LATEST NEWS

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A Selwyn woman who passed away almost 25 years ago will lend her name to a new public park to be created along the...

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Lincoln University’s international partnerships with overseas experts and its high percentage of international students have pushed it into the top 100 among the world’s...

FARMING

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Canterbury A&P Show organisers are encouraging Selwyn’s rural youth to enter the 154th Show to take advantage of several travel prizes on offer. Canterbury A&P...

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The chief executive of the New Zealand Young Farmers group is urging rural communities to be transparent about suicide following the recent sudden death...

SPORT

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The Ellesmere Hawks Football team has proven to be invincible for a second successive season. The local team, which is part of the Selwyn United...

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Lincoln captured its fourth Selwyn premier netball title in a row over the weekend with a convincing win in the final over a valiant...

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Broadfield had two players suspended in the final quarter of its Selwyn netball premier grade semifinal against Rolleston in the Lincoln Event Centre on...

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Despite some trying conditions Selwyn schools were in top form at the recent Canterbury Primary and Intermediate Schools Skiing Championships held at Mt Cheeseman. The...

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For anyone turned off brassicas in childhood, overcooking has got to be the number one culprit. Overcooking not only makes them unappetising, it depletes the...

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As the trend towards growing your own fruit and vegetables continues its resurgence with Kiwi gardeners, it is timely to highlight some simple safety...

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New research shows a disparity between how much dietary iron Kiwi mums believe their children need and what they are actually getting. In a recent...

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As temperatures drop, winter vegetables can offer a warming immunity boost to get you through the colder months. Winter brings with it many seasonal vegetables...

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A short three second sleep at 100Km you can travel the length of a rugby field without knowing it. People often think of driver fatigue...

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Driving safely means giving the task of driving your full attention as driver distraction is a serious issue not only in New Zealand but...

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Often dished out as advice to someone struggling over issues or feeling overwhelmed by events, ‘maintain your perspective’ can feel a bit like ‘get...

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How often do you go through life doing things and saying yes to stuff that you don’t really want to do, from obligation? Or alternatively,...

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Where would we be without the humble, hardworking bee? For lifestyle blocks the bee is an asset as it pollinates clover, crops and garden flowers...

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If you are going to have livestock on your lifestyle block you’ll probably need pens or stockyards. Stock handling facilities aren’t something that belong on...

EQUINE

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Leeston’s Sonia Duncan is fast becoming one of the country’s best stunt riders having worked on some major international movies including The Lord of...

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Despite the recent cold blast we are starting to leave winter and getting ready for the competitive equestrian season. It is time to put on...

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