Waitangi well plugged

EXPLORATION company TAG Oil has plugged and abandoned a well inland of Gisborne but not given up on it forever...

More oxy, less moron wins people’s choice
ROCK chick band The Oxymorons have won the votes needed to be the nation’s Smokefree Rockquest people’s choice...
GISBORNE has beaten 45 other New Zealand towns to make the final five in the Chorus-run Gigatown competition to win the fastest internet in the...
THE boys involved in an after-school incident in Kaiti on Monday afternoon have made up and the family of the injured boy say they are happy with the...
A PROTEST against the possible closing of a Gisborne Work and Income office will be held at Kaiti Mall on Friday...
FOOTBALL - LYTTON High School came from two goals down to beat Gisborne Laundry Services Thistle 3-2 and win the Braybrook Cup women’s football...
RUGBY - THE revival continues. Five weeks ago Poverty Bay were embarrassed 71-0 by Wairarapa Bush in a pre-season game in Masterton...
A soaked but jubilant YMP women’s team after overcoming the elements and a GMC comeback to win the Poverty Bay premier women’s hockey grand final at...
CULTURE - MARINE Parade’s Gaiety Theatre is being groomed to take a starring role in the “transformation of Wairoa”...
ARTS - POTTER Helen Wilmot Mason lived on the East Coast for just a decade but her influence extended well beyond that...
ENTERTAINMENT - GROWING up in Ruatoria, there was only one Prince Tui Teka tape at Walter Walsh’s grandparents’ house and, boy, did it get thrashed...
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...
There is some irony in news the latest bid to extract oil and gas in this district has been abandoned, and that Gisborne has qualified for the...
Kim Dotcom’s Moment of Truth has been and gone, providing no conclusive evidence to back the central claim that our prime minister has lied to us. It...
It’s less than a week out to the election and the tension is mounting for all parties, to a level approaching Saturday’s All Blacks-Springboks test...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - FULL council meeting this Thursday. Quite a long agenda in terms of pages, but a fair bit of it is more housekeeping...
WHILE researching nuclear-free New Zealand, under the 1984 Lange government, I was captivated by that generation’s viewpoints. Author Gerald Hensley...
WHILE researching nuclear-free New Zealand, under the 1984 Lange government, I was captivated by that generation’s viewpoints. Author Gerald Hensley...
Is anyone else getting tired with the Kim Dotcom v John Key frenzy? I am no expert, but I believe the Dotcom media circus has effectively sabotaged...
I really do despair at the rationality of some people’s logic. There have been two letters in recent days criticising Anne Tolley for not living in...
Re: NZ made a laughing stock, Sept 16 letter...
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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