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  • Marion Brown, a guiding light
    of commitments she was most certainly a deserving recipient Marion has been involved in many areas of volunteer work as well as having her own career she has worked as a registered nurse for the past 37 years Many people know Marion as a dedicated girl guide leader and 30 years ago was when Marian s affiliation with girl guiding first began She started off as a parent help at Brownies when her daughter was small she said She remained a parent help within the guiding community for two years before donning a uniform and becoming a leader Currently Marion is one of the guide leaders at the Te Matapuna girl guiding unit and is also the district co ordinator of the Hakatere Girl Guiding District While she has been a leader for some time she has only been district co ordinator for two and half years The role means that Marion is responsible for a lot including finances the leaders and the girls It also means she is on hand to provide support and assistance within the Hakatere Girl Guiding District wherever it is needed Marion has overseen a lot in the time she has been involved with girl guiding She has hosted many camps led countless meetings seen the name of her girl guiding unit change from St Joseph s to Te Matapuna and even got to travel overseas Her biggest accomplishments in terms of guiding she said was receiving the Mona Burgen scholarship to Hong Kong and also receiving a national girl guide award the Totara One of the best memories she has from guiding was due to another trip overseas this time to the Canadian Jamboree in 2000 It was the most fun she said Girl guides isn t the only area of the community that

    Original URL path: http://www.guardianonline.co.nz/community/community-honours-marion-brown-a-guiding-light/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Literacy-aid fundraising on track
    raise money for children s literacy programmes both in Mid Canterbury and overseas is well under way Mid Canterbury businesses and contractors are supporting the Rotary Club of Ashburton in the efforts to build a house in Braebrook Drive which will then be sold to raise money for literacy aid here and in Samoa The building work started in late October after months of planning Rotary Club of Ashburton member and building sponsorship co ordinator Walter van der Kley said the project was going well and was even slightly ahead of schedule Mr van der Kley was still hopeful the roof would be on by Christmas and all the work completed by the end of March Earlier this week scaffolding and safety nets went up Mr van der Kley said the Rotary Club were fortunate to have both services provided at no cost Elite Scaffolding operations manager Scott Gillies said he thought the Rotary club s initiative was a great one We re doing the scaffolding for free for the cause he said Ashburton Scaffold Systems Limited are registered installers of Salus Safety residential nets and provided and installed the nets at the site Manager Roger Brasell said the cause

    Original URL path: http://www.guardianonline.co.nz/community/literacy-aid-fundraising-on-track/ (2016-04-30)
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  • RDA efforts rewarded
    to 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 RDA efforts rewarded Subscribe Subscribe to see more Click here to create your account Login Enter your details Username Password Remember Lost your password Wednesday

    Original URL path: http://www.guardianonline.co.nz/community/rda-efforts-rewarded/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Your Guardian for 135 years
    In Home Your Guardian for 135 years Ashburton Guardian managing director Bruce Bell flanked by editor Stu Oldham and general manager Desme Daniels cuts your newspaper s birthday cake on the occasion of its 135th anniversary at a special staff function yesterday Mr Bell the fourth generation owner of the Guardian said he was proud that the newspaper that first rolled off the press as a tri weekly publication in

    Original URL path: http://www.guardianonline.co.nz/community/your-guardian-for-135-years/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Battle of Britain church service
    to 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 Battle of Britain church service Subscribe Subscribe to see more Click here to create your account Login Enter your details Username Password Remember Lost your

    Original URL path: http://www.guardianonline.co.nz/community/battle-of-britain-church-service/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Showcasing the Cook Islands
    SUBSCRIBE to 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 Showcasing the Cook Islands Subscribe Subscribe to see more Click here to create your account Login Enter your details Username Password Remember Lost your

    Original URL path: http://www.guardianonline.co.nz/community/showcasing-the-cook-islands/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Queens of the quiz table
    to 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 Queens of the quiz table Subscribe Subscribe to see more Click here to create your account Login Enter your details Username Password Remember Lost your

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  • Doggy doings out of control
    Board members are reminding residents to pick up after their dogs and that they could be fined up to 5000 if they don t At their six weekly meeting this week members discussed the issue of dog poo being left on lawns and footpaths Chairperson Liz McMillan said she had herself been a victim and had dog poo all over my lawn the other day Another resident in town had

    Original URL path: http://www.guardianonline.co.nz/community/doggy-doings-out-of-control/ (2016-04-30)
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