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Shearers clip to help fight breast cancer

Experiencing the devastation breast cancer has brought to his family has motivated one young man to action. Waimumu shearer Brendon Humphries, along with his workmates...

Gore High teacher off to position in Lower Hutt

This year will be a year of firsts for Gore secondary teacher Aimee Ross, who is taking up a new teaching position at St...

Call for more support

Community garden organisers in Tapanui are calling for more support to ensure their green-fingered efforts do not go to waste. Tapanui Community Garden chairman Brian...

An indisputable classic

A good keen Ford man, Ray Taylor, of Tapanui, recently bought a 1931 Model A Deluxe Coupe to add to his collection. Mr Taylor said...

Car dented, but not relationship

When Lorraine Wilson hit a brick post while driving her new boyfriend's car, she thought that was the end of the romance. However, the spark...

Poor weather no barrier to proposal

Determined not to let the cold, wet weather get the better of them, Karen Cortesi decided to propose to her beau. The couple from Kawerau,...

Extensive community service recognised

  "I just fell into it" is Mairi Dickson's explanation for how she became involved in almost every community group in Waikaia. A recipient of the...

Dog park gets a boost

Dogs will be able to jump to it courtesy of a class of community-minded Longford Intermediate pupils. Room 11 pupils have designed jumps to be...

Volunteering dream about to come true

Emma Carle says she always thought one day she would volunteer with Volunteers Service Abroad (VSA). Her dream is about to come true, Ms Carle...

Theatre wins big grant

The SBS St James Theatre lift project fund has gone up another level with a $300,000 Lottery Community Facilities Fund grant. Also included in the...
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