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The Salmon Run

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The Lions of Rakaia and Rakaia Sports Clubs are again running the Jackson Holmes Salmon Run and this year are excited to offer the addition of a ½ Marathon. We have something for everyone, competitive and non-completive, seven different events, individual and team options. All events are staged around the splendour of the Rakaia River… READ MORE >

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Balls, Bullets, Boots: From Rugby Field to Battlefield

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WHAT: Balls, Bullets, Boots: From Rugby Field to Battlefield An exhibition developed and toured by the New Zealand Rugby Museum. WHEN: 23 September – 12 November 2017 WHERE: Kate & Hank Murney Room, Ashburton Museum 329 West Street (SH1) Ph: 307 7890 FREE entry. Open daily 10am – 4pm GROUPS/TOURS: Contact museum@adc.govt.nz for tours and… READ MORE >

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Smiles4Miles

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Children with special needs are in for a special treat thanks to an Ashburton trucking company. Ryal Bush Transport in Ashburton is the driving force behind Smiles4Miles, a big day out in Ashburton especially for children with special needs or those who face day-to-day medical challenges, on August 19. Kids will be treated to rides… READ MORE >

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Pluck’s Engineering 50 Years

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Pluck’s Engineering 50 Years There’s a reason why farmers throughout the country – and even the world – choose Pluck’s Engineering Ltd on Main South Rd in Rakaia for their farm machinery. They care about their farmers, and that certainly shows in the quality of Dairy effluent equipment and machinery they produce. When you visit… READ MORE >

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Ashburton U Hire Top Excuses to Date

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Ashburton U Hire Top Excuses to Date “I’ll pay next Thursday” “Sorry I have left my wallet at home” “I didn’t realise the gas wasn’t free” “This is broken, but it was like that when I took it” “I’ve had this for a week, but I have only used it for an hour” “I don’t… READ MORE >

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Multi-Cultural Bite

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Multi-Cultural Bite The MCB festival and community event has been running on Waitangi day here in Ashburton for the past 9 years.  Its purpose is to generate increasing levels of inclusiveness for the new arrivals in our community, to showcase the cultural diversity of our town. The event has ethnic food stalls, each selling bite-sized… READ MORE >

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Mid Canterbury Hunting Competition 2017

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The annual Mid Canterbury Hunting Competition judging is held in Hotel Ashburton’s main car park in the middle of June.  It is a great event attracting keen hunters from Mid Canterbury and the wider Canterbury and West Coast Regions. Hotel Ashburton provides an ideal venue for the judging and weigh in.  The spacious car parking… READ MORE >

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