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THE first school-based internet model in the region is now under way, using fibre optic cables to connect the community...

ALL BLACKS AT AWAPUNI
All Blacks trio Dan Carter, TJ Perenara and Charlie Faumuina present Awapuni School principal David Langford with an All Blacks jersey to mark their...
PHOTOGRAPHS taken at the most recent truck rollover at Rototahi showed the risks caused by truck rollovers on State Highway 35, the regional...
EXCITEMENT and adulation greeted Dan Carter, Charlie Faumuina and TJ Perenara as they made their “debut” at Rugby Park yesterday afternoon before...
THE “average asking price” for a Gisborne house in August was $281,230, up 12.3 percent from June, according to Realestate.co.nz...
BMX - GISBORNE’S Nick Fox goes into potentially the biggest BMX race of his career on the back of a second placing in the final day of a three-day...
RUGBY - HE swapped the land of the long white cloud for the land of the rising sun, and his international path will this month take former Poverty...
RUGBY - LEADERBRAND Poverty Bay were on the losing end of a pulsating 12-try, point-a-minute Heartland encounter with Thames Valley at Rugby Park on...
ARTS - IN Gisborne last year to visit local gallery owner Matt Nache, the director of the Sydney Contem-porary art fair pronounced himself perplexed...
MUSIC - IT has been two years since the New Zealand Guitar Quartet brought its formidable skills to Gisborne and, in that time, there has been a...
ARTS - DARYL File admits he was a bit torn about the mugshots of “wanted” people that used to appear in The Gisborne Herald...
Gisborne was graced with visits by three inspirational and iconic New Zealanders this week...
A correspondent this week said there were suggestions council-controlled Gisborne Holdings Ltd “adopt the Eastland Group model, with a commercial...
A debate over whether or not to name Makaraka an urban growth area has held up adoption of the district’s urban development strategy . . . the...
IN Saturday’s Herald, speculation was confirmed by your report that Tairawhiti Roads no longer has a requirement for roadmen at Motu, Te Wera...
AN important council planning document being considered at the moment is the Urban Development Strategy. It was included in the recently consulted...
WHILE the majority of respondents to the Gisborne Herald online poll last week voted positively to ECT volunteer and social funding, close to a third...
“Governance is about consulting for the permanent interest of a society as opposed to the immediate interests of the most active and powerful of its...
I would like to publicly thank the Maori youth dressed in a rugby jersey and gumboots who carryied my groceries to my car after I had lost my balance...
Were the famous poet William Wordsworth to drive into our fair city at the moment I’m sure, at the sight of our beautiful floral display along...
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Prisms of bright light dance across the warm limestone floor and flit up the wood-paneled walls like fragments of a fractured rainbow...
Justine Tyerman overcomes her fear of solo travel and revises her ideas about coach tours . . ...
Sandra Walsh writes about visiting the seven wonders of the inland waterways of the UK. Husband Barry Teutenberg took the pictures...
A dragon’s tail sideswiped me as I was standing inside the Taoist temple among hundreds of zealous worshippers with their offerings to the Goddess...

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