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Let the games The Hororata Highland Games begin
New Zealand Herald

Let the games The Hororata Highland Games begin

Sixty kilometres west of Christchurch is a little rural township sitting at the edge of the Canterbury Plains.You would be forgiven if you thought it was sleepy.It was badly hit in the September 2010 and February New Zealand Herald, 6 days ago
The Press NZ

ECan 'could have been stricter' on water rule breakers, vows to change

An irrigator on the Canterbury Plains. Environment Canterbury (ECan) is vowingto take a harder line on water breaches, acknowledging it "could have been stricter" in the past. Rule breakers had received their final warning, and ...
 The Press NZ1 month ago Editorial: ECan's promise to get tough on people stealing water needs monitoring  The Press NZ1 month ago
The Press NZ

Bumper ski week picked amid icy conditions for South Island

Snow-covered foot hills and Southern Alps, looking across Canterbury Plains from the Port Hills. Skiers can rejoice after a bigdump of snow in the alps and predicted sub-zero temperatures thisweek makefor ideal conditions. On Sunday, skiers ...
 The Press NZ1 month ago Spring snow and scattered rain likely for South Island  The Press NZ2 weeks ago Scattered rain for South Island ahead of cold snap  The Press NZ2 weeks ago

Let's give ourselves a pat on the back

Farmer Charles Nimmofrom Leeston in the Canterbury Plains was the first person to access internet via Google's top-secret Project Loon , a mission to see if an array of high-altitude balloons could deliver Wi-Fi web access to remote areas, far from ...
 Idealog3 weeks ago
The Press NZ

The issues: What do the ECan candidates think?

Can Canterbury's rivers be swimmable again or is this an "improbable" vision. A 200-word blurb in an election booklet is not an ideal way to make voting decisions, particularly when the topic at hand is as wide-ranging as the environment. We ...
 The Press NZ2 days ago
The Press NZ

North Canterbury dairy farmer coming to the aid of mother nature

Volunteers from Forest and Bird and Working Waters Trust plant the sides of a waterway which is one of the best breeding sites of the rare and endangered Canterbury mudfish. During her career as a school teacher Althea MacLean dreamed of being ...
 The Press NZ5 days ago Coming to the aid of mother nature week ago
Dominion Post

Three days of bluebird skies and epic snow laid the groundwork for a superb three-day weekend at Canterbury's Mt Hutt ski area.

After receiving 35cms of wind affected snow from last week's storm, Friday provided some great powder stashes for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy. The fresh covering topped up main trails, and snow groomers did an amazing job keeping trails in tip ...
 EGlobal Travel Media1 week ago Cloudy conditions a sign rain is on the way for Canterbury  The Press NZ1 month ago Heavy snow forecast for Canterbury, but Christchurch to miss out  Dominion Post1 month ago Heavy snow forecast for Canterbury  The Press NZ1 month ago
The Press NZ

Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck hits out at 'massive over-allocation' of water

Groundwater levels in Canterbury are at "very low" or record low levels after three dry winters. Farmers with consents to take groundwater in drought-stricken parts of Canterbury will be able to continue doing so for at least another 15 years. ...
 The Press NZ1 month ago

NRL Round 21: Bulldogs v Dragons| Photos

Friday night's 13-10 loss to Canterbury will do little to turn down the heat on St George Illawarra. It was an improvement on recent performances but for a club that's had the blowtorch applied to it on several fronts this week, Friday's 13-10 ...
 Inverell Times1 month ago NRL Round 21: Bulldogs v Dragons | Photos  Harden Express1 month ago

Armed police raid house in Rangiora

Armed police have raided a house in North Canterbury thought to be linked to illegal drugs. Armed Offenders Squad (AOS) officers, plain-clothed detectives and uniformed officers searched a house in Rangiora, 25km north of Christchurch this ...
 New Zealand Herald2 months ago
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