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Oilers prove too slick for Baabaas

  A week after winning their first ever game, the Chertsey Oilers have beaten the Ashburton (more)

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Hammers let another one slip

Mid Canterbury’s finals hopes took a massive hit in Gisborne on (more)

Two years of ups and downs

Today marks two years since the last general election. With a (more)

Topp Twins to celebrate Christmas in the Park

  The team behind Ashburton’s Christmas in the Park (more)

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Hammers let another one slip

Mid Canterbury’s finals hopes took a massive hit in Gisborne on Saturday, with their 52-38 loss to Poverty Bay dropping them to second-to-last (more)

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Oilers prove too slick for Baabaas

  A week after winning their first ever game, the Chertsey Oilers have beaten the Ashburton Barbarians to become the first team to (more)

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Belief key for Hammers

  As they began the long trek to Gisborne yesterday, Mid Canterbury’s rugby players had their eyes firmly fixed on what lay (more)

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Parker defends water plan

  Environment Minister David Parker has defended his Essential Freshwater action plan, saying it is both environmentally and (more)

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Ruralco takes out top H&S award

  Ashburton business Ruralco took centre stage at Horncastle Arena on Wednesday night when the business took out the ACC Champion (more)

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Meeting the modern requirements

As the Ashburton A&P Association prepares for its 142nd annual show on November 1 and 2, it has set up a board structure to better meet (more)

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Hosting the next generation

Methven Primary School students hosted students of the future at a special spring fling held at the school this week. Pre-schoolers were (more)

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SMASHED lessons for AshColl students

Ashburton College students got a dramatic look at the dangers of underage drinking and dealing with peer pressure yesterday. SMASHED, (more)

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Gearing up for dance champs

Mid Canterbury primary and intermediate students are throwing themselves into competitive dancing as they gear up for Ashburton’s (more)

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Two years of ups and downs

Today marks two years since the last general election. With a comparatively short electoral term of three years, in just a few short (more)

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Honouring the golden rule

Recently in visiting North America, I had a brief stay in New York City. One of the places I visited was United Nations Headquarters. On (more)

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Bloomin’ heck. Whatever next.

Everyone has the one event they look forward to each year. It might be a singular event, a week’s worth of entertainment, or a (more)

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