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Big win for Mid-South basketball girls

Ashburton’s Poppy Kilworth looks to the hoop during her Mid/South Canterbury side’s win over Buller (more)

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Growing NZ arable brand

The past month has been a whirlwind of activity for me. I was (more)

Drama over goat pie

A "drunken dispute over goat pie" led to a man allegedly being (more)

Rowers snare top award

Mid Canterbury born and bred rowers were in the spotlight both on (more)

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Big win for Mid-South basketball girls

Ashburton’s Poppy Kilworth looks to the hoop during her Mid/South Canterbury side’s win over Buller in a Mainland zone under-17 (more)

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Rowers snare top award

Mid Canterbury born and bred rowers were in the spotlight both on and off the water at the third and final World Rowing Cup event for 2018 (more)

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Baabaas on track for finals

An injury-hit Ashburton Barbarians team headed to Christchurch on Saturday and defeated Marist Saints Green 38-10 in Canterbury Rugby League’s (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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Second round of milk testing to begin

Milk samples from every Mid Canterbury dairy farm will be taken shortly after the start of calving as the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) (more)

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Off to pastures new

It was a little over a year ago that I began working as the Ashburton Guardian’s rural reporter. Unfortunately, by the time you read (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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Cash boost for tertiary students

Three young locals have been given a financial boost to their studies this year thanks to the Mid Canterbury Women’s Institute. 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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Trump – always entertaining

Of all the happenings to have hit world headlines in modern times, Donald Trump winning the American presidential election in 2016 would (more)

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Celebrating achievements of the young

We have this curious habit of believing the worst about the generation following our own. Millennials are the most self-absorbed (more)