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Environmental milestone for Borough

  Ashburton Borough School students are celebrating 10 years of green-gold certification as part (more)

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Lions supporting Cancer Society’s shuttle

Local Lions clubs, Mayfield and Districts, Ashburton County and (more)

False start for women’s rugby team

  Hampstead’s plans to field a women’s rugby team in (more)

Native tree planting initiative launched

  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern donned gumboots on (more)

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False start for women’s rugby team

  Hampstead’s plans to field a women’s rugby team in 2020 have come to an abrupt halt. Earlier this week the club announced (more)

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Everything to play for

  With round two action under way in Mid Canterbury’s open grade tennis action, the chance to make an early break on the (more)

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Momentum a vital commodity

  Mid Canterbury’s two cricket sides will both be out to gain some momentum this weekend ahead of the Christmas break in the (more)

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Native tree planting initiative launched

  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern donned gumboots on Thursday to launch a native tree planting initiative being developed at (more)

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A coastal Mid Canterbury dairy farm is reducing its rates of applied nitrogen and switching to more grass-based wintering as it seeks to (more)

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Is the message getting through?

It is decades since any Government initiative has caused rural New Zealand to rise up in such numbers as the Environment and Primary (more)

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Environmental milestone for Borough

  Ashburton Borough School students are celebrating 10 years of green-gold certification as part of the Canterbury-wide (more)

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Students plant peach tree in remembrance

  Leaving the primary school that has been part of your life for six years is a big event for any student, but when your school is (more)

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Nola’s college life spans half a century

  In 1967 as a 13-year-old Nola Smitheram started her secondary school life at Ashburton College; 52 years later she walked out the (more)

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New build a huge vote of confidence

In an era when bricks and mortar shopping is under threat on all fronts from online traders, it’s a real vote of confidence in Ashburton (more)

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Behold – its the Christmas Dad

Please stand and raise a half-filled, lukewarm cup of tea to the arrival of the moment many males have been secretly awaiting – the season (more)

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Time to pare back Christmas?

In less than two weeks it will all be over – Christmas that is. The food, the fuss and the fanfare that accompanies that single day (more)

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