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What’s in the Budget?

  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the government has delivered a Budget that will give people (more)

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Top Guns star in Born Free – The Oscar Winners

  The stars of Born Free – The Oscar Winners want to (more)

Fundraiser for the Topp Twins a sell-out

  The Topp twins fundraiser has sold out. A group of (more)

Longer parking impacts on council’s fines income

  Parking infringements have significantly decreased (more)

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Top guns set to battle it out

  Strap yourselves in, this one could be fun. Mid Canterbury Netball’s Premier competition takes an exciting twist tonight at (more)

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Sam brings up 600, thanks to Web and Willy

  Leading reinswoman Sam Ottley took another step towards becoming New Zealand’s most successful female harness racing driver at (more)

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Hammers’ battle lines drawn for Heartland comp

  The Mid Canterbury Heartland rugby side will play four games at the Ashburton Showgrounds during this year’s Heartland (more)

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Clark stepping down as Feds president

  Mid Canterbury Federated Farmers President and Ashburton arable farmer David Clark will be stepping down from his role (more)

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Singh wins Dairy Manager of the Year title

  Jaspal Singh of South Canterbury has won Dairy Manager of the Year at the 2022 New Zealand Dairy Industry of the Year awards at a (more)

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A case of love at first sight

  Tahora Farm’s highly anticipated Holstein dairy sale averaged $9486 with a top price of $30,000 at the Tai Tapu Hotel on April (more)

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Mid Plus funding an ongoing battle

  Funding for Mind Plus is harder and harder to raise. Covid, the cost of living and the economic downturn are making it (more)

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Praise and poppies from head students

  Ashburton College head girl, Jorja Roulston, knew she wanted to express thanks to the people who served in New Zealand’s wars (more)

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Preece wants dozer on College site ASAP

  Ashburton College Principal, Ross Preece, is looking forward to when the first bulldozer starts work towards the end of this (more)

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When the Covid blues hit you

Those who are sceptical and walk among us might suggest it’s nothing more than the common flu. A bit of a headache, a snuffle and after a (more)

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Goldberg our iconic town character

It was an email that arrived a few days ago. “It’s Goldberg here,’’ it read. “I’ve got some sad news to tell (more)

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A golden night for our sports stars

What a night, what a celebration. That was the Ashburton Guardian’s Mid Canterbury Sports Awards function at Hotel Ashburton last (more)