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A family’s battle to save their sons

  Two young Methven brothers were diagnosed with a rare motor neurone disease earlier this year, (more)

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On the community beat

  Beaches and big city life has its attractions, but (more)

Live theatre returns to Methven

  Live theatre is set to return to the Methven stage (more)

Bittersweet farewell for Diego

  One of the region’s brightest sporting talents has (more)

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Bittersweet farewell for Diego

  One of the region’s brightest sporting talents has waved adios. Mid Canterbury tennis whiz kid Diego Quispe-Kim and his (more)

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Twin triumphs targeted

  Wakanui’s two senior hockey outfits have a chance to clinch dual titles in Timaru today, in what is a big day for the Mid (more)

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Hammers buoyant despite setbacks

  Injury has forced a late change in the Mid Canterbury camp in what has been another curve ball for coaching staff. Hooker Elama (more)

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A&P Show a no-show

  The hot dog stand won’t be there, nor will the ferris wheel or market stalls but aspects of the Ashburton A&P Show will (more)

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Border relaxations too late for dairy workers

  A relaxation of border restrictions to allow some experienced farm workers back into New Zealand has come too late for Mid (more)

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Gulls getting the not-wanted message

  Gulls congregating in Ashburton have made themselves scarce in recent weeks as they have finally got the message they are not (more)

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Go-kart mayhem at Methven

  It was go-kart mayhem at Methven Primary School on Tuesday, when the go-kart building project for Years 5 and 6 Opuke technology (more)

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A career expo, on wheels

  The task of deciding what to be when leaving school became a whole lot easier for Mount Hutt College students this week, thanks to (more)

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Automotive course a big winner

  For a group of Ashburton College students, school is as much about getting your hands dirty as it is sitting behind a (more)

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Mental health – we need to talk about it

Next week should be one of the most important weeks of the year. No, not because we’d be celebrating, commiserating or pondering the (more)

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The enduring quest for the maillot jaune

While the guys on the bikes think they’ve got a hard road to hoe, they have no idea how hard life really is, trying to explain to an (more)

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Letters to the Editor, September 19 2020

Te Reo Oh my! Maybe our reader Mr Leighton has been in hibernation, and woke from his long slumber, switched on his telly and there was (more)