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180417-SS_154 Seismic Glenn Vallenderfeature

Seismic activity ‘a passion’

Measuring the underlying power of our dynamic earth is a volunteer job which keeps Glen Vallender on his (more)

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Testing kids’ imaginations

Mid Canterbury kids let their imaginations run wild yesterday, during a brick building extravaganza at the (more)

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Water report shows work to do

A new report on fresh water quality creates a marker post for fresh water management and the issues that need (more)

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Henry aiming for the high seas

Through the help of a few friends and a day’s hard graft, Henry Chapman is hoping to see himself sailing the high (more)

Damage to car fetrsauer

Log smashed into car

Ashburton Police are seeking information as to who is responsible for a log damaging a car on Alford Forest Road (more)

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Calling for a fair deal

About 20 people who spend their working lives caring for others, took one hour off on Thursday to take their call (more)

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Ambulance bay completed

Work surrounding the Ashburton Hospital’s ambulance bay is now complete and access will be reinstated today. The (more)

Phoenix Preschool teacher Carole Gielingh retired yesterday after working with Ashburton children for 30 years. She is pictured with (from left) Chace Kamate, 2, Spencer Hampton and Caitlyn Neill, both 3.
Photo Megan Knad

Long-serving teacher farewelled

  After 30 years spent teaching Ashburton children, Phoenix Preschool teacher, Carole Gielingh retired, (more)

On Strike

IDEA strike action to hit

Between 30 and 40 Ashburton IDEA services support and administration workers will go on strike this morning over (more)

Stockwater races are important for birds and bees, Ashburton District Councillors have been 
told.    
Photo Tetsuro Mitomo

Water races disappearing

As part of its planned programme of stockwater race closures, the Ashburton District Council last week signed off the (more)


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