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Group bringing swimming lessons to rural children

Edendale's Joanne Cheesbrough is making use of smaller community pools to teach young rural swimmers. She started her JC Swimmers Ltd group at the Wyndham...

Mountain bike trail plan given $20,000 from board

The trust planning to build a mountain bike trail network through the Waikaia Forest has been granted $20,000 from the Ardlussa Community Board. The board...

New station costs rise, but build under way

The new ambulance centre being built in Tapanui has faced cost rises and building delays, but is now under construction. West Otago St John area...

A varied life backed by faith

From the farm to Karitane nursing to working in Harrods in London to back on the farm, Eleanor Logan has packed many interesting experiences...

Super Saturday

Get vaccinated - medical services will not be able to cope if large numbers of people need hospital admission due to Covid-19, Karl Metzler...

Theatre in the plans for redevelopment

A black box theatre will be one of the new teaching spaces in the redevelopment planned at Gore High School. Rector John McKinlay said the...

Walkers put heart and sole into it

"A chirpy lot" have clocked up a few miles in the time they have been strolling the paths and trails of Southland. The Northern Southland...

Body, brain, exercise key long life

Tom McCord, of Mataura, has lived and worked in the area for most of his 96 years. He was born in Benhar, near Balclutha, one...

Club anniversary prompts rebuild

Graeme Young, of Pukerau, bought his first vehicle at 13 years old, fuelling his passion for cars ever since. His latest acquisition is a 1958...

Lions’ top award comes as surprise

Former Mossburn Lions Club member Jo Muir has been recognised with the Melvin Jones Award for her 35 years of community service with the...
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