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Ian Foster’s All Blacks squad for 2021

  All Blacks squad: A Aumua, J, B and S Barrett, E Blackadder, G Bower, G Bridge, F Christie, (more)

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North Canterbury rain prompts feed worries

North Canterbury experienced some heavy rain at the weekend, making (more)

Walsh the bolter for Queensland

Warriors youngster Reece Walsh has been named to start for Queensland (more)

Methven’s water frustrations continue

  Mac McElwain is a former advertising executive, who (more)

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Ian Foster’s All Blacks squad for 2021

  All Blacks squad: A Aumua, J, B and S Barrett, E Blackadder, G Bower, G Bridge, F Christie, D Coles, E de Groot, B Ennor, S (more)

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Walsh the bolter for Queensland

Warriors youngster Reece Walsh has been named to start for Queensland in this week's second State of Origin rugby league clash against New South (more)

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Locals chasing Addington riches

There’s a strong Mid Canterbury flavour to racing action at Addington Raceway tomorrow. All counted, 14 locally trained horses will compete (more)

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North Canterbury rain prompts feed worries

North Canterbury experienced some heavy rain at the weekend, making it challenging for farmers who were feeding out. The region experienced (more)

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Environment Canterbury ‘fiscally irresponsible’

  Regional council has been accused of being financially feckless after adopting its Long-Term Plan this week. Eiffelton dairy (more)

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Councillor to fight ‘anti-rural’ ethos

A frustrated Ian Mackenzie says he is prepared to tackle a perceived “anti-rural” mindset at the regional council table. Environment (more)

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Vaping sucks in our kids

  Young people nationally are getting sucked in – and Mid Canterbury could be next. Gone are the generations of cigarettes (more)

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Second night delivers ‘incredible evening’

  From the moment I took my seat at the Ashburton Trust Event Centre, my excitement was lifted as I looked on stage at all the (more)

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Opening night sets a superb tone

  The 2021 Heartland Bank Schools’ Music Festival started with a roar on Tuesday night as Mid Canterbury children took to the (more)

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Coming together in the face of disaster

The coming together of a community is a special thing. There can be many reasons that we see this happen; at sports events, the arts, (more)

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Letters to the Editor, June 19 2021

PM’s visit Let’s kill several birds with one stone to make best use of taxpayer money (a foreign concept). Have her in a car on (more)

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Winz memorial-bashing morons

Sometimes words are just not enough. Well, respectable words that we could use in our very fine newspaper anyway. Because what do you (more)

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