A Mid Canterbury contract milker fears that a continuing minimum wage increase will lead to the closure (more)
Haggis, highland dancers and a pipe band, for one night only on (more)
The Ashburton Pipe Band (above) attracted the crowds at last (more)
Racers will take to their noisy V8s in Mid Canterbury (more)
The Mid Canterbury Cricket side heading to Timaru this weekend to tackle North Otago in another round of the Hawke Cup won’t (more)
Sometimes all you need is a distraction and in the case of Scott Robertson, the Crusaders have been that perfect occupier for the (more)
When the Crusaders run out on the Ashburton A&P Showgrounds this afternoon for their pre-season match against the Hurricanes, their (more)
Sunshine and no strong winds are what Methven cropping farmer Darryl Hydes has requested for the next few weeks of harvest.
The Federated (more)
WorkSafe is urging farmers to make health and safety part of their everyday thinking, rather than just a compliance issue, following six rural (more)
Mid Canterbury farmers are being encouraged to open their gates to the public as part of a nationwide Open Farm Day on Sunday, March 1.
Months of waiting finally come to an end yesterday for the 638 students from Mount Hutt College and Ashburton College who were entered for (more)
Ashburton’s Judy Jemmett is retiring after a working life dedicated to education. She catches up with Guardian reporter Sue (more)
When Mark Gleason arrived in Ashburton back in 1971 he intended to stay one year and then head back to Christchurch; 49 years (more)
You might notice something a little bit different with this year’s first edition of YOU.
It’s probably not quite what you’re used (more)
It is now a full week back in the saddle at work and the holiday festive season seems like a distant glimmer in the rear view mirror.
Baydreams, Laneway, Soundsplash and Rhythm and Vines are all pretty fun sounding names of music festivals that are scattered all over the (more)
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