Monday, June 26, 2017

Waihora tip-up champions

Waihora have tuned the tides on recent Combined Country champions Southbridge with a 29-24 win just a fortnight after they lost to their rivals.

No plan yet for road repair

Residents could be waiting as long as a decade to have a bumpy piece of road fixed.

Darfield students dig deep to help KidsCan

Year 8 students at Darfield High School are on a mission to start up a gardening project to raise money for KidsCan.

Our People: Of a snobby Beagle Norman and battling Crohn’s

Lydia Gliddon, 31 owns Darfield’s The Fat Beagle Cafe. The Kirwee resident discusses living with Crohn’s disease and the special "snobby"dog she named her cafe after.

Police start search of landfill in missing man case

Police are using army personnel to search the Kate Valley Landfill on Thursday for clues for the whereabouts of Christchurch missing man Michael McGrath.

Schools’ multi-million dollar boost

Two schools in Selwyn with bursting school rolls will benefit from a multi-million Government injection.

Southbridge win third title

As Southbridge captain Shannon Donald lined up a penalty in the dying minutes of the Luisetti Cup final, his hands were shaking, nerves were shot and he copped a verbal spray from the opposition supporters.

Wheel clamping threat may not be enforceable

Wheel clamping signs a new cafe has put up may be unenforceable.

Reward for information in dairy ram-raid

Police are offering a reward for any information regarding the ram-raid of a dairy.

Schools square off for round seven

Christchurch Boys’ High will take on St Bede’s tomorrow in the Connetics first XI football competition.

Safe route for children

A new footpath in Springfield is encouraging children to stay away from the roads to get to and from school.

Rangiora man found dead

A Rangiora man missing for the past few days has been found dead.

Alternate highway see public toilets taking a hammering

The alternate highway has put pressure on infrastructure with the toilets in particular taking a hammering since November.

Portrayal earns Darfield High School award

Darfield High School was awarded second place at the 2017 Stage Challenge & J Rock competition for their performance on the consequences of drink driving.

Ellesmere students take stand

Ellesmere College has taken a stand against bullying as part of the Mental Health Foundation’s nationwide Pink Shirt Day.

Jimmy Barnes to head Lincoln rock event

Jimmy Barnes is to headline Selwyn's biggest rock festival next year.

Young dancers Disneyland-bound

Fifteen promising dancers at the Selwyn School of Dance will travel to Los Angeles to dance on the Disneyland stage.

Delays expected on busy road to Hanmer Springs

Abseilers will be used to remove loose rock above the road leading to Hanmer Springs, with delays of up to 25mins for motorists expected.

Broken tooth in road rage incident

A road rage incident in Amberley has left a man with a broken tooth after he was punched by another motorist on Saturday.

Opinion: Arthur’s Pass needs care as visitor numbers grow

Arthur’s Pass Association Committee chairman Richard Holyoake writes about the demands the township is facing as visitor numbers grow.