A diamond wedding anniversary, marking 60 years of marriage, is a rare and precious event, and one that James and Jeanie Oliver, formerly of Gore and now of Riversdale, will celebrate today.
This Saturday a group of competitors from the Gore Boxing Club will be in Timaru for the annual South Island Golden Gloves tournament at the Scottish Hall in Barnard St.
Sibling rivalry is alive and well in the Terry household in Gore, with older sister Nadine (17) leading the race through the ranks of Highland dancing and younger brother Leighton (15) following behind.
Ice dancing may have reached its public pinnacle in the 1980s with Torvill and Dean at the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, but for one Gore boy, ice dancing is his passion and sport of choice.
The Greenvale Dog Trial Club is 76 years old this year and throughout its long history the club has only had one postal address for its secretary- but that is about to change.
Building on the success of the Gore Rural Information Technology School (Grits) is the plan for Grits facilitator Kim Scott and new project director Anne Gover.
It is enough to send a chill down a sheep's spine.
The sun shone brightly, the racing was fast and furious, and the competing children had a blast, at the concluding meeting of the Gore BMX Club, held at Hamilton Park on Sunday afternoon.
Sporting success can run in families - well, it certainly does in the case of the Gibson family, with brother Malcolm and sister Rebecca both performing well at a national level recently.
The Southern Pig Hunters Club has just held a competition hunt, the first of five planned for this year, with a successful weekend had by some.
It was smiles all round at Southland Building Society (SBS) Gore Branch, with the presentation of a $1000 cheque to the Kaiwera Fundraising Committee.
More than 1000 low-income families in the Gore area will be cosier in winter, thanks to a healthy homes initiative recently adopted by the Gore District Council (GDC).
The week before Easter included a myriad of activities at Gore High School as the school's pupils reflected on their heritage of 100 years of education in the district.
Their little legs were peddling hard on Saturday morning but it was all for a good cause.
Paper Plus Gore owner David Preston called it a day and handed the reins to a homegrown couple who are delighted to be returning to Gore after 23 years away.
‘‘I was the oldest there,'' Bill Smith (83) said after he walked 32km in bare feet as part of the Relay For Life Appeal held in Invercargill recently.
A happy group of dancers returned to Gore after a successful competition in Nelson.
Southland lags behind the rest of the country when it comes to belting up in the back seat - and the province's statistics are probably dragged down by the Gore region.
The Gore SPCA Shelter will be one step closer to closure when volunteer manager Kathy Ashbridge retires on June 1.
If you have always wanted to give target shooting a go, then the Gore Smallbore Rifle Club wants to meet you.