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Speed shearing event successful

MLT South Island Speed Shear Championships organiser Cody Waihape is celebrating another successful running of the event on Friday night. The championship is a fundraiser...

Medal winner taken by surprise

Trevor McCall spent a long time minding his own business in the sheep pens. He was organising the supreme animal of the Gore A&P Show...

NSC Agriculture teacher to retire

A woman who has been very keen on agriculture all her life is about to give up sharing her knowledge in the classroom. Northern Southland...

Opportunity for pupils to explore N. Southland

Environment Southland is giving pupils an up-close and personal opportunity to experience the spectacular surroundings of Northern Southland. The inaugural event is Explore Southland –...

Water scheme Bill passes reading

The Gore District Council Otama Rural Water Scheme Bill was passed unanimously at its second reading in Parliament on Wednesday. The Bill involves why water...

Pig-hunting what ‘life’, ‘freedom’ all about

Some women's hobbies may include activities such as sewing or knitting – but not in the case of Maitland woman Billie Bartlett. In fact nothing...

Scottish exchange ‘a thrill’

This year's recipient of the New Zealand Young Farmers exchange with the Scottish Association of Young Farmers is looking forward to her time in...

Shears junior winner bit of a black sheep

He treats shearing as a hobby and barely trained for the world's premier shearing competition but Brodie Horrell's approach proves you do not have...

Success for family team

Tina Elers enjoyed a special moment with her daughter Lucy on Friday when they were presented with Shearing Sports New Zealand judges' badges for...

Southern Shearers – cut above

Southland shearers and woolhandlers proved they are a cut above the rest in the lower grades at the Gore Southern Shears last week. The woolhandling,...
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