Medical practices and health professionals in Mid Canterbury have joined forces in the fight to prevent the community spread of Covid-19.
The Methven A&P Show may suffer a financial blow with the cancellation of this weekend’s show but community support has been humbling, says president Adam Glass.
There will be no South Island Schools’ MTB Championships at the Mt Hutt Bike Park next week and no big financial boost for the Methven economy after the cancellation of the event due to the threat...
Ashburton graphic designer Murray Thompson will spend the next two weeks in self-isolation after travelling to Melbourne for the abandoned Grand Prix motor racing event.
Ashburton Aviation Museum members have postponed their popular school science programme due to Covid-19 concerns.
Ashburton College, with 1200 students and 150 staff, has suspended assemblies and events in its auditorium after Government announced new rules about mass gatherings in the fight against community...
Hinds School pupils were among the hundreds of children region-wide to be affected by the cancellation of the Methven A&P show.
A pumpkin pie baked by local celebrity Bernard Egan fetched top price at the St Andrew’s church fair at the weekend.
Trevor Begg reckons he’s driven about 4.5 million kilometres in the course of his truck driving life.
Eight Tiger Moths, a Gypsy Moth, three Chipmunks and one Auster were among some of the classic aircraft to touch down at the Ashburton Airport last weekend.
Letters have been sent to 200 people inviting them to take part in the Ashburton District Council’s annual residents’ survey; council is canvassing 800 people this year, in four waves of 200.
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.