Waimakariri forced to chlorinate water
All drinking water supplies in the Waimakariri District are to be chlorinated....
- 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....