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Mid Canterbury downed in first round; other results

Mid Canterbury went down to Horowhenua-Kapiti in their first round match of the Heartland competition at the (more)

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Saturday seniors run out

Mid Canterbury cricket’s proud history in adult cricket is set (more)

Mayor laments canned nomination

Tossing out a local body candidate’s nomination because of a (more)

Paddon promoting new book

Ashburton Car Club life member and rallying superstar Hayden Paddon (more)

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Mid Canterbury downed in first round; other results

Mid Canterbury went down to Horowhenua-Kapiti in their first round match of the Heartland competition at the Ashburton Showgrounds on (more)

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Title-time for MCUFC

Both of the Mid Canterbury United Football Club’s senior men’s football teams have secured division titles, with the Division 1 team (more)

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Saturday seniors run out

Mid Canterbury cricket’s proud history in adult cricket is set to come to a grinding halt this season with no local senior Saturday (more)

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Ploughing on foreign soil

Members of the New Zealand contingent, including Timaru’s Bob Mehrtens, have arrived in the United States and started practising for the World (more)

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Rural Support Trust needs more volunteers

The Mid Canterbury Rural Support Trust are seeking additional volunteers as they continue to face the mounting pressures being put on farmers (more)

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Protecting Ashburton’s productive land

Ashburton could be ahead of the game when it comes to protecting its highly productive land, with its district plan zones designed to ensure the (more)

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Hinds School opens two new classrooms

Two Hinds School alumni inspired pupils this week when they attended an official opening for two new classrooms. Olympic cyclist Lauren (more)

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Falloon calling foul over polytech merger

Rangitata MP Andrew Falloon has taken a swipe at education minister Chris Hipkins after the minister confirmed there was no guarantee funds (more)

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Leading the way in cohort school entry

Longbeach School will be breaking new ground next year when it adopts the option of cohort entry for children five and over rather than the (more)

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The right to vote

The recent Guardian editorial asking should prisoners have the right to vote was absolutely pointless for anyone but the prisoners (more)

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Hopefully not the final swing of the willow

News this week of the demise of Saturday afternoon cricket at a senior level here in Mid Canterbury is a massive blow for the already (more)

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The lengths you’ll go to avoid an ice cream

We shouldn’t laugh, after all it was a breach of the law but the video of a Timaru man evading Police which emerged yesterday will go down (more)

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