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Show raises $12,000 for hospital

A recent Operatunity performance to mark 100 years of Lions clubs resulted in Gore Hospital receiving $12,000 for the refurbishment of its birthing unit. The...

Believe in yourself, pupils told

The simple game of chess changed Ezekiel Raui’s life. The 18-year-old is travelling round the country and speaking at schools with campaigner and former comedian...

Air-quality breaches

Gore has breached national standards for air quality by exceeding daily limits three times this year even though it has been a mild winter...

Addiction discussed

Alcohol used to give Mike King confidence, but the problem was that to maintain his bravado he needed increasing amounts of liquor and then...

Rockschool exams held

Ashby School of Music students had to get in the groove on Monday for their Rockschool practical exams. The exams are based on the syllabus...

Pupils learn art of pounamu carving

The exacting art of pounamu carving was expounded to a group of pupils during a fourday programme. The carving extension programme was hosted by the...

Tanker visit helps fill up knowledge

St Mary’s School pupils had the chance to get up close to a Fonterra milk tanker during a visit to the school last week. Fonterra...

Pupils shine at social science fair

Pupils at Menzies College and Northern Southland College showed their knack for social science after doing well at a national fair last month. Nine pupils...

Activating skills in schools

A sports activator for Eastern Southland schools has been appointed. Stu Kent has been appointed to the role, which is backed up by a committee...

More details needed

The Gore Distict Council panel hearing a resource consent application that was seeking approval to demolish the former Gore Methodist Church requested further information...
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