A proposal endorsed last week by Gore District Council to build a waterbased hockey turf in Gore, which has left a question mark over the future of the hockey turf in Mataura, has angered Mataura resident Meg Appleby.
Organisers anticipate a busy time during the next two weeks as garments start to arrive for the Hokonui Fashion Design Awards.
Steph Redhead, of Gore, has gone from singing in church to playing Mary in the Gore Operatic Society's production of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Some of the South's best natural ingredients, along with steak from Highland cattle, have been combined to make some hearty pies produced at a Gore bakery.
Former Tapanui man Clifton van der Oest was recently admitted to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Faculty of Public Health Medicine at a ceremony held in the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The best china, the finest tablecloths and some dainty eats were a feature of the Lumsden Rural Women's 80th birthday bash.
A Menzies College pupil's artwork emerged as the best in the Southland Secondary School Art Competition and is proudly on display at the Invercargill City Gallery.
Bolts protruding from a metal plate on the ground on Mataura's Bridge St pedestrian crossing have been blamed for causing at least two people to trip and injure themselves recently.
A costly, ongoing upgrade of the wastewater system at the Central Saleyards Charlton site may be avoided if the organisation can secure a trade-waste agreement with Gore District Council.
Staff at the Riversdale Playcentre proved you are never too young to learn healthy heart habits when the centre was presented with a Heart Foundation Healthy Heart award on May 13.
When Barry Saunders comes to Gore for the Hokonui Moonshiners' Festival in the new year, the sun always shines. But when the Warratahs frontman came to town this week to promote New Zealand Music Month and his new CD, it rained and it was cold.
Organisers of the Mataura Has Talent event are urging people to start warming their vocal chords and tuning their guitars in readiness for this Saturday's competition.
A resource consent application filed with Environment Southland to take up to 3600 cubic metres of water per day from the bores that feed the Gore water supply is to be the subject of a hearing on Friday.
Caring for people and applying plenty of common sense have been at the heart of Gore practice nurse Marilla Park's 40-year career.
The big guns of Invercargill City Council, including Mayor Tim Shadbolt, gave an impassioned plea complete with scenic video in an effort to persuade Gore District Council to reconsider its decision not to financially back the hosting of two Rugby World Cup matches to be played in Invercargill.
Invercargill city councillor Wayne Harpur has asked Gore District Council to lobby for a law change to smooth the path for a possible amalgamation of Southland's four councils if it is deemed necessary in the future.
A young Gore golfer has had such a meteoric rise in the sport that he has been selected for the Southland Under-16 Golf Team.
Gore-based bulb-exporting business Southern Flora is battling its way through a prolonged financial trough.
A former New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards judge is among several people questioning the induction of Ray Columbus to the Gore Country Music Club ‘‘Hands of Fame''.
Southern region Parents Centres, including in Gore, are calling for an increase in the funding that District Health Boards (DHBs) elsewhere in New Zealand provide for childbirth education.