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Milestones reached by design awards

The Hokonui Fashion Design Awards has reached two milestones in its 28th year, as the longest-running event of its type in New Zealand and...

Cardboard recycling scheme source of cash and camaraderie

It was through a casual game of golf that the Gore Pakeke Lions became involved in recycling cardboard. Pakeke Lion Vic Taylor was playing a...

$1 million contribution satisfying for Pakeke

When Gore Pakeke Lions Club treasurer David Stark announced to members the club had given away $1 million to community projects and individuals during...

Action-packed club day promised

There is plenty of rugby action this Saturday. The Tapanui Rugby Club is holding its club day. Primary school players join those from Heriot...

Champs in Gore

For the first time in five years, Gore will host the Billiard and Snooker Championships. Auckland has hosted the national event for the past...

Working to bring wool to a new world

The 1960s and 1970s was a strong era for wool, H Dawson Wool director Wayne Robertson, of Christchurch, says. ' At H Dawson Wool, we...

Marking 80th with treasures from past

The SBS St James Theatre celebrates its 80th birthday next week with a blast from the past. The celebrations will take place over three days...

Rustic-themed wedding day ‘fantastic’

Held on a family farm in Waikaka, Aimee (nee Kelly) and Nathan Steel’s wedding had a rustic theme. The Gore couple’s wedding was held at...

Fundraiser promises to be music-packed evening

Country, rock, blues, bagpipes, fiddle playing and plenty of singing will be to the fore at a variety concert to be held in Gore...

Charity work gives sense of achievement

A Gore resident who spends her days volunteering says she is happy to serve the community she lives in. Shirley Deans has been volunteering at...
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