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Baabaas chasing final berth

The Ashburton Barbarians get a second and last shot at making the Canterbury Rugby League division one final (more)

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Momentum all-important for Hampstead

With their finals spot secured, the Hampstead senior women’s hockey (more)

Climate change policy hits rough waters

Developing a policy on climate change is likely to be a hard sell (more)

Celebrating pony power

The sublime weather of Hawaii’s most populous and visited (more)

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Momentum all-important for Hampstead

With their finals spot secured, the Hampstead senior women’s hockey team will take to the turf in Ashburton tomorrow to try and keep their (more)

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Baabaas chasing final berth

The Ashburton Barbarians get a second and last shot at making the Canterbury Rugby League division one final this weekend when they take on the (more)

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New golfing phenomenon heading our way

A new concept in golf aimed at attracting more families and young people to the sport is coming to Ashburton later this month. Aorangi (more)

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M. bovis continues to spread

A Mid Canterbury dairy farm with about 250 cattle is among the latest properties to be confirmed with mycoplasma bovis. The number of farms (more)

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Appeal decision a win for irrigators

An appeal to Environment Canterbury’s Plan Change 5 nutrient modelling rules has been resolved, avoiding a $300 million cost for farmers (more)

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India’s youth Fonterra’s target

India’s digitally-savvy youths are the target for New Zealand milk in a dairy range by a new joint venture with dairy giant Fonterra. The (more)

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A better deal for the students

As much as it was about pay, Wednesday’s strike action by primary school teachers was about getting a better deal for students, says Methven (more)

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AshColl earns home semi-final

With a semi-final spot already secured, Ashburton College senior boys headed into their last round robin Thomson Trophy basketball game (more)

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Strike closing 17 Mid Canterbury schools

Local primary school teachers and principals walking off the job are urging that their strike action is about far more than just pay (more)

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When Lady Luck shines

I won Lotto once – big time too, but the only problem was, about 20 minutes after learning of my windfall, I woke up. Unfortunately, (more)

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In full support of the teachers

Teachers deserve every cent they get and more! The teachers’ strike on Wednesday got me to thinking about the amazing job they do and (more)

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Time for Timaru to shine

There’s  a hugely under-appreciated jewel lying on a beach just down the road and someday, maybe not-too-far away, its time will (more)

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