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Grand finals earned Grand finals earned

The Northern Bulldogs had to work hard for their place in the Canterbury rugby league grand final. They snatched a come from behind win over the Hornby Panthers with a try in the dying minutes. They were down 12-14 at halftime and managed to tie the game up 18-18 with around 10 minutes to play. Nick Wain, Ethan Plaskett, and Patella Tou the try scorers, and Izic Placid three goals. Hornby then slotted a field ...
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Rangiora reputation reinforced Rangiora reputation reinforced

The Rangiora High School 1st XV were narrowly defeated by the UC Championship leaders, Christchurch Boys High School, 15-20.  Rangiora were hot off the mark scoring in the first few minutes when fullback Tamatoa Nicholas glided through a hole in the CBHS backline, to score in the corner for a 5-0 lead. However, they conceded a penalty soon after and the gap closed to 2 points, 5-3.  Boys High were the next to score ...
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Candidate Profile - Shelley Richardson Candidate Profile - Shelley Richardson

Shelley Richardson is the Waimakariri candidate for the brand-new Advance party and is taking her first shot at standing in the electorate. We spent some time with Shelley to talk about what has got her into politics and what is important to her. Tell us a bit about your background: Originally from Christchurch, Shelley was born and raised in Belfast and went to Kaiapoi High School. Moving to Auckland in her teens Shelley spent 27 years ...
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Candidate Profile - Dan Rosewarne Candidate Profile - Dan Rosewarne

Dan Rosewarne is taking his second shot at standing in the Waimakariri electorate as the Labour Party candidate. We sat down with Dan and asked him to share with us his background, why he’s standing in Waimakariri and what’s important to him. Tell us a bit about your background: Married and with two young kids, Dan and his family have lived in the Waimakariri electorate since 2005 and currently lives in Woodend. Dan comes into ...
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Specialist equine real estate now a reality Specialist equine real estate now a reality

Specialist equine real estate now a reality Harcourts Canterbury’s top rural lifestyle sales duo have combined their horsemanship and acumen in an exciting new arena – Canterbury Equestrian Property. Richard and Sue Woerlee, who work, reside, and ride in North Canterbury, have been one of the top sales teams at Harcourts Four Seasons Realty for three successive years. And, they say they will continue to press forward with their busy lifestyle property sales. However, the launch of ...

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