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Ali shines in seniors

Saturday proved a day to remember for Ashburton College 1st XV player Ali Prescott after making his (more)

All set for the Ball

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Excitement is brewing for Ashburton College’s senior students (more)

Finals berths on the line

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The Watters Cup round robin stage has reached its half way point (more)

College girls crush rivals

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Mid Canterbury’s young basketballers were in fine form in the (more)

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Temporary management for rest home

Cameron Courts Rest Home and Retirement Village has been placed under temporary management. Carolyn Gullery, general manager of planning and (more)

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All set for the Ball

Excitement is brewing for Ashburton College’s senior students ahead of their annual ball tonight. Students, especially the girls, have (more)

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Tickets by phone app

A new system for police issuing infringement notices has gone live in Mid Canterbury. OnDuty is a new phone application that has been (more)


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Finals berths on the line

The Watters Cup round robin stage has reached its half way point as Mid Canterbury’s elite senior sides scramble for points to secure (more)

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Down to the wire

Methven edged a tightly contested battle against Ashburton College in last night’s ACL Premier Grade Netball clash at the EA Networks (more)

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College girls crush rivals

Mid Canterbury’s young basketballers were in fine form in the Aoraki Secondary Schools’ Junior Girls’ tournament at the EA Networks (more)


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Grain prices set to rise

Feed grain prices are expected to lift in the next few weeks bringing some relief to Mid Canterbury arable farmers with silos full of unsold (more)

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Healthy thinking tips and tools

A breakfast workshop to be held in Ashburton next week is open to all farmers, growers and rural professionals and will focus on “the top (more)

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Budding Young Farmers

Three budding young Mount Somers farmers have been learning all there is to know about the industry ahead of a national competition next (more)


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All set for the Ball

Excitement is brewing for Ashburton College’s senior students ahead of their annual ball tonight. Students, especially the girls, have (more)

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Budding Young Farmers

Three budding young Mount Somers farmers have been learning all there is to know about the industry ahead of a national competition next (more)

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Principal on a mission

Allenton School’s principal is on a mission to combat a dangerous habit some parents have picked up. Last month the school put out notices (more)


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Sue Newman

There’ll be winners – and losers

The clash between community and council over the sale of Lot 9 for a water bottling plant took a new and possibly significant turn (more)

Letters to the Editor, July 1 2016

Child abuse Child abuse will continue in New Zealand. It will continue because we continue to make excuses for criminal (more)

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Special moments . . .

A couple of special moments for me in the past week that remind me how lucky I am to have a job that I love. The first was a promo with (more)


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Burlesque exercise in Ashburton

  A thigh-burning, booty-shaking, bumping and grinding fitness craze has hit Ashburton. The craze is Burlesquercise – a (more)

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Less snow but still opening

  Mt Hutt Ski Area will open its gates for the first time this season today, but it’s with less snow than they would have (more)

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Lake snot could establish in Mid Canterbury

An aquatic algae known as lake snot has not been reported as having established in Mid Canterbury waterways, but that’s not to say it won’t, (more)


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From diaries to digital

Depending on your point of view, one of my cousins is either very lucky or missing out. Married early, he is about to wave goodbye to his (more)

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New resource for house researchers

The museum has recently completed a large project which saw the collating of records from the local architect William ‘Billy’ Thomas (more)

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Helping you uncover the secrets of your house

Ashburton residents will be able to find out a little more about their homes at a workshop next month. The Ashburton Museum will be (more)


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Ashburton StandUP for Moko rally

Ashburton will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the rest of the country on Monday, June 27 to make a stand against child abuse. The StandUP NZ (more)

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Artists bring South Pacific to life

The Kermadec region in the South Pacific was brought to life in the Ashburton Art Gallery yesterday. The Gallery currently has an  (more)

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New property manager for council

The Ashburton District Council’s new property manager Colin Windleborn is trying to adjust to Mid Canterbury’s variable winter (more)


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Mark’s a marathon man

After smashing his own expectations at this year’s London Marathon, former Ashburton man Mark Moore has even bigger things in his sights. (more)

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End of an era

The Baker brothers retired from retail life recently after four generations selling soft furnishings to the people of Mid (more)

Ecan on wallaby watch

  As wallaby numbers continue to rise in South Canterbury, so too does the likelihood of a population establishing on this side of (more)

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