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Defeats for division one Defeats for division one

Both division one Rangiora Hockey teams were defeated this week. It was a close match for the women against Southern, going down 2-3. The men were comfortably defeated by Carlton Redcliffs 1-7. The Rangiora division three men had a good win over Southern though, and are second in the league. The Hinemoa Kaiapoi grass women now have an unassailable lead going into the last week of the season, having defeated the Hornby Cheetahs 3-0. The Rangiora ...

Kaiapoi businesses unite for all Kaiapoi businesses unite for all

A new initiative between Kaiapoi businesses and the Kaiapoi Promotions Association (KPA) is poised to pour plenty of collective energy into promoting the region’s river town. Destination Kaiapoi Collective’s (DKC) evolution came about after a catchy new jingle celebrating Kaiapoi first aired. Commissioned by local developer Jedd Pearce – of the PLC Group – it was a deliberate first stake in the ground that Kaiapoi is ready to take its marketing to the next level. Unprecedented marketing unity for Kaiapoi businesses Chairman of the KPA ...
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Specialist equine real estate now a reality Specialist equine real estate now a reality

Specialist equine real estate now a reality Harcourts Canterbury’s top rural lifestyle sales duo have combined their horsemanship and acumen in an exciting new arena – Canterbury Equestrian Property. Richard and Sue Woerlee, who work, reside, and ride in North Canterbury, have been one of the top sales teams at Harcourts Four Seasons Realty for three successive years. And, they say they will continue to press forward with their busy lifestyle property sales. However, the launch of ...

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 ...

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