Police are investigating an aggravated robbery at the Ashburton Discount Dairy last night.
The offenders (more)
The name of a woman killed in Merivale has been released.
Among the latest Swift range (they’re the best selling privately (more)
Dozens of local children lived out their firefighting dreams (more)
The nominations are in and next month a wave of Mid Canterbury sporting stars will be recognised at the annual Mid Canterbury Sports (more)
Mid Canterbury harness racing legends from today and from yesteryears will come together at tomorrow’s Ashburton Trotting Club meeting at (more)
A repeat of last year’s Watters Cup sits waiting on Saturday, but Rakaia have an unfamiliar feeling to shake off first.
Last season’s (more)
Former commerce committee chairwoman and current member of the economic development, science and innovation select committee Melissa Lee was (more)
A new information campaign focused on land use consents is targeting farmers in the Hinds area.
Every farm in the Hinds/Hekeao area that (more)
There’s cautious optimism in the rural real estate market, although some factors are still causing headwinds, according to the latest (more)
Female school principals now outnumber males in the same role in New Zealand, but Ashburton still has work to do to tip the scales.
The future is uncertain for one of the oldest school buildings in the district, after an unfortunate discovery by builders.
An original, (more)
What started out four years ago as a small project involving four Ashburton schools, has grown to become a learning programme that has (more)
Eric Murray shouldn’t be drinking beer and Richie McCaw shouldn’t be letting his wife beat him a running race.
That’s the (more)
Some weeks it seems like you are constantly raising your eyebrows and saying “oh really, I didn’t know that” and other weeks it feels (more)
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The Anzac Day edition of the Ashburton Guardian informs us Stuff plans to close at least 10 community newspapers it (more)
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