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A West Melton scriptwriter has picked up a top award at the prestigious Moondance International Film Festival in the United States. Stephanie Frewen of Preston...

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Ellesmere residents are being asked to do what the country couldn’t, design a new flag. The Ellesmere ‘flag referendum’ was the idea of Leeston businessman...

FARMING

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A chemical regime is showing promise in allowing existing clover to flourish on uncultivated hill country in Canterbury. The spray regime is being trialled as...

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Colin Drummond and his partner Erin Cassie own Erewhon Station set at the head of the Rangitata River. The 35,000 acre station is home to...

SPORT

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Defending champion Lincoln is on track for another Selwyn netball title after it qualified for the semi-finals of the premier netball competition with a...

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A new sponsor will help organisers of the Hororata Highland Games develop the event for both new and experienced competitors. Heavy machinery supplier Gough Cat...

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Selwyn girls have been leading the way when it comes to junior women’s rugby in Canterbury with the only two all-girl Rippa Rugby teams...

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Lincoln outplayed its closest rival in the Selwyn premier netball competition on Saturday. Lincoln outplayed Rolleston in the clash at the Lincoln Event Centre, running...

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There is no doubting the beauty of camellia flowers, their shapes, colours and perfumes, but in a world not short of spectacular blooms, camellias...

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We all know lawns add value to our homes, provide that outdoor space to lie and relax on, and are a key area for...

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New research shows a disparity between how much dietary iron Kiwi mums believe their children need and what they are actually getting. In a recent...

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As temperatures drop, winter vegetables can offer a warming immunity boost to get you through the colder months. Winter brings with it many seasonal vegetables...

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A short three second sleep at 100Km you can travel the length of a rugby field without knowing it. People often think of driver fatigue...

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Driving safely means giving the task of driving your full attention as driver distraction is a serious issue not only in New Zealand but...

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Often dished out as advice to someone struggling over issues or feeling overwhelmed by events, ‘maintain your perspective’ can feel a bit like ‘get...

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How often do you go through life doing things and saying yes to stuff that you don’t really want to do, from obligation? Or alternatively,...

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If you have pigs on your lifestyle block and they are well fed with a comfortable free-range lifestyle, they are likely to be relatively...

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Most lifestyle properties will need fencing. If you’re keeping livestock, you’ll need fences to keep them in, to manage your grazing pasture, and to...

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