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Young people speaking their minds

The voice of young Mid Cantabrians for the past decade, the Ashburton Youth Council has played a huge part in the way (more)

Nathan’s still in the fast lane

Former Black Cap Nathan Astle was known for his aggression with the bat, and now he is fast making a name for himself (more)


School uniforms ‘just too expensive’

It is a catch-22 for many Ashburton parents, who see school uniforms as a necessity but believe they are forking out (more)


Shutting lawyers out ‘illogical’

New Zealand families will be left stranded if new regulations keep lawyers out of Family Court, according to a law (more)

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Looking after pets a fulltime occupation

While many of us are heading off on summer holidays, Rowena Stanton is hard at work. Christmas is traditionally the (more)

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Farmers get pro-active on depression

More farmers are taking their own lives than their urban counterparts and Federated Farmers is keen to publically air (more)

Mt Hutt scenery

Spectacular views, scenery on display

Get high on Mt Hutt next month. With spectacular alpine scenery for walkers, challenging trails for mountain bikers, (more)

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Festival cricket a fitting tribute

Mid Canterbury cricket captain Matt Winter shows off some of the merchandise that will go under the hammer while the (more)

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Armstrong’s confessions ‘a positive step for cycling’

The end of Lance Armstrong could be the beginning of clean cycling, say local cycling enthusiasts. In an exclusive (more)

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Jade’s our queen of green

From small seeds big things grow, as has proved the case for Jade Temepara who has been announced as a national (more)