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Gilbert’s grave mission

Gilbert Donaldson is preparing for the future and using wood from trees he planted more than 70 years ago, for his own...

Begonia garden a colourful sanctuary

Lester and Gaynor Hurst have created a colourful begonia sanctuary in the front of their Balmoral Place garden. The garden features hundreds of examples of...

New role for busy Ramandeep

It took time for Ramandeep Kaur to connect with people and build her confidence after arriving from India to join husband Gurjeet in New Zealand...

Gulls’ new home on dairy farm

Thousands of endangered black-billed gulls that usually nest at Ashburton’s State Highway One bridge have found a new home on a dairy farm at...

Fire veteran keeps gear at the ready

Des Syme was a fresh-faced 16-year-old when he joined the Alford Forest Rural Fire Force and 62 years on he's still a fire volunteer. Now...

Another arable field day success

It was touted as Canterbury's biggest farming event and was one of the few agricultural industry gatherings to go ahead this year due to...

Methven’s new principal from student to boss

Sue Furndorfler is the new principal at Methven Primary School, a school she attended as a child. She replaces former principal Chris Murphy, who has...

$25,000 boost for St John

The St John Ashburton garden fete, held in the sprawling, picturesque grounds of Rakaia Gardens, raised around $25,000 for the district's operation. St John runs...

Methven activity weekend

Methven business are coming together next month to offer a unique, active weekend experience called Peak Escape. The Garage Gym will lead activities and adventures...

Artworks delivered ahead of exhibition

It may be a scaled down event this year, but the Ashburton Society of Arts (ASA) annual exhibition is still set to feature...
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