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Meals on Wheels needs helpers

There’s no need to go hungry if you can not buy your own groceries and cook your own meals. And that (more)

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Wider support for our bovis farmers

Federated Farmers is about to launch a special support group for Mid (more)

St John station makeover complete

Station cat PJ might not be so keen on the new surroundings, but (more)

A helping hand for those in need

  For Joanne Wakelin, the enjoyment of being a volunteer (more)

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Shania’s a top gun

  The Coronation Target Shooting Club’s annual open championship on Sunday attracted a top field from around the South Island, but (more)

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Rakaia charges back to the top

  Kane Peters fights his way through the Allenton defence during his Rakaia senior B rugby side’s 29-7 win at the Rakaia Domain on (more)

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No live-streaming World Cup for me

When the All Blacks take on the world at the Rugby World Cup later this year, I won’t be watching it live. Unlike 40,000-odd other New (more)

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Wider support for our bovis farmers

Federated Farmers is about to launch a special support group for Mid Canterbury farmers under surveillance for suspected mycoplasma bovis in (more)

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Just a man and his dog

  Bill Nicholas is never happier than when he’s yarding sheep with his best mate Gem. She’s a six-year-old heading dog who (more)

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Help for bovis affected farmers over winter

Mid Canterbury farms under stock movement restrictions over winter because of mycoplasma bovis will have support, Ashburton Mayor Donna Favel (more)

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Book Week – with a difference (+ pics)

  Book week at Tinwald School got off to a different start for students on Monday, with students looking to the skies instead of (more)

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Schools battling the flu bugs

Ashburton schools are combining classes as the perfect storm of a dwindling pool of relieving teachers and winter illnesses takes its (more)

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Strong finish not enough for Combined side

  Their second half was probably the best they’ve played all season, but it wasn’t enough to save Mid Canterbury Combined from (more)

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A step in the right direction

A little is better than nothing, and in the case of our volunteer firefighters the news of some funding being made available to those on the (more)

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Letters to the Editor, June 19 2019

Justice Two contrasting items in the Ashburton Guardian on Saturday of June 15 caught my attention. On page 12 you printed an article (more)

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No live-streaming World Cup for me

When the All Blacks take on the world at the Rugby World Cup later this year, I won’t be watching it live. Unlike 40,000-odd other New (more)

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