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Arrests follow Tonga-Kangaroos test

Twenty people have been arrested and two hospitalised as some of the high-spirited celebrations turned sour (more)

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Take steps to prevent dementia

The statistics are alarming. Dementia, specifically alzheimer’s (more)

Historic significance to be acknowledged

Pioneer Hall will become the second link with Ashburton’s past (more)

Art comes to raceday

Right in the thick of the action these Labour Day races, punters (more)

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A tourney resurrected

Senior men’s and women’s Mid Canterbury basketball teams will take to the court for the first time in a number of years this weekend as (more)

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Hammers staring down the barrel

Mid Canterbury headed to Levin last night determined that their Heartland Championship Lochore Cup rugby semi-final against Horowhenua-Kapiti (more)

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Stags eye up T20 final berth

The Tech Stags could put themselves in the box seat when it comes to nabbing a spot in the final of open grade cricket’s season-opening T20 (more)

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Ashburton TeenAg member takes out emerging leader award

Ashburton teen Penny Stilgoe-Rooney hopes a passion for big machinery will help her see the world. She is determined to pursue a career (more)

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New seed base for PGW

PGG Wrightson will have a new seed base of 90 staff by next year at a research and innovation hub at the AgResearch campus opposite Lincoln (more)

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Farmers ahead of the play

A couple of big announcements last week have had us talking to the media about freshwater management and climate change. My message to (more)

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Lycra is the answer.

There are two ways to deal with the rising cost of fuel, accept it or change. We could debate and analyse and espouse opinions all we (more)

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Ashburton TeenAg member takes out emerging leader award

Ashburton teen Penny Stilgoe-Rooney hopes a passion for big machinery will help her see the world. She is determined to pursue a career (more)

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Celebrating all things country

Students, pets and two local primary schools joined forces to celebrate all aspects of rural living yesterday. There was an absence of (more)

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Enjoyable – and controversial

Having a successful event at which hundreds of people flock to every year to enjoy doesn’t necessarily mean that everything is always beer (more)

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Lycra is the answer.

There are two ways to deal with the rising cost of fuel, accept it or change. We could debate and analyse and espouse opinions all we (more)

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Letters to the Editor, October 20 2018

St John Ambulance I think it stinks that the council will not donate land to St John for an ambulance access when the council are going (more)

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