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Boulevard Day gets the council nod

The Ashburton District Council has upheld the application for the Ashburton Retailers Group to close East (more)

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Barbarians hold Rams to a draw

Woolston are traditionally one of the Ashburton Barbarians’ (more)

Sound contracts underpin successful employment bond

In my role as a Federated Farmers advocate for over 10 years, and (more)

Super successful splash

  Swimmers from around the wider Canterbury and West (more)

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Barbarians hold Rams to a draw

Woolston are traditionally one of the Ashburton Barbarians’ fiercest rivals on the rugby league field, and on Saturday, nothing could separate (more)

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Super successful splash

  Swimmers from around the wider Canterbury and West Coast swimming region made a real splash in Ashburton at the weekend. It was (more)

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Massive week on the netball court

  Premier netball will make a rare Tuesday night appearance at Ashburton’s EA Networks Centre tonight, kick-starting a massive (more)

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Sound contracts underpin successful employment bond

In my role as a Federated Farmers advocate for over 10 years, and especially in the last six as deputy and chair of the Dairy Industry (more)

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Little change in groundwater data

More than half the wells found to be above healthy nitrate levels in Canterbury are in the Ashburton district. Twenty-two wells were (more)

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ECan declares a climate emergency

Environment Canterbury (ECan) has declared a climate emergency, highlighting both the urgent need to address the issue, and the work already (more)

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Students win back-to-back titles

  They might only be a small group of students from a small rural school, but when it comes to literature, they pack a powerful (more)

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Students become Ashburton council advisers

  Ideas from community greenhouses to high spec adrenaline parks were up for debate yesterday as students from around the Ashburton (more)

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NCEA review – good and bad news

A review of NCEA was long overdue, but some of the proposed changes could take education back around 40 years, Ashburton College principal Ross (more)

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Letters to the Editor, May 21 2019

Friendship Lane Whose bright idea was it to install round bulges on either side of the entrance to Friendship Lane? Surely it wasn’t (more)

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Sound contracts underpin successful employment bond

In my role as a Federated Farmers advocate for over 10 years, and especially in the last six as deputy and chair of the Dairy Industry (more)

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Roll on another Wheels Week

It is pretty easy to make a good idea for an event do well for a year, it takes a bit of smarts to make one successful over five or 10 (more)

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