Rebecca Gutschlag's involvement with the Hokonui Fashion Design Awards spans from the catwalk to show choreographer.
Fire investigators have identified an electrical fault as the cause of a blaze which destroyed a Gore business on Sunday night.
A logo launched with some fanfare by the Gore District Council earlier this month has not found favour with everyone.
While going through other people's rubbish might not be the ideal job for many people, it seems it is a necessary one.
It might have been the most terrifying night of her life but it was also the one that brought the most delight to young Gore songbird Jenny Mitchell, who will sing on Sunday in the final of New Zealand's Got Talent.
Jenny Mitchell has heaps of home-town support as she prepares to perform in tomorrow's semifinal of the television programme New Zealand's Got Talent.
West Otago sharemilker Jim McDonald has come up with a novel business idea to keep his stock on the hop.
It is all right to report domestic violence, is the message Janice Paterson, the former partner of Gore district councillor Steven Dixon, is sending to the community after he was sentenced this week.
Two girls aged 14 and 15 have been charged with assault following an incident at an Eastern Southland school, it has been revealed.
It could be a lean Christmas for many families in the region as Gore and Districts Budget Advice Service is already extremely busy, co-ordinator Jenny Buchanan says.
Pupils from 14 schools explored exhibits at this year's Fonterra Science Roadshow, which was hosted by Gore's Longford Intermediate School this week.
A TV3 news report on Mataura's redevelopment plans which focussed on rundown buildings and the "pungent smell" from the meatworks could have set revitalisation plans back 12 months, community leaders say.
When Rosemary Allen was young, her father made her an elaborate dolls' house but, when the family moved to England in 1951, the beautiful toy was sold.
Grey Power is concerned a reduction in home-care services might be adversely affecting some elderly people who previously received a higher level of service, Grey Power New Zealand health spokesman Dick Stark, of Gore, says.
Kicking for position or taking down a maul are nothing out of the ordinary for two girls in the St Peter's College rugby team.
The key to a successful makeover of Mataura's Bridge St will be the development of a shared vision with buy-in from all sectors of the community, urban revitalisation expert David Wilson says.
Road works at Gore's Hyde St roundabout on SH1, which resulted in a complete road closure on Monday, meant businesses in the area recorded a sharp drop in revenue.
When Ono Forbes, of Gore, started writing to her penfriend Edith Gray in the United States at the age of 15, little did she expect the letters would keep flowing for 75 years.
Tennis enthusiasts will be stringing up their rackets in anticipation of the Eastern Southland Tennis Competition, which is due to start on October 17.
Adventure Development drug and alcohol clinician Madeleine Peacock is to visit drug and alcohol programmes in Birmingham, the United Kingdom, as part of a Rotary Club study exchange.