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Double anniversary for arts council

Planning is well underway for the Malvern Community Arts Council to celebrate two significant milestones this year. This year will be the 40th anniversary of the founding of the community arts council while the Selwyn Art Gallery in Darfield, which...... Read More

Health warning lifted

The Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its health warning for part of the Selwyn River. Canterbury Police are urging motorcyclists to hone their skills by visiting the Ride Forever website for tips and coaching opportunities. The Community...... Read More

Motorcyclists urged to upskill

Canterbury Police are urging motorcyclists to hone their skills by visiting the Ride Forever website for tips and coaching opportunities. This follows the deaths of three motorcyclists in Canterbury this year. Senior Sergeant Kelly Larsen said the Ride...... Read More

Aylesbury to host vintage machines

Aylesbury in Selwyn is set to play host to the New Zealand Vintage Machinery Club’s 20th anniversary meeting next month. The club, which is based at McLean’s Island near Christchurch, has previously held meetings in the Kirwee, with displays...... Read More

Plan input wanted

Kia ora. I trust you have had a wonderful start to the new year — enjoying time with your family and friends, and finding spots to cool off in the warm weather. I know for many of us, these summer months have been very busy as crops are harvested...... Read More

Water heritage on display

A Hororata Community Trust heritage project will acknowledge the importance water schemes have made to the development of the Malvern area of Selwyn over the last 100 years. The trust has organised the Heritage of a rural water scheme bus tour, which...... Read More

Fun start to the year

It’s been a busy, but fun start to the year for pupils at West Melton School. The school welcomed 32 new learners and nine new staff with a mihi whakatau (formal welcome) on opening day last week. The school roll for the start of the year is 443...... Read More

Schools bring new energy

Last year saw the opening of two schools in Rolleston, Rolleston College and Lemonwood Grove Te Uru Tarata. One year on, The Record revisits the schools and finds two principals bringing new energy to education. A group of Rolleston College students...... Read More

Police call for more motorcycle safety

After three motorbike fatalities already this year, Canterbury Police are calling for greater care from drivers and cyclists. Senior Sergeant Kelly Larsen said the death or serious injury of any on the roads is a tragedy for all involved. “Motorcyclists...... Read More

Leeston loses to defending champs

Leeston Southbridge’s title hopes in the CRV Ambreed Country Premier one day cricket competition took a blow with a loss to defending champions Sefton in a low scoring match on home turf on Saturday. Both the combined Leeston Southbridge side and...... Read More