86 days ago

Concerns of vandalism, gang slogans and anti-social behaviour on the rise in Kaiapoi

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

Kaiapoi residents are increasingly concerned about anti-social behaviour around their North Canterbury town.

The year began with a double shooting that left a gang leader’s son with critical injuries, sparking fears of tit-for-tat violence in Canterbury’s underworld.

Police refused to say how many officers were stationed on any one shift for “operational reasons”.

North Canterbury Neighbourhood Support chair Andrea Allen said she could not comment on who was responsible for a recent spate of anti-social behaviour, however vandalism was often more prevalent during the school holidays. Read more here.

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Harcourts Foundation & Oxford Playcente

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty 2017 Ltd

Oxford Playcentre provides quality early childhood educational sessions for young children (birth to school age) through quality play experiences supported by a high adult to child ratio.

Four Seasons Realty is proud to support the Oxford Playcentre with a donation through the Harcourts Foundation, to fund Whanau with First Aid training which will benefit everyone within the entire Playcentre setting.

No matter what the cause, the Harcourts Foundation provides support to hundreds of organisations, enriching the lives of thousands of people in our communities.

2 days ago

We Say/You Say: Anzac Day

Thomas Campbell Reporter from Northern Outlook

Hi Canterbury,

How are you commemorating Anzac Day? What stories have been passed down through your whānau?

April 25 marks the 106-year anniversary of the Gallipoli landings, one of the most costly campaigns for the Allied Forces during World War I.

Anzac dawn and commemorative services up and down the country are scheduled to get underway after widespread cancellations last year, due to the nation being under Alert Level 4 restrictions.

The NZDF have advised of a reduced presence of military personnel at Anzac services due to deployment at MIQ facilities.

You can check out where the Anzac day services are on this interactive map on the RSA website.

Feel free and share your stories below and don't forget to type NFP if you don't want your comments used in the Northern Outlook.

14 hours ago


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