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Local support support ‘takes risk out of’ venture

The support of Gore shoppers is giving the owners of a business in the town confidence to spread their wings. Country Living directors Katie and...

System ‘not practical’

Gore resident Michelle Cleaver says the council's new rubbish collection scheme is not working. Under the new rubbish collection rules, which began on June 29,...

Pupils help Child Cancer Foundation

A hair-raising situation caused some pupils' locks to stand on end at Waikaka School last week. Children and teachers came to school in bright wigs...

Council to split road-seal costs with home owners

As the owner of many unsealed roads in the Gore district, the council is about to do its bit to make sure the dust...

Day-to-day use improving pupils’ fluency in Maori

Maori Language Week is not only this week but every week for a Mataura School class. Kaiako Laura Heenan has taught the bilingual class since...

Funding for wastewater main repair

How to spend nearly $3million of funding was tabled in a report at the Gore District Council meeting last week. The report was presented by...

No time to spare

During Blue September, the annual awareness and fundraising month for the Prostate Cancer Foundation, The Ensign chief reporter Sandy Eggleston talks to Steven Hoffman...

Firefighter lives his dream

A dream Aaron Kitto has harboured for a quarter of a century has come true. The Gore Volunteer Fire Brigade Station Officer was awarded a...

Children put their hearts into fundraising effort

Children showed plenty of heart at a fundraising day at Balfour School and Balfour Playcentre on Friday. School principal Louise Stevenson said the day raised...

Young voters urged to enrol

The registrar of electors is urging young voters in the Southland electorate to make sure they are on the electoral roll. The 2020 General Election...
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