Saturday, August 19, 2017


River gauge to blame for poor flood response

The Coes Ford river gauge has been pin-pointed as the main problem during last month flood response, as it was not updating water level information fast enough. 

Rowers place second at junior champs

West Melton’s Ben Taylor and Christchurch teammate Thomas Russel have helped bring home a silver medal at the Junior World Rowing Championships.

Parking wardens for Selwyn?

Parking wardens have not been ruled out as car parking issues increase in Selwyn.

Fizzy banned at school

From now on, low-fat milk and water will be the only drinks to be consumed by pupils at Glentunnel School.

Dunsandel regains its heart

The community has celebrated the opening of the new Dunsandel Community Centre.

Police work to counter further protests

Police are planning how to counter further Greenpeace bids to stop a $200 million irrigation project in Canterbury.

The brainiest school in the country

This school can safely lay claim to have the brainiest team of students in the country.

Hororata to discuss flood fixes

Residents in Hororata will meet to discuss how the township coped when wild weather lashed across the district.

Premiere promotion for Selwyn United

Selwyn United have the luxury of giving some of their wider squad a run in their final two rounds in the Canterbury Championship League after sealing the title last week.

Residents aim to solve water concerns at public meeting

A new group made up of residents and farmers have been formed to solve water issues in the Selwyn-Waihora catchment.