A large group participated in the Walk a Mile Campaign in Ashburton over the weekend to mark the start of preparations for the arrival of refugee families in the district.
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Thousands of freezing workers who were part of a special sickness insurance scheme over the past 65 years have left a $78,000 legacy to several Canterbury charities.
Pupils at a Canterbury school turned their playground into a marketplace where they sold everything from popcorn and candy floss to gift cards, facemasks and bird feeders.
Freda Green was spoilt with cards, flowers and chocolates as she celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends in Ashburton on Tuesday.
The Mt Hutt Memorial Hall, Mt Somers War Memorial Hall, Seafield Hall and Ashburton war memorial and cenotaph will each receive a share of $181,000 for repairs and renovations.
Plans for a new Kmart, along with a large retail, food and beverage complex, have been revealed for a Canterbury town.
The East Street chequerboard or Baring Square East? Opinions were divided over where Ashburton’s giant Christmas tree should be put this year.
Two Canterbury groups have collaborated on a booklet called Thrifty Cooking, which offers a back to basics and budget conscience approach to meal planning.
At least four thrill seekers took up the chance to fly in a Russian Yak 3 fighter plane, aptly named Full Noise, at the weekend.
Arborists and other expert tree climbers swung from the trees and showed their skills at the South Island Regional Tree Climbing Competition in the Ashburton Domain over the weekend. Some 40 tree...
Canterbury writer Pauline Roberts has penned her first published book - a tribute to her late son and a guide to help others find joy in their life after a loss.
A small group of neighours are doing their bit to protect nesting endangered birds along a stretch of the Ashburton River.
Residents of a Canterbury town have been blasted for their 'poor effort' when it comes to putting the correct items in their yellow recycling bins.
Although their glasshouses were severely damaged by hail and then orders for their gourmet lettuces dried up as the Covid pandemic hit, Georgie and Dave Wade are still glass half-full people.