Lumsden residents and supporters of Northern Southland College will be in for a treat on Monday, July 7 when they attend ‘‘The F-Word'' fundraiser at the Mossburn Community Centre for the school's upcoming Australian sports tour next month.
Dancing up a storm has paid off for Gore's Nadine Terry (17, pictured), with an invitation to compete at the 2010 Edinburgh Tattoo, as part of the New Zealand highland dancing group.
It's a long way from Narnia to Gore, as new Ensign reporter Grant Bryant reports.
Making a short film in 48 hours is hard enough in itself, but when you do not even know the topic until seconds before the start it makes it a real challenge asfour St Peter's College pupils found out last month.
It may have made a pretty picture but the winter blast on Tuesday, June 24 packed a punch.
Senior Sergeant Richard McPhail, of the Gore police, is calling for public vigilance in the wake of recent gang tensions in Invercargill.
St Peter's College head girl Bridget Chamberlain (17) sees her appointment as the Southland representative to Netball New Zealand's Youth Forum as an opportunity to be involved in netball's decisionmaking.
Mataura volunteer fire brigade is missing one thing essential to providing the vital community service - volunteers.
Gore District Council youth councillors left their second meeting on Tuesday with plenty of new ideas and concepts to get their heads around.
Almost 300,000 people are running out of time to enrol on the preliminary electoral roll.
Today is decision day for the Gore District Council as it weighs up the submissions on its 2008-09 annual plan, with councillors meeting this afternoon to consider them.
Country children are different from town children - that is the opinion of the pupils of Te Tipua School since they began their inquiry learning process into recycling.
The Youngs, of Tapanui, are coping with the fiery destruction of their home in which family heirlooms from three generations were lost.
Longford Intermediate School in Gore has acted quickly to deal with the discovery earlier this year of a small quantity of cannabis at the school.
IT was celebration time at Tokanui School last Friday afternoon as the school celebrated the official opening of its new library.
Eastern Southland continues to lead the way in netball, with three of the seven New Zealand umpires contracted to officiate at the upcoming ANZ Championship coming from Eastern Southland.
The girls 1st XI cricket teams from Blue Mountain College and Gore High School celebrated the last rites of summer in Gore on Wednesday.
The South West Pacific federation of Soroptimist International celebrated 30 years of service last weekend at the South Island regional conference in Gore.
Just because they are women does not mean they duck out of duckshooting season.
Former Gore District councillor Laurel Turnbull has returned to local body politics, winning the vacant seat on the Mataura Community Board at the by-election on April 2.