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National Jump Jam winners

  Mt Somers Springburn School kids jumped their way to national success this month. Yesterday (more)

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Tough day at the office for Mid Canterbury under 15s

  The Mid Canterbury Under 15 representative cricket side (more)

Kia ora Ashburton

  Many people who don’t see themselves as speakers of (more)

Davidson does best in Ineson Cup

  The back markers were on a mission in the Tinwald (more)

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Tough day at the office for Mid Canterbury under 15s

  The Mid Canterbury Under 15 representative cricket side had a tough day on the wicket on Sunday when they took on neighbours, (more)

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Davidson does best in Ineson Cup

  The back markers were on a mission in the Tinwald Cycling Club’s, Wheel Haus, 48km handicap event around the Wakanui Beach block (more)

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Huge weekend of golf looms at Methven

  They’re coming from far and wide and the more than 120 golfers who will converge on the Methven Golf Course this weekend will be (more)

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Top speaker to address arable research day

  American weed scientist Carol Mallory-Smith is the international speaker at the Foundation for Arable Research big crop day at (more)

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Tony’s shearing record under threat

  Champion shearer Tony Coster, of Rakaia, made a rare competition appearance at the Christchurch show at the weekend and saw fellow (more)

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Burning question – why not use wool insulation?

Dominating the news late last month was the fire in the ceiling of the partly built convention centre at Sky City. The inferno is thought (more)

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National Jump Jam winners

  Mt Somers Springburn School kids jumped their way to national success this month. Yesterday a team of Year 5 to 8 pupils (more)

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Frustrating wait for major school rebuilds

When more than $10 million has been promised to rebuild a large slice of your school, you have every reason to feel frustrated when the (more)

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Stac attack overpowers AshColl

It was another tough day at the office for the Ashburton College First XI on Saturday as they crashed to a 10-wicket defeat against the (more)

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Hot pools a coup for Mid Canterbury

The money is in the bank and now, after a long and winding road to get to just this point, it would seem that the Opuke Thermal Pools and (more)

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Letters to the Editor, November 19 2019

Fuel price Last week I travelled from Amberley to Ashburton and noted the price of 91 grade fuel at six service stations on the (more)

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Burning question – why not use wool insulation?

Dominating the news late last month was the fire in the ceiling of the partly built convention centre at Sky City. The inferno is thought (more)

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