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Staying dry in July

It’s tea and coffee only for Ashburton real estate agents Jill Quaid and Sue Cooper. The bubbly duo have signed up for Dry July, and...

Crowd gathers to show solidarity

Around 100 people gathered in Ashburton recently to show solidarity for abused three-year-old Moko Rangitoheriri and other victims of domestic violence. Similar Justice For Moko...

Passion for milk product brings out thirsty locals

Ashburton residents were the first in the country to taste the new double caramel milk product from Lewis Road Creamery on Monday, after impressing...

Courts notion before council

There could be community interest in fund-raising for more enclosed courts at the EA Networks Centre, Chris Robertson, of the Ashburton Stadium Complex Trust,...

Abandon consent or ‘face legal action’

Ashburton council has to abandon its water consent for Lot 9 at the Ashburton Business Estate by July 30 or face legal proceedings. However, the...

Kids bake 800 bikkies to help blind

Students at Mt Somers Springburn School have baked up more than 800 biscuits for the Blind Foundation’s Red Puppy Bikkie Day initiative. Two days of...

Teddy bears here, there and everywhere: it’s picnic time

It may not be quite every bear that ever there was but there will be plenty of teddy bears at a special gathering in...

Baker Matt uses alpaca in pie competition entry

Ashburton baker Matt Harvey thinks he might be on to a winner with his alpaca pie. Mr Harvey, of Harvey’s Bakehouse in Creek Road,...

Life honour for Anstiss

Russell Anstiss had to wipe his eyes when the news came. He joined the Ashburton Hearing Association in 1986 - and on Friday was granted...

Mid Canty eyes the big spenders

A new high-end tourism package aimed at wealthy Asian travellers will help Mid Canterbury operators tap into the luxury travel market, and high-country clydesdales...
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