ASHBURTON REDUCES FINANCING PRICE

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ASHBURTON REDUCES FINANCING PRICE

May 6, 2009, VANCOUVER, B.C. – ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (ABR-TSX:V)
(“Ashburton” or the “Company”) announces it is reducing the price of its previously
announced non-brokered private placement of up to seven million units (see April 20th, 2009
and March 31st, 2009 news) from $0.12 to $0.10 and re-pricing the associated warrants from
15 cents to 12 cents. Each unit consists of one common share and one share purchase
warrant, with an exercise period of eighteen months.

The proceeds from the private placement will be used to pay for drilling and working capital.
A finder’s fee may be payable on each private placement of up to 10% cash and up to 10%
share purchase “B” warrants. Each “B” warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one common
share for $0.10 per share for a period of one year.

Ashburton Ventures Inc. is a recently listed junior exploration company whose mission is to
acquire highly prospective base and precious metal properties for the benefit of its
stakeholders.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
“Michael England”
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Michael England, President

For further information contact:
Telephone: (604) 683-3995
Facsimile: (604) 683-3988
Email: [email protected]

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the
TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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