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Baring Square East plan done and dusted

  The community is divided over the future of the concrete arbours, dubbed whalebones, in (more)

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Tina set to be Simply The Best

  It’s been a long time coming, but Tina Simply The (more)

Hospice finds a new home

  Six years ago establishing a hospice in Mid Canterbury (more)

After 20 years’ service, it’s time to go

Between them, five members of the Hinds community have given more (more)

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Chasing a presidential success

  Gerard O’Reilly will have the weight of a presidency bearing down on him when he steps out onto the Methven Racecourse today (more)

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Netball a no-go for the big O

The Silver Ferns celebrated the return of international netball with a 58-45 win over England in the Cadbury Netball Series opener in (more)

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Devon’s cameo not enough to get AshColl home

  Ashburton College came up short in their second round ARA Championship One Day clash against North West in Ashburton on (more)

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Improving yields through attraction

  Native plantings not only look good, they can also improve crop yields by attracting a wider range of crop pollinators and (more)

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Second MAR site now open

  A project that is now in its second stage is significantly Improving both the quality and quantity of ground water in the Hinds (more)

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Farmers ‘voted strategically’, grim times ahead forecast

  Farmers are anxiously waiting to see whether or not Labour will choose to govern alone or bring in the Green Party. In one of (more)

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Oceans grief programme to return

  Grief is difficult enough for adults, let alone children and teenagers. “Grief comes in so many forms,” says Connie Quigley (more)

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More free lunches, for more schoolchildren

  About 380 more Mid Canterbury pupils will be able to access free lunches in schools next year as a government programme rolls out (more)

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Signing up for donations again

  All the eligible schools in Mid Canterbury have opted in to the Government’s donations scheme again for 2022. There are 13 (more)

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In some way or other, the show must go on

Today we should have been gearing up for one of the biggest parties in town. A two-day event, where the town meets the country and almost (more)

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‘Dull’ can be critically important

This week our district councillors took a look at a document that could change the shape of Ashburton’s town centre. That document was (more)

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Netball a no-go for the big O

The Silver Ferns celebrated the return of international netball with a 58-45 win over England in the Cadbury Netball Series opener in (more)

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