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Cam and Pine up for challenge

Hakatere Station stock manager Cam Clayton and his header dog Pine will be taking on the Australians at the Cobber Working Dog Challenge next...

Rakaia dog park project taking shape

A community-driven dog park project in Rakaia has broken ground and aims to be fully fenced and open by the end of the year. It...

Thousands turn out for farmers protest

More than 1000 people rallied in downtown Ashburton as part of the nationwide Howl of A Protest. Farmers, contractors, tradies and supporters lined...

Hinds to fund aquifer recharge project

  The Hinds community will be the primary funder of the Hekeao/Hinds Water Enhancement Trust's managed aquifer recharge (MAR) project over the next three years. An...

Locals in AgriKids final

Pupils from Ashburton Intermediate School are among the scores of primary-aged school children competing in the national AgriKids events tomorrow. They will take part...

New business, right time

Lucy Gilbert has a bounce in her step and a shine in her eyes. She, and friend Tash Andrews of Timaru, started grazing table and...

Share of relief fund not confirmed

It is not yet known how much Ashburton District will receive from the additional $4 million relief fund offered by government last week. But Ashburton...

Plan to bring back rink glory days

The Staveley Hall Society is looking to raise an ambitious $1.14million to future proof the Staveley ice rink. The hall society, which oversees the rink’s...

Extra 4 million for flood recovery

The Government has commited an additional $4 million funding for flood-affected Canterbury farmers. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement during a visit...

Festival boost for Methven

An impressive line-up of bands and DJ's and a spectacular rail jam event are set to feature at Methven's White Out festival on August...
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