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Unbiased celebrations on the greens

  Champagne corks were popping, nips of whisky sloshed in the bottom of glasses as members of the (more)

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United bounce back with a vengeance

  Mid Canterbury’s senior footballers hit back in fine (more)

Exhibition of those wading birds

  Gregory O’Brien is an artist who lives firmly in his (more)

Vintage machinery museum for Greenstreet

The people of Greenstreet are a resourceful lot. When the tennis (more)

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United bounce back with a vengeance

  Mid Canterbury’s senior footballers hit back in fine style last weekend. The home team were too good for the visiting (more)

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AshColl might just be in with a sniff

  They may not have pulled off the win but Methven’s performance against Hampstead last week provided some clues as to how the (more)

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Midlands go down swinging

  It was a topsy-turvy battle, however it was Canterbury who did enough to claim bragging rights. Canterbury edged Midlands 17-15 (more)

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Milling wheat fast becoming a priority for farmers

While the total arable planting area is predicted to remain stable for the 2021 harvest, a shift by growers to milling wheat rather than feed (more)

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An exercise in irrelevancy

It was Mark Twain who made popular the saying about ‘lies, damned lies and statistics’. I’m sure the data in the Statistics NZ (more)

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Where have all the clearing sales gone?

  Clearing sales are rapidly becoming a thing of the past. The Guardian’s Heather Mackenzie talks to a couple of clearing sale (more)

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Getting into the spirit of adventure

  Ten Year 10 Mount Hutt College students are looking forward to a trip of a lifetime on the Spirit of Adventure at the end of this (more)

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TBHS too good for the Spartans

A 14-man Mid Canterbury Combined was outclassed 12-54 by Timaru Boys’ High School in the UC Championships on Saturday. An early red card (more)

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ARA bringing workshops to Ashburton

  Ara Institute of Canterbury is bringing a series of development workshops to Ashburton next week. The courses, on Monday and (more)

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Good enough to represent; good enough to live here

One of the key ingredients to being a successful politician surely lies in local knowledge. Knowing your people, knowing the lay of the land (more)

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Coro villains give rotten eggs a bad name

Remember Paula Wilcox? Remember Man About The House? She was a zany flatmate in the series that ran from 1973-76 and inspired George (more)

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Brown facing a serious uphill battle

Right, onwards and upwards I guess. After issue upon issue upon issue upon storyline, the Warriors should be hoping for calmer (more)