53 days ago

Who has the best Christmas display in North Canterbury?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

Do you have an awesome Christmas display this year or know someone who does? Share the details in the comments below.

Photo: Kaiapoi's Neil and Maureen Anthony, pictured in December 2006, has been decorating their home for Christmas every year for the previous five years.

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11 hours ago

Toxic algae found in North Canterbury river prompts health warning

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

The Canterbury District Health Board's community and public health unit issued a health warning for the Ashley/Rakahuri River at State Highway 1 (SH1) on Monday.

Testing showed high levels of blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) upstream of the SH1 Bridge.

The same toxic algae was found in the river earlier this month, further west at the Cones Rd bridge between Rangiora and Loburn.

People should avoid the area of the Ashley/Rakahuri River and animals, particularly dogs should not be allowed near the water until the health warning has been lifted, a statement said.

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10 hours ago
4 days ago

Poll: Clothesline Wire - Coated or Uncoated?

William from SwiftDry Clotheslines NZ

From your experience, which of the below would you much rather use on your clothesline?

We'd love to know what your preference is and let us know why in the comments!

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Clothesline Wire - Coated or Uncoated?
  • 70.5% Plastic Coated Clothesline Wire or Cord
    70.5% Complete
  • 29.5% Galvanised Clothesline Wire
    29.5% Complete
  • 0% Other - Please note in the comments
    0% Complete
88 votes