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Labour's Rangitata MP has admitted the timing for the announcement of a new $785 million cycling and walking bridge in Auckland was poor, but is defending the government's Canterbury flooding…
A photo of Dave Stewart and family's dog being guided onto a truck circulated international media. While the family is safe and sound, Ashburton River is still running through their farm.
A delighted four-year-old boy in Methven has been reunited with a "heroic" fireman who helped him and his mother as heavy rains flooded the region.
Damaging floods in Ashburton have sparked calls for urgency around a second bridge by the district's rural leaders, with the town's sole overpass at risk.
The Williams family were left wondering where they would be spending the night last Sunday after evacuating from their property nearby Ashburton River.
The mayors of the Ashburton and Selwyn districts have confirmed they have not reached out to Judith Collins around the ownership of water as part of the Three Waters' reforms.
The majority of councillors are supporting a move to formalise a possible slogan change in chambers with a few wanting to open it up to the public if necessary.
A disgruntled Ashburton District councillor believes elected members were kept out of the loop around "important" conversations concerning the Rangitata Awa.
The 10-year consent is subject to conditions including a 15 percent reduction in nitrogen losses by 2025 and 25 percent by 2030, auditing of farm environment plans, and more.
Further funding of nearly $200,000, to help reduce the disruption of the Ashburton CBD upgrades, is a possible godsend for struggling retailers.
Slower speed limits on busy Mid Canterbury roads should address community concerns, Ashburton District Council says.
Amid the recent suspension of a Methven secondary school pupil and growing calls from the local community for the use of phones in schools to be banned, a principal says the use of phones needs to be…
A pupil at Mount Hutt College has been suspended after they allegedly filmed a fellow student before distributing the footage to others "with the intention of humiliating them".
Ashburton District Council remains upbeat as a multi-million dollar overhaul of the town centre continues to make headway.