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Community’s generosity comes to fore

Gore community members appear unable to ignore the siren call of doing others a good turn. Emergency vehicle sirens sounded and car horns blared as...

Family shares memories of Mataura advocate

"A dog with a bone" is how family members describe Bill Lee. The Mataura man died aged 81 on Saturday morning, at Gore Hospital, surrounded...

‘A violation of trust’

The actions of a man who "king hit" a Gore Hospital accident and emergency doctor from behind puts the hospital's 24-hour service at risk,...

Playwrights, performers; pupils are doing it all

A circus scene is not the only juggling act Tuturau School pupils will perform when they stage their play The Happiness Project at 6.30pm...

Firefighters take the stairs for charity

If you are ever scrambling up a flight of 1103 stairs wearing 25kg of firefighting gear, Gore Volunteer Fire Brigade member Chris Weir has...

Brigade holds celebration

Mataura Volunteer Fire Brigade members were all fired up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their behind-the-scenes operational support team at the weekend. Mataura Volunteer...

Bargaining skills used to better society

He started with a pendant, but along the way Noah Potter has traded up to a line trimmer. It is all part of his plan...

Classic car collectors on tour in the South

Millions of dollars worth of sports cars purred their way into Gore on Saturday. The cars were part of The Classic Alpine Tour organised by...

Development role ‘nailed’ objectives

Ten years of the Mataura community development co-ordinator role was celebrated in the town last week. The celebration was part of the annual meeting of...

Working to build community links

He came to New Zealand for a holiday 20 years ago and felt so at home he simply never left. Now, as Gore District Council's...
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