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Spud-growing competition a hit

Who knew such a fuss could be made over some good old dirty spuds? The aptly named "spud in a bucket" competition was a-peeling to...

‘A privilege’ to bless school’s totem poles

Totem poles depicting the history of the families at Tuturau School were blessed on Monday. After months of designing, drawing and painting the four totem...

Green waste dumped on Mataura River bank

For the price of a cup of coffee, an "eyesore" dumped at Gore's Walnut Grove could be left at the correct place, a Gore...

Young library users expected to behave

The Mataura Community Board will be working with Mataura library staff to encourage acceptable behaviour in young people using the library. The decision was made...

Disc golf for Dolamore

A disc golf course being laid at Dolamore Park will be an "epic showcase of the park" organisers say. The course has been laid out...

NSC principal off to JHC

When Northern Southland College principal Mike Newell starts a new position next year he will be responsible for 1600 pupils, more than he is...

Centre has global appeal

Ten years ago today the face of sport in the region changed forever. On that day then-deputy prime minister Sir Bill English declared the...

Exchange pupil to spend month in Thailand

An opportunity of a lifetime is what St Peter's College pupil Emily Chamberlain feels she is taking up she heads off to Thailand for...

Leaving principal ‘pretty satisfied’

It has always been in his game plan to leave teaching before the end of his working days and now that time has come...

Deputy principal takes step up

A love for the outdoors has led teacher Kath Luoni on a trail to not only teaching at a school but also to her...
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