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Zoning debate

Ashburton Borough School’s Board of Trustees are butting heads with the Ministry of Education over a (more)

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Methven make it a sweet double

When he arrived at the Methven Domain on Saturday, Methven FC (more)

Dementia care beds exceed demand

Demand for secure dementia care in the Ashburton District is (more)

Globetrotters begin their fundraising ventures

Fundraising efforts to get a talented group of local thespians to (more)

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Methven make it a sweet double

When he arrived at the Methven Domain on Saturday, Methven FC Senior A coach Richard Sheppard had a feeling it was going to be a good (more)

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MC United finishes off memorable season

An unbeaten season for Mid Canterbury United’s Mainland Football division two side was topped off with a second piece of silverware being (more)

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Coach happy with final hit-out

Canterbury Metro came from behind to down the Mid Canterbury rugby side 29-14 at the Ashburton A&P Showgrounds on Saturday. The match (more)

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M. bovis continues to spread

A Mid Canterbury dairy farm with about 250 cattle is among the latest properties to be confirmed with mycoplasma bovis. The number of farms (more)

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Appeal decision a win for irrigators

An appeal to Environment Canterbury’s Plan Change 5 nutrient modelling rules has been resolved, avoiding a $300 million cost for farmers (more)

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India’s youth Fonterra’s target

India’s digitally-savvy youths are the target for New Zealand milk in a dairy range by a new joint venture with dairy giant Fonterra. The (more)

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School attendance not optional – ministry

National statistics show a slow, upward trend in the number of children who are bunking school. In both 2016 and 2017 there was a (more)

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Zoning debate

Ashburton Borough School’s Board of Trustees are butting heads with the Ministry of Education over a proposal to make the school (more)

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A better deal for the students

As much as it was about pay, Wednesday’s strike action by primary school teachers was about getting a better deal for students, says Methven (more)

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Hansen’s words proving powerful

There is a lot to like about All Blacks coach Steve Hansen, an awful lot. He’s an outstanding rugby coach, a very funny typical Kiwi (more)

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Underwhelming mental health announcement

Recently the Prime Minister signalled that she was about to make a significant announcement relating to mental health. This “major” (more)

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Dr Brash rides again

Like me, you might have thought Dr Don Brash’s day had not only come but well and truly gone. Not so! It seems it has, still, some hours (more)

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