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Generations of talent – it’s an art

The work of three generations of Badcocks, the late Douglas, son John, and his daughter, Susan, is on display at Susan's studio in Geraldine. All...

Focus on watercolours

By Mick Jensen Multi award winning artist Jacky Pearson has shared her skills and knowledge on the art medium of watercolours at an extended painting...

Big crowd at cultural celebration

By Mick Jensen With ticket sales of 14,000, this year's Multi Cultural Bite on Monday has been hailed a huge success and the biggest to...

Aviation history in a quiet corner

In a far corner of Ashburton airfield, across the paddock from the fast-fading WW2 hangar, is a little-known and intact piece of New Zealand...

Actors challenged at summer school

Artist in residence Bryan Aitken has being challenging young actors to move scenes from the page to the stage at this week's Ashburton Summer...

Quiet spot for Queen of Crime

By John Keast It is a small granite headstone: Edith Ngaio Marsh. It says nothing of the greatness of the person, the Queen of Crime, Dame...

Big crowd at Borough School fete

Big crowd numbers were drawn to Ashburton Borough School's annual fete held in the school grounds on Saturday. A wide variety of stalls sold everything...

Two men in a boat and a cry for help

Farm worker Ian Sowden heard cries across the water at dusk. Mr Sowden was riding past the Lake Emma hut when he heard shouts for...

Cultural groups impress

Ashburton school groups danced, sang and entertained at last week's Hakatere Cultural Festival. The annual cultural performance held in the Ashburton College Auditorium, included kapa...

Fire veteran looks back over 50 years

By John Keast Graeme Baker was out laying carpet when his pager went off - and he could see the smoke. He realised its source and...
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