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Guides combine at camp

Methven Girl Guides of all ages have enjoyed an activity filled camp close to home. Some 40 girls from pippin, brownie and guide groups took...

Grocer Brent and the day a lion roared

By John Keast Retiring Allenton grocer Brent MacGregor will never forget how to spell loin, as in chops. It is not lion, as he wrote on...

100 years for sporty Molly

By John Keast Molly Fegan goes to tennis three days a week in summer. She hears the whoosh of racquets, the running feet. Just five years ago,...

Ashburton book bonanza

Eager buyers pore over tens of thousands of books at the annual Rotary Bookarama at the Ashburton Sports Hall. The book fair closes at...

Germany study for college students

By Mick Jensen German language students Sam McArthur and Bianca Tawatao have been awarded this year's two Ashburton College PASCH scholarships. The Year 12 students will...

Lambs hard to bleat

Ben and Madelyn Chivers, of Lauriston School, show off their pet lambs during the school's annual pet day.

To the golfers the spoils

The Tinwald A team of Jeff Hewitt, John Smitheram, Nigel Heney and Regan Stills, pictured, were the winners of the Aorangi Golf Holmes Cup...

Museum’s radio link with the past

By John Keast John Hill reaches for the black button. Tap tap. Click click. He has not forgotten. Morse code stays with you. Mr Hill is the man behind...

‘Flock’ brings bird message

By John Keast Dozens of birds are helping children and adults recognise the importance of Canterbury's braided rivers to a variety of birds. The birds, though,...

Saleyard memories rekindled

By Mick Jensen Two stories in last week's Courier about the Tinwald saleyards have inspired Colleen Prendergast to take a nostalgic look through family history...
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