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Remembrance tree planted

A pohutukawa tree planted in the Tapanui cemetery to remember those who have died also has a special connection to Matariki. Members of the West...

Resource to help in tough times

A nationwide mental health resource launched at the Hokonui runanga and Southland marae could help lower the high suicide rates among Maori men. The three...

Cued up for 24-hr fundraiser

Four Gore snooler players are hoping people will pick up on the cue and join them in a Cause for Corbin fundraiser on Friday. The...

Peeters closes in on her top form

Just over two months out from the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, javelin thrower Tori Peeters says she is "really happy" with her preparations. Last week...

Friendship programme comes to Gore

IHC volunteer programme co-ordinator Leon Hartnett is looking for people who would like to be an online friend for people with intellectual disabilities in...

Three Waters meeting draws a crowd

"Nobody owns the water, " former broadcaster Peter Williams told an audience in Gore last week. About 400 people turned up to the meeting co-hosted...

Stepping out for mum: a fundraising journey

Halfway through Bowel Cancer Awareness Month The Ensign reporter Sandy Eggleston catches up with Steph Rossiter whose mother Helen Hanna died of the disease...

Event aims to inspire women in business

A high tea at the Gore Town & Country Club this Sunday will get women to "love business again", organiser Anna Hillis says. The Local...

Natural look one owner treasures

Some owners go to great lengths to restore the bodywork of their classic vehicle, but not Matt Horton, of Riversdale. Mr Horton entered his 1954...

Record entries in truck show

Record number of Gore Truck Show entries paraded down Gore's Main St on Saturday. The show has been held for more than 50 years but...
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