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Farm visit showcases wetland

New Zealand Landcare Trust have led the charge and got people talking about the benefits of wetlands as farm assets. It's part of a three...

Keeping rural women connected

Marg Verrall has been named Rural Women New Zealand(RWNZ) Mid Canterbury provincial president. A member of the Winchmore branch of RWNZ, Marg is looking forward...

Traps out to protect birds

Three residents from the coastal settlement of Hakatere are keeping predator numbers down and doing their bit to protect nesting endangered birds along a...

Mt Guy – grunty climb with views

It’s a grunty climb, but the views from the top are stunning on a good day. Unlike popular walks like the Mt Somers Walkway, Little...

Driving scheme helps Ludy to gain her independence

Ludy Cabana never really needed to drive in her homeland of the Philippines, nor in Dubai where she worked for a while, but when...

Dorie School approaching record roll

Later this year Dorie School will reach its highest roll in its 132-year history. Nine more students expected over the next few months will bring...

Museum’s warm welcome

Visitors can expect a warmer welcome when they visit the Staveley Museum this winter after an upgrade to the heating system. The museum, overseen by...

Matilda models real-life birth

Agri Training is offering its state-of-the-art training cow Matilda to people in the dairy industry looking to train staff ahead of the calving season. Made...

Money in the bank for pool upgrade

Carew Peel Forest School has money in the bank for an upgrade and refurbishment of its swimming pool, a pool built by the community...

First post-covid plough test

Seventeen ploughmen will make tracks this weekend competing in the Methven Ploughing Match. Weather permitting, it will be run at 722 Mt Hutt Station Road...
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