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Anzacs on the line

Each one of the models in our Sounds Like Us exhibition is special. Each one represents an aspect of Kiwi (more)

When quackery ruled

Medical records and other documents give invaluable information about how people lived at certain points in (more)

Enjoying our wetlands

One of my favourite parts of summer is when I spend a few days camping, tramping and generally enjoying New (more)

The big bang theory

One of the more difficult radios to install in our exhibition, Sounds Like Us, was the atom radio. I guess that (more)

Caravans the answer

When people think of summer, a multitude of images and memories may spring to mind, such as holidays in the (more)

Slice of heaven

The hugely popular Balls, Bullets & Boots touring exhibition has been packed up and sent to its next (more)

The Great War memorial

The highly respected Robert Galbraith was Ashburton mayor from 1915-1931. It was his misfortune to be the sitting mayor (more)

Overbridge turns 100

People walking over Ashburton’s railway overbridge might notice a new blue plaque was unveiled last Friday to (more)

Maladies and treatments

Last week’s heritage page focused on the establishment of Ashburton’s first hospital, and the other smaller (more)

The Belgian Relief Fund

This Thursday, October 12, marks the centenary of one of New Zealand’s darkest days at war. Not only one awful (more)

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