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‘Smallest school’ wins shield

St Peter’s College has claimed bragging rights after winning the Bishop’s Shield at the weekend. About 20 St Peter’s College pupils competed in drama, impromptu...

Grant on Paper Plus board

Paper Plus co-owner Doug Grant has been appointed as a director of the business group’s national board. Mr Grant and his wife, Denise, own the...

Technology to boost access to healthcare

The first step in providing easier access to medical specialists for Eastern Southland residents was taken this week with a videoconferencing education session being...

Cottage falls for garden car park

A cottage built in the 1850s was consigned to history on Monday as heavy machinery moved in to clear the section next to the...

MP happy with health services

Minister of Health and Northcote MP Dr Jonathan Coleman believes health services are in good shape in the Gore district. Dr Coleman toured around the...

Crisis counselling fund to meet need

A need for crisis counselling for those feeling suicidal or undergoing trauma or sudden grief has prompted the Gore Counselling Centre to set up...

Truck purchase helps hospice

The Gore Hospice Shop’s operation has moved up a notch with the purchase of a truck which will make collecting furniture easier. Hospice Southland chief...

Hospice Shop holds birthday do

Dainty cakes and sandwiches suited the air of sophistication at the Gore Hospice Shop’s 5th birthday bash on Wednesday. Since opening, the outlet had become...

English school group enjoys rural activities

Fishing, shearing and target shooting surely gave visiting Burnham Grammar School pupils an authentic rural experience. Menzies College played host to a group from the...

World issues on young leader’s mind

The complexities of the Syrian refugee crisis came into sharp focus for Olivia Butler when she attended the Global Young Leaders Conference in Berlin. The...

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