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Golden double for Carrington

  Canoeist Lisa Carrington has won her second gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics teaming up with (more)

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Auckland cycle bridge plan getting the wobbles

  The vast majority of New Zealanders oppose the (more)

Mustangs put smiles on students’ faces

  Ashburton Intermediate pupils roared in celebration as (more)

Virtual reality arcade ready to open

  Five Ashburton residents have mixed key elements of (more)

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Golden double for Carrington

  Canoeist Lisa Carrington has won her second gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics teaming up with Caitlin Regal to win the K2 (more)

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Mixed bag for local footballers

A mixed bag of results on the football pitch, but the in-form local sides kept rolling on Saturday. With the end of the season (more)

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Ashburton bowlers dominate Paterson Trophy

A complete team performance across the board led the Ashburton Indoor Bowls team to delayed Paterson Trophy glory on the weekend. The (more)

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Anzco cuts coal at Seafield

Anzco Foods’ Canterbury plant at Seafield has significantly reduced coal consumption by reinstating electric options when the site started (more)

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Farmer relays concerns to O’Connor – ‘Better off with M.bovis’

  “I wouldn’t want to go through this again.” This was the enduring feeling for dairy farmer Laurence Rooney who believes (more)

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Five Star feedlot boundary tightened

  A cluster of mycoplasma bovis cases which first emerged in Mid Canterbury almost a year ago was not unexpected, says the latest (more)

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Mustangs put smiles on students’ faces

  Ashburton Intermediate pupils roared in celebration as they saw six Ford Mustangs roll onto school grounds. Six members from (more)

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Inspiring young league players

  Netherby School students were among those in the district visited the by the New Zealand Warriors’ rugby league club’s (more)

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Students ‘falling through the cracks’

  Education officials have warned their ministers that students are "falling through the cracks" because the curriculum does not (more)

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Whatever it takes – for a new slogan

So, the Ashburton town slogan ridicule continues around the country – and still city hall responds with the speed of a caterpillar (more)

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Emotional times at Tokyo Olympics

I have been very critical of them in the past and still have some issues with the cost of their product, but I must congratulate Sky on (more)

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New Zealand rowing’s glorious hour

Row, row, row your boat – all the way to Olympic ecstasy. That was the situation yesterday in one of the most exhilarating hours in not (more)

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