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Shop owners fighting back

Ashburton retailers are using a simple and unexpected piece of technology to rally together against (more)

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Delegation heading to China

Ashburton District Mayor Donna Favel is off to China next month as a (more)

Concerns over after-ball parties

The Ashburton Community Alcohol and Drug Service is worried about (more)

AshColl takes the honours

Ashburton College just edged ahead of Christchurch’s Burnside (more)

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AshColl takes the honours

Ashburton College just edged ahead of Christchurch’s Burnside High School to claim overall honours in an annual sporting fixture between (more)

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JION bring home the medals

Ashburton’s JION International Karate Dojo members brought home a total of 13 medals from the Canterbury Westland Regional Karate (more)

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Hampstead the enigma team

Sport is a funny thing. You can go from hero to zero in just the blink of an eye. Just ask Tiger Woods, that’s something he knows (more)

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Delegation heading to China

Ashburton District Mayor Donna Favel is off to China next month as a guest of Chinese goat milk processor Fineboon. She will be accompanied (more)

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ECan has plenty to discuss

Ashburton District councillors will not be short of things to talk about when they sit down with Environment Canterbury councillors (more)

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Keeping our perspective

The long shadow of Mycoplasma bovis is now darkening the prospects of a Kiwi rural tradition – school calf days. There have been calls (more)

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Taking on the Ration Challenge

The Methven community are becoming well acquainted with lentils and beans as 14 locals take on the Oxfam Ration Challenge. A team of (more)

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No bullying culture?

Ashburton College principal Ross Preece says his school does not have a bullying culture, despite allegations from parents too scared to send (more)

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Wakanui’s loss; Borough’s gain

There will soon be a new face at the helm of Ashburton’s biggest primary school, and she’s no stranger to the local education (more)

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A big step in the right direction

Where there’s a means, there is always a way and Ashburton retailers are certainly showing that at the moment. Last year robust (more)

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A night out with Macky Gee

If my child self had been approached by my adult self and informed that my idea of fun would one day be moshing around inside a dark (more)

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Hampstead the enigma team

Sport is a funny thing. You can go from hero to zero in just the blink of an eye. Just ask Tiger Woods, that’s something he knows (more)