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Bury the demons, move on

  Park it, move on and look to the next challenge. If the despair of watching a last-minute (more)

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Ian scores the perfect birthday gift

  The story goes that the wife of a mega-wealthy Middle (more)

Life in the grass lane

  Wanted: One paddock, nice and flat with no stones. (more)

Scarecrows to hit Methven streets again

  Jackson Holmes is one of the entries aiming for the (more)

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Life in the grass lane

  Wanted: One paddock, nice and flat with no stones. Enquiries to the Ashburton Family Go Kart Club. It might not be the usual (more)

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Bury the demons, move on

  Park it, move on and look to the next challenge. If the despair of watching a last-minute penalty go sailing through the (more)

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Fast 5 netball competition winners found

  Mid Canterbury Netball’s Fast 5 competition, which has been held over the past month came to a close this week. Competing in (more)

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‘Misinformation’ driving nitrate fears – ECan rep

A local Environment Canterbury (ECan) councillor has described concerns around a Mid Canterbury irrigation scheme renewal as the result of (more)

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Support for Hinds MAR

  The majority of ratepayers at last week’s community meetings on the Hekeao/Hinds Managed Aquifer Recharge targeted rate (more)

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Methane’s different warming impact still not accounted for

Federated Farmers is very concerned the Climate Change Commission’s draft advice to the government on emissions budgets puts a much bigger (more)

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Keeping our kids fed

  Making one or two school lunches is part of the morning routine in many families, but imagine if you had to do 500. That’s (more)

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A knighthood for Sheppard

  Some very young students from Rakaia School are determined to get New Zealand’s most famous suffragist Kate Sheppard a (more)

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Big winners from annual coastal challenge

  There was no novelty-sized cheque presentation of the proceeds from the 2020 Longbeach Coastal Challenge. Instead the event’s (more)

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Time to recognise our sporting volunteers

Volunteers. Where would we be without them? Well, in New Zealand we’d be camped up on Struggle Street to be (more)

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Railroaded out of options

At the start of 2014 I wrote an opinion piece on the Ashburton District Council lacking a vision for the town and the placement of a second (more)

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Clean-up has to start at the very beginning

Embattled, embarrassed and enraged – an industry on the cusp of being brought to its knees. Another week has gone by, and another week (more)

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