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Last chance to rebuild CBD

Ashburton has one chance to rebuild its town centre and it has one chance to get it right, says local real (more)

Business booming at St Vincent de Paul

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It has been four months since the team at St Vincent de Paul (more)

Ready to rumble at Celtic

Ashburton Boxing Club president Damian Perriton and NZ super-heavyweight champion Sam Watt are preparing for Saturday night’s action.                                                                                                                        
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The Ashburton Boxing Club Tournament currently boasts a 14-fight (more)

New Shed ‘bloody marvellous’

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The Ashburton Menz Shed are one step closer to moving into their (more)

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Backpack remains unclaimed week later

A week after it was found, a lost backpack is still sitting at Ashburton Police Station. Laura White, who lives in a rental property on a (more)

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Last chance to rebuild CBD

Ashburton has one chance to rebuild its town centre and it has one chance to get it right, says local real estate agent Ray Knight. Right (more)

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A stark reminder

Ashburton College senior students were reminded not to take their education for granted yesterday when they handed over the proceeds of their (more)


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Zumba party raises $300 for hockey girls

Over $300 was raised for the Under-15 Mid Canterbury Girls’ Hockey Team at a Zumba party on Monday night. The team is fundraising to (more)

Setting off for Invercargill today to compete at the South Island Swimming Championships are back row (from left): Bailey Tait, 15, Jared Scammell, 15, Andrew Peel, 15. Front row: Bree Middleton, 13, Isabelle Wilson, 13, Courtney Elliott, 13. Lucy Clough, 17, was absent.                                                                                                                            Photo Amanda Konyn

Hoping to make waves

Seven Jennian Homes Ashburton Swim Team members will be in action at the South Island Swimming Championships from tomorrow. The local (more)

Ashburton Boxing Club president Damian Perriton and NZ super-heavyweight champion Sam Watt are preparing for Saturday night’s action.                                                                                                                        
Photo Tetsuro Mitomo

Ready to rumble at Celtic

The Ashburton Boxing Club Tournament currently boasts a 14-fight card for Saturday evening’s event at Celtic Rugby Club. National (more)


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Focus on profitability

Farmers have learned valuable lessons in the face of the dairy downturn, a Mid Canterbury rural consultant says. Macfarlane Rural Business (more)

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Kiwis ready to plough

New Zealand ploughmen are the first competitors in the world ploughing champs in York, England, to arrive at the official practice before (more)

Farming Mums NZ administrator Chanelle O’Sullivan was guest speaker at Rural Women New Zealand’s Canterbury provincial conference in Ashburton last month.

Bridging the generational divide

Members of Rural Women New Zealand and Farming Mums NZ are benefiting from an emerging alliance. There has been a generational divide (more)


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Make A Wish made dream happen

The Make A Wish Foundation has a special place in Hazel Redmond’s heart. Recovering from the debilitating and life-threatening illness (more)

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Online classrooms way of the future?

Mid Canterbury primary and secondary school children will continue to get their education in classrooms, says local principals’ spokesperson (more)

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A stark reminder

Ashburton College senior students were reminded not to take their education for granted yesterday when they handed over the proceeds of their (more)


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The changing face of banking

There’s a lot of concern circulating in New Zealand’s small town communities about a gradual loss of facilities and services. The (more)

Sue Newman

It’s time to lift standards in aged care

Tough decisions have to be made when an elderly relative can no longer safely live on their own. Should or could a family member take an (more)

Andrew Hoggard

Industrialised agriculture means what exactly?

Over the past couple of weeks I have heard the phrase “industrialised agriculture” used on several occasions by all the usual (more)


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Take the long way home

It’s been a winter of simple motoring pleasures. Even more so now there’s decent snow on the mountains and driving through the Mid (more)

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Celebrating the middle of winter

Residents of Terrace View Retirement Village were treated to a special mid-winter dinner yesterday. The residents spent all week (more)

New Zealand's Chris Amon, right, waves to the crowd from his 7-litres Ford automobile after he and compatriot Bruce McLaren, not shown, won the 24-hours endurance for sports cars, at Le Mans, France, June 19, 1966. Two other bog Fords came in second and third to end Ferrari's six-year domination of the classic race. Celebrating with the driver are two unidentified members of the Ford team.  (AP Photo)

Never forgotten …

It was the ‘60s and early ‘70s, an era now regarded by many as the Golden Age of motor sport. During those times change was affecting (more)


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Vintage toys and games at the Ashburton Museum.

Rock, lizard, Spock?

For those who haven’t seen it yet, Ashburton Museum’s new exhibition Paper, Scissors, Rock is attracting much interest and not just from (more)

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Collector’s specials

Museums do many things – and amongst the things they do, collecting is central. Yet it’s not just museums that collect. Many (more)

Dr Fulton’s elastic stone

Not all rocks are hard, grey and brittle; nature has a few tricks to play. When looking for suitable rock specimens for the highly (more)


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Business booming at St Vincent de Paul

It has been four months since the team at St Vincent de Paul moved into their new building and they all agree business is booming. Store (more)

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Make A Wish made dream happen

The Make A Wish Foundation has a special place in Hazel Redmond’s heart. Recovering from the debilitating and life-threatening illness (more)

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New Shed ‘bloody marvellous’

The Ashburton Menz Shed are one step closer to moving into their new shed. Yesterday, Angus McKay handed over the lease papers to the (more)


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