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Branching out

Ashburton barrister Paul Bradford has become the town’s first barrister, solely specialising in criminal, traffic (more)

Twistin’ with Peter Posa

During the 1960s Peter Posa was the golden boy of New Zealand music, riding high on a wave of popularity, with a (more)

Great Wall trek ‘amazing’

Ron Smith is fit as a fiddle as a long-time Methven Search and Rescue member. He has scaled many a mountain in the (more)

From Gaslight to Middle Age Spread

There is never nothing to do in a museum. Much of my time is spent answering enquiries or working with new (more)

Not ready to hand over the reins

For Keith and Bevan Grice, the love of farming and breeding good horses runs deep in their veins. They talk (more)

AJ Gairns’ life counted

Karen Davies carries a photo in her wallet. A photo of a young man with a mischievous smile – sitting on (more)

A new liver, a new life for Alan Neumann

Two years ago Alan Neumann was staring into the abyss that could have been an early death. His liver was failing, (more)

School boundaries blurred

Social media is crossing the boundaries of life at school. Ashburton College principal Ross Preece and deputy (more)

Family passion for theatre

Heather McFarlane brings a striking Morticia to the stage for Variety Theatre Ashburton’s production of The Addams (more)

Fairton ‘was doomed’

Before you judge Silver Fern Farms or the declining stock numbers or the workforce, take a minute to consider these (more)

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