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Ploughing a straight furrow

It was a great weekend for Mid Canterbury ploughmen at the national championships. Rakaia ploughman Gordon (more)

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Big turnouts expected

The RSA is expecting a large turnout at Anzac Day commemorations held across the district today. Ashburton RSA (more)

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Volunteers wanted!

Local youth are being encouraged to help others in their community, as Student Volunteer Week gets under way from (more)

Dog feature

Call council, not Facebook

If you spot a dog that’s gone AWOL, don’t turn to Facebook, call dog control, an Ashburton District Council manager (more)

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Flocking to see the fowls

Three-hundred-and-fifty lots were not enough to flap the Ashburton Fanciers’ Society at its Autumn Auction (more)

Tilly Smith

Win for Methven singer

Methven musician Tilly Smith took out the Intermediate Country Rock Vocal Solo section in the 2017 Southern Alps (more)

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Locket a constant reminder

Along with family medals from both world wars, Nancy Winter has two special treasures that tell the story of one (more)

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Shining on show

  Guardian photographer Robyn Hood was out and about at the Ashburton Vintage Car Club’s Show and (more)

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Youth justice investigation

Labour Party police spokesman Stuart Nash will investigate how the justice system is dealing with youth crime in (more)

Handbags and Gladrags organisers Louise Duke (left) and Anna Arrowsmith model a range of designs up for auction.

Handbags to be auctioned

A handbag auction to raise money for White Ribbon and CanBead will be held next month. Handbags and Gladrags (more)


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