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Council cautious over helipad changes

  Survival rates could be improved for patients transferring from Ashburton to Christchurch (more)

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Back to Basics moves online

  Ashburton Back to Basics Expo organiser Julia Crosson (more)

Coffee catch-up back on the agenda

  It’s been a long time between coffees for the Mid (more)

Crop burn-offs get council support

  While many people might want crop residue burn-offs on (more)

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Bowlers getting back on the mats

  Ashburton’s indoor bowling community will come together for the first time this season when an open pairs tournament is held at (more)

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FIFA to the rescue in stagnant stadium saga

It is hard not to overstate the thrill in securing another major global sporting event. Amid a year of extraordinary insecurity within (more)

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Mayfield marvels at the pennants

  A big win at Tinwald at the weekend has given one of Mayfield’s pennants sides the edge in local interclub golf. The Mayfield (more)

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Crop burn-offs get council support

  While many people might want crop residue burn-offs on the banned list, they remain a valuable management tool for cropping (more)

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Wakanui’s record-breaker does it again

  When you’ve set consecutive world records and helped put Mid Canterbury on the arable farming map, there’s arguably not a (more)

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Low cost, high production nets results

A Mid Canterbury dairy farm’s low-cost, high production performance has again attracted the judge’s attention in the Dairy Business of (more)

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School zone speed limits set to be reduced

It might be the most expensive option, but variable speed zones are likely to be introduced outside schools around the Ashburton (more)

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Combined XV over-run after brave fight

  A late burst by Christ’s College put to bed Mid Canterbury Combined’s resistance in the UC Championship at the (more)

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Keeping a record of the lockdown

  During the Covid-19 lockdown, students at Wakanui School recorded a history of their experience and that is now proudly displayed (more)

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Curious conundrum of election promises

There’s this thing about election promises. You know, the bit where they very rarely seem to come to fruition? And so a sense of (more)

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FIFA to the rescue in stagnant stadium saga

It is hard not to overstate the thrill in securing another major global sporting event. Amid a year of extraordinary insecurity within (more)

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The ever-ongoing circle of life

As you may have heard we’ve had a few changes to the team at Hokonui. Our long serving sales manager Carol Johns opted for redundancy (more)

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