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Long locks go but others will benefit

After five years and only two trims, Alecea Gardyne's hair stretched down below her waist, so she decided to have it cut and sent...

Neighbours Day invitation

Gore's Red Cross Disaster Welfare and Support Team (DWST) is urging people to get to know their neighbours so they can be better prepared...

Happy watching town rejuvenate

Mataura is a small town with a big heart and watching it undergoing a rejuvenation process has got outgoing Mataura Community Development co-ordinator Jo...

Campaigning for better education funding

For the first time, three organisations have joined forces to tour New Zealand to promote better funding in schools and early childhood centres. New Zealand...

Shears numbers fall as sun shines

A spell of good weather in a season of otherwise poor conditions resulted in some shearers and woolhandlers opting to work instead of compete...

Milestone event in St John project

The sun shone as the spade was pushed into the turf at a ground-breaking ceremony at the site of the new St John station...

New group to address problems with run-off

A working party is to be formed to review areas in Gore and Mataura that are affected by stormwater and waste run-off. Councillors voted in...

Field day on getting best from oats

The Oat Industry Group held an oat farming field day last week. The field day, at Oat Industry Group chairman Graeme Gardyne's property in East...

France’s top military honour for ex-Gore man

Former Gore man Norman (Bunny) Burrows was awarded the Knight of the Legion of Honour recently for services to France in World War 2. France's...

Clean-heating loan scheme launched

The launch of a new interest-free loan scheme will make cleaner home heating more affordable for Gore residents. The Clean Air Loans Gore Scheme was...

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