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Youngster raises alert over damage to power lines

Quick thinking by Riversdale lad Sam Butler could easily have prevented a serious incident on the town's main street. Sam (11) said he had returned...

‘Absolutely gobsmacked’ to receive Civic Award

A Gore man who has quietly gone about his business spreading gravel to make walking and biking tracks has been recognised for his efforts. Hokonui...

1937 Dodge has been ‘a delight’

Buying a car that was firstly original and secondly in pristine condition made Ray Taylor, of Tapanui, a happy man. Mr Taylor bought the left-hand...

Local hero surprised to be nominated

Supporting her community has led to Eleanor Ranstead being a Kiwibank local hero recipient this year. The award recognised the enormous contribution, sacrifice and dedication...

Journal cover digs up rural memories

Gore man Jim Paterson has been on a trip down memory lane after finding an old New Zealand Journal of Agriculture from 1953. At the...

Pupils shine in global competition

To look at the statistics of what these children have done is mind-boggling– West Gore School pupils have come third, after recently entering the...

Mayor and councillors ready to go

Gore district mayor Tracy Hicks was sworn into office for his sixth term at the council's statutory meeting on Tuesday. New councillors Nick Grant (Gore),...

Reid first woman to become Gore district deputy mayor

Newly appointed Gore district deputy mayor Bronwyn Reid is the first woman to be elected to the position since the council was formed 30...

Non-stop party at 90 hard to beat

The Ensign continues its series talking to the region's older residents about their memorable moments during their lives. This week reporter Jenny Dillner caught...

‘Huge loss’ to shop as helpers move away

Gore Hospice Shop helpers Lou and Dorothy Youngman will leave big shoes to fill when they shift to Oxford, retail manager Sue Neiman says. The...

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