Elaine Vallender was just 16 years old when she became a GirlGuiding Brownie leader with Shirley Brownies, in Christchurch. It was 1968.
Glenn Vallender taught science and biology to teenagers at Ashburton College for 38 years, but for the last five years he’s been sharing his knowledge and passion for the subject of geology with a...
Women’s Institute stalwart Jude Vaughan was the unsuspecting recipient of a WI Good Service Badge recently.
Gardening influencer Charlie McCormick likes to plan trips down under to coincide with the Mayfield A&P Show.
Ashburton mayor Neil Brown has suggested painting red warnings on the road at problem intersections in the district.
Ruapuna author Val Taylor’s latest book is a homage to the natural fibre of wool and a book to encourage more people to knit.
There will be a bigger focus on indigenous biodiversity in the Ashburton District, from both local and central government.
A flotilla of classic and traditional boats, big and small, took to the waters in cooler weather conditions at Lake Hood on Sunday.
Mid Canterbury Netball has called off the last two rounds of its Fast 5 competition following Covid-19 advice.
Upgrades to the Rakaia Salmon site began this week, with the old toilets to be removed and the caravan effluent dump station closed until a new location can be secured.
The Mayfield A&P Show drew a large crowd who enjoyed a great community day out with events and activities to suit young and old.
The Mid Canterbury girls cricket team convincingly won their match against South Canterbury at the Flying Fox pitch at the Ashburton Domain on Sunday.
Ashburton College rowers have won silver and bronze at the South Island Secondary Schools Rowing Championships.
More aircraft could be filling up at the Ashburton Airport when the Ashburton District Council grants resource consent for RD Petroleum to install a refuelling depot there.
Controlled burn research up the Rakaia Gorge is a project that has taken scientists and fire and emergency crews working alongside staff from Department of Conservation and Environment Canterbury...
Mt Somers farmers Mike and Nicky Salvesen, of Wakare, and Richard and Chrissie Wright, of Tamara Farm have won awards at the Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
Motorists are being urged to be alert for single lane restrictions and stop/go measures as work continues on the Ashburton CBD streetscape renewal project.