NEWS AND YOUR VIEWS FOR OUR DISTRICT

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Schools ready to open

This year is set to become a significant one for hundreds of Rolleston youngsters, with the opening of the town's first high school and its fifth primary school.

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If it is smoke, is it fire?

If Selwyn residents see smoke, particularly in rural areas of the district, they are being asked to ensure there is a…

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Adding value for graduates

With tourism now New Zealand's major export earner, Lincoln University is answering the call to improve tertiary…

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Good but can do better

An external academic audit of Lincoln University has given Selwyn's largest tertiary institute a pass mark, but is…

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Irrigation loan paid back

Selwyn Mayor Sam Broughton says an $8 million council loan to the company behind the district's largest irrigation…

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New pool fencing rules

Selwyn District Council is reminding locals that recent changes to national legislation on swimming pool fencing could…

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Selwyn success at Colgate Games

The Selwyn Athletic Club is celebrating its most successful South Island Colgate Games in its short history with a…

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Summertime poultry care

Just like us, chickens and poultry are heat sensitive and need access to plenty of fresh clean water, especially over…

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Quad bikes and kids

It's every parent's worst nightmare a call you never want to receive or an accident you never want to discover, but…

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Building a sustainable home

The planning stage of building your own home is a crucial time in the overall process and can make a big difference in…

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Getting creative with pallets

For your next DIY venture why not use a wooden pallet? You'll be recycling and saving money as most pallets are cheap or…

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Escape for the summer and beyond

Ford's new Escape sports utility vehicle carries the name of an old favourite, but offers technology which would have…

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Adventure on any street

The test riders and development engineers at Kawasaki are no strangers to the blisteringly fast, but their latest…

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Sheep and beef farmer confidence measured

As part of ensuring we at Beef + Lamb New Zealand are relevant and delivering services you value, we carry out regular…

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Solving a furry problem

We have all seen them, their eyes gleaming at us in the beam of a spotlight from a tree or the side…

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