Funding blow

GISBORNE parents could face additional requests for funding assistance due to a reshuffle in school decile ratings...

Pink sky at night a skydiver’s delight
FINE weather conditions over Gisborne provided a spectacular training ground for New Zealand Air Force trainees last night as about a dozen...
GIGATOWN Gisborne’s digital strategy to improve the economy and living standards of Tairawhiti will still be put in place despite the city’s narrow...
KIWIRAIL’S decision to allow the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council (HBRC) to lease the Napier to Gisborne rail line is welcomed by Labour’s East Coast...
THE applicants, opposers, councillors and council staff will be interviewed this week as part of a review into how Gisborne District Council handled...
RUGBY - THE Poverty Bay Rugby Football Union wasted no time in reappointing Mutu Ngarimu and Rico Gear to take charge of the Reds for next season’s...
RUGBY - FORMER New Zealand Maori Jake Paringatai is keen to come back for another crack at winning the Meads Cup...
SPEEDWAY - GISBORNE Speedway Club’s second meeting of the season lived up to all expectations when it came to the sheer speed of the open-wheelers...
ARTS - GISBORNE artist Graeme Mudge died earlier this year but that has not stopped members of his fan club from travelling nearly 20,000 kilometres...
ENTERTAINMENT - LAST week they were in Sydney to meet with their label. Tomorrow they share the bill with Skrillex (Skrillex!) at Auckland’s Our...
MUSIC - HOME from university to compete in the Gisborne International Music Competition, three local flautists have decided to use the only day free...
Gisborne’s digital strategy was judged best in the Gigatown competition, and this district’s leaders and major funders will work with Chorus, other...
Labour leader Andrew Little has passed his first major test with his choice of a balanced shadow Cabinet team. He has resisted the urge to completely...
Today is White Ribbon Day, a day when men around the world are invited to make a stand against violence towards women...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - OH goodie, a nice busy committee week, just the thing to keep me out of mischief. From a ratepayer point of view...
“I NEED to hear the voice of the people,” said Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. “I will step down if we fail to keep our majority because that...
GHANDI said “be the change you want to see in the world”. In 2006, in the wake of family violence tragedies in our community, some men got together...
At 12.15pm on Monday I went past the vege truck parked in Ormond Road near the Wi Pere roundabout. The operator of the truck had coned off most of...
The council takes potential safety hazards on our roads very seriously. So that staff can respond as quickly as possible, people are asked to please...
I was horrified to read the excuses for why the provincial visit by the Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour is not coming to Gisborne...
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...
RERE School marked its 100-year milestone with centennial celebrations earlier this year but there are a few mysteries from the past to be solved...
SEVENTEEN-year-old Gisborne Girls’ High School student and Social Sector Trial Youth Advisory member Tomairangi Mareikura shares her experiences of...
THE Loves-Me-Not healthy relationships workshop was piloted for the first time with year 12 and 13 Health Studies students from Gisborne Girls’ High...

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