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Police night chance for diverse career

If people are looking for a career where no two days are the same, joining police could be the way to go. Police in Gore...

Teacher recognised for innovative, inspiring work

Northern Southland College teacher SeYe Chan took a trip to Wellington on Friday to find out if he had received a 2018 ASG National...

On The Fly Mataura River Day trial held

The Mataura River bank was dotted with stalls, tents and marquees on Saturday afternoon as the Gore District Council trialled the On The Fly...

Swimming baths site to become petrol station

Sixteen years ago, when Mandy and Guy Henderson's children heard their parents had bought a swimming pool, they were delighted – now the couple...

Historic dress piques curiosity at day centre

An antique dress loaned to the day centre in Gore has staff and residents curious as to where the beautifully made garment has come...

A&P carcass competition leaders pipped at the post

Glenham farmers Nathan and Joy Dodd have taken out the top prize in the Gore A&P Show carcass competition, although there was only a...

Work raising stopbank to help flood protection

An Environment Southland preventive maintenance programme has resulted in a stopbank on the Mataura River being raised this week. The programme, Flood Protection Works, helps...

GDC defends seizing dog over unpaid fee

Gore council animal control workers entered a property on Tuesday to seize a dog for unpaid registration fees. They were on the property legally and...

Low aquifer level leads to top-up from river

Gore's water supply is now being supplemented by water from the Mataura River after the aquifer level at Cooper's Wells dropped and could not...

Pupils connect with local employers

Menzies College year 13 pupils are the first in Southland to benefit from a new Ministry of Social Development programme to help young people...

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