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Top ploughmen waste no time

  Mid Canterbury farmers didn’t waste any time turning 8 hectares of grass into 8 hectares of (more)

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Welcome to pickleball

Mid Canterbury, you’ve officially got a new option on your (more)

Methven cemetery trees for the chop

Members of the Methven Community Board are keeping their fingers (more)

Celtic plays host to the juniors (+pics)

  Celtic under-9 player Fletcher Hampton prepares to feed (more)

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Welcome to pickleball

Mid Canterbury, you’ve officially got a new option on your sporting menu and it’s called pickleball. Pickleball is described as being (more)

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Celtic plays host to the juniors (+pics)

  Celtic under-9 player Fletcher Hampton prepares to feed the ball into a scrum during the Ashburton Celtic Rugby Club’s hosting (more)

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Big finish gets the job done

A strong finish helped Mid Canterbury take out a 66-59 win over Wolverines Blue in the men’s A grade basketball competition in Christchurch on (more)

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Top ploughmen waste no time

  Mid Canterbury farmers didn’t waste any time turning 8 hectares of grass into 8 hectares of recently planted winter barley at (more)

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Coroner calls for quad bike safety rules

National rules around quad bike safety would still need to be practical for farmers, said NZ First agricultural spokesman Mark Patterson. A (more)

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Sound contracts underpin successful employment bond

In my role as a Federated Farmers advocate for over 10 years, and especially in the last six as deputy and chair of the Dairy Industry (more)

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Students win back-to-back titles

  They might only be a small group of students from a small rural school, but when it comes to literature, they pack a powerful (more)

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Students become Ashburton council advisers

  Ideas from community greenhouses to high spec adrenaline parks were up for debate yesterday as students from around the Ashburton (more)

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NCEA review – good and bad news

A review of NCEA was long overdue, but some of the proposed changes could take education back around 40 years, Ashburton College principal Ross (more)

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Welcome to pickleball

Mid Canterbury, you’ve officially got a new option on your sporting menu and it’s called pickleball. Pickleball is described as being (more)

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The selfless act of volunteering

Most people, at some stage in their life, get to volunteer and with National Volunteer Week just around the corner it’s a good time to (more)

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Letters to the Editor, May 21 2019

Friendship Lane Whose bright idea was it to install round bulges on either side of the entrance to Friendship Lane? Surely it wasn’t (more)

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