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Pasifika communities combine for cultural festival

  All the Pacific Island communities came together for the first time at the inaugural Ashburton (more)

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Sheep milking – it’s easier than you think

  Sheep Milk New Zealand and Strathclyde Stud are holding (more)

Young farmers ready for national contest

  Mid Canterbury lower-order sharemilker Jesse Wilde will (more)

Celtic women upbeat as new season dawns

  New coaches, same ethos. The Celtic women’s rugby (more)

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Celtic women upbeat as new season dawns

  New coaches, same ethos. The Celtic women’s rugby squad is building something at the moment and the team is upbeat about (more)

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Hooper hat-trick highlights heroics

A dazzling Alex Hooper spell of bowling took the Tech Stags towards a shot at their first piece of South Canterbury Cricket silverware on the (more)

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Sub centre pairs finalists found

  A select field of bowlers took to the Ashburton MSA green on Saturday for the annual sub centre pairs, and only a small group of (more)

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Sheep milking – it’s easier than you think

  Sheep Milk New Zealand and Strathclyde Stud are holding a sheep milk open day on Thursday, February 4 at Kirwee, with industry (more)

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Young farmers ready for national contest

  Mid Canterbury lower-order sharemilker Jesse Wilde will hope it is third time lucky when he and seven other competitors line up (more)

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Reducing the fire risk in rural areas

We have all seen on our television screens the risks posed by poor management of vegetation on rural land in recent years. The Lake Ohau (more)

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Were you there at the start?

  There’s something special about the first 10 years. Peter Gluyas believes so and is chairperson of an alumni committee (more)

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Donation to invigorate combined school pool

  The children of Carew Peel Forest School will get the chance to cool off during the summer months thanks to Anzco Foods’ Sponsor (more)

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Teachers, unsung Covid-19 heroes

Year in Review We might have been a team of five million heroes during the Covid-19 lockdown, but there was one group of Kiwis that has (more)

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The weather – world’s greatest conversation starter

What is it about the weather that seems to get everyone excited? There’s something about the weather that seems to polarise (more)

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Reducing the fire risk in rural areas

We have all seen on our television screens the risks posed by poor management of vegetation on rural land in recent years. The Lake Ohau (more)

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A crusade to find Ashburton’s heartbeat

  I’ve been wandering Ashburton for the past fortnight, looking for its beating heart. It’s that unique place in the (more)

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