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Ashley Rean, pictured, has been selected for the South Island High School All Stars girls basketball team for the first time

All Star Honours All Star Honours

Along with the announcement of Caleb Murray last week, the Rangiora High School girls basketball team have had three players announced in the South Island High School All Stars girls basketball team. Brooke Palmer was selected for her second year, and Georgia Gold and Ashley Rean have been selected for the first time. This week the girls played St Andrews College in the Whelan Trophy Division one competition but were narrowly beaten 80-87. In Division ...
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Seniors back on court Seniors back on court

North Canterbury netball has been a little disrupted by Covid-19, however the top senior grades were back on court over the weekend. It was the clash of the two Ohoka premier teams, with Ohoka One coming out on top 73-32, and going to the top of the table. They were joined at the top by Central One, who defeated Amberley 53-35. Rangiora High School Senior A managed a hard fought win over Kaiapoi 50-46. There ...
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Grand finals earned Grand finals earned

The Northern Bulldogs had to work hard for their place in the Canterbury rugby league grand final. They snatched a come from behind win over the Hornby Panthers with a try in the dying minutes. They were down 12-14 at halftime and managed to tie the game up 18-18 with around 10 minutes to play. Nick Wain, Ethan Plaskett, and Patella Tou the try scorers, and Izic Placid three goals. Hornby then slotted a field ...
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Rangiora reputation reinforced Rangiora reputation reinforced

The Rangiora High School 1st XV were narrowly defeated by the UC Championship leaders, Christchurch Boys High School, 15-20.  Rangiora were hot off the mark scoring in the first few minutes when fullback Tamatoa Nicholas glided through a hole in the CBHS backline, to score in the corner for a 5-0 lead. However, they conceded a penalty soon after and the gap closed to 2 points, 5-3.  Boys High were the next to score ...
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Candidate Profile - Shelley Richardson Candidate Profile - Shelley Richardson

Shelley Richardson is the Waimakariri candidate for the brand-new Advance party and is taking her first shot at standing in the electorate. We spent some time with Shelley to talk about what has got her into politics and what is important to her. Tell us a bit about your background: Originally from Christchurch, Shelley was born and raised in Belfast and went to Kaiapoi High School. Moving to Auckland in her teens Shelley spent 27 years ...

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