Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Farmer Matthew Woods faces lengthy prison time after spree of burglaries...

A Canterbury farmer linked to burglaries and thefts of farm machinery, tools, and trailers worth more than $200,000 has been told today that he faces a lengthy jail term.
State Highway 1 north and south of Kaikoura will be open during daylight hours only, when it reopens next month.
An Aranui resident is raising money to help isolated communities in the South Pacific receive medical assistance.
Burnside High School’s dux and this year’s recipient of the Peter Bryant Memorial Award was Justine Lee.

Brettkelly undone by champion again

For the second year running Hororata Golf Club's Dominic Brettkelly was eliminated from the New Zealand Amateur Championships by the tournament winner.

Records fall at Selwyn Running Festival

A number of records fell in Leeston at the weekend as just under 400 runners and walkers took part in the Selwyn Running Festival.

Burnside High celebrates sporting success

Burnside High celebrated the success of their sporting stars at their annual awards recently held at the Aurora Centre.

Riccarton High student wins $10k scholarship

Yan Gong has been offered one of the UC International First Year Scholarships to assist with his university studies next year. Yan is one of only twenty-five students worldwide to receive the scholarship that recognises and supports top-achieving international students.

Teacher earns award for excellence

A St Margaret's College teacher has earned a national exellence award for her work.

Flying high at school athletics

Sumner School pupils in Years 5 - 8 had a fabulous annual athletics day recently.

Lyttelton’s historic ‘Top Club’ to get makeover

Some call this club the Lyttelton Retirement Home - but its management is hoping a large makeover will give it a much needed image boost.

Rebuild leader and The Arts Centre chief executive resigns

The Arts Centre chief executive Andre Lovatt has resigned to take up a role with Auckland Airport.

Holden covers bases with Astra sedan

Sedan body style extends Holden's coverage in the mid-size car market

Watch: Pops Choir sing their way to China

Their artistic director calls them the choir with 'big gigantic hearts'. Pops Choir was formed as a way to help heal the earthquake battered souls of Christchurch. And now they have had a very special invitation to perform in China after a 'Beatles' like reaction at one of their performances.