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A world of difference

By Maureen Bishop Jeanette Tarbotton has just returned from the international conference of the Associated Country Women of the World. When Jeanette Tarbotton's husband suggested she...

Garden club closes but lives on in seat

By Maureen Bishop The Mayfield Garden Club may have disbanded but its name will live on through a gift to the Mayfield Domain. The club had...

Water pours in to aquifers

More than 600,000 cubic metres of alpine water has been added to Mid Canterbury aquifers since mid June through a managed project. The aquifers have...

Rural outlook, yet still close to town

This home would fulfil a dream for many people. It sits on 8.8 hectares of land but is just minutes from central Ashburton. Views from...

Rural women meet

Remaining relevant in today’s world and attracting new members were just some of the suggestions for the future of Rural Women New Zealand put...

Top prices at dog sale

Record average sales have been achieved at the 60th annual PGGWrightson sheep and cattle dog sale held in Tinwald. Half a dozen dogs sold for...

Silver Fern finalising extension to deadline

Silver Fern Farms is finalising an extension to the June 30 deadline for official approval to be granted for its joint venture with Chinese...

SI Farmer entries open

Nominations and entries are open for the 2016 Lincoln University Foundation South Island Farmer of the Year competition, and organisers are expecting wide interest. Foundation...

Weather extremes at ploughing events

Ploughmen and women faced two extremes of weather when they competed in ploughing matches in Mid Canterbury at the weekend. There were excellent conditions on...
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