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Angry reserves boards hit back

A suggestion that the Ashburton District’s reserves boards need an overhaul is a slap in the face for (more)

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Restoring College rugby pride

A plan has been hatched to put the shine back on schoolboy rugby (more)

Movie screening for hearing impaired

When you’re hearing impaired, something as relaxing as going to the (more)

Star turn expected on home track

  Ron Paterson’s little project horse is turning out to (more)

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Restoring College rugby pride

A plan has been hatched to put the shine back on schoolboy rugby in Mid Canterbury, but those behind it know it’s a case of one step at a (more)

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Star turn expected on home track

  Ron Paterson’s little project horse is turning out to be one of the finds of the racing season so far. The Ashburton trainer, (more)

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It’s all about attitude

When you decide to retire, that’s the time get out, get cracking and get on with life, say two of Ashburton’s older sportsmen. Rod (more)

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Brand new shed already put to good use

They might not have even officially opened it, but the Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club’s new shed is already in operation, and (more)

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Deer numbers on increase

Deer numbers are on the rise as farmers increase their breeding hind herds on the back of good prices. The lift in deer numbers, including (more)

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World farming confronting big issues

Earlier this month I was lucky enough to tour the lower North Island with farmer colleagues from Africa and Indonesia. They were here on (more)

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Playing healthy for heart disease

New Zealand’s confronting heart disease statistics are being brought to attention this week as people of all ages raise funds for the (more)

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Record books take a beating at swim sports

Records tumbled at last week’s Mount Hutt College swimming sports with one of the school’s Year 7 swimmers now having her name in the (more)

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Stolen gazebo returned to school

A bad start to the year for Carew Peel Forest School is looking up after receiving their stolen gazebo back from police. Principal Sharon (more)

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Remembering that fateful day

Eight years ago, the lives of everyday Cantabrians changed forever. In one fleeting moment, life got turned upside down and even still (more)

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Not the only day to show love

Thursday, February 14 was St Valentine’s day. It is often observed these days with a marketing push by businesses, encouraging shoppers (more)

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Darkness lurks around us

I’m always willing to stand up and speak proudly about this country, but there is the odd occasion where I wouldn’t even dare mention (more)

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