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Tough start for AshColl cricketers

  Ashburton College’s 1st XI again found the going tough in their second game of the Canterbury (more)

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Farmers back waste collection events

  Mid Canterbury farmers who took their chemical (more)

Road markings signal CBD development

Ashburton residents will begin noticing unusual road markings around (more)

Heavy snow warning

The MetService yesterday issued a Heavy Snow Watch for inland Mid (more)

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Hyde hits the front at the right time

Riders battled rising winds and each other in Tinwald Cycling Club’s 45km handicap event around the Dawson’s Road block on Sunday. Winner (more)

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Last act of the league season

Toafa Touli prepares to take on the Canterbury Maori defence during the final act of the rugby league season for Mid Canterbury players on (more)

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Tough start for AshColl cricketers

  Ashburton College’s 1st XI again found the going tough in their second game of the Canterbury 1st XI one day cricket competition (more)

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Farmers back waste collection events

  Mid Canterbury farmers who took their chemical containers and other farm waste to drop-offs in Selwyn and Geraldine last month (more)

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Rural does it again for local government

The local body elections produced big changes in council leadership around the country. I welcome all the newbies to the precarious world of (more)

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Farm sales halve as rules bite

The number of farm sales in Mid Canterbury has halved over the last year, as new environmental restrictions on nitrate leaching take (more)

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Shaking out any bugs in national ShakeOut

  Testing their drop, cover and hold moves at Hampstead School are Kata Tamakaha (left), 7, and Brooklyn Aberhart, 8. “If we (more)

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Students recognise sponsors’ generosity

  As their final year of secondary school winds down, Ashburton College Year 13 students celebrated their fundraising efforts and (more)

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Bikers do Mid Canterbury proud

Mid Canterbury mountain bikers were well represented in the National Secondary Schools' Mountain Bike Championships at Signal Hill in (more)

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Rural does it again for local government

The local body elections produced big changes in council leadership around the country. I welcome all the newbies to the precarious world of (more)

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An interesting week

In the newsroom at the Ashburton Guardian we get many press releases on any given day. For example, press releases made up 24, or more (more)

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An economy going into stall mode

It’s easy sometimes to forget what an economy is. An economy is the people in it. The jobs we have, the contribution we make, and (more)

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