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Retailers flag parking woes – again

They came, they spoke - and they may have conquered. Ashburton retailers may have just about succeeded in turning parking in Ashburton’s central business district...

Footy females in all-girl challenge

Mid Canterbury’s youngest female footballers will have their first taste of an all-girl tournament when they head off to play in the Alan Fraser...

Laird Graeme lords it on the bass

Three hundred ukulele players from around New Zealand descended on Geraldine at the weekend for what Ukulele Magazine billed as one of the ‘‘top...

Malya top young baker

A passion for baking has earned Malya Hooper the title of Trainee of the Year. The 22-year-old, who works at Cafe Time in Tinwald, produced...

Staying dry in July

It’s tea and coffee only for Ashburton real estate agents Jill Quaid and Sue Cooper. The bubbly duo have signed up for Dry July, and...

Crowd gathers to show solidarity

Around 100 people gathered in Ashburton recently to show solidarity for abused three-year-old Moko Rangitoheriri and other victims of domestic violence. Similar Justice For Moko...

Passion for milk product brings out thirsty locals

Ashburton residents were the first in the country to taste the new double caramel milk product from Lewis Road Creamery on Monday, after impressing...

Courts notion before council

There could be community interest in fund-raising for more enclosed courts at the EA Networks Centre, Chris Robertson, of the Ashburton Stadium Complex Trust,...

Abandon consent or ‘face legal action’

Ashburton council has to abandon its water consent for Lot 9 at the Ashburton Business Estate by July 30 or face legal proceedings. However, the...

Kids bake 800 bikkies to help blind

Students at Mt Somers Springburn School have baked up more than 800 biscuits for the Blind Foundation’s Red Puppy Bikkie Day initiative. Two days of...
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