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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...

West Otago welcome signs approved

The West Otago towns Heriot and Tapanui are to benefit from new or upgraded welcome signs. At the West Otago Community Board's meeting on Wednesday,...

Coffee club captures enthusiasts imagination

A coffee club for people over the age of 60 has grown from 13 to more than 60 members in its five-year history. The success...

Skatepark runner-up in community awards

A Tokanui community project was runner-up in the Trustpower Community Awards Sport and Leisure Category this week. The Tokanui Skatepark committee received the award on...

Rugby champs return to Tokanui

Tokanui School had a visit from three former pupils – and national rugby champions – on Friday. Kendall Buckingham and Jessica and Emma Dermody are...

Dog Trials raise $7000 for St John

A windfall of $7000, proceeds of the first Southern Indoor Charity Dog Trials, was presented to Gore St John for the station rebuild this...

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