Ashburton-raised rowing ace Veronica Wall has been forced home from university in the USA because of the coronavirus, but is close to finishing a rewarding first year at Yale University.
Motorcyclist Phil Garrett hopes to travel at almost 100 metres per second when he attempts to break the national motorcycle land speed record in Mid Canterbury next month.
David Ford is inviting the community to take a walk around his impressive Tinwald garden and any donations will be passed to the Mid Canterbury Cancer Society.
There are already eight locations to drink or buy liquor in this small township and residents say that is enough.
Three members of the Wheeler family know what it takes to make and deliver a good speech – and they’ve got a trifecta of trophies to prove it.
Ashburton-based CanInspire Charitable Trust continues to go from strength to strength and has now landed television presenter Haydn Jones as its first ambassador.
It’s been a long time between lessons for the form 3B students who started at Methven High School in 1969, but those memories will soon be rekindled at an overdue class reunion.
The goal posts are down and another successful season has been ticked off by Mid Canterbury United Football Club.