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Top spots up for decision

On Thursday night, six high-pressure games of netball played out at the EA Networks Centre. Plenty was (more)

Final night a cracker

Excitement buzzed in the air as the children arrived on stage for (more)

Career expo a success

Just what to dedicate one’s life to is a huge decision, and it (more)

Letters to the Editor, June 24 2017

Thank you Guardian, there should be fewer ‘Daisys’ in the (more)

Final night a cracker

Excitement buzzed in the air as the children arrived on stage for the final night of the Music Festival 2017. Maria Lawn and Caendal (more)

Career expo a success

Just what to dedicate one’s life to is a huge decision, and it is what Mount Hutt College students gave some thought to this (more)

Welcome break for Liam

Liam Kennedy-Clark is taking time out from his hectic performance schedule in Australia as he visits his home town of Ashburton this (more)


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Top spots up for decision

On Thursday night, six high-pressure games of netball played out at the EA Networks Centre. Plenty was on offer for sides to take away (more)

Burnside too good

  It was a tough start for Ashburton College in the first of their three sporting exchanges of the year. 18 teams trave lled (more)

Ash Coll hold off Rangi

After dominating the early passages, the Ashburton College netball team cruised to 29-22 victory against Rangi Ruru Girls’ School in the (more)


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Nitrogen plan ‘catastrophic’

New rules designed to limit pollution from farm animals will have a “catastrophic” impact on the Mid Canterbury economy, a Staveley farmer (more)

FAR discusses chemical effects

The increasing risk of herbicide and insecticide resistance was one of the topics discussed at a Foundation of Arable Research-hosted farm (more)

From a dairy farmer to Daisy

Dairy farmer, Paul Vincent, responds to ‘Daisy’ opinion: Hi, Just a heads up about empty rates in dairy cows, a story about me, I am (more)


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Final night a cracker

Excitement buzzed in the air as the children arrived on stage for the final night of the Music Festival 2017. Maria Lawn and Caendal (more)

Career expo a success

Just what to dedicate one’s life to is a huge decision, and it is what Mount Hutt College students gave some thought to this (more)

Burnside too good

  It was a tough start for Ashburton College in the first of their three sporting exchanges of the year. 18 teams trave lled (more)


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Leadership lacking

“Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown,” as the Bard once said. As the crown-wearer on the day of the recent British snap election, (more)

Letters to the Editor, June 24 2017

Thank you Guardian, there should be fewer ‘Daisys’ in the future. Most articles [responses] missed the fact that Daisy is one of the (more)

New rail could be win-win

It’s an idea whose time may have come, but it’s an idea that will take a huge cash injection and massive community support to go from (more)


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Leading the charge

Want to do a return trip to Christchurch without burning any fossil fuel and of course with zero exhaust emissions? Well Hyundai’s new (more)

Twistin’ with Peter Posa

During the 1960s Peter Posa was the golden boy of New Zealand music, riding high on a wave of popularity, with a slew of hits, including (more)

The school holidays, enjoy them

Mad Mama with Desme Daniels. Well, the holidays are fast approaching, as is Christmas, shhh who said that? Anyway, back to school (more)


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From Gaslight to Middle Age Spread

There is never nothing to do in a museum. Much of my time is spent answering enquiries or working with new collection material as it (more)

Such sweet nostalgia

Visitors to the museum lately will have noticed magnets and key rings in the shape of classic New Zealand lollies for sale at our front desk (more)

Finding our Chinese heritage

As we head into the Chinese New Year, Waitangi Weekend and the Multicultural Bite, it’s good timing to reflect on some of our newer – (more)


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Pannett, Sivier to combine talents

Well-known Mid Canterbury performers Georgie Sivier and Wayne Pannett are pooling their artistic talents to bring a hard-hitting rock (more)

Best birds on the show bench

Conversation gave way to clucks, hisses and quacks in Ashburton’s Sports Hall yesterday as hundreds of prize poultry went under the eyes (more)

Schools recognise support staff

Mid Canterbury teacher aides, receptionists and other school support staff enjoyed a morning tea shout and words of encouragement (more)


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