Thursday, July 19, 2018

Stop sign unlikely to be installed at accident-prone intersection

The NZTA has turned down pleas to have a stop sign installed at an intersection.

Rolleston teen in Miss Universe NZ final

Six years ago Abigail Curd was a shy 13-year-old who struggled with being 'quiet' and 'awkward.'

A & P show makes M. Bovis decision for cattle classes

The Canterbury A & P Show has made its decision on whether cattle classes will still proceed in the wake of M. Bovis outbreak.l

Application withdrawn for bottle store

A company wanting to set up a bottle store in a Lincoln subdivision has now pulled out.

$2.7m expansion plan for aquatic centre could increase rates

An extra $2.7 million may be allocated to get the an aquatic centre's extension underway.

Unbeaten team dominates in round two

Broadfield A got bragging rights over the chasing pack in Selwyn premier netball by going unbeaten in round two,

Ellesmere eager to retain Southbridge Shield

Ellesmere will look to keep their hands on the Southbridge Shield on Saturday.

Lincoln Combined taste UC top four

Lincoln Combined go into the school holiday break with their UC Championship semi-final hopes alive.

OPINION: Events fabric of the community

Hororata Community Trust executive officer Cindy Driscoll talks about what's going on in the community.

Rolleston School’s kea crossing needs volunteers

Rolleston school's kea crossing is at danger of closing down if it can't find more volunteers.

Four bars in a small township: Can they all survive?

A small Canterbury township has four bars within a kilometre of each other. Can they all survive? Emily O'Connell reports.

Economy moving from rebuild to self-sustaining growth

The district’s economy continues to grow as activity in some traditionally strong sectors tapers off.

Why was Dan Carter back in Southbridge?

A rural Canterbury rugby club will feature in a global social media campaign for one of the world’s largest watch brands.

Little River Band, Jon Stevens and Leo Sayer to headline 2019...

Soft rock paragons the Little River Band will headline the Selwyn Sounds music festival in March.

Netball: Top three teams fight for dominance

A draw in the Selwyn premier netball kept things interesting on Saturday.

District council back-tracks on cutting secretary funds

The district council has back-tracked on its decision to cut funding for its roving secretaries for Selwyn's township committees.

Our People: Whitecliffs musician releases third single

Whitecliffs musician Ashy Batchelor, 19-years-old, has recently released her third single Jersey. She talks to Emily O'Connell about how she got into music, what her goals are and who she looks up to.

No date set for Raeward Fresh’s opening

No date has yet been set for when work will start on a Raeward Fresh in Prebbleton.

Activators making positive changes in Selwyn pupils

A team of physical activity activators are making a difference in schools in the district.

Selwyn schools struggle with car parking

Calls are being made for better car parking at schools in the district.