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Bid to stop ‘tahrmagaddon’

Local hunters are ramping up efforts to stop a massed tahr cull across the South Island in two weeks’ (more)

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Second division bull riding canned

Methven Rodeo has canned its second division bull ride as a (more)

Popular comp back on the courts

Mid Canterbury Tennis’ Twilight Tennis competition is set to (more)

Battery thefts continuing

Ashburton truckies are continuing to be plagued – and perplexed – (more)

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Popular comp back on the courts

Mid Canterbury Tennis’ Twilight Tennis competition is set to hit the courts for the 2018/19 season next week, and there’s still room for (more)

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Canterbury does best on croquet courts

Some of the best association croquet players from around Canterbury converged on Ashburton on Sunday. The Waireka Croquet Club hosted the (more)

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Cantabs kings of the fairways

Canterbury went away from the Ashburton Golf Club with the bragging rights after getting the better of Aorangi in an annual representative (more)

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Growers scramble to beat potato virus

Growers in the dark about dealing with a new potato virus found at Mid Canterbury farms hope experts can help them prevent it from spreading (more)

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Hinds MAR site officially launched

Farmers worked alongside children, environmentalists, iwi and regulators on Sunday to help bring the Hinds River back to life. The group (more)

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Aussies claim shearing bragging rights

Australia has taken the upper hand again at a trans-Tasman machine shearing test to extend a winning run since Rakaia man Tony Coster was among (more)

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Maui arrives at Chertsey School

They may have just 35 students – but when it comes to theatre, Chertsey School certainly don’t do things by halves. After months of (more)

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What really goes on in the classroom?

What do you think happens at school? Everyone has an opinion about education because everyone had one. But what do you think happens (more)

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Physical restraint rules ‘too restrictive’

Mid Canterbury teachers who feel helpless dealing with violent students say they would like to see the rules around physical restraint (more)

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Roading plans cause for concern

If Andrew Falloon’s information is on the money, then Mid Canterbury residents should have some serious concerns about the proposals for (more)

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Hiding the real truth

The GDP figures came out last week. For the quarter that ended in June, the GDP output rose 1 per cent. Which I’m told is good. So good (more)

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Ferns’ long journey back to the top

When a sports team is in a bad place, getting out of that bad place isn’t easy. The Silver Ferns took to the court in the recent quad (more)