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Russell John Tully in court.

Tully sentenced to life in prison

WINZ double murderer Russell John Tully has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum non-parole (more)

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Mount Hutt College students will be able to enjoy their ball (more)

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Ashburton residents have given the Ashburton District Council a big (more)

Sam pulls double duty

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It is going to be a busy day for Sam Watt tomorrow as he prepares (more)

Russell John Tully in court.

Tully sentenced to life in prison

WINZ double murderer Russell John Tully has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum non-parole period of 27 years. A jury found (more)

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A start for Eastfield

Work has begun on the new Eastfield precinct. McIntosh Commercial Construction has been awarded the building contract for the (more)

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Formal the word for school ball

Mount Hutt College students will be able to enjoy their ball tonight wearing anything they want as long as it is appropriately (more)


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Sam pulls double duty

It is going to be a busy day for Sam Watt tomorrow as he prepares to don the green of Celtic in their Combined Country Competition (more)

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Semi berths on the line

It is crunch time in the 2016 Luisetti Seeds Combined Country Competition as two Mid Canterbury teams vie for a semi-final berth while the rest (more)

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Young equestrians in form

It was a cold day but the rain stayed away as 70 riders turned out for day two of the Methven Equine Centre Dressage Autumn Series. The (more)


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Fonterra forecast disappoints

Fonterra delivered grim news to dairy farmers yesterday, announcing the opening forecast payout for the 2016/17 season at $4.25 per kilogram (more)

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Tankers ruining rural roads

Ashburton needs to push for more money from the Government’s roading pot to make up for damage caused by dairy tankers on our rural roads, (more)

Kevin Geddes

Gloomy outlook for farmers

Farmers will stuggle to pay the 5.4 per cent rate rise proposed by the Ashburton District Council for rural ratepayers. Mid Canterbury (more)


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Formal the word for school ball

Mount Hutt College students will be able to enjoy their ball tonight wearing anything they want as long as it is appropriately (more)

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Liam entertains old school

Country music singer Liam Kennedy-Clark entertained students at his former primary school, St Joseph’s, with the help of Cassi Hilbers (more)

Chertsey School students Gabby Rodgers, Jacob Wilson, Chloe Davis, Rhiannon Choat, Tayla Estriech and Leikani Fifita at yesterday’s  Mid Canterbury Primary Schools’ Music Festival rehearsal.	                  
Photo Amanda Konyn

Rehearsal day for primary schools’ music festival

The sound of young voices rang across the Intermediate College grounds yesterday as almost 300 of the district’s primary school-aged (more)


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Phill Hooper

Hoops: Let’s get tough on dirty dumpers

I’ve been on a mini crusade this week. Unfortunately it’s not an overly pleasant one though. One of my Facebook friends had posted a (more)

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Letter to the Editor, May 27, 2016

WasteBusters Hearing that WasteBusters Trust Canterbury had secured the South Island contract to collect recyclable ‘soft plastics’ (more)

Erin Tasker

Adams great for basketball

Steven Adams may not know it, but he’s doing a hang of a lot of good for his sport back in his homeland right now. He’s not the first (more)


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Silent sophistication

It’s likely the majority of owners of Lexus’ latest medium/large sized, sharp looking luxury hybrid SUV, the RX450h, won’t venture (more)

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Farming worms

The Back to Basics team is back in YOU magazine giving us helpful tips to live life in a more natural, sustainable, cost-effective way. Details (more)

Kerry Lysaght

Autumn fare

True to form the weather during May is like a roller-coaster, one minute warm, the next cold enough so that we find ourselves huddled around the (more)


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Friedlander house, Tancred Street, built for David Friedlander in 1910.

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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Researching your house

Have you ever wondered who has lived in your house? When it was built or altered? Who was the builder, architect or owner? Or what the (more)

The Milne No.20. horizontal pendulum seismograph of 1898 with its upgraded 1911 timing mechanism and recording mechanism at the left. The original boom and mast are seen at the right, along with balancing weights and adjusters.	
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An historic 1898 seismograph

Isn’t it funny how seemingly simple questions turn into epics? For the September 8, 2015, Guardian Heritage Page, I briefly described (more)


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Methven starting to fizz

Snow on Mt Hutt has heightened skiers’ anticipation of the new season on the Mid Canterbury skifield. The skifield is busy making snow (more)

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Living land bank for domain

Forest and Bird would like to turn part of the Ashburton Domain into a living museum of plants that once covered Mid Canterbury but are now (more)

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Ashburton meets safe air standards

Timaru might have the unhealthy title of having the “worst level of air pollution” in Oceania, but Ashburton’s winter air just 80km up the (more)


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Heartbreak and Boy

Almost every week we hear of shocking cases of child abuse and youth crime. Reporter Michelle Nelson talked to a Mid Canterbury couple about (more)

Greg coped well with the heat which caused many to drop out of the competition. 
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Experiencing the toughest footrace on Earth

  The toughest footrace on Earth is not something everyone would want to do but for Mid Canterbury’s Greg Roadley the Marathon des (more)

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Roadster a classic

I reckon one of the very best ways of enjoying the seemingly endless days of this balmy autumn has to be in a sports car, top down on some (more)

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