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So far so good, for lockdown behaviour

It might be ‘so far, so good’ for people meeting lockdown requirements in the Ashburton District but (more)

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Opportunities abound for industry stars

  The major winners in the 2020 Canterbury-North Otago (more)

Staying connected in isolation

Sticking in our own bubble has never been as important as it is (more)

Obituary – Tanaka San fostered a fine connection

  Methven residents are remembering a much-loved town (more)

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Creativity in the gym

  Trainers are working hard through online channels to keep gym-goers active while in self-isolation. As gyms around the country (more)

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Keeping it normal

  Ollie Sapsford is doing his best to maintain a sense of normality and routine during some uncertain times. The All Blacks (more)

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Grant to help completion of Chinese village

  A grant from the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust will play an important role in completing restoration work on buildings in (more)

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Opportunities abound for industry stars

  The major winners in the 2020 Canterbury-North Otago Dairy Industry Awards, Mid Canterbury couple Ralph and Fleur Tompsett say the (more)

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Staying connected in isolation

Sticking in our own bubble has never been as important as it is now. With New Zealand currently at Alert Level 4, everyone except those (more)

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Strong interest in Fairton site

  Multiple parties have expressed interest in Silver Fern Farms’ mothballed Fairton meat plant and surrounding farm land, says a (more)

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Take a break – get ready for the new normal

  With schools closed and school holidays brought forward, Ashburton College principal Ross Preece is urging his students to take a (more)

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Mixed emotions over school closures

  “Fun and good,” was how seven-year-old Hemi Thomas reacted to the news he would not have to go back to school for a (more)

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Schools, council facilities remain open, for now

  Mid Canterbury schools and Ashburton District Council facilities remain open as they take guidance from central (more)

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Letters to the Editor, March 31 2020

Letters with Love Coffee! oh how I miss the lattes, everything here comes in a tin or a packet. With so much time and so little to do (more)

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Staying connected in isolation

Sticking in our own bubble has never been as important as it is now. With New Zealand currently at Alert Level 4, everyone except those (more)

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Taking the good with the bad

It’s nice to be able to start telling stories again that aren’t Covid-19 relatable. Stories of everyday people out there in the (more)

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