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Trees removed from floodbank

Three trees have been removed from the floodbank that runs alongside Gore's River St. Three Waters asset manager Matt Bayliss said the trees were removed...

Life of light opera honoured

Even after 50 years in musical theatre, 82 year-old Gillian Gordon says she has "still got a lot to offer". The Mataura resident was named...

Volunteer work about ‘bringing people together’

Where there is a need, Gloria McHutchon says people in West Otago get together and make it happen. Mrs McHutchon, of Edievale, was awarded the...

QSM for years of service

When he first opened the email advising him he had been nominated for a 2022 New Year Honour, Bill Harris wondered if it was...

Memories of plum pudding

Her mother's plum pudding is one of Aldyth Kerr's Christmas memories. The Ribbonwood Country Home resident celebrated her 101st birthday last week. Her mother, Emily McCrostie,...

Kennel cost takes a pounding

Gore's dog pound is getting a new home at the airport, but the "horrendous price" of extra kennels is a deal-breaker for Cr Stewart...

Handing reins over for next Christmas

After more than 15 years of organising concerts together, Joy Carter and Margaret Scott are calling it a day. The couple have organised St Andrew's...

Gore council, runanga reach agreement

A charter which provides a framework for the Gore District Council and the Hokonui Runanga to work together was signed in Gore last week. The...

GDC building over budget

The final cost of the new Gore District Council civic building is about $190,000 over budget. The final cost of the new civic building was...

Safety through connection is scheme’s aim

It is important people know who their neighbours are, Joy Davis says. The Otago Neighbourhood Support co-ordinator spoke at the Gore launch of the programme...
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