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2020 wheelie bins

27 May

Extra weekly rubbish bin collection for new service

The Gore District Council has listened to residents’ concerns about its new waste collection service and will provide an extra...

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202005 FREE GREEN WASTE

14 May

Free green waste disposal part of new waste package

Free disposal of green waste, and cardboard and aluminium can recycling collection bins are among improvements to the Gore District...

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2020205 support local

10 May

Council working with businesses to restart economy

The Gore District is well placed to restart its economy post COVID-19, says Gore District Mayor Tracy Hicks. His comments come after...

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GDC Help With Rates FB

24 April

Council provides rates relief during COVID-19

The Gore District Council is offering ratepayers who are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19 an opportunity to defer their...

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202004 zoom meeting

14 April

Zoom meeting a first for GDC

The COVID-19 level 4 lockdown has meant a lot of changes to the way we work, the way we connect...

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202003 Council Covid closed sign

21 March

COVID-19 Forces Council to Close Facilities

The Gore District Council has this afternoon decided to close the Gore and Mataura libraries, and Gore Multisports Complex at...

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17 March

Gore's iconic country music festival cancelled

Given the ongoing response to the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Zealand Country Music Festival Trust has made...

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06 March

New Pyramid Bridge construction tested by flood waters

  Pyramid Bridge flooding before and after video    The new Pyramid Bridge faced one of its toughest tests in last month’s flooding...

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28 February

Bikers help with exposed landfill clean-up

A team of about 25 volunteers turned up yesterday (Thursday 27.2) to start the massive task of cleaning up rubbish...

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2020 landfill survey

18 February

Interim fix for exposed old landfill

The Gore District Council is planning on having an interim fix in place by early next week for the old...

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Mill

12 February

Mataura dross removal update

A deal to fast track the removal of 10,000 tonnes of aluminium dross, stored at the former Mataura paper mill,...

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Old Landfill photo

12 February

Council moves quickly on old landfill exposure

The Gore District Council is moving quickly to prevent any harmful effects from the exposure of an old landfill site. Last...

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ontario street from the air

11 February

Southland Mayoral Relief Fund Open for Applications

The Southland Mayoral Relief Fund is now open and available to help Southlanders impacted by the 3 February floods. Last...

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ontario street from the air

07 February

21 homes affected by flood waters

Flood waters entered 21 homes in the Gore District during this week’s civil defence emergency. An assessment of the worst affected...

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06 February

Mataura Residents Return Home

Mataura was reopened to residents at 6.00pm tonight.   There is still some areas of surface flooding. The worst affected areas are: ...

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paper mill inspection

06 February

Ouvea premix not affected by flood waters

Assessments this morning of the ouvea premix stored in the former Mataura paper mill found it has not been affected...

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Main Street resized

05 February

Gore residents allowed to return home

Residents of Gore will be allowed to return home from 6.00pm tonight.  Civil Defence controller Ian Davidson-Watts made the decision to...

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flood warning

04 February

Prepare for Evacuation Notice for Gore Residents

*This notice has been authorised by Emergency Management Gore controller Ian Davidson-Watts* Modelling for the Mataura River shows that it may...

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flood warning

04 February

Homes evacuated and Welfare Centre set up

The Gore District Council has activated a welfare centre and evacuated one street, in East Gore, as rain continues to...

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floodoing

04 February

State of Emergency Declared for Southland

At 2.20pm today, Southland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group chair Neville Cook declared a state of emergency for the Southland...

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floodoing

04 February

Flooding Notification #1

*Flooding Notification* *Tuesday 4 February at 11.15am*   The Gore District Council is advising people to stay off the roads as flooding continues...

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20200117 water leaks

17 January

Looking Out for Leaks – new identification system being trialled

We all need to look after our water — it’s a vital resource. If you see a water leak on...

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