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Church members gather again

Church congregations gathered on Sunday for the first time in nearly two months. Restrictions limiting the size of meeting due to the Covid-19 situation were...

Council responds to recycling feedback

Gore District Council is responding to public criticism of its proposed new rubbish service by changing it before it has even begun. From Monday, June...

Education goes long way for new dame

Dr Karen Poutasi credits the education she received in Gore as the foundation for what she has achieved in her 40-year career. In the Queen's...

Kiwi student spending year in US

"Awesome mentorship" is one of the highlights of Carrie Clifford's trip to the United States. The University of Otago psychology doctoral student, who grew up...

Lions knit cot blankets to keep Starship babies snug as bugs

Babies in Auckalnd' Starhship Hospital will be snug as bugs in rugs this winter thanks to the efforts of the Gore Hokonui Lions Club...

Visitor centre planning ahead

Gore Visitor Centre staff are planning for the new "normal" when Covid-19 restrictions are lifted and people start travelling more. Tourism visitor centre senior consultant...

‘Amazing effort’ to support local retail

People throughout Gore district are lighting candles for a local business and the owner could not be happier. Oui Oui owner Jacqui McKinney said that...

Mataura residents call for bypass

A heavy vehicle bypass is one resident's solution to the in Mataura's Main St. The street, which is part of State Highway 1, is under...

Downsizing shock

The news H&J Smith's Gore store is reducing its scale of operation is devastating, Gore Mayor Tracy Hicks says. "I'm really devastated that they are...

Rest-homes unite to ensure safety

Aged-care facilities have been working together closely to keep residents safe from Covid-19. The 65 rest-homes in the Southern District Health Board (SDHB) area have...
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