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Rowers gain national selection

Ashburton rowers, Mollie Gibson and Veronica Wall have gained national recognition by being named in the (more)

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Methven nabs own tourney

Methven bowlers took top honours in their own tournament at the (more)

Celtic on target early

Mid Canterbury’s senior netball competition kicked off on (more)

Time and effort truly pays off

Perched towards the front of the O’Reilly Auditorium, and (more)

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Methven nabs own tourney

Methven bowlers took top honours in their own tournament at the McNally Street Indoor Bowls stadium on Thursday night. The Methven (more)

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Celtic on target early

Mid Canterbury’s senior netball competition kicked off on Thursday night and things ran true to form across the board. Usual (more)

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Rowers gain national selection

Ashburton rowers, Mollie Gibson and Veronica Wall have gained national recognition by being named in the Rowing NZ Junior side today. The (more)

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Teens learn leadership skills

Two Mid Canterbury students have spent the start of the school holidays honing their leadership skills. Harriet Stock from Ashburton (more)

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A kick in the guts

The Government’s decision to refuse a funding request from a national rural health group has been described as “bitterly (more)

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M.Bovis test for farmers to use being developed

A commercial diagnostic tool, which will allow farmers to test for cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis themselves, is being developed by a (more)

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Female principals rule

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 (more)

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Wrecking ball imminent?

The future is uncertain for one of the oldest school buildings in the district, after an unfortunate discovery by builders. An original, (more)

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Volunteers boost literacy

What started out four years ago as a small project involving four Ashburton schools, has grown to become a learning programme that has (more)

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Letters to the Editor, April 20 2018

Slap in the face? I was amused by the story about our mayor and council members being disappointed by the lack of public turn-out at the (more)

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Time for drastic change

Here’s a few thoughts from me regarding the CBD in Ashburton. I’m thinking it’s time for some drastic changes. Our retailers are (more)

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Police get first call

When did we arrive at the point where it’s more important to post to social media about illegal activity than it is to contact the (more)