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Heritage group makes building plea

Historic Places Mid Canterbury has made a plea to the Ashburton council to develop something wonderful for its new civic centre and library, possibly incorporating the existing county...

Settlement ‘stuffed’, says councillor

The buildings at the Chinese settlement in Allens Road, Ashburton, are "stuffed" , Cr Neil Brown told the Ashburton council. He said he had listened...

Fatal crash, Winchester

A man has died following a crash at the intersection of the Temuka-Orari Highway and Barker Road in Winchester. Police were called to the single...

Community recycler Wastebusters set to close

It's been the facilitator, educator and champion of recycling in the district over the last 24 years, but economic conditions has forced Wastebusters to...

Plenty of fun at Mania-O-Roto mid-winter family event

Ride on toys, face painting, tap dancing, karate, flax weaving and a sausage sizzle are some of the many fun family activities and kai...

Hotel Ashburton sold

By Mick Jensen Hotel Ashburton, which has been in the hands of the receiver since the start of the year, has been sold. Indian born Johny...

Schools will close for day if strike action goes ahead

By Mick Jensen Primary and intermediate schools around the district will be closed if proposed strike action goes ahead on August 15. The nationwide action by...

Barbara goes solo in show of a lifetime

By Mick Jensen Barbara Jaine's first solo exhibition at Ashburton Art Gallery showcases her passion for art and creativity - and its title also offers...

Crimefighter laid low

By John Keast Alan Manhire is a crimefighter, and he has paid a high price for his work. Mr Manhire is recovering in Ashburton Hospital after...
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