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End of life bill to be discussed

Electorate MPs from both Selwyn and Rangitata will hold public meetings next month to discuss (more)

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Crash focus on speed, alcohol

As investigations continue into the car crash that took the life (more)

Tough task for bowlers

They’ll be the home town favourites, but the Ashburton Indoor (more)

Rolling out LED street lights

Mid Canterbury residents may begin to notice a difference in the (more)

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Letters to the Editor, July 20

Dangerous Tackles The Super Rugby quarter-finals are approaching rapidly, and we are all anxious that those already possible doubtful (more)

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Grass track challenge for drivers

Fancy your skills behind the wheel? Then the Ashburton Car Club has got just the event for you. The Ashburton Car Club is hosting a grass (more)

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Tough task for bowlers

They’ll be the home town favourites, but the Ashburton Indoor Bowls Patterson team will have to pull something out of the hat if they’re (more)

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Can irrigation pay its way?

    As new irrigation schemes are established and others like Central Plains Water expand, a growing number of farmers are (more)

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Speed shearing draws the crowds

Moccasins were the footwear of choice and “go, go shear the bugger” the chant at the Tinwald Tavern and Brown Pub at the (more)

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Growing NZ arable brand

The past month has been a whirlwind of activity for me. I was elected to lead the Federated Farmers Arable Industry Group at its AGM in (more)

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‘Everyone knows where it is’

Mount Hutt College dropped the word Methven from its title some years ago, however, no-one seems to recall when. Board chairperson James (more)

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AYC looking for more new members

Wafting music and the smell of freshly cooked sausages heralded  the arrival of the Ashburton Youth Council on East Street (more)

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Jump Jammers in the medals

A boogying bunch from Mount Somers Springburn School have swept up an impressive collection of awards at the Christchurch Strictly Jump Jam (more)

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Letters to the Editor, July 20

Dangerous Tackles The Super Rugby quarter-finals are approaching rapidly, and we are all anxious that those already possible doubtful (more)

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The highs and lows of being 18-months-old

Last weekend was a big one for Maddy Hooper. A weekend of highs and lows. Her cousin Zac came for a sleep-over on Saturday (more)

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It’s your choice to view, or is it?

Just when it appeared TVNZ had won their battle over the decision to air the controversial UK television show, Naked Attraction, on TVNZ 2, (more)