Above: Mid 1986 the building is onsite and getting readied for occupation.
Below: End of an era - going, going, gone - the 34 year tenure of the Gnomes building has ended and the building has been removed!

34 Years And Now It’s Gone!

When a totally destructive fire began in the middle of the day, on May 28th, 1986, it spelt the end of the Gnomes Ski Hire building, which was housed in the old PGG/Charles’ Trading Post building on the corner of Bray Street and South Terrace. Folk from...

Early Motoring in Canterbury

By Wayne Stack – SDC Historian. The first two internal combustion engine cars arrived in New Zealand in February...
Darfield ITM in 2004 and now in 2019!

Darfield ITM Celebrating 15 Years

Today, Friday April 12th Darfield ITM celebrates fifteen years of business with a birthday cake to be enjoyed and...
Above: The mural which was unveiled at West Melton School on Friday, March 29th.

Mural Unveiled at West Melton

On Friday, March 29th West Melton School unveiled their new school mural, after a planning process that began at the...
Above: Garet and Gemma Thomas out doing what they love - Motorsport Racing.

Rally Success for Husband & Wife Duo

Having competed together for three years, Darfield’s motorsport husband and wife duo Garet and Gemma Thomas, part of...