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Health centre to expand

The Gore Health Centre medical practice is spreading its wings. Plans have been drawn up to extend the GP practice by 170sqm. Gore Health Ltd board...

Nursery’s online business takes off

A decision at the last minute to hold its autumn sale online has paid off for Blue Mountain Nurseries owners Denis, Chris and Rebecca...

Youth group goes hungry for cause

A group of young people with an appetite for helping others has raised more than $3000 and counting. Calvin Community Church youth group members raised...

Lions book sale set to go ahead in August

Many events have been shelved this year, but not the Gore Pakeke Lions Club book sale. The annual sale is usually held in August each...

‘Little pigs’ not asking for bricks but making them

A new take on the story of The Three Little Pigs is being written at the Gore Pakeke Lions Club recycling factory. Instead of asking...

Pickled onions take off at market like a rocket

Mrs Pickles, Robbie, the Pickled Onion Lady are some of the names Josie Robinson answers to. The Robbie's Pickles creator, of Gore, has been in...

Inventor of spouting machine in for long haul

The inventor of long-run spouting and corrugated iron machines credits "a little glass of something" for helping him reach a milestone. Robert Noel Marshall celebrated...

Charity shop donations increase

Charity shops in Gore are busier than ever in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown. People have been keen to lend a hand to the...

Owner’s 1955 racing car ‘not off the assembly line’

Although it drives better on grass tracks his 1955 V8 race car is not being put out to pasture, car enthusiast Stewart Quertier says. ''I...

Womenswear to stay

The downsizing at Gore's H&J Smith department store will leave the store with just a womenswear and accessories department. A staff member who did not...
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