Bite-size pieces celebrating local happenings, events and news.
A simple question, ‘How can we use company profits to create the most impact beyond the reach of the business?’ asked by Untouched World CEO and Founder Peri Drysdale, became the catalyst for the creation of the Untouched World Foundation.
Pilot programme Kai for Kids has been providing free lunches to the children at Netherby School in Mid Canterbury for the last two terms of 2020 – with the aim of continuing this service into 2021 and extending to other schools in the district. All thanks to the generosity of donors through the Advance Ashburton Community Foundation.
Mother Nature left nothing behind when she created hemp, a plant described as nothing short of a ‘miracle’. Sarah Perriam shines a light on the new rock star in Canterbury’s food and fibre basket that has been forbidden fruit for over eight decades.
One of the world’s foremost real estate companies, Colliers International, is steadily expanding its footprint in the greater Canterbury rural property market.
It has certainly been a rollercoaster year for investors. New Zealand investment firm Forsyth Barr offers an insight into the market.