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Coastal home razed by inferno

  The cause of a fire which all but destroyed a well-known home on the eastern coast yesterday (more)

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Foundation an essential community funder

  Community groups and organisations around the Ashburton (more)

Netball advisory group formed

Mid Canterbury Netball is starting up a new Youth Advisory Group and (more)

Investigations continue into Rakaia homicide

The investigation into the death of a Rakaia man during the middle of (more)

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Netball advisory group formed

Mid Canterbury Netball is starting up a new Youth Advisory Group and now the hunt is on for people to be a part of it. A call has been put (more)

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Methven’s champions crowned

  Teeing off on his way to a club championship win at the Methven Golf Club’s finals day on Saturday was Mark Gorman. Gorman (more)

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Mid Canterbury men the golfing giantkillers

  Aorangi’s senior men’s golf team picked up a win over Canterbury in an annual representative golf fixture between the two (more)

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Synlait expands, 20 new jobs coming

A $32 million investment in a new warehouse at Synlait’s Dunsandel manufacturing site is the latest development for the expanding dairy (more)

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Regulations poorly targeted

Today, while crutching my breeding rams, I was considering the latest policy package from central government. To be fair, there was not a (more)

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Parker defends water plan

  Environment Minister David Parker has defended his Essential Freshwater action plan, saying it is both environmentally and (more)

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Allenton School Fair a success

Great weather and good crowds have left organisers thrilled with this year’s edition of the Allenton School Fair on Saturday. The fair, (more)

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Hosting the next generation

Methven Primary School students hosted students of the future at a special spring fling held at the school this week. Pre-schoolers were (more)

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SMASHED lessons for AshColl students

Ashburton College students got a dramatic look at the dangers of underage drinking and dealing with peer pressure yesterday. SMASHED, (more)

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Boulevard Day a big winner – again

If you put your ear to the ground around this time of year and do so for long enough you’re certain to here the odd grumbling about (more)

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Regulations poorly targeted

Today, while crutching my breeding rams, I was considering the latest policy package from central government. To be fair, there was not a (more)

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Shooting yourself in the foot, by Spark Sport

Risks are a part of everyday life, sometimes they work out, sometimes they don’t, and in this case for Spark, the risk they took on (more)

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