Latest news >
Card image cap
Bridges: More pain to come

Life is going to get tougher for hard working New Zealanders, National Party leader Simon Bridges told an (more)

Top news >
Re-committing to alcohol accord

If you’re thinking of misbehaving in the Blue Pub on a Friday (more)

Positive results keep on coming

The Ashburton Guardian has posted another positive result with (more)

Gluten free under the spotlight

Coeliac Disease is the condition that an estimated 495 Mid Canterbury (more)

top sports news
AshColl repel the Saints

A dream start and strong finish led Ashburton College’s senior boys’ basketball team to a valuable 82-76 win in Canterbury secondary school (more)

top sports news
New faces in Mid Canterbury squad

A new young crop of future rugby stars came together this week for their first official training as a Mid Canterbury squad. New Mid (more)

top sports news
Netballers on a rollercoaster ride

A big win on Monday was followed by a big loss on Wednesday night for the Ashburton College A netball side. After cruising to a 45-18 win (more)

top farming news
Just got to be done

It’s been a couple of weeks since the public mycoplasma bovis meeting in Ashburton and about the same amount of time since the traditional (more)

top farming news
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)

top farming news
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)

top schools news
Night gets off to rollicking start

Night number two of the Heartland Bank Primary Schools’ Music Festival on Wednesday opened with a proud National Anthem conducted by Anna (more)

top schools news
Breakfast shout makes for a special day

Methven Primary School students combatted a chilly Thursday morning by tucking into hot chocolates and bacon, and celebrating the (more)

top schools news
Dancing the holidays away

Ashburton teenager Hannah Wakelin is using her summer break from dancing school in America to hold a workshop in her home (more)

top opinion news
Without fear or favour

Events at Ashburton College earlier this week have certainly poked the tiger in some corners of the district. A nationally viewed video (more)

top opinion news
A great big THANK YOU

I love the way Mid Canterbury people jump on a cause to help others. The Guardian ran a story about the local foodbank having some empty (more)

top opinion news
Abandoned and alone – one man’s tale

It’s happening. I’m baching. Mrs Mac and her mother have left me behind to hit the road on a national tour to visit family far and (more)

Videos >
Oops, something went wrong.