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Jackie’s hard work recognised

Jackie Edmond was spending the weekend with her mum in Ashburton when news of her Queen's Birthday honour spread. The chief executive of Family Planning...

Jobs lost as district’s tourism promotion changes

Seven staff at Experience Mid Canterbury (EMC) have been made redundant as the Methven i-SITE closes and the district’s tourism promotion changes. EMC is the...

Support for migrants

Hakatere Multi Cultural Council has been providing support for struggling migrants during lockdown. Around 25 migrants have been given supermarket vouchers for local shops, as...

Pass the popcorn please!

Kevin Stewart and Lynn Arthur returned to work from lockdown to a store full of murder, mayhem and romance. There was also some action-packed...

A top walk with unbeatable views

Canterbury has plenty of hiking tracks and scenic walks, but some of the best scenery around can be found on the Peak Hill route...

Cheers as MSA members return

Regulars are back enjoying a beer and a yarn with mates at the Ashburton Club and MSA. Bars like the MSA reopened last week after...

Cycling enjoys new wave

It's been a whirlwind few months for Ashburton bike shop owners Paul and Monique Brake, who are currently riding a wave of cycling resurgence. The...

Ashburton show on, for now

Organisers of the Ashburton A&P Show will plough ahead, planning for an annual show but keeping the budget in mind. There is plenty of support...

Blues skies for tourists

Methven hot air balloon operator Graeme Church reckons the views of the Canterbury Plains, foothills and mountains at 6000 feet (1829m) are hard to...

Farmers supply mince to local foodbanks

Meat the Need founders Siobhan O'Malley and Wayne Langford have helped supply four months' worth of meat to 37 foodbanks across the South Island,...
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