Sunday, April 30, 2017
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Inmate spends a month in hospital after brutal Christchurch attack

An inmate who suffered life-threatening injuries in a brutal attack at Christchurch Men's Prison is still in hospital a month on from the incident.

Rates concern for new facility

Some Hororata residents are concerned that a possible new community centre being considered could push up rates.

From the Beehive and back to farm

Hororata farm manager Kerry Higgins is a national finalist in the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards. He spoke to Tom Doudney about what's involved with managing a large herd, the cow's different personalities, and his former job working security at parliament

School holiday programme beats boredom

Children in Lincoln, Rolleston, Leeston and Darfield have been making the most of the school holidays.

Waihora takes spoils

Waihora took out Saturday’s all-Ellesmere encounter against Burnham/Dunsandel/Irwell at Tai Tapu Domain.

Firefighters free child trapped in bathroom

Firefighters helped free a baby who had locked themselves in a bathroom.

Fire lit in Rolleston school

A group of youths started a fire in a Rolleston school on Thursday night.

West Melton getting speed indicators

The West Melton Residents’ Association is planning to purchase its second speed indicator device and rotate it throughout the town to slow traffic.

Booze, golf clubs targeted in sports club burglaries

Alcohol and sports gear were targeted in two burglaries of sports clubs in the Selwyn district.

Pegasus Lake health warning lifted

The level of potentially toxic algae in the lake has dropped.