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Don't touch that dial! Don't touch that dial!

A fresh new look, an expanded audience, greater availability, and new and strengthened partnerships. The future is looking good... For the last two+ years we have been working on multiple platforms to deliver the Waimak App and it's associated website. The replacement platform for our new Web App, North Canterbury Online, will deliver all the current features plus some great new ones on a single platform. It will also deliver the same user experience whether ...
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We apologise for the inconvenience We apologise for the inconvenience

The Waimak App will be shutting down on June 30th. The Waimak App has been a critical success. We gained a good audience quickly and we maintained high audience retention. Our focus on well written stories about grassroots local issues was very well received, reaching 14,000 unique users. Those that took the time to browse the Apps resources were impressed by the breadth and depth of local information it provided. But despite our best efforts ...
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Midweek Sports Wrap Midweek Sports Wrap

The weather put paid to a number of sports midweek, however the secondary schools and midweek women’s basketball rounds were played and some hardy hockey players braved the conditions. Basketball In the Thompson Trophy division one basketball competition, the Rangiora High School boys were defeated by St Thomas College 78-105. In division two Kaiapoi High School picked up a solid win over Linwood 100-67. In the Whelan Trophy division girls competition, Rangiora High School defeated Cashmere 82-55, ...
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Weekend Sports Wrap: 31st May Weekend Sports Wrap: 31st May

It was a chilly start to the weekend, with the big rain on the way, but most sports managed to complete their match day before it hit on Saturday afternoon. Football The Waimak United Football club senior men’s team had a good 6-1 win down in Ashburton. They went down a goal early conceding a penalty, but then pulled two goals back, before losing a man to a straight red card. Despite this, they played some ...
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Pegasus parkrun #246 run report Pegasus parkrun #246 run report

Light showers and a gentle breeze were forecast for parkrun #246 It should have been a good day to try out for a PB, if that was your inclination and it shouldn't have been too uncomfortable to jog, walk or volunteer. Thankfully the heavy wet stuff was avoided. 88 parkmates, that's 18 more than our average turnout, braved the conditions and completed the out & back course this morning. This included three first timers, Charlie ...

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