Ashburton, New Zealand

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focused AshburtonOnline website. Radio Port FM is based in Timaru; Newstalk ZB and Classic Hits ZEFM (Classic Hits) are re-broadcast from other out-of-town stations. There is a small airport, Ashburton Aerodrome, serving the town. Education


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; External links * Ashburton District Council * AshburtonOnline *


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of bringing the war to a speedy and successful conclusion. He represented Ashburton (Ashburton, New Zealand) on the Canterbury Provincial Council (Canterbury Province) from 1866 to 1870 and Heathcote in 1871 and 1875–76. For a short time in 1875 he was President of the Provincial Executive. In addition he served on numerous local bodies and was a keen member of the Canterbury Acclimatisation Society. He was an early member of the Canterbury Jockey Club and helped Cass to select the site of the racecourse. He commanded the Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry, was a patron of opera and drama, a governor of Canterbury College, and a diocesan synodsman. As a farmer, he imported pedigree sheep, principally Lincolns, and founded a stud flock. Born in Ashburton (Ashburton, New Zealand), New Zealand, he attended Auckland Grammar School. He gained a BSc (Bachelors of Science) in geology and physics from the University of Auckland, an MA (Master of Arts (postgraduate)) in anthropology from Cambridge University (University of Cambridge) and an MLitt (Master of Letters) and DPhil (Doctor of Philosophy) from Oxford University.


good fishing

-casting. In part to rectify the limitations imposed by the lack of recreational waterways, Lake Hood was constructed just south-east of Tinwald. It provides rowing, swimming, and water-skiing opportunities. The Ashburton (Ashburton River, New Zealand), Rakaia (Rakaia River), and Rangitata Rivers offer good fishing, the Rakaia in particular is renowned worldwide for its salmon fishing. Upper reaches of the Rangitata are frequently kayaked and rafted, reaching Grades 3-4. The Rakaia is known


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-casting. In part to rectify the limitations imposed by the lack of recreational waterways, Lake Hood was constructed just south-east of Tinwald. It provides rowing, swimming, and water-skiing opportunities. The Ashburton (Ashburton River, New Zealand), Rakaia (Rakaia River), and Rangitata Rivers offer good fishing, the Rakaia in particular is renowned worldwide for its salmon fishing. Upper reaches of the Rangitata are frequently kayaked and rafted, reaching Grades 3-4. The Rakaia is known

the coast, which it reaches at Timaru. Between Ashburton and Timaru it crosses Rangitata Island in the Rangitata River. He was for some years Chairman of the Public Petitions Committee. He was a forceful and, at times, provocative debater. During the 1860s, when Māori (Māori people) affairs were frequently before the House, Cracroft Wilson drew freely on his Indian experiences to reinforce his arguments. He strongly urged the use of Gurkha troops as the most effective means


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International_Players_in_Australia Campbell represented Mid Canterbury (Ashburton, New Zealand) in rugby at junior level before moving to Australia at age 16 and the town of Hamilton (Hamilton, Victoria) where he began playing Aussie rules in 2001, quickly proving a standout talent in country football before playing full forward (Football (Australian rules) positions#Full Forward) at the North Ballarat Rebels. '''3ZE''' or as it became known 92.5 3ZE


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). Ashburton media includes the ''Ashburton Guardian'' daily newspaper, ''The Courier'' a free weekly community newspaper owned by the Otago Daily Times, and the Mid Canterbury


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;objectid 2351068 accessdate 2006-10-08 The 38 cm-diameter spheres scorched holes in crops and made deep indentations in the soil, but no one was injured. A similarly shaped object was discovered near Eiffelton, New Zealand, in 1978. - Ashburton (Ashburton, New Zealand) 92.5FM (3ZE) - Early life Coming from a rugby union background in the town of Christchurch, http: www.worldfootynews.com staticpages index.php International_Players_in_Australia Campbell represented Mid Canterbury (Ashburton, New Zealand) in rugby at junior level before moving to Australia at age 16 and the town of Hamilton (Hamilton, Victoria) where he began playing Aussie rules in 2001, quickly proving a standout talent in country football before playing full forward (Football (Australian rules) positions#Full Forward) at the North Ballarat Rebels.


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focused AshburtonOnline website. Radio Port FM is based in Timaru; Newstalk ZB and Classic Hits ZEFM (Classic Hits) are re-broadcast from other out-of-town stations. There is a small airport, Ashburton Aerodrome, serving the town. Education There are seven primary schools, an intermediate school, a secondary school and a composite school in Ashburton. All

'', at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Kieren Linda O’Grady sports-reference.com The Moeraki peninsula terminates to the south in Kartigi Point ('Katiki' in modern standard Māori) where there was a pā (Pā (Māori)) (fortified settlement) of the Classic period of Māori culture. Its traditional name was Te Raka-a-hineatua. According to tradition it was built by Taoka, a well known

, Hamilton (Hamilton, New Zealand), Taupo, Porirua, Wellington, Picton (Picton, New Zealand), Blenheim (Blenheim, New Zealand), Christchurch, Ashburton (Ashburton, New Zealand), Timaru, Oamaru, Dunedin, Gore (Gore, New Zealand), Invercargill tourist Twin Coast Discovery Highway Thermal Explorer Highway Classic New Zealand Wine Trail Alpine Pacific Triangle Southern Scenic Route It passes through Amberley, New


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and reality of the young colony. Generalisations from newspapers, visiting speakers & politicians in the 1890s allowed development of large public overreaction and fervour to the magnitude of the problem of alcohol. 1893 Act It became the firm opinion of a number of prominent New Zealanders that the colony’s problems were associated with alcohol.

Ashburton, New Zealand

name Ashburton official_name other_name native_name Hakatere (Māori (Māori language)) nickname Ashvegas settlement_type Secondary urban area (Urban areas of New Zealand) total_type Territorial motto image_skyline Ashburton NZ aerial.jpg imagesize 300 px image_caption Aerial view of Ashburton, looking west. The Ashburton River or Hakatere is visible at left. image_flag flag_size image_seal seal_size image_shield shield_size image_blank_emblem blank_emblem_type blank_emblem_size image_map mapsize map_caption Location of Ashburton image_map1 mapsize1 map_caption1 image_dot_map dot_mapsize dot_map_caption dot_x dot_y pushpin_map New Zealand transparent pushpin_label_position left pushpin_map_alt Ashburton is on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. pushpin_mapsize 300 pushpin_map_caption Ashburton lats 0 longm 45 longs 0 longEW E coordinates_display X coordinates_footnotes coordinates_region NZ subdivision_type Country subdivision_name subdivision_type1 Region (List of regions in New Zealand) subdivision_name1 Canterbury (Canterbury Region) subdivision_type2 Territorial authority subdivision_name2 Ashburton District seat_type Electorates seat Rangitata Te Tai Tonga (Maori electorate) http: www.elections.org.nz mapping parts_type parts_style !-- list (for list), coll (for collapsed list), para (for paragraph format) Default is list if up to 5 items, coll if more than 5-- parts p1 p2 p3 p4 p5 p6 p7 government_footnotes government_type leader_title Mayor leader_name Angus McKay established_title established_date established_title1 established_date1 area_magnitude unit_pref area_footnotes area_total_km2 6187.40 area_land_km2 area_water_km2 area_total_sq_mi area_land_sq_mi area_water_sq_mi area_water_percent area_blank1_title area_blank1_km2 area_blank1_sq_mi elevation_footnotes tags-- elevation_m elevation_ft elevation_max_m elevation_max_ft elevation_min_m elevation_min_ft population_as_of population_footnotes population_note population_total population_urban population_density_km2 auto population_blank1_title Demonym population_blank1 Ashburtonian timezone NZST (Time in New Zealand) utc_offset +12 timezone_DST NZDT utc_offset_DST +13 coor_type latd 43 latm 54 lats 20 latNS S longd 171 longm 44 longs 44 longEW E postal_code_type postal_code area_code 03 website http: www.ashburtondc.govt.nz footnotes blank_name blank_info

'''Ashburton''' ( south west of Christchurch and is sometimes regarded as a satellite town of Christchurch. Editorial comment 15 June 2011 - Ashburton Guardian

Ashburton township has a population of , with an additional 12,400 living in the wider district. The town is the 23rd largest urban area (Ranked list of New Zealand main urban areas) in New Zealand and the third-largest urban area in the Canterbury Region, after Christchurch and Timaru.

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