Fulton Hogan likely to lose roading contract

ABOUT 300 road workers here face an uncertain future after Fulton Hogan was informed of the likely loss of a major council infrastructure contract...

Testing their mettle
Members of the Atawhai Programme showed what they were made of and put 11 weeks of learned discipline and commitment to the test. The programme’s...
GISBORNE District Council does not want to sell off its office buildings but it does want to change the ownership structure of its Fitzherbert Street...
MANUTUKE School has been awarded $48,720 to trial a new and innovative approach to te reo Maori...
ANOTHER cold blast with snow is about to hit much of the country, including the Gisborne-East Coast district...
RUGBY - HIGH School Old Boys will play OBM, and YMP will meet Ngatapa in the Lee Brothers Shield semifinals in two weeks, after Saturday’s play in...
FOOTBALL - GISBORNE Boys’ High School opened the Super 8 football tournament with a draw and a loss at the Rectory field yesterday...
RUGBY - HIGH School Old Boys sealed top spot in the premier championship with a hard-fought 20-10 win against Ngatapa at the Oval on Saturday...
ARTS - EMMA Marino’s mum died when she was just a child, robbing from her the chance to learn the whanau tradition of weaving at her mother’s knee...
ARTS - A GISBORNE gallery owner is so pleased with the exhibition he is currently showing that he has extended it for another week...
MUSIC - A PAIR of travelling troubadors aren’t really advocating that people “shoot” their televisions — though maybe they should. The rise in cult...
Ron Mark’s elevation to New Zealand First deputy leader introduced some intrigue to national politics last week, as Winston Peters turned the matter...
The “no” vote by Greeks in their referendum on a bailout offer from international creditors could have a huge impact on Europe and its currency the...
Reads Quay came to bustling life last night for an International Food Festival that could have graced — and be a big part of the attraction for — any...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - FIRST full week of the new financial year, cautious optimism, everything seems to be going OK. Of course the big...
IN many ways Iraq reminds me of Yugoslavia. Both countries were created after World War 1 from a collection of ill-fitting provinces filled with...
“ THERE are examples of species all over the world that are essentially the walking dead,” said Stanford University professor Paul Ehrlich. “We are...
What is happening with our postal service lately?...
Every time I go up the Waimata Valley Road for a visit it is like playing dodgem cars with the pot holes and corrugations. I can make a request for...
I lost a New Zealand Courier parcel between Ballance Street and Ormond Road on Wednesday last week. This parcel was addressed to my wife, Sue Maisey...
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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...
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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