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Methven tiny houses taking off

  Methven joiner Mark Brown saw a cabin advertised for rent on the side of the road about four (more)

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Inspiring Ashburton

  CanInspire Charitable Trust officially opened its first (more)

Sister cities put us on the world stage

Ashburton will host the annual Sister Cities Conference next (more)

Kalle’s hooked on rugby

  Kalle Valimaki’s first experiences with rugby (more)

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Kalle’s hooked on rugby

  Kalle Valimaki’s first experiences with rugby involved picking horse poo off the ground before training sessions could get under (more)

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Dragons take over Lake Hood

  The beat of drums echoed around Lake Hood on Saturday, as the South Island’s best dragon boat crews converged to find out who (more)

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Cricket making all the right moves

It’s taken a frank admission that there is unlikely to ever be a return to the former glory days of local top-level senior cricket, but at (more)

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Rural folk size up the townies

  Plenty of groundwork has been laid as the Rural Folk attempt to grab the title from Big Smoke in the Ashburton Lion Club’s Big (more)

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Cooking classes for children on again

Places in the Mid Canterbury Rural Women’s annual cooking class for youngsters are expected to fill up quickly. Members of the (more)

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Assumptions and labels

Like most Kiwis I was truly shocked at what happened in Christchurch last week, just a sense of utter disbelief that this could happen in (more)

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Carew Domain benefits from classroom project

Students from Carew Peel Forest School took a break from their usual classroom activities yesterday to plant more than 100 plants at the (more)

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Cooking classes for children on again

Places in the Mid Canterbury Rural Women’s annual cooking class for youngsters are expected to fill up quickly. Members of the (more)

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Schools supporting mosque attack victims

Schools from around the district this week have been coming together to raise funds for those affected by the Christchurch terror attack (more)

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Sister cities could be tourism gold

I’ve got no doubt that the significance of yesterday’s announcement that the Sister Cities conference for next year being held on our (more)

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Cricket making all the right moves

It’s taken a frank admission that there is unlikely to ever be a return to the former glory days of local top-level senior cricket, but at (more)

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Have your say. HAVE YOUR SAY!

Are we building for the future or building for the now? That’s the multi-million dollar question around Ashburton’s new civic (more)

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