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Perky Pork Pullers take the big prize

  The Pimms was flowing before lunch as three former Lowcliffe School pupils celebrated an annual (more)

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Two Legionnaires patients recovering

Two Mid Canterbury patients are recovering well after contracting (more)

Gulls return to bridge nesting site

  Ashburton’s tarapuka are back. Up to 4000 of the (more)

Exploring students’ scientific thinking

  Mount Hutt College student Victoria Hutana has been (more)

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Georgie Zukov gets one for the locals

  Champion reinsman Ricky May made it a good day for the locals in race two at the Ashburton Trotting Club’s cup week meeting, (more)

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19th proving ever-popular

  Among those taking to the fairways and greens at the Tinwald Golf Club on Saturday for the 19th Hole Tournament on Saturday, was (more)

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Year 7 and 8 super smash

Year 7 and 8 students got the chance to show off their cricketing skills in front of Canterbury's best women players at the Ashburton Domain (more)

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Perky Pork Pullers take the big prize

  The Pimms was flowing before lunch as three former Lowcliffe School pupils celebrated an annual get-together and a win at the New (more)

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Farmers head north to get their message across

Mid Canterbury farmer David Clark heads to Wellington tomorrow with his heart on his sleeve. He, fellow Federated Farmers leader Chris Ford (more)

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Carew ‘farmily’ up with the best

  Reputation is gold, say a Mid Canterbury dairying couple who are already reaping the rewards of being judged top business (more)

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Exploring students’ scientific thinking

  Mount Hutt College student Victoria Hutana has been selected as one of 40 students from around the country to test her scientific (more)

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School ‘donations’ about to be a thing of the past

Voluntary school donations might be a bugbear for cash-strapped families, but for many in the Ashburton District, next year they’ll be a thing (more)

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Year 7 and 8 super smash

Year 7 and 8 students got the chance to show off their cricketing skills in front of Canterbury's best women players at the Ashburton Domain (more)

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Our racist, mean-spirited underbelly

What a difference a day makes. Yesterday there was a feel-good vibe in the air, the kind of feeling that comes with knowing you’re (more)

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Nigel’s time to shine

Nigel is the newest addition to our family. Nigel the Nomad is our recently purchased, and now refurbished, caravan and he is all set and (more)

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Open our hearts to our Afghan friends

At times it might not seem like it, but we live a very privileged life in our district. Yes, there is poverty, yes there are many who (more)

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