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Single-lane bridge enough – Gardyne

The proposed wider single-lane Pyramid bridge will be able to accommodate large agricultural machinery comfortably, John Gardyne says. The Gore District councillor and Federated Farmers...

Beautification idea advances

A proposal to beautify the north end of Main St Mataura by removing some Alliance Group plant car parks and planting gardens is gaining...

Tree decision pleases petitioner

Joseph St, Gore resident Clarence Stevenson has been the leader of a recent petition success. Mr Stevenson pushed the Gore District Council to remove silver...

Children’s artistic talents unleashed

Eastern Southland children have been learning about art from a professional artist. Artist Karen Pringle, of Invercargill, has been teaching art classes at East Gore...

Main St plane crash vivid memory

Alex King can clearly remember the day 75 years ago when a plane crashed in Gore's Main St. The Gore resident was 11 at the...

Parties to discuss option of two-lane bridge

The possibility of building a dual-carriage Pyramid bridge is to be discussed by the NZ Transport Agency, Southland and Gore district councils next week. The...

‘Very positive’ reception for junior bike park

The new junior bike park in Mataura is a safe place for the community and children of the town, Mataura Community Board chairman Alan...

Proposal to include Queens Park in liquor ban

Extending the coverage of the district's liquor ban bylaw to include the Queens Park area of Mataura's Main St was mooted at Gore District...

Plenty to do and enjoy at 100

Nellie McGowan enjoys a piece of dark chocolate just before bed each night. The Gore woman, who turned 100 yesterday, is not sure if chocolate...

Hippo king of the road

The winner of the annual Gore Truck show, Alex McLellan, says he is humbled and proud to have been part of the weekend show. "The...
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