Lotto ‘millionaire’ claims her windfall

THE million-dollar Lotto winner walked into the House of Gifts and Lotto in Gisborne yesterday afternoon to claim her big prize...

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CHANGES to immigration laws intended to encourage more skilled workers and more overseas entrepreneurs to set up shop in places like Gisborne could...
A WOMAN’S claims that she assisted Troy McHugh to avoid conviction for murdering Douglas Witeri last year were simply drug-fuelled bravado, her...
TOO many Gisborne drivers are still driving drunk — 15 were caught in just one recent drink-drive operation and police intend to maintain their...
THE burst of rain last night might not have amounted to much at the Gisborne end of the district but data from the district council’s hydrological...
SURFING - GISBORNE surfer Kai Woolf dominated the Billabong Junior Series event in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa, this month — taking out the under-14...
RUGBY - HIGH School Old Boys booked a place in the Lee Bros Shield premier club rugby final with a nailbiting 18-16 win over a gallant OBM at Rugby...
IF OBM are to make their first Lee Bros Shield final since 2008 they will have to do what they have failed to achieve three times this season . . ...
ARTS - EPHRAIM Russell’s family lived in Waituhi until the wall of mud brought by 1988’s Cylone Bola drove them out of the countryside and into...
ARTS - WORLD fashion label head Denise L’Estrange-Corbet wants a wider audience for what she describes as exceptional art submitted in this year’s...
ENTERTAINMENT - THEY describe their sound as that of “1000 backyard summers” and, it has to be said, Taranaki band The Slacks had a summer more...
The district’s two Cabinet Ministers Hekia Parata and Anne Tolley would have enjoyed the ratings assigned to them by the New Zealand Herald’s...
The Government’s measures to encourage skilled migrants to settle outside Auckland will be welcomed in the regions, where there have been calls for...
Major decisions needed on the replacement of the District Council’s earthquake-prone buildings in Fitzherbert Street could be seen as a catalyst or...
THE only moral obligation that the council owes to anyone is to give value to its ratepayers, and I call this into question over the handling of the...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - UNLIKE Auckland supercouncil, and various others, we are not terribly active this week because we haven’t done...
FIFTY -five years ago Nobosuke Kishi, Japan’s prime minister, resigned just after winning the battle to push the treaty revising the country’s...
Of course we welcome any new business into our CBD, no one wants to see empty shops. It is however a real shame the colour of our latest addition is...
What a sad town we have become if we don’t like a shop because it adds a bit of colour to the town. This makes me sooooo mad!...
Re: Paying price for discount, July 25 story...
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Prisms of bright light dance across the warm limestone floor and flit up the wood-paneled walls like fragments of a fractured rainbow...
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...
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