Million-dollar facelift

WORK began on the long-awaited one-kilometre Waikanae to Midway walkway this morning...

Family ‘humbled’ by all the support
THE family of Malaysian man Kuan Loon Loh say they have been “very humbled” by the support they received in the wake of the tragic drowning of their...
CONSERVATION work by Motu and Gisborne volunteers at Whinray Reserve was celebrated in a presentation to Whinray Eco Trust volunteer Steve Sawyer at...
THE sunshine yesterday signalled that summer is not over yet and more of the same is on the way...
WORRIES about a dry autumn have been raised, with February falling well short of its usual rainfall and the latest Niwa outlook for drier-than-usual...
RUGBY - ISAIA Walker-Leawere would love to follow in the footsteps of father Kele and become a professional rugby player . .. . except the Gisborne...
SPEEDWAY - THE Gladiators pulled off one of the most sensational results in Gisborne Speedway Club’s history on Saturday when they won the New...
Ian Loffler, (pictured), has been with OBR since 2001 while his good friend Craig Christophers, (pictured), joined the club in 1998 ...
MUSIC - VERA Cheffers is a rising star and she has the trophy to prove it . . . she last month won the Rising Star category of the Phoenix Classic...
NEARLY three months after the last notes sounded at the 2014 Gisborne International Music Competition, the vibrations continue to ripple in the wider...
MUSIC - HE’S had a Sunday session in Nelson. Performed to penguins at Oamaru. Was welcomed by a crowd of hippies in Golden Bay. And played for more...
A debate at last week’s council meeting and the start of work on the Oneroa cycle and walkway from Waikanae to Midway has brought to the fore the...
John Key would have been one of the happiest members of a delirious 40,000-plus crowd at Eden Park on Saturday when Kane Williamson lofted a...
Top-flight hockey is set to burst on to the Gisborne scene, in an almost unimaginable leap for local players who have had to keep using grass pitches...
“EVERY time I call (my mother),” said Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov recently, “she gives me a talking-to: ‘When will you stop being rude...
I AM a life member of the Black Power, and as you might expect, through that, I hold connections with Tumanako Tauhore who was recently shot dead at...
THE first round of the battle for the euro is over, and Germany has won. The whole European Union won, really, but the Germans set the strategy...
Re: ISIL’s barbarity needs to be stopped, Feb 28 letter...
Re: NZ teams’ title to Gisborne Gladiators, March 2 story...
Re: Rising sea levels could hit coastal land values, Feb 23 story...
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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