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Longford centre making way for public housing

Kainga Ora is about to help address Gore's housing shortage. The entity formerly known as Housing New Zealand has bought the Longford Function Centre. The site,...

Right royal affair planned

A celebration of all things British is being planned in Lumsden on the Friday before Queen's Birthday weekend (June 5-7) to commemorate the Queen's...

Park helping preserve rare rhodos

Now home to some of the rarest species of rhododendrons in the world, Gore's Bannerman Park is playing an important role in conservation. Forty species...

Lion made a fellow for his service

Gore Pakeke Lions Club member Douglas Dixey has received international recognition for his contribution to the organisation. At the club's tea meeting last week he...

Pond ready just in time

Easter's rainfall came just at the right time for Ryan Maxwell and his friends' duck-shooting opening weekend. On Saturday, Mr Maxwell and brother-in-law James Baker,...

Friend to felines hopes to tame strays left at the former SPCA

Gore woman Lynn Clearwater loves cats and is hoping to tame the ones which live near the former Gore and Districts SPCA. Mrs Clearwater was...

New home for role of honour

Gore District Council parks and recreation manager Keith McRobie (left) and Mataura Community Board chairman Alan Taylor check out the new location for the...

‘Panel’ of plumbers to do work

The Gore District Council is putting together a "panel" of plumbers to do up to $520,000 of work on Elizabeth St properties later this...

Love of Falcons a family affair

A love for classic Ford Falcons runs strong in Stewart Soper's family. The Gore man has always been interested in cars but particularly likes the...

New river fence passes muster

Mataura resident Jenny Soper is pleased a new fence has been built at the top of the Mataura River bank in the town's River...
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