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Rangiora High win again Rangiora High win again

The Rangiora High School 1st XV had another dominant display in the UC Championship, this time over Nelson College, winning 25-7. This weekend will be another tough round, with the North Canterbury boys taking on new leaders Christchurch Boys High School. Points: CBHS 46, STAC 45, Christs College 40, Shirley Boys 39, Rangiora High 39, St Bedes 36, St Thomas 33, Nelson College 30, Waimea College 25, Timaru Boys 23, Marlborough Boys 17, Roncalli Aoraki ...
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Tough week on court Tough week on court

With the North Canterbury netball competition in a reduced capacity due to the Covid restrictions, it was good timing for the Rangiora High School and Oxford Area School netball teams as they played in a regional secondary school’s tournament this week. In the A grade Rangiora had three losses in pool play. The first, a cruel one goal defeat at the hands of Christchurch Girls High School 29-30. They had another close loss to ...
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Bulldogs through to semi finals Bulldogs through to semi finals

The Northern Bulldogs defeated the Celebration Lions 20-14, to seal their place in the Canterbury Rugby League Massetti Cup semifinals. They were pipped for the minor premiership by the Linwood Keas who finished on the same points but with a marginally better for against record. The sudden death semifinal will be played against the Hornby Panthers this weekend at Murphy Park. In the Canterbury Cup reserves grade, the Northern Bulldogs took second place, after their ...
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Candidate Profile - Matt Doocey Candidate Profile - Matt Doocey

Matt Doocey has been in his current role as MP for Waimakariri coming up six years, although he comments how the time in this role so far feels like it’s gone very quickly. We sat down with Matt and asked him to share with us his background, what drives him, and his hopes for Waimakariri in the future.   Tell us a bit about your background: Matt decided to get into politics at a young age, although ...
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Smashing victory for WPL Smashing victory for WPL

The Waimak women’s Premier football team smashed their Halswell opponents 12-1 in the weekend, leaving no doubt that they are in the top three for a reason. They were relentless in front of goal, with Lucrettia Taylor hitting the back of the net five times. Jayda Stewart and Charlotte Roche also bagged a brace each. Annabel Surveyor, Sophie Williams, and Lily Gerrard finishing off the dozen. The CWC women’s reserves dropped points in their league, ...

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