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Hot shot Ben has trials in sights

Ashburton College pupil Ben Thomas is taking on the big guns in air pistol shooting. Ben, 15, has been named as New Zealand's only male...

Money tagged for village plan

By Mick Jensen Ashburton council has tagged up to $130,000 for the demolition, preservation and partial restoration of buildings at the former Chinese settlement on...

Upcycling, preserving at back to basics expo

By Mick Jensen Upcycling tips, preserving advice and edible weeds are among the topics that will feature at this year's Back to Basics expo in...

Close shave for councillors, and charity’s ahead

A head shave initiative featuring Ashburton councillors Leen Braam and Russell Ellis, and council community relations manager Vincie Billante, has raised over $4000 for...

Another chapter for book store owner

Sue Baird is "back in her happy place" - behind the counter of her bookstore. The book lover has opened up a new shop in...

Roll up, roll up, the bins are coming

Craig Goodwin, Ashburton council's waste recovery manager, and Dan Redmond, of Envirowaste, are lost in a sea of bins. In all, there are around 19,000...

Muslims find direction in old church

By Mick Jensen A former Methodist church in Tinwald is being revamped and repainted and is set to become the South Island's fourth mosque. The building,...

Forsyths notch up 60 years of marriage

By Mick Jensen There were cards of congratulations from the Queen, Bill English and Jo Goodhew, but Doug and Rena Forsyth celebrated 60 years of...

Fiona makes plea on bowel cancer

By Mick Jensen Fiona Cullen was denied a colonoscopy twice despite showing all the signs of bowel cancer, but far from angry, she is keen...

Motorcyclists cutting up cycle track

The motorcycle wheels have cut deep in this section of track. It makes Allan Kelly cross. He is chairman of Bike Geraldine, and the tracks along...
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