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Committee call ‘ground-breaking’

A "ground-breaking" decision has been made to appoint all Gore district councillors to an emergency committee for the duration of the Covid-19 level 4...

From the editor

If there was a word that summed up what is important right now it is community. We are in this together, and as a publishing...

Flood recovery office set up

A local recovery office has been set up in the Gore district to help those affected by last month's floods. The local recovery office (LRO)...

Hospital tightens defence

Gore Hospital is introducing new measures to help stamp out the chance of the Covid-19 virus spreading in the community. Gore Health quality improvement manager Glenda...

Music queen for another year

The queen will not step down from her throne for another year. Melissa Wishart is the reigning winner of last year's Gore Country Music Queen...

Gold Guitar awards silenced for this year

A virus in 2020 has put paid to an event an arsonist was unable to stop in 2004. Sixteen years ago, a month before the...

Practice pays off with national title

The Hokonui Celtic Pipe Band has been enjoying the "surreal" experience of winning a national pipe band title. The band won grade 4A at the...

Schools fight spread of with hygiene rules

It is important a consistent message is shared in schools and preschools regarding Covid-19, school leaders say. Eastern Southland Community of Learning lead principal Annie...

Paper mill building report reassuring

Knowing the former Mataura Paper Mill has withstood recent flooding with no new signs of damage is reassuring, Gore District Council chief executive Steve...

If sick, stay at home, call Healthline for advice

''Call Heathline'' is the message for anyone who suspects they might have coronavirus symptoms, Gore Health quality improvement manager Glenda Maxwell says. Anyone with symptoms...
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