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Waimakariri News

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Sidekick’s Ric Thorpe catches up with business partner and Sidekick Rangiora director Jason Stapley at a Rangiora café

The power of digital connectivity has allowed Canterbury business Sidekick Chartered Accountants to expand across the Canterbury region and into Marlborough and Otago.

Gilchrist Bros

When Andrew and his brother Peter purchased a Swannanoa-based agricultural spraying business 14 years ago, it was a one-man band.


Waimakariri District Councillors were tested this week on the appropriate role of council in supporting sustainable initiatives like that of growing the number of publicly accessible EV charging stations in the district.

Oxford dairy farmer Cameron Henderson says technology helps farmers run successful businesses

Advances in technology have improved farming practices while also helping farmers maintain social connections, says Oxford dairy farmer Cameron Henderson.


In a presentation to Waimakariri Zone committee members this week, representatives from Waimakariri Irrigation Limited signalled the need for biodivsety funds to match ‘traction’ on the ground.