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THE ‘‘dangerous building’’ notices on two of the slip-affected homes on the Ballance Street hill could be lifted in the next day or two and the...

Students build a whole house while learning
CARPENTRY students at Te Wananga o Aotearoa are doing a bang-up job...
LOGGING company Harvestpro has appealed its conviction for failing to keep a worker safe and accompanying financial penalties of $120,000, claiming...
FOLLOWING a “pleasing” second year of operation for the Motu Trails the cycle trails’ new “sand bridge” is now attracting attention from other rides...
THE proponents of a multimillion-dollar sport, recreation and community hub at Waikirikiri Park hope to have new softball facilities up and running...
FOOTBALL - SUNSHINE Brewery Team Gisborne midfielder Max Logan was a double winner at the Pacific Premiership champions prizegiving...
POVERTY Bay’s Heartland Championship campaign ended in the Meads Cup semifinals on Saturday but the action is not over for two of their players...
RUGBY - MID CANTERBURY survived a storming last-quarter comeback to beat Poverty Bay 29-22 at Rugby Park on Saturday and deny the home side a place...
ARTS - GISBORNE’S new C Company Memorial House does not open for another five weeks but there is already a sextet of sentries standing guard over the...
ENTERTAINMENT - SHE sings in eight languages and has toured the world, but Caii-Michelle still considers herself to be the “voice of Aotearoa” and...
ENTERTAINMENT - A TRAVELLING carnival of sound will soon roll the live thunder of five metal bands through the North Island, arriving in Gisborne...
NUHAKA ’s Nancy Crawshaw has taken out a major Australasian stock judging award...
VENDORS of well-conditioned store lambs, and the heavy lambs and ewes in the prime section, benefited from intensified interest in such animals — and...
HEALTHIER stock, protected staff and peace of mind are some big pluses for acting early when vaccinating calves this spring against leptospirosis...
The biggest and most important trade deal on the global agenda is at a delicate stage that has nothing to do with the regular and virulent criticisms...
The Government has been accused of having death on its hands over the decision to stick to a four-year Waitemata DHB-region bowel cancer screening...
The Government looks well placed to move on one of its key election platforms, employment law reform — although it will face something of a rearguard...
ON September 23, the United States and allies commenced bombing ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - RIGHTO , having been severely reprimanded by Mike Mulrooney, I shall endeavour to remember that council is a serious...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - THREE committee meetings this week, but I only expect one of them to produce sessions as bouncy and interesting as...
Re: Iwi watch over Memorial House, October 9 article...
Toihoukura was engaged to fulfill a commission, and as such worked within a brief set out by the governing body, the C Company Trust. This included...
#Gigatowngis has gone viral on Twitter but the local effort needs more support...
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Temperence and stamina are needed for life onboard a Danube River cruise ship. Passengers on the French-owned CroisiEurope MS Beethoven are assailed...
There was “pandamonium” at Taipei Zoo the day we visited, with thousands of excited adults and children queueing up to see Yuan Zai, the giant panda...
Justine Tyerman is mesmerised by the exquisite gold mosaics at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul . . . Hagia Sophia in Istanbul is one of the world’s greatest...
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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