33 days ago

Woodend community's 10-month wait for promised traffic lights

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

Traffic lights to improve school safety in Woodend will not go ahead this year – a move the local MP is calling a backtrack on a promise.

While a Woodend Bypass is not in the immediate plans, in March the NZ Transport Agency promised to improve safety on SH1 with traffic lights this year, replacing a patrolled “kea crossing”. That appears more likely to be early next year now.

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2 hours ago

Garage Sale

Bev from Rangiora

Saturday - 403 High Street, Rangiora. 8am (not before please) until 12 noon. Market Umbrella, 4 Burner BBQ with side burner and lots of bits and pieces.Come along and take a look.

1 day ago

'100 per cent not a dog': Canterbury's big cat spotted in Hanmer Springs

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

A mountain biker in Hanmer Springs​ has become the latest person to spot what appears to be Canterbury’s elusive large black cat.

Christchurch osteopath Mark Orr​, 25, said he was lifting his mountain bike over a fallen tree on the 780 metre Perseverance biking trail on Sunday when he saw a large cat about 50m away.

Have you seen a large black cat in North Canterbury?

11 hours ago

Beware...some adorable ghosts may be haunting your streets.

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Halloween can be a fun way to connect with your community. But naturally not all homes in New Zealand will get involved.
If your house is open to trick or treaters this weekend, or if you know of some popular, local streets for trick or treating, please share these below.