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Plant the seed…one more time Plant the seed…one more time

Families looking for something safe, fun, and positive to do together this weekend, should check out the final Volunteer Tree Planting Day, according Greg Byrnes. Greg is the manager of the Te Kōhaka o Tūhaitara Trust, which administers Tūhaitara Coastal Park. It spans 750 hectares on a 10.5 kilometre stretch of coastline – from the Waimakariri river mouth to the township of Waikuku. The park was established as an outcome of the Ngāi Tahu Settlement ...
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Take a break from worry Take a break from worry

During lockdown many of us discovered, amongst the various challenges, a new and refreshing pace of life.   Those of us who did not have to leave our homes to work may have found a sense of peace within our homes. That small increase in time we all crave may have been found. If this was you, and the thought of moving back into a full-paced life again brings dread and worry, you’re not alone.   Although we ...

Hockey hits the turf Hockey hits the turf

Senior hockey started over the weekend, with both North Canterbury Clubs, Rangiora, and Hinemoa Kaiapoi, in action. The Rangiora Division one men’s and women’s teams both had the bye in this first round and will begin their campaigns this weekend. The Division 2-3 women began their grading with a win for the D2 team 7-1 over Marist, and a loss for the D3 team 1-2 against Hornby. The Division 3 men defeated Harewood 3-2. The Hinemoa Kaiapoi ...
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A Message From Police - Have a Safe Easter - At Home A Message From Police - Have a Safe Easter - At Home

Police are urging New Zealanders to stay safe by staying home this Easter. Police will be ramping up visibility in communities and on the roads including operating checkpoints over the Easter period, making sure people are safe and complying with the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 restrictions.     We know many New Zealanders may have been planning to catch up with friends and family this weekend, or travel to traditional holiday destinations but we urge anyone who was ...

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