Sunday, April 30, 2017


Police to target winter sport after-match functions

After-match functions during the winter sports season will be targeted in a bid to curb drink driving and road trauma.

Cat stuck in Rangiora restaurant roof

A feline has made himself at home in the roof of a restaurant and not even the lure of food can pry him out.

Rangiora restaurant roof cat gets new home

The cat now has secured himself a new home after being caught in a possum trap.

SH1 will close south of Kaikoura for emergency work

State Highway 1, south of Kaikoura, will be closed to all traffic from March 26 to April 4 to enable emergency slip face stabilisation work to be carried out.

St Andrew’s College early morning ceremony

Year 10 students from St Andrew's College participated in the annual Te Waka calling ceremony last week.

Dairy farm operator fined $29,000 for effluent overflow

A contract milking company and dairy farm owner have been fined $29,000 each for effluent overflow.

Car flips near Rangiora Airfield

A car has flipped near the Rangiora Airfield on Wednesday.

Dive squad searches for missing Motunau Beach diver

The Police National Dive Squad will today join the search for a diver who failed to surface in a dive off the Canterbury coast on Sunday.

Calling roller derby gals

If you enjoy a bit of rough and tumble, a great social atmosphere and bucket loads of fun, the Waismack Roller Derby team needs you.

Rangiora woman’s inspirational meeting with Oprah

Rangiora's Bronwynne Johnson was "over the moon" to meet American talk show host Oprah Winfrey during her trip to California.