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New development sections snapped up

A new Ashburton property development is taking shape on the eastern edge of the town. Strowan Fields subdivision is being built in five stages and...

Events pulled up at red light

Fundraisers, reunions, sporting events and celebrations have been put on hold, rescheduled or cancelled due to the nationwide move this week to...

Walking festival on in April

Organisers are striding ahead with a programme of events for the Methven & Foothills Walking Festival. The festival will run from April 16-24 and confirmed...

Relief for Fifita after Tonga eruption

Ashburton mother four Fifita Satui was able to speak her family shortly before communications went cut in Tonga following the volcanic eruption on Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai...

103 year milestone for Agnes

"It's only another day," is what Agnes Lister thinks about celebrating her 103rd birthday tomorrow. A resident at Radius Millstream, Agnes was raised north of...

Dellwyn supporting defence staff

Volunteer advocate Dellwyn Moylan works with volunteers and does her own volunteer work. She is manager at Volunteering Mid and South Canterbury's Mid Canterbury office...

4WD safari fundraiser

The Mt Somers Walkway Society has a fundraising four-wheel drive safari lined up next month. The proposed safari on February 20 will take place on...

Rowers in good form at regatta

Ashburton College rowers produced some good performances at the Canterbury Championships held at the weekend at Lake Ruataniwha. The club regatta drew 1200 competitors and...

Hefty haul of breadtags to send

Eco warrior Nicci Glanville, of Ashburton, is sending 25 boxes of breadtags weighing an impressive 550kg north this week as part of a global...

Kittens find new homes

The Mid Canterbury Animal Welfare centre was inundated with kittens at the start of the year, but that has improved as people have taken...
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