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A pipeline for growth under a river

By John Keast Ashburton council has been thanked for its foresight in replacing - ahead of time - a key piece of wastewater infrastructure. Peter Seipp,...

Day at the races down on the farm

By Toni Williams Greenstreet dairy farmers Lee-Anne and Norm Stewart swapped their gumboots and overalls for a touch of glamour this week. The farming couple opened...

Toot For Tucker food drive soon

Organisers, backers and recipient groups involved with Toot For Tucker are all set for another community food bank drive. The annual event on November 18...

Sun shines on a super 142nd show

Thousands of people turned out to enjoy the festive activities during the two days of the Ashburton A&P Show last weekend,...

A fish in the fountain – a restoration project

By Toni Williams The McElhinney Water Fountain, on the corner of Havelock and West streets in downtown Ashburton, is again in top working order after...

New councillors sworn in

John Falloon is the latest Ashburton councillor to be sworn in. He was on a prearranged overseas trip when the bulk of the councillors...

Decades of support for RDA

Many years ago Tony Quaid, who is Volunteering Mid & South Canterbury and the Hotel Ashburton Volunteer of the Month, was working full time...

Fabulous gardens for Mayfield fete

The Homegrown Garden Tour and Fete,is set to be a winner this year with four gardens in the Mid-Canterbury foothills, and a large fete...

Players keen to see chessboard area cleaned up and used more

By Mick Jensen Chess players young and old are keen to see the East Street chessboard spruced up to encourage more people to play the...

Trott’s garden splendour free to all

By Mick Jensen It's a garden of international significance, a gem on our doorstep, and now Trott's Garden is opening its door for free to...
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