Leonie Corry co-founded the Ellesmere Food Bank in 1995, providing food for families in need. She spoke to Devon Bolger about helping the community and receiving a Queen’s Service Medal.
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Globe-trotting architect James Lunday is highly sought after around the world. He speaks to Louis Day
As the conditions across Canterbury get drier, we need more volunteer firefighters like Cam Kenyon on the frontlines.
Seven years ago, Jed Joyce was selling gelato out of a mobile cart in Christchurch at the age of 15 - now he owns three Rollickin’ Gelato stores across the city.
Lincoln Envirotown Trust chairman Dave Fitzjohn talks to Devon Bolger about his work with the environment and how he ended up in the Selwyn district.
Steve Bush started working at Trees for Canterbury nearly 30 years ago. More than a million trees have been planted in that time. Having just been recognised in the recent New Year Honours list, he...
It's shaping up to be a big year for the central city with convention centre Te Pae opening in October. Louis Day talks to its general manager Ross Steele about what to expect from the facility.
Jenny Hughey is the newly-elected Environment Canterbury chairwoman. Louis Day finds out who she is and what she brings to the role. What were you doing before you were elected chairwoman?I worked...
Nicola Grigg will be National’s Selwyn candidate in next year’s general election, replacing the retiring Amy Adams. She talks to Louis Day.
Lincoln resident Bevan Sisson has had an unconventional but highly successful rugby coaching journey.
Leeston’s Shane Epiha has secured himself a seat representing the Ellesmere Ward at the district council table. The new councillor talked to Devon Bolger about his life and interest in politics
He started his business at 23 on a mission to reduce single-use medical device waste from hospitals.
Game of Thrones has made huskies very popular, but now more dogs than ever need help as owners abandon or put them up for rehoming.
After more than 30 years leading church, community and school choirs, well-known conductor Murray Lennox will perform for one last time on Sunday.
Andrew Crossland has been recognised by Birds New Zealand with a Robert Falla memorial award. The Rolleston resident and Christchurch City Council park ranger talks to Louis Day about how birds...
Brian Wilson, 85, is a name anyone in the horse racing industry will recognise. The former farrier can still be found at Riccarton as the club’s plating inspector.