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    choose the membership option that best suits you setTimezone new DateTimeZone Pacific Auckland echo date format l jS F Y Menu Home Web Cams Your Community Events News Latest News Sport Schools Ashburton College Newsletter Farming Photos Subscribe Jobs Contact Us Log In Home Albert St death still unsolved 6 years on Subscribe Subscribe to see more Click here to create your account Login Enter your details Username Password Remember

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    phone scam appears to be doing the rounds A concerned Mid Canterbury woman contacted the Guardian yesterday after receiving a phone call from someone claiming to be from the New Zealand Government Grants Board The caller said because she d been good and paid all her taxes and had not been more Only one drink driver One of Mid Canterbury s first big drink driving operations of the summer nabbed one suspected drink driver on Thursday night With less than three weeks to go until New Zealand s drink driving limit is lowered the Christchurch based booze bus paid Ashburton a visit and stopped 1069 cars at two checkpoints Racecourse Road and more Vandals tag statues fences Ashburton has experienced a horror weekend of vandalism and graffiti with ratepayers left footing the bill once again Over the weekend two limestone sculptures on the East Street Green belonging to the Ashburton District Council were tagged with lewd images and writing The Ashburton Guardian understands a number of fences at more Drop in pre charge warnings Statistics show the number of pre charge warnings handed out by police in the Mid South Canterbury region has dropped significantly over the past five years but Ashburton s top cop begs to differ Statistics New Zealand data shows 1122 warnings or cautions were given to offenders by police in the fiscal year ending June 30 2014 down more Expect a ticket Canterbury s top road cop is warning motorists that if they venture even 4km h over the speed limit this Labour Weekend they can expect a ticket Police are again enforcing a lower speed tolerance this long weekend and at the same time will be increasing their presence in terms of prevention work We re lowering and enforcing a more 111 Diary Sept 20

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    in Ashburton came at a time when he was looking for a change So far he s happy he made the move The people he s met so far have given him a more Police renew witnesses call Ashburton Police investigating an alleged attempted abduction a fortnight ago are urging anyone with any information to come forward A nine year old boy alleges he was approached twice by a man driving a green car on Saunders Road between 10 45am and 11am on August 3 The man offered him lollies and then tried to grab him the boy more Man s body found A man s body was found by a member of the public just off a busy road near Methven yesterday morning According to police a member of the public found the man s body lying beside a vehicle just off the Methven Rakaia Barrhill Road at about 7 45am The man was aged in his 60s and was believed to have been a local Ashburton police more Spectacular logging truck crash A logging truck and trailer tipped onto its side on a moderate corner on Route 72 near Mt Somers yesterday and slid over 100 metres Logs were strewn over the road and through a nearby farmer s paddock in the spectacular crash which happened about 5 40am The 39 year old West Coast driver managed to climb from the cab and was more Police urge kids to stay safe Police have released new information into an alleged abduction attempt in Ashburton as they urge children to keep themselves safe Police are still seeking witnesses to the alleged incident which took place on Saunders Road near Russell Avenue between 10 45am and 11am last Sunday involving a nine year old boy who was approached by a man

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    an alcohol interlock device installed in his vehicle David Brian Hodgson 31 was required to obtain a zero alcohol licence when his licence was returned following a drink driving conviction requiring him to have more Hot ashes cause two fires Two Ashburton families discovered over the weekend that it takes just one ember in a bucket of ashes to start a fire The Ashburton Fire Service was called to two fires over the weekend that had started after ash believed to be cold had reignited And that should sound a warning to anyone cleaning out a fire place to ensure ash was treated more Train crash victim named Police have released the name of a man who died after the truck he was driving collided with a train at the Northpark Road crossing on Monday George Robert Ellis 22 was originally from the Hawke s Bay but had most recently been living in Canterbury He died in Christchurch Hospital on Tuesday as a result of critical injuries sustained more New images released Ashburton police have released new images of a man they want to speak to in relation to an incident which took place in Ashburton in the early hours of Sunday June 1 Police want to speak to the man who was known to have been in the Arcadia night club that night New images have been released as police continue to investigate the more Young girl hit by truck A young girl has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a truck in central Ashburton The girl is believed to be aged between 10 and 12 and police said her condition at this stage was unknown She was taken to Ashburton Hospital by ambulance following the accident on West Street near KFC which occurred at about 4

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    crashes on State Highway 1 SH1 The spike has prompted senior sergeant Scott Banfield to issue a warning on the dangers of inattention at the wheel which was deemed to be a factor in many of the crashes during the more Assault site revealed Ashburton man A J Gairns was attacked near a block of commercial buildings on West Street prior to his death police have revealed It comes after a 46 year old Ashburton man became the fourth person to appear in the Timaru District Court yesterday facing a charge of assault with intent to rob Mr Gairns before 4am Saturday May 31 He was more Lucky escape for pair Two people were lucky to escape without serious injury yesterday after the vehicle they were travelling in left the road and swiped a power pole south of Chertsey a Rakaia fire officer says The blue Mazda station wagon was travelling south on State Highway 1 when it veered off the road and glanced off a power pole spun around and went more Fourth arrest in unexplained death case A fourth person has been arrested and charged with assaulting AJ Gairns with intent to rob Mr Gairns body was found in a drainage run off area behind commercial premises on West Street a week ago yesterday A post mortem report indicated he had drowned Police said a 46 year old Ashburton man was arrested on Saturday and will appear in more Child averts fire A quick thinking three year old boy averted a potential disaster in Methven on Friday When the boy spotted a blaze outside the home childcare he attended he put into practice the fire safety training the children had been rehearsing and notified an adult even before the fire alarms were activated The three children in the

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    smash and grab crime spree across rural Canterbury A description of the offender driving a white Subaru saloon has been linked to at least six burglaries during the past two weeks Constable Aaron Reid of Leeston said Easter eggs and up to 7000 in cigarettes had been pilfered more Officers go orange The new orange cop car scouring Mid Canterbury s highways has been turning heads about town and even managed to nab a high number of unsuspecting drivers The Ashburton Police Station is the first to trial the only new look police car in the Canterbury region It is one of 28 red and orange vehicles that have been rolled out more Police investigation continues into Rakaia fatal Rakaia teen Danny Hendriks was lying on the road when a car fatally struck him late Saturday night police say However the events leading to the 18 year old s tragic death remain a mystery as authorities try to piece together what exactly happened that night Mr Hendriks an automotive technician in Ashburton was more Fatality in Rakaia An 18 year old pedestrian was killed when he was struck by a car just outside Rakaia late on Saturday night The Police have identified him as Danny Mather Hendriks 18 from Rakaia Mr Hendriks was struck by the car on Acton Road at 11pm Acton Road is a rural road located on the outskirts of Rakaia township It does not have more Lack of witnesses no help Ashburton police have not been able to pin down those responsible for a string of arsons in Mid Canterbury since February Detectives in Ashburton s CIB have been investigating three separate incidents all believed to have been deliberately lit The first string of arsons began early on February 22 when the perpetrators intentionally more Latest

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    Diary 20 November 2013 Domestic dispute Ashburton police attended a domestic violence dispute yesterday Vandalism An Allenton business had graffiti sprayed on its exterior on Monday night while a Victoria Street business had its window smashed during the weekend Ashburton police will be continuing with inquiries into both incidents Truck on fire The Ashburton more 111 Diary 19 November 2013 Archibald St crash Traffic was temporarily slowed on Friday after a nose to tail crash on Archibald Street in Tinwald Ashburton police said no one was injured in the smash and inquiries would continue into the incident Domestic disputes Ashburton police attended a domestic violence incident on Saturday at 2pm and again about 12am more 111 Diary 18 November 2013 Garage fire Ashburton Volunteer Fire Brigade members attended a small garage fire at Fairton on Friday at about 8pm On Saturday they had a false alarm call out at about 1 30am to a hangi under way on McMurdo more 111 Diary 12 November 2013 Chocolate fish race The annual Ashburton Chocolate Fish race kicks off tonight along the Ashburton Hakatere River Trail with races for all kinds of mountain bike riders Registration begins at 6 15pm on the north side of the Ashburton Bridge with the race to start 15 minutes later As well as competitive races this year there will also be a more 111 Diary 7 November 2013 Domestic violence Ashburton police attended a domestic dispute Tuesday afternoon Bike theft attempt An Ashburton homeowner disturbed a would be thief on their property on Tuesday when they were attempting to steal a bike from the address Ashburton police said the culprit did not get away with the bike and they will be following up with more 111 Diary 5 November 2013 Cross Street burglary A Cross Street address

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    27 February Medical assist The Ashburton Volunteer Fire Brigade have been called to a Prince Street house to assist St John Ambulance A firefighter at the station said it was a standard medical assist until an ambulance could get to the scene A quiet day Ashburton police did not report any incidents yesterday more 111 Diary 26 February Taken to Timaru The Ashburton Police transported two people to the Timaru Police Station overnight Sunday where they were held in custody and appeared in the Timaru District Court yesterday In the first incident a man was arrested for breaching his bail conditions He was opposed police bail and transported to Timaru In the second more Minor fence fire near lake The Ashburton Volunteer Fire Brigade have been called into action on Grahams Road near Lake Hood A fence line reportedly on fire has been promptly put out and the crews are returning back to the more 111 Diary 25 February Ashburton Volunteer Fire Brigade members attended two backyard fires at the weekend one was illegal and the other was not Deputy fire officer Graeme Baker said a rubbish fire in the back yard of a house on Kermode Street about 11am on Saturday was put out by the brigade Firefighters informed the homeowner it was not allowed to burn more 111 Diary 21 February The Ashburton Police are warning Allenton residents to be vigilant after a garage in Walshs Road was broken into yesterday along with six other houses The burglaries were reported to police on Tuesday and enquiries are continuing If you see or hear anything suspicious ring the police station on 307 8400 immediately The Ashburton Volunteer more 111 Diary 20 February The Ashburton Volunteer Fire Brigade have sent two crews to two separate callouts this afternoon One crew

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