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Bums on (comfortable) seats

Mid Canterbury rugby fans can now sit in comfort right up close to the action for Mid Canterbury’s home (more)

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Migrants get insight into new home

Migrants learned all about the volunteer organisations which make (more)

‘We need to finish what Kate started’

Mid Canterbury Suffrage Celebration Ceremony organising committee (more)

Following in some powerful footsteps

One-hundred-twenty-five years ago today, the Electoral Act 1893 (more)

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Bums on (comfortable) seats

Mid Canterbury rugby fans can now sit in comfort right up close to the action for Mid Canterbury’s home Heartland Championship games. Ten (more)

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ABs’ loss not such a bad thing

I heard an interesting question posed on television on Monday morning. The question was whether people were actually kind of happy that (more)

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Trampolinists bring home the silverware

Ashburton’s Dynamic Gymnastics Sports athletes were well in truly and the medals on Sunday at a trampolining competition at the (more)

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Days of permit-free burning over

Permits for crop stubble burning is another level of bureaucracy farmers do not need. So says Mid Canterbury Federated Farmers arable (more)

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Farmer, company fined after ‘tail breaks’

A Waikato dairy farming operation and its company director have been fined $8000 after it was found 119 of its cows suffered tail injuries (more)

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Four new M. bovis properties

Four new Canterbury farms being confirmed with mycoplasma bovis is “not unexpected”, says MPI. One of the infected properties (IPs) is in (more)

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Students lead the way in Conservation Week

A group of environmentally on-the-ball students from Ashburton Borough School were eager to kick off Conservation Week with a trip to (more)

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Mid Canterbury says yes to more te reo Maori

Mid Canterbury principals are echoing sentiments that the New Zealand education system could make a “stronger commitment to te reo (more)

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Learning Centre on top of its game

If you’re keen to earn a qualification but find you’re lacking the skills you need to begin your study course, then Ashburton’s (more)

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A special day in New Zealand’s history

Let’s celebrate the right for women to vote, but perhaps we should go steady on the equal rights debate for the day. Today is a special (more)

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ABs’ loss not such a bad thing

I heard an interesting question posed on television on Monday morning. The question was whether people were actually kind of happy that (more)

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Following in some powerful footsteps

One-hundred-twenty-five years ago today, the Electoral Act 1893 was passed, giving all women in New Zealand the right to vote. One woman (more)

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