Gisborne gets trial for education programme

MORE than $2 million will be allocated to a new secondary school programme in Gisborne to help raise student achievement over the next four years...

Ritana crowned champs of ‘mind-blowing’ festival
A FULL house of more than 1000 people enjoyed the Tairawhiti regional secondary schools kapa haka competition yesterday in what was described as a...
ACTIVATE Tairawhiti has failed in its long-term planning submission to gain additional funding of $100,000 a year for the next five years...
A $4.5-MILLION sport, recreation and community hub in Kaiti could have a big chunk of its multimillion-dollar budget in place by July next year if a...
PROPERTY owners could be caught out by new tax legislation in Budget 2015 intended to ensure property speculators pay their share of tax, says BDO...
RUGBY - YMP coach Reihana Wyllie says High School Old Boys’ 18-8 loss to Ngatapa last weekend makes tomorrow’s clash against the premier competition...
PLAYSTATIONS, tablets and video games may be a major threat to physical activity in the 21st century but there’s still plenty of youngsters gracing...
GISBORNE athletes played vital roles as New Zealand secured their first overall team medal at the ISA World Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard...
ARTS - HOW does an artist engage with global issues from environ-mental mayhem to corporate carnage while working in the relative isolation of the...
LESS than a month after its formal opening, Gisborne’s newly revamped War Memorial Theatre has already secured bookings from a number of touring...
MUSIC - WITH over 9000 singers in nearly 260 choirs from more than 150 schools, The Big Sing has to be the biggest contest in the country for...
A National-led Government lifting benefits for families above inflation for the first time in 38 years, by $25 a week as part of a $790 million child...
For reasons unknown our councillors have a fairly full agenda for their meeting today as well as deliberating on items raised in more than 1000 pages...
The jury is still out on how much National’s moves to curb speculation in the Auckland housing market has helped it in advance of tomorrow’s Budget...
IT seems New Zealand’s nuclear-free policy and our limited effort to influence the nuclear powers to disarm did not change a thing. At least our...
ANYONE who has served in the military knows what a Dear John letter is. It is one way of sending a message that true love, romance and a relationship...
AS The Herald’s editorial on May 9 observes, “it is not known what (William) Williams told rangatira about the meaning of the Treaty” when it was...
Re: Who has authority? May 19 letter...
Re: Capital idea for council, May 21 story...
Here’s hoping that the kids playing football this weekend at Watson Park are not going to be required to dodge the dog faeces that were evident last...
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Justine Tyerman overcomes her fear of solo travel and revises her ideas about coach tours . . ...
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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