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No positive results a positive result for town

Gore residents 398, Covid-19 nil is the result from a pop-up testing station in the town last Friday. Almost 400 people either drove or walked...

‘Playing with our lives’

Mataura residents have had enough of living on the edge. The town has been through three toxic gas scares with the ouvea premix in...

Pupils get their awards, but PM strangely quiet

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was the guest of honour at last Wednesday's Class Act award ceremony in Gore, albeit as a cardboard cutout. Blue Mountain...

Upgrade to make school fit for all

A half-a-million-dollarĀ investment in the Edendale School grounds will "future-proof the school for all children", principal David McKenzie says. The project includes the removal of trees,...

Pop-up testing urged

It is a particularly tricky virus but if it is lurking in Eastern Southland it may soon be flushed out of hiding. A Covid-19 pop-up...

Old fire truck goes full circle

More than 20 years ago, Lex Robb was driving along a Christchurch road when he saw something that made him jam on the brakes. Fire...

Cemetery work advancing

Good progress continues to be made in the makeover of the Pukerau Cemetery. The work is being overseen by the Pukerau Cemetery Support Group Trust. Trust...

Most using glass-only yellow bins correctly

The majority of residents who put out a yellow bin last week had the correct contents in it, Gore District Council transport manager Peter...

Gaming events prove popular

Your Corps founder James Wards is just trying to make a difference in the lives of the community's youth. His multiplayer video game events throughout...

School fancy dress day a real page-turner

Balfour School pupils were on the same page last Friday as they dressed up for a book-themed costume day. Principal Louise Stevenson said the day...
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