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Xmas bunting the go

Some early Christmas joy filled the Gore District Library last week as children designed festive bunting as part of a school holiday programme. The Eastern...

Contest for junior anglers

Three angling clubs in Eastern Southland will hold a junior interclub fishing competition this month. Young people from the Gore, Mataura and Wyndham Angling Clubs...

Pupils to race karts

Grass karts built by 10 pupils at the Hokonui Tertiary High School will be put to the test during a grass kart race next...

Work sentences a chance to give back

BY MARGARET PHILLIPS Offenders carrying out work sentences are contributing to several community projects in Gore including the refurbishment of a garage to be used...

Ex-pilot’s book recalls glory days

BY MARGARET PHILLIPS Former Air New Zealand pilot and author Guy Clapshaw is hosting a fundraising book launch at the Croydon Aviation Centre. The book launch...

Sharing her flair for hair

BY MARGARET PHILLIPS Hairdressers' enthusiasm and passion for their industry translates into satisfied, stylish customers, Melbourne-based colour expert Belinda Keeley says. Mrs Keeley, who has two...

Property prices rise across all categories

BY MARGARET PHILLIPS Gore district land values increased by 11.2% while capital values rose by 10% overall, the latest QV revaluations show. The latest QV valuation...

Culture festival first for school

A term's worth of work was brought to the stage when Heriot School pupils put on a cultural festival last week. Pupils sang waiata for...

Gang gathers for show

Southland Gang Show, Fourteen Eastern Southland Scouts and Guides have been singing, dancing and acting their way through rehearsals for the Southland Gang Show. Scouts...

Edendale bypass plan welcomed

The realignment of State Highway 1 through Edendale will reduce travel times and improve safety for Southland's No1 freight route, an Opus planner told...

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