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A rocky road, but solution sought

The stream bed is building up with rubble from a landslip - and when the stream rises, it can cut off residents on the...

Shear and share alike

Cancer Support Group, Breast Cancer Foundation NZ and Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ took home a share of $90,000, raised through the Shear for Life...

Alarm bells at Ashburton lakes

By Toni Williams Results of a Department of Conservation (DOC) restoration and conservation project on the Ashburton Lakes are ringing alarm bells for the Ashburton...

Man fined in fish officer scam

A Kaikoura man has been fined for pretending to be a Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) fishery officer and extorting money from tourists who...

Rogainers hit the hills

More than 200 athletes took to the hills behind Woodbury in South Canterbury on Sunday for the sixth Geraldine Rogaine Autumn Muster....

Ancient grain nurtured in Mid Canty soils

By Toni Williams Methven grower Andrew Currie among the quinoa trial plants due for harvest in May. The quinoa, still two months from harvest, is starting...

Mavis takes lead role in WI

By Toni Williams For five decades Lowcliffe woman Mavis Wilkins has been a member of the Women's Institute (WI). It's given her life skills, an understanding...

Products sent to Tasman district to help fire displaced animals

Mid Canterbury animal lovers have teamed up with their North Canterbury colleagues to pitch in and help animals displaced by the Tasman district fires. A...

Methven Lions eye 4×4 challenge to fill coffers

By Mick Jensen Methven Lions are getting into 4x4 action. The club wants to plug a big shortfall in its revenue by getting involved with a...

Decades of service but Winchmore grazing, arable block to be sold off

After 72 years of contributing to local and regional research, AgResearch's grazing and arable research station at Winchmore, north of Ashburton, is to be...
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