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New mowers in the fleet

Ashburton council's mowing team has just about caught up with an explosion of grass growth around the district. Significant rainfall and intermittent warm weather before...

Sculptor Stuart a metal magician

By Mick Jensen A life-size horse and an Anzac soldier are the latest creations from award-winning local metal upcycling sculptor Stuart Mitchell. Mitchell's works are being...

Stargazer blooms time and again

Velma Langdon is rather proud of her stargazer lily. It has put on a grand show for the past four years, and this year...

Scapes exhibition

By Mick Jensen A solo exhibition from Timaru based artist Sandra Hussey called Fluid Scapes takes inspiration from New Zealand's landscape and waterways. The abstract exhibition...

All together to cross a river

By Toni Williams Navigating safely across any river requires careful consideration, as the boys and girls in the Scout Adventure Plus programme found out last...

Record stalls for Multi Cultural Bite

By Mick Jensen There are a record number of food stalls, a variety of stage entertainers and lessons in language and calligraphy on offer at...

The art of the water-colour

Amanda Brett is an artist - but as a specialist water colourist, she must watch the weather - rain and paint not being the...

Cycle ace Paul back on his bike

Paul Wylie with a new bike he will take with him into retirement.Former pro cyclist Paul Wylie is keen to get back on the...

Swimmers try new lodge

By Mick Jensen There's been a soft opening of the impressive new accommodation block in Tinwald Domain and some of its first guests have given...
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Summer singing school kicks off

Mid Canterbury Summer Singing School seniors practice at Monday afternoon's opening session. he popular five-day Mid Canterbury Summer Singing School has kicked off. About 130 young...
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