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Fire alarm incidents ‘criminal offence’

Four students have been suspended and reported to police after setting off fire alarms at Ashburton College (more)

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Brea’s taking on the best

An out of the blue announcement has turned a busy 2018 into an (more)

Future Captains meet current captains

There’s was a touch of Ashburton to the opening sequences of (more)

Uphill battle for Combined XV

A 10-day break between UC Championship rugby games couldn’t have (more)

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Brea’s taking on the best

An out of the blue announcement has turned a busy 2018 into an extremely busy 2018 for a young Methven triathlete. Mt Hutt College (more)

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Future Captains meet current captains

There’s was a touch of Ashburton to the opening sequences of the ANZ Premiership netball match between the Tactix and the Stars at (more)

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Uphill battle for Combined XV

A 10-day break between UC Championship rugby games couldn’t have come at a better time for the Mid Canterbury Combined side. Mid Canterbury (more)

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MPI ‘subject to challenge’

Farmers are being reminded that orders they receive from the Ministry for Primary Industries covering movement restriction and the culling of (more)

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Call shows lack of faith in MPI

Next week, on June 1, is Moving or Gypsy Day, depending what you want to call it, and this year’s event will be like none that have gone (more)

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Intermediate agrikids set for battle

Ashburton Intermediate School held a special mufti day yesterday to raise funds to help send its AIS Fencers team to the AgrikidsNZ grand (more)

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The glitz and the glamour

Three months of planning and anticipation will culminate for Mount Hutt College’s senior students tonight, with no more sleeps left in the (more)

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Bringing ball fairytales to life

Louise Duke and Kirsty McGlynn barely had time to put the call out for pre-loved ball dresses before donations galore were flowing (more)

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Christian school to expand

A new secondary education provider could be on the horizon for Ashburton. After consultation between parents and the board of trustees, (more)

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Kindergarten is now in session

There’s a fair amount of irony in the role the right honourable Trevor Mallard is playing at the moment. Like the nasty school teacher (more)

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Letters to the Editor, May 25 2018

Illegal parking I would like to bring to readers’ attentions a situation that is occurring in Canterbury that may/could cost someone (more)

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Careful use of creative licence

I had the pleasure of talking to a local Ladies Friendship group on Wednesday morning. I find it much easier to do these talks without a (more)