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National honour for Rosa

By Toni Williams Community stalwart Rosa Bennett, who is nearing 90, is the humble recipient of an honorary Age Concern New Zealand's Dignity Champion award,...

Rakaia river bed new focus in death inquiry

Police continue to investigate the death of Tony Waldron, a dairy farm worker and father of two, in Rakaia on 18 September. Detective Senior Sergeant...

Norrie’s handiwork voted best

A work by embroiderer Norrie Wilson, pictured, has won the People's Choice prize at the Gathering of Threads exhibition displayed at Ashburton Art Gallery. Called...

Water bottling proposed

Water bottling at Fairton could be back on the Ashburton District Council agenda if a request being processed by Environment Canterbury gets the go...

Picks and shovels create masterpiece

By Toni Williams The 67km long Rangitata Diversion Race (RDR) may have started from humble beginnings, with workers using picks, shovels and wooden wheelbarrows in...

Topp Twins to lead Christmas in Park

The Topp Twins will bring some festive cheer to Ashburton when they headline the Mitre 10 Mega Christmas in the Park on December 7. Organisers...

Sheepish charms – just say cheese

By Toni Williams A boutique sheep milking operation on the edge of Ashburton is making cheese while the sun shines. Hipi Cheese, owned and operated by...

Life honour for rural stalwart

The long and outstanding service given by Winchmore woman Margaret Kelk has earned her a life membership with the Winchmore Branch of Rural Women...

Major complex proposed for Lake Hood

A $50m sports centre for high-performance, disabled athletes, ''Wounded Warriors'', returned service personnel and youth is proposed for Lake Hood near Ashburton. The concept was...

Light, finally, at end of the tunnel

By Toni Williams Lynne and Duncan Barr are happy it's spring. There are calves to feed and work to be done on their dairy farm at...
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