Pair found guilty of murder

Pair found guilty of murder

Two Sri Lankan men were this week found guilty of the murder of an Oxford dairy farmer in February last year.

Savvy, but not smart

Cyber-bullying reaches new heights in North Canterbury with the advent of Snapchat leaked at two high schools.

Safety margin tighter

The bridge over the Ashley river is open, but with a lower safety trigger, there may be more closures to come.

Rubbish on riverbank ruins walks

Ashley1 An increase in illegal dumping is taking the shine of the new carpark, cycle and walkways beside the Ashley river.

Bridge closure ignites anger

Ashley resident and mother of two Nicola Frame says her anger and frustration over the indefinite closure of the Ashley Bridge this week led her to set up a Fix Ashley Bridge Facebook page.

Flooding cause unclear

Rental drought bites resident


Mowgli faces urban jungle

Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book is on its way to North Canterbury, but with a modern twist that sees it set in the city.


Cycling brothers shown support

Ben and Craig Oliver are fundraising to represent New Zealand at the junior world championships in South Africa.

Early mistake sends team on slippery slope

One mistake in the Saracens' backline after just 2 minutes of play set the scene for the dire consequences that were to follow for the North Canterbury rugby side.

Rangiora High triumph

Diff problems tackled and car tweaked in time for champs


Red socks for cancer

Ashgrove School pupils - and their principal - donned red socks on Friday in support of the Sir Peter Blake Trust and KidsCan

Road danger reduced

A significant increase in traffic volumes on State Highway 1 makes a renewed goodwill agreement between Woodend School, Transwaste Canterbury Limited and Canterbury Waste Services (CWS) even more important, school's principal says.

48 Hours win no joke for Kaipaoi girls

No home for pet lovers