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Heifer’s antics inspire children’s book

Mid Canterbury dairy grazier Christine Taylor has used the antics of a mischievous heifer - No. 102 - as the basis of a children's...

Sew impressive – dresses for India

Members of Ashburton Inner Wheel have used their sewing skills to make 30 dresses for girls in India. The dresses are made for two to...

Shear delight – champions show how

By John Keast Allan Oldfield battled the heat - and sheep with broken wool - in Le Dorat, France, to become the best in the world. It...

A for Altrusa, B for babies, simple as ABC

Ashburton babies born this month will have the opportunity to start learning the alphabet from a young age thanks to the generosity of Altrusa...

Maori health office open in Ashburton

By Mick Jensen Christchurch-based Maori health and social service provider He Waka Tapu has opened its new office in Ashburton. There was a good turnout of...

A model patient – donors see him ‘saved’

Donors who contributed to the Rural Health Academic Centre Ashburton (RHACA), based at Ashburton Hospital, got an exclusive simulation demonstration in the facility this...

Murder charge over Rakaia death

A man has been charged with the murder of a Rakaia dairy farm worker. Tony Waldron was found dead in his bed at his home...

Ahoy! Sailors wanted

By Toni Williams Ashburton Sailing Club members are keen to pass on their love of the water to the next generation of yachties. They will be...

Death probe shifts to Selwyn

As part of the ongoing investigation into the death of Tony Waldron in Rakaia on 18 September, police will be searching an area of...

Solo exhibition for Bertie

Ashburton artist Bertie Holmes will showcase her art skills at a solo exhibition in Methven opening soon. The exhibition, she says, offers an insight into...
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