Saturday, August 19, 2017

Township ‘shafted’ over chlorination of drinking water

A Hurunui District councillor says Hanmer Springs has been “shafted” over the council’s decision to chlorinate the town’s water supply.

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.

From small town to big hip hop stage

A young Glentunnel dancer has been selected to represent the country on the international stage.

Police call off search for missing North Canterbury woman

Police have called off the search for missing North Canterbury woman ​Melissa Jane Dalgety.

Cashing in on the comedy show

Community groups will cash in on comedy show to be staged in Lincoln.

Performance celebrates stage and screen

More than 300 people attended a concert celebrating the screen and stage.

VIDEO: City’s most dangerous intersections revealed

Christchurch and Selwyn intersections have been named some of the most dangerous in New Zealand

Residents deal to pothole that wrecks tyres

It claimed tyres, rims and the patience of residents. So they took matters into their own hands.

McIlroy twin set bring up Milestone in final

Saturday’s Ellesmere rugby final between Darfield and Southbridge will be a special occasion for the McIlroy brothers Blair and Scott.

Police appeal for witnesses following road rage incident

Police are seeking witnesses to a road rage incident.

Huge support at fundraiser for sick teen Maddie Collins

Hundreds have turned out to a fundraising evening to help sick teen Maddie Collins.

School in lockdown due to incident

A North Canterbury school was in lockdown after an incident at a nearby property.

Green light for sale of Lincoln’s Telford campus

The Government has given approval for Lincoln University to sell its Telford campus.

Don of Lincoln earns recognition

Don Watson, 85, was recently recognised for 50 years of service on the Greenpark Memorial Community Centre Committee. He spoke to Georgia O’Connor-Harding: