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Hospitality providers ‘nervous and uncertain’ on certificate checks

Café and bar owners in Mid Canterbury are uncertain as to how vaccine certificate requirements will be (more)

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Ashburton generous in Toot for Tucker

St Vincent De Paul store manager Donna Collins is blown away by (more)

‘It takes time’ – Council boss assures toil on roading

Ashburton District Council chief executive Hamish Riach believes (more)

Who is Kieran Whyte?

OPINION: What a mixture of emotions flowed through my veins (more)

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Southee magic sets up grandstand result

Tim Southee, for much of his career, has polarised cricketing fans around the world. Most seem to see him as a player who has promised a (more)

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Morrison continues good run of winners

Stepping into the senior ranks has done nothing to stem the flow of success for John Morrison. The three-time New Zealand Junior Drivers’ (more)

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Making the most of home track advantage

  Local knowledge is always valuable, but how far it will extend over the course of the week is something the Aorangi Men’s golf (more)

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Insect pollinators boost crop yields

  New native plantings at the Foundation for Arable Research’s Chertsey trial site are part of a wider project aimed at attracting (more)

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Emerging leader plans expansion

  Mid Canterbury dairy farmer Rebecca Miller, who has won the emerging leader award in the Canterbury Business Awards, plans to (more)

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Milling wheat sold to feed stock

  Fears of a substantial drop in milling wheat have been realised, with the latest grower survey showing sowings are down 23 per (more)

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Local choral students receive awards

The Mid Canterbury Choir has rewarded two students for their contribution to their secondary school choirs. The $100 awards are intended (more)

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Penny’s a class act

  A couple of minutes with Penny Nell and you start to feel, well, rather inadequate. That’s because the bubbly 18-year-old (more)

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‘Disparities’ in rules as school mandate stings

  Mount Hutt College’s principal believes conflicting rules for teachers and the wider school community leaves some question marks (more)

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Who is Kieran Whyte?

OPINION: What a mixture of emotions flowed through my veins yesterday. Relief. I was happy that the month of Movember was done and dusted. To (more)

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Southee magic sets up grandstand result

Tim Southee, for much of his career, has polarised cricketing fans around the world. Most seem to see him as a player who has promised a (more)

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Transforming how we live

Omicron. Surely it’ll be no match for the autobots. Okay, so I’m trying to make light of the name of the new Covid-19 variant, which (more)

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