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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)

Quilting is addictive, say Kelly Stewart and Julie Brown.
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Quilting ‘addictive’

Mid Canterbury mums Kelly Stewart and Julie Brown have turned their passion for quilting into a living. Their (more)

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Focus on rural recycling

Wastebusters Trust has made a pitch to partner with the Ashburton District Council to improve on-farm recycling. The (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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Funding in spotlight

The business of Ashburton’s community safety organisation Safer Ashburton will be put under the spotlight shortly (more)

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Market has bargains galore

Buyers flocked to the Pakeke Lions Charity Market on Saturday to pore over the variety of homeware, toys, bicycles, (more)

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Irish dairying beckons

Up to 100 young Mid Canterbury workers could be the next hot property in Ireland as they begin filling employment gaps (more)

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New recruits wanted

Ashburton Volunteer Fire Brigade is looking for new recruits for firefighting and operational support (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)

A prize silky chook goes eyeball to eyeball with its breeder Brian Glassey.

Hen pecked

When you’re catching up with a movie star, it’s never going to be a run-of-the-mill interview, but when you (more)


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