150th Grand Parade!

It’s not every year that our community celebrates 150 years since the first family set up residence but this year is that year. The Grand Parade on Saturday the 25th of October is a major part of our Labour Weekend celebrations.

Sports & Recreation Fun Day

Sunday 26th October is our Sports and Recreation Fun Day as part of West Melton’s 150th Celebration Weekend. It’s time to put together your world class team and battle it out on the fields of West Melton in Sport Canterbury’s TOP TEAM!

Melton Estate 150th wine!

Local West Melton boutique winery Melton Estate is celebrating the 150th anniversary of West Melton with a limited edition run of wines to mark the occasion.

Horses, notable locals & recent history

Horses In the field of transport and agriculture, horses have played a major role. The racing of horses in Canterbury was started at Riccarton in 1854 with the formation of the Canterbury Jockey Club. Some gallopers have been trained in… Read More

The Great Westie Shindig sells out!

The Great Westie Shindig has sold out due to popular demand. All available tickets were snapped up within days of their sale being announced in the West Melton News and online.