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Mid Canterbury. This is us.

They came in their droves, as individuals. Men, women and children of all ages, ethnicities, (more)

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Ice skating – without all the cold bits

For the next few days, people in the district are going to have (more)

Swimmers hit different waters

Swimmers swapped the comfort of an indoor pool for the challenge (more)

Which library is the right fit for Ashburton?

The Ashburton District Council is working towards a new library (more)

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Swimmers hit different waters

Swimmers swapped the comfort of an indoor pool for the challenge of a pond on a Hinds farm on Sunday. The Ashburton Masters Swimmers (more)

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Sport takes a back seat

Today, I am a sports reporter, but in 2017 when the Ashburton Masjid first opened its doors, I wasn’t. Back then, I was working at (more)

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MacGregor skis to top title

Water skiers packed up their skis and headed for the hills at the weekend, to take part in the Clearwater Aquatic Club’s annual club (more)

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Mother’s milk an award winner

  Mother’s milk is the secret to a good healthy calf, says champion rearer Carol Wilson. She found herself in the unusual (more)

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Open season on farmers’ goodwill

The next few weeks will see shotguns and Swanndris dusted off across the country in anticipation of the upcoming duck-shooting (more)

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Bill and Gem a winning combination

Gem has good genes and works hard, says her owner Bill Nicholas. The seven-year-old heading eye dog came out a winner alongside Nicholas (more)

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Ice skating – without all the cold bits

For the next few days, people in the district are going to have an easy option to give ice skating a go, without having to worry about (more)

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Lauriston School heading for the finals

A project based around raising money for their school won Lauriston’s School Support team last year’s Trustpower Community Awards; now (more)

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New operations manager for Ara

Ara’s campus in Ashburton has a new operations manager. Leonie Rasmussen started her new role recently as operations manager for not (more)

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There’s a time to decide that life does go on

The question on the minds of many people around New Zealand and Canterbury in the wake of last Friday’s terror attacks is at what point is (more)

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Which library is the right fit for Ashburton?

The Ashburton District Council is working towards a new library and civic centre for our community that would not only meet our current (more)

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Sport takes a back seat

Today, I am a sports reporter, but in 2017 when the Ashburton Masjid first opened its doors, I wasn’t. Back then, I was working at (more)

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