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Sock factory looking off-shore

Tighter immigration laws could see an Ashburton company with an international reputation forced to take (more)

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Alex aiming high

Alex Walker left his home in Japan to come to New Zealand to play (more)

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Organisations benefit from gaming machines

Ashburton’s gaming machine fans have played their way to helping (more)

Rakaia going full noise

Just because they’re already assured of a play-off spot it (more)

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Alex aiming high

Alex Walker left his home in Japan to come to New Zealand to play rugby on the advice of his father. Three months in, he’s glad he (more)

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Rakaia going full noise

Just because they’re already assured of a play-off spot it doesn’t mean Rakaia will be taking their foot off the gas heading into the (more)

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Mt Somers announces arrival

Mt Somers A have celebrated their promotion to Mid Canterbury Netball’s ACL premier one grade with a win in their first game in the top (more)

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Feed quality ‘very good’

The winning entries from the district’s three A&P associations’ winter feed competitions went head-to-head yesterday to find this (more)

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MPI ‘subject to challenge’

Farmers are being reminded that orders they receive from the Ministry for Primary Industries covering movement restriction and the culling of (more)

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Call shows lack of faith in MPI

Next week, on June 1, is Moving or Gypsy Day, depending what you want to call it, and this year’s event will be like none that have gone (more)

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The glitz and the glamour

Three months of planning and anticipation will culminate for Mount Hutt College’s senior students tonight, with no more sleeps left in the (more)

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Bringing ball fairytales to life

Louise Duke and Kirsty McGlynn barely had time to put the call out for pre-loved ball dresses before donations galore were flowing (more)

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Christian school to expand

A new secondary education provider could be on the horizon for Ashburton. After consultation between parents and the board of trustees, (more)

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It doesn’t just happen to strangers

There are things a town takes pride in being recognised for and there are things that should make it hang its community heads in (more)

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The Budget: done and dusted

In a blur of bureaucracy and a flood of figures, the eagerly-anticipated Budget has come and gone. Yes, it’s history for another (more)

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Careful use of creative licence

I had the pleasure of talking to a local Ladies Friendship group on Wednesday morning. I find it much easier to do these talks without a (more)