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Optimism district will avoid housing dip

House prices in Gore have increased recently and local real estate businesses are feeling positive about the future despite the challenges posed by Covid-19. The...

Butcher delivers to customers’ bubbles

Mataura Butcher Shop owner Chris Duffy is going the extra mile in more ways than one to help his customers. Mr Duffy said while the...

Education camps feeling the bite

Camping destinations that would normally be accommodating school groups this autumn are instead accommodating a loss of business. Deep Cove Outdoor Education Trust chairman Mike...

Quarantine chance to improve cooking skills

Zoe Muir's cooking skills have improved as a result of spending two weeks in quarantine. The former Camp Columba ministry co-ordinator returned from Scotland on...

Restaurants stand up and deliver

Restaurant managers were "chomping at the bit" to open so they adapted to the Alert Level 3 restrictions by going online. Thomas Green Public House...

Call for huge hole dug in street to be filled in

A hole big enough to fit a large truck at the end of Wigan St needs filling in, one resident says. The hole is about...

US couple locked down in Edendale

A little fishing, a little golfing, catching up with old friends sounds like an idyllic way to spend a few weeks, unless a pandemic...

Bear display brings neighbourhood cheer

It could be said that Karen Milne has a beary fertile imagination. The Edendale woman created a series of teddy bear scenes on her front...

Women’s Refuge referral numbers spike

Dealing with 122 referrals in two months is cause for concern, Gore and Clutha Women's Refuge manager Sam Munroe says. The referrals came from March...

Work on Pyramid Bridge progresses despite set backs

The new Pyramid Bridge across the Mataura River near Riversdale is on track for completion by July despite setbacks, Gore District Council roading manager...
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