Mayfield dairy farmers Grant and Jan Early have been involved in the DairyNZ-led programme, Forages for Reduced Nitrate Leaching (FRNL), which has won an industry award.
JayJay Simon, 6, Hinarere Simon, 9, Zaylah Morunga, 11, and Mikaere Morunga, 8, (above) were among the scores of people enjoying a dip in the Tinwald Community Pool in the Tinwald Domain last...
Imaginations have been given full rein and Trotts Garden is being used as the impressive backdrop and playground for drama students to "explore" at this year’s Big Little Theatre Company (BLTC)...
The district's drinking, stormwater and wastewater services will be managed by Ashburton Contracting Limited (ACL) for the next five years, after the award of the treatment, network operations and...
Some 27 swimmers from Christchurch’s JASI swim team have been enjoying eight days of training at a summer swim school in Ashburton.
Pendarves Young Farmers, Farm Strong and Rakaia’s Railway Tavern are hosting a Young Farmers Speed Shear event. It will be held at the tavern on January 25.
Four-year-old Stuart Pouniu (above) got a birthday treat visiting the Plains Vintage Railway & Historical Museum at the weekend.
Some Mid Canterbury children moving from early childhood education centres to primary schools this year will be accompanied by unique personal profiles telling their new teachers all about them.
Rugby fans will have the chance to get up close to their Crusader and All Black heroes when the Crusaders play the Hurricanes in a Super Rugby pre-season game at the Ashburton Showgrounds on Saturday.
An eight-hectare holding paddock at the former Tinwald saleyards is still paying dividends for Mid Canterbury machinery fans.
Ashburton-grown singer and actor Layna Hunt will represent New Zealand at the talent Olympics in the USA later this year.
The Mid Canterbury Summer Singing School is in its 20th year and this year’s singing intake is rehearsing hard ahead of three public concerts, including a special celebratory gala performance on...
The Ashburton District Council and the Crusaders joined forces to raise $10,000 for mental health services.
Gardening enthusiast Trevor Gamblin is hoping that 240 special seeds he planted nearly 12 months ago are about to bear fruit.
The new extension may be all-but completed, but burial plots are still available in the original Ashburton Cemetery on Seafield Road and residents are being advised these spaces need to be used...
It isn’t too many years ago that Patrick Sandrey was in school uniform and a student at Ashburton College.
Ashburton District Council has announced that the construction tender for the Ashburton town centre streetscapes renewal has been awarded to Tru-Line Civil.