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Guilty verdict

A jury took just two and a half hours to find two people guilty of causing the death of Ashburton man Arran James (more)

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Bike park achieves goal

A last-minute extension has seen Bike Methven secure its target goal, which will now go towards the collective (more)

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Rowers burn up the lake

Ashburton rowers have again punched well above their weight at another major rowing regatta. The Canterbury (more)

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Domestic violence escalating

Official domestic violence figures for Mid Canterbury show police prosecuted 49 cases to November last year, however (more)

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Up for the Challenge

More than 350 riders took to the foothills of Mount Somers on Saturday in the annual Mt Somers Mountain Bike (more)

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Queries over Lot 9 consent

The sale of a block of land with a water consent in the Ashburton Business Park might have fallen through, but the (more)

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Councillor resigns from board

A large rift is opening between Ashburton District councillors and mayor Donna Favel as they fight a war of words (more)

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Community Awards looming

Trustpower Ashburton District Community Award organisers are urging people to get their entries in quick as the (more)

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Possible site for district library?

As Ashburton District Councillors were about to vote today to accept the Baring Square east site for the district's (more)

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$20m College rebuild plan

A $20 million-plus rebuild is on the cards for Ashburton College, due to an ageing campus and skyrocketing (more)


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