December 20th, 2013, VANCOUVER, B.C.ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (TSX-V: ABR) (ARB-FRANKFURT)  (“Ashburton” or the "Company”) announces that it has sold its 16 mineral claim Page property located in the Porcupine district, Ontario to Weststar Resources Corp.

In consideration for the property, the company will receive 600,000 common shares of Westar Resources Corp. This agreement is subject to approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. Finders' fees may be payable subject to exchange guidelines.

The Company further announces it will no longer be proceeding with the option agreement for the Golden Edge Property in Nevada (see PR dated January 13, 2012).

Ashburton Ventures is a junior exploration company actively seeking mineral opportunities for the benefit of all its stakeholders.


Signed “Kyler Hardy”                                             
Kyler Hardy, President
Telephone: 1-604-683-3995; Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770;

Forward-Looking Statement:
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