Food and drinks are back on the menu again at Nosh, but it’s far from business as usual.
Star Mid Canterbury
Thrill-seekers will have a chance to leap out of a plane above Canterbury as part of an upcoming initiative to help vulnerable people in their communities.
Kittens that were just five or six weeks old have died, been stuffed in a bread bag and dumped by the side of the road in Canterbury, an SPCA report says.
An high-level advsory group that will help lead economic recovery in the Ashburton District post-Covid will be established by the Ashburton District Council.
District newcomer Jo-Alta Myburgh was in the process of launching a clothing exchange programme in Ashburton before the lockdown kicked-in.
The opening day of the duck shooting season may be delayed because of coronavirus restrictions, but Dave Thomson is ready and will take aim from an irrigation pond at Lowcliffe.
Health authorities swabbed 24 people for Covid-19 at a mobile testing centre in Ashburton last weekend and more testing of target groups is planned in Rakaia on Saturday to check the disease is not...
Twenty-six-year-old Thomas Joseph Goldsmith was farming at Lauriston, near Ashburton, when he enlisted to fight for his new home country.
The Ashburton District Council is working through Government guidelines about life in alert level 3 to see how its rubbish and recycling centre and other council services can operate safely.
Council had planned a 4.88 per cent rates increase but last week councillors spent more than an hour in a robust debate about whether they should continue as planned for the future good of the district, or cut operating costs and borrow to keep services up with a zero increase in rates.
Ashburton District Councillors are still not sold on a heavy vehicle weigh station on the north bank of the Rakaia River, despite safety assurances by police and the NZTA.
lan "Mac" McQuarters, Queen's Service Medal recipient for services to the community, patron of the Ashburton Fire Museum and Variety Theatre Ashburton, passed away last week at age 90.
‘‘A crisis helps you look outside the square to see what other options might be available,’’ Canterbury egg producers Lynette and Murray Thomson say.
Abbie and Ryan Price were so inspired by their rural neighbours' actions during the lockdown, they built a giant teddy bear to say thanks.