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Time not of the essence for Rachel

Rachel Reid has a time in her head that she’d like to see next to her name after she crossed the finish (more)

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Pools nearly ready to welcome swimmers

It might have been a long two-week wait for swimmers when the EA (more)

New Zealand’s grandfather of dahlias

When it comes to sticking with something they love, Graham Gunn (more)

Research farm to be sold off

Mid Canterbury’s Winchmore Research Station is being sold by (more)

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Time not of the essence for Rachel

Rachel Reid has a time in her head that she’d like to see next to her name after she crossed the finish line at next month’s Coast to (more)

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Popular competition back on court

The thwack of a ball on racquets eturned to the Ashburton Trust Tennis Centre on Thursday night, with the resumption of sunset doubles (more)

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Opening clash a blockbuster

With a highlight reel boasting more moments than most good television shows, the final round of last year’s Pritchard Shield cricket (more)

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Research farm to be sold off

Mid Canterbury’s Winchmore Research Station is being sold by crown institute AgResearch after 72 years of providing grazing and arable (more)

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Protection laws ‘inadequate’

Plant breeders want stronger legislation to enforce royalty payments for arable and other crops. They want royalties paid on any (more)

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Club reaps a bountiful harvest

Hauling in a yield twice that of last year’s, Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club members were thrilled with their barley (more)

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Pre-schoolers check out new home

When the Easter bunny arrives, the youngsters at Tinwald’s Tiddlywinks pre-school will be in a new, purpose-built home. And like staff (more)

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The wait for results all over

With a mixture of anticipation, hope and dread, Mid Canterbury secondary school students flocked online yesterday. They had more to worry (more)

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Lifelong learning taking Greta to Jerusalem

  Greta Hampton is passionate about lifelong learning and is heading to Israel this month to the International School for Holocaust (more)

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If you pass the test, you’re good enough

Ask any old, really old person what they see as one of the key ingredients in keeping their independence and they’re likely to tell you (more)

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When will they ever learn?

Sadly, the New Year has begun much as the old one ended. Watch any television news this month and you will have been informed of the (more)

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The plastic battle has just begun

How quickly we’ve adapted to taking our own bags to the supermarket. Check out shoppers as they head in the door and virtually everyone (more)

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