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Rangiora Men make top 5 cut Rangiora Men make top 5 cut

The Rangiora men’s hockey team have made the cut for the top 5 in the Canterbury Hockey men’s division one grade after defeating the University of Canterbury Spartans 2-1. Unfortunately, it was the opposite for the women, as they find themselves in the bottom 4 of the division one grade, after being defeated by the University of Canterbury Huns 0-1. The Rangiora division three men were defeated by Southern 0-4. In the division two Platinum ...
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Waimak advance in English Cup Waimak advance in English Cup

On Saturday the Waimak CCL men’s team met Halswell at Halswell Domain. With Halswell at the top of the table, Waimak were keen to make up some ground on the leaders.  It was a reasonably even match, but an own goal conceded by the Waimak team put Halswell ahead.  Despite this, the Waimak side pushed hard for an equaliser and finished the stronger of the two teams, unlucky not to find a goal on ...

Plant the seed… Plant the seed…

Leaving your mark on the future is as easy as putting your hand up for two local Volunteer Tree Planting Days on August 14 and 22, says 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 ...
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Repeat Final Repeat Final

The semifinals of the North Canterbury Division One competition went pretty much as predicted.  In the Trophy semi’s Glenmark Cheviot defeated Oxford 29-11 and Kaiapoi defeated Saracens 33-18. This sets up a repeat of last year's final between the two top performers across the season, Glenmark Cheviot and Kaiapoi, up at Omihi. Glenmark Cheviot came out on top a year ago, so Kaiapoi will be looking for revenge. The Plate semis also went according to ...

Canterbury Champion Crowned Canterbury Champion Crowned

A small team of North Canterbury Athletics club members competed at the Canterbury Cross Country Championships at Halswell Quarry. Jo Ramsay backed up her South Island title, with the Canterbury title, winning the master's W40 6km race, and being the first female master’s competitor home, in a time of 24:34. Dave Collie also made it on to the podium, finishing second in the master’s M55 8km race.  Haven Drinnan competed in the U18 women’s ...

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