Typically quiet rural roads around Arundel experienced big city gridlock as travellers attempted to cross (more)
A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has rattled the Gisborne area and around (more)
People are always trying to predict and speculate on (more)
Burning down the house was the order of the day in (more)
Leading Ashburton equestrian rider, Lucinda Askin was in stellar form at the Show Jumping Canterbury’s Christmas Cracker show at (more)
It’s been a long time between drinks for Nick Grijns, but on Sunday he had something to celebrate, when he took out the Tinwald (more)
New Zealand has ridden away with eight medals, five of them gold, at the track cycling world cup meet in Cambridge.
It is decades since any Government initiative has caused rural New Zealand to rise up in such numbers as the Environment and Primary (more)
Unlike many countries, it’s been something of a free-for-all in New Zealand when it came to selling off our family silver – our (more)
The rejection of the sale of Mid and South Canterbury dairy and dairy support farms to an overseas buyer has been welcomed by Federated (more)
In 1967 as a 13-year-old Nola Smitheram started her secondary school life at Ashburton College; 52 years later she walked out the (more)
Schools across the Ashburton District have received an unexpected Christmas present worth almost $3 million.
The cash injection came as a (more)
High winds forced school bus services across Mid Canterbury to be cancelled yesterday afternoon, forcing hundreds of parents to become emergency (more)
Only in times of real adversity does the true kindness of human nature often show through.
It’s when the chips are down and the (more)
I am sure this weekend with the flooding and road closures there would have been a lot of people travelling through the (more)
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