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Farmers are increasingly critical of the Ministry for Primary Industries' handling of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak as it spreads to more and more farms. Last week cases were confirmed in Oamaru… Audio
Locals hit hard by the closure of State Highway 1 north of Kaikōura hope its reopening tomorrow will start to ease the pressure they have been under.
Already on the ropes after damage from the Kaikoura quakes all but ended through traffic, business owners in Cheviot say they're not expecting their usual Easter bonanza. Audio
The government is set to extend its financial support of businesses affected by the Kaikōura earthquake.
The recent Kaikōura earthquake has resulted in a dramatic downturn in business for Debbie Anderson of Two Rivers Cafe in Cheviot. She talks with Cosmo Kentish-Barnes. Audio
A love of meat runs in the Harris family. The family opened its first butchery in Cheviot, North Canterbury 60 years ago. These days Harris Meats is an independent abattoir and meat processing… Audio
A woman was able to escape a house fire in North Canterbury this morning, but police say her husband was last seen inside the building.
Seventeen-year old Louisa McClintock has left school so she can learn about farming from her grandfather Graham McClintock on his sheep and beef farm near Cheviot. Audio
This week's rain in parts of North Canterbury is providing a good morale boost, a local farmer says.
A witness to a pile-up in Cheviot has described a school bus careering along the road in a scene reminiscent of the movies, and performing a 360 degree turn before it crashed. Audio