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Vaccine passes required at EA Networks Centre

  Vaccine certificates are required to access facilities at the EA Networks Centre, council has (more)

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Happily driving that local message

  Christmas won’t be cancelled – thanks to the (more)

What was your maiden name at Rakaia School?

  Rakaia School’s 150th anniversary next March will be (more)

The big season that could easily have been bigger

  Mt Hutt Ski Area had a season of two halves – two (more)

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Rain’s gone; the cricketers come out to play

  After a week out in the rain, Mid Canterbury’s two senior cricket sides will be looking forward to getting back to work today in (more)

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One Apollo ready for liftoff

A key scratching tonight at Addington may have opened the door for a return to the winners’ circle for Mid Canterbury trotter, One (more)

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Team FKW claim local hoops glory

  Women’s basketball supremacy was found late last month when the Mid Canterbury Basketball Women’s A Grade season came to a (more)

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Insect pollinators boost crop yields

  New native plantings at the Foundation for Arable Research’s Chertsey trial site are part of a wider project aimed at attracting (more)

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Emerging leader plans expansion

  Mid Canterbury dairy farmer Rebecca Miller, who has won the emerging leader award in the Canterbury Business Awards, plans to (more)

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Milling wheat sold to feed stock

  Fears of a substantial drop in milling wheat have been realised, with the latest grower survey showing sowings are down 23 per (more)

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What was your maiden name at Rakaia School?

  Rakaia School’s 150th anniversary next March will be an opportunity for former students to catch up with one another. A trio of (more)

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Hampstead pupils dig up time capsule

  Year 6 Hampstead School pupils were excited to dig up the time capsule they buried several years ago (from left), Bella Broadbent, (more)

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On a winner in Mid Canterbury

  Sometimes perhaps we don’t appreciate just how good life is in Ashburton, but Joeb Bataroa certainly does. The St Joseph’s (more)

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What we need is some peace and security

A common description of our world at this time is chaos and fear. We are moving into a new traffic light Covid management framework that (more)

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Luxon moving in the right direction

The Chris Luxon roadshow is under way – and you’ve got to be impressed. The new National Party leader has been a breath of fresh (more)

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The great social media dilemma

A family friend this week announced with a brief goodbye post that he was leaving the book of faces. Fed up no doubt with the sewer that (more)

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