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Mayor Hicks in awe of community’s response

Gore Mayor Tracy Hicks says he is in "so in awe" of the way the Eastern Southland community has responded to the recent flooding...

Town’s response lauded

The response from the community in a time of need has been remarkable, Calvin Community Church pastor Ken Williams says. The church became one of...

View flooding worst in over 30 years

Many people in Eastern and Northern Southland believe this week's flooding is the worst they have experienced in more than 30 years. Wendon farmer Murray...

‘Leave now’: More Southland towns told to evacuate

A state of emergency has been declared in Southland and residents in parts of Gore, Mataura and Wyndham are being told to evacuate as...

‘Rabbiting and ferreting were popular pastimes’

A lot has changed since 1935, the year of his birth, Gore man Andy Christie says. Some of the changes were not for the better. "Life...

ADHD woman shares journey

When two interests a person is keen on come together, magic happens says Cissi Hansson. The Swedish woman has been travelling through New Zealand since...

Family violence victims urged to seek support

While many people in Gore wouldn't know there was a family violence problem on their doorstep, Gore and Clutha Women's Refuge statistics tell a different...

Converted Mini favourite with family and onlookers

Avid car collectors Mary and John Tremaine, of Mandeville have not one but four Minis in their shed. The latest one purchased seven years ago...

Diamond couple has ‘good glue’

When Jeanette Cross said "I do" to Jim McIntyre she knew which side of her bread was buttered, because her husband to be was...

Screen printer now police constable

Within 16 weeks, Constable Cory Anderson's outlook on life changed. He found health and fitness during his time at the Royal New Zealand Police College,...
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