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Petition calls goes to community board

Karl Haywood took his call for a roading change to the Methven Community Board meeting in Methven this week, hoping to get traction to...

Bird nests or timber may be responsible for fire

The fire, which broke out in the roof of the Brown Pub in Methven on Tuesday morning, was likely caused by timbers or bird...

Swift work save Brown Pub

The quick actions of local firefighters, and neighbouring crews, limited the damage at the Brown Pub in Methven to just the roof space cavity. Methven...

Deer milkers see bright future

By Toni Williams A lot of research and development has gone into the deer milking operation at Mt Somers, but now decisions need to be...

Dorie, the little school that could

By John Keast The roll of Dorie School once slid to 11. More than 20 years ago, it was in danger of closing. There is no danger...

Gold honour for WI’s Mavis

By Toni Williams A lifetime helping others in her community, and beyond, has led to Mid Canterbury Federation of Women's Institutes president Mavis Wilkins being...

Farmers facing tough times, says new Fed leader

By Toni Williams Farmers are facing some of the toughest times in the industry since the 1980s, says new Federated Farmers Mid Canterbury provincial president...

Much-loved donkey dies

A brief death notice told of the death of a friend of Woodbury, the little settlement tucked near the hills behind Geraldine. It said: "Seamus...

65 years together, by George

By Toni Williams Ursula and George Crack donned wedding attire in front of family to celebrate the nuptials they made 65 years ago. The celebrant was...

Ploughing aces ready to turn the soil

The tractors and horses have arrived, the marquee is up and the best ploughmen and women in the country are getting their eye in...
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