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Cerebral palsy not stopping Thomas

  Methven’s Thomas Currie wanted to prove everyone wrong when they suggested he would be (more)

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Social netball continues popularity rise

  Mid Canterbury Netball’s ever-popular summer league (more)

Watch what goes in that recycling bin

It might not have happened in the Ashburton District previously, but (more)

Methven still the real estate hotspot

Methven continues to be the Ashburton District’s real estate hot (more)

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Social netball continues popularity rise

  Mid Canterbury Netball’s ever-popular summer league social netball competition got under way at the EA Networks Centre on (more)

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Putting for a good cause

A capacity field of 144 golfers filled the fairways of the Ashburton Golf Course for the annual Lions Club of Ashburton Charity Golf (more)

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Cyclists move into top gear

  The summer cycling season in Mid Canterbury is hitting top gear this week. Three weeks after the Tinwald Cycling Club’s (more)

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Panning Fonterra is too easy

Bashing Fonterra in the media is so prevalent it’s almost a national pastime; farmer shareholders keen to share that phone call they got from (more)

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Drop in farms under surveillance

Another Mid Canterbury dairy farm has been confirmed with the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis, lifting the total number of cases in the district (more)

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Farmers urged to speak up

  Hundreds of Mid Canterbury farmers will be telling Government about their good environmental work as part of feedback on proposed (more)

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Shaking out any bugs in national ShakeOut

  Testing their drop, cover and hold moves at Hampstead School are Kata Tamakaha (left), 7, and Brooklyn Aberhart, 8. “If we (more)

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Students recognise sponsors’ generosity

  As their final year of secondary school winds down, Ashburton College Year 13 students celebrated their fundraising efforts and (more)

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Bikers do Mid Canterbury proud

Mid Canterbury mountain bikers were well represented in the National Secondary Schools' Mountain Bike Championships at Signal Hill in (more)

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Big decisions for our new mayor

One of the first sets of decisions, mayor elect, Neil Brown will make over the next week may, in fact, be some of the most important he (more)

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Maturity is definitely over-rated

We are having some maturity issues at home at the moment. No it’s not with Miss nearly 3-years-old Maddy or with Bowie the 8-month-old (more)

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Poll bombshell!

Are the bells tolling for Jacinda? Psephologists predict seismic shift in New Zealand politics!” Yes, those legendary pollsters, who (more)