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Shock as traps found next to popular track

Finding a possum leg-hold trap near the Seaward Downs Loop Track has been a distressing experience for one resident. Brydone woman Yasmina Rezzoug found the...

Redundancy for 17 part-time council staff

Seventeen part-time Gore District Council staff have been made redundant this week. The staff were employed at the Gore Aquatic Centre and MLT Event Centre. Gore...

Five out of 125 pupils go back to East Gore classroom

Some East Gore School pupils are returning to school again but more has changed for them than just the layout of their desks. Principal Wendy...

Hundreth birthday falls under lockdown

Gore resident Edna Dickson has a reason to celebrate that most can only wish they will have. She turned 100 years old on April 21. Her...

Cafes reopen with food and coffee to go

The distinctive aroma of coffee is once again wafting out of cafes on Gore's Main St. One Chef Kitchen, Cafe Ambience and Capri Restaurant all...

Flower grower enjoys months of vibrant dahlia blossoms

Sue Dawson credits her mother-in-law with inspiring her to grow dahlias. In her Mataura garden Mrs Dawson has about 170 plants of the national flower...

Road confidence programme working

Unlicensed drivers are reaping the benefits of a programme aimed to help them gain confidence behind the wheel so they can achieve their full...

Lockdown learning similar to learning on uni campus

When Olivia Christie left Gore earlier this year to begin studying at Lincoln University, she did not expect to be back on the family...

St Peter’s pupils takeonline lessons in stride

For pupils at St Peter’s College it is business as usual, despite having to do their learning in lockdown. Older pupils are still managing to...

Pupils adapting to schooling at home in Level 4

Despite Mataura School’s vacant classrooms and empty playground, pupils are getting into the swing of a new school term. Mataura School principal Susan Dennison said...
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