Christchurch is leading the country in petrol price falls – but the AA is asking why it didn't happen sooner.
Hi neighbours - does anyone know where I can find a Justice of the Peace in Rangiora (or Kaipoi, Woodend - somewhere nearby) this week? Thanks!
A popular area of Waimakariri’s regional park has been cleared of trees, upsetting visitors to North Canterbury’s Ashley/Rakahuri River who knew nothing of the plan.
The regional council undertook the work, and Waimakariri District Council mayor Dan Gordon said the first he knew of it was once the trees had been chopped down.
However, ECan regional lead river engineer Shaun McCracken said the district council had been informed, although there had been no public notification or consultation because it was routine work. The tree-felling would “improve the resilience of Rangiora and Kaiapoi to the threat of flooding from the Ashley River’’, he said.
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