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Keeping it real at Lauriston

On a normal Monday evening, Lauriston School students could be settling down for a meal, or catching up (more)

Another trophy in the cabinet

Grant Wilson’s hot form on the indoor bowling mats around (more)

A safe on the street

Recently I was working on a series of clipping files pertaining (more)

District Court news May 29

The following people appeared before Judge Joanna Maze in the (more)

Centenary with a twist

Giant Jenga, bows and arrows and a photo booth are not what you would normally expect at a centenary celebration. But, YMCA South and Mid (more)

Keeping it real at Lauriston

On a normal Monday evening, Lauriston School students could be settling down for a meal, or catching up on some homework. However, last (more)

Hulmes trump quality field

Ashburton farmers Milton and Trudy Hulme (centre) were proud winners at the 2017 Mid Canterbury Winterfeed Competition Grand Final on (more)


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Another trophy in the cabinet

Grant Wilson’s hot form on the indoor bowling mats around Ashburton continued over the weekend as he added the mixed fours title to his (more)

Chasing the elusive 180

Ben McTavish from the Ashburton RSA eyes up the bullseye on Sunday at the fourth round of the Central Darts Clubs of New Zealand (more)

Trophy haul for go karters

The Ashburton Go Kart Club brought home a haul of medals from the New Zealand championships recently. Highlights included Andrew Green (more)


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Hulmes trump quality field

Ashburton farmers Milton and Trudy Hulme (centre) were proud winners at the 2017 Mid Canterbury Winterfeed Competition Grand Final on (more)

BCI irrigators to vote

Shareholder irrigators on the Barrhill Chertsey Irrigation scheme have been asked to consider a resolution to buy out Electricity (more)

Where are the soil scientists?

Farmers can feel reasonably satisfied with the spending Steven Joyce promised in his first Budget last week, but would rue there wasn’t (more)


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Keeping it real at Lauriston

On a normal Monday evening, Lauriston School students could be settling down for a meal, or catching up on some homework. However, last (more)

Gender-neutral uniforms

Schools are being urged to adopt gender-neutral uniforms as part of wider efforts to ensure children with diverse gender identities and (more)

After ball revitalised

The after ball returned to Methven on Friday night after it had to be canned at the 11th hour last year. About 140 Mount Hutt College senior (more)


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The sky’s the limit

News that the Electron rocket reached space on Thursday was a huge moment to be celebrated on both the national and international (more)

Where are the soil scientists?

Farmers can feel reasonably satisfied with the spending Steven Joyce promised in his first Budget last week, but would rue there wasn’t (more)

Partying safe

After balls as they were known in Mid Canterbury came to a crashing halt last year with a letter sent to all Canterbury secondary school (more)


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A safe on the street

Recently I was working on a series of clipping files pertaining to local businesses. Amidst the modern articles about openings and (more)

Stylish, yet sensible

The words style and sensible often don’t sit well together. Well with the C-HR, Toyota reckon they do. So let’s see! While Toyota (more)

Want to sleep in? Make it brunch

  Egg, mushroom and fetta croissant dish Butter 30g sliced mushrooms 12 mini croissants 3C baby spinach 150-200g fetta (more)


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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)

Heritage NZ renames footbridge

Heritage New Zealand has adjusted the name and extent of the Ashburton Railway Footbridge, in line with the demolition of the station (more)


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Huge career break for Kennedy-Clark

Liam Kennedy-Clark will take a massive leap forward in his career this weekend when he joins the band of country music icon, Lee (more)

Local girl guides take a stand against bullying

Te Matapuna Girl Guides are sending a clear message aimed at stamping out bullying in their community. Armed with hand-made placards, the (more)

Geddes presented with QSM medal

Ashburton man Kevin Geddes was presented with his QSM for services to agriculture and the community, by Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy at (more)


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