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Race against time

Knowing his body is slowly deteriorating is "the scariest feeling ever". However, what is worse for Ryan O'Rourke is a drug which could help him...

Couple kick-starts business

A new family business is full of beans despite being launched a month before the Covid-19 lockdown began in March. Riversdale couple Christine and Murray...

Volunteers vital to Scouts, leader says

Would-be Scouts and Scout leaders don't need to tie themselves in knots over a lack of knot-tying ability. First Gore Scout Group leader Anne Fotheringham...

‘Great to see kids get opportunities’

Cooking for 150 people is all part of a day's work for Camp Columba volunteer Heather Tripp. She had been volunteering for 19 years and...

Women’s Refuge needs volunteers

While different community groups are celebrating National Volunteer Week, Sam Munroe is looking for people to volunteer. The Gore and Clutha Women's Refuge manager said...

Prolific volunteer with a difference

"Something that happens every year, you can count on me to be there." It is Alex Parish's motto for volunteering in the Eastern Southland community...

Buddy ‘keeps me young’

It is a win-win situation for good friends Bianca Merrett (12) and Emma Wilson. For the past two years the pair have been members of...

Learning co-leaders plan collaboration

The former leader of Eastern Southland Community of Learning has stepped down and two new co-leaders are stepping up in her stead. New co-leader and...

Book inspired by lockdown

It all started with her niece and a coffee table and now Lynn Gray's new book is sold out. Vignettes in Isolation is the Gore...

Pathway skills initiative praised

Minister of Children Tracey Martin is enthusiastic about the progress being made by the Hokonui Huanui project. The project aims to ensure children and young...
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