SIX FLEE AS HOME BURNS ABOVE THEM

SIX people, including a man in a wheelchair, had to flee their home in Stout Street on Saturday night when fire broke out in the upper storey of...

The running of the shepherds
Pamplona has the running of the bulls . . . in Gisborne we have the Shepherd’s Challenge. One of the most anticipated highlights of the Poverty Bay...
THE pop-up-fairground, the bagpipes and the car-boot buffets . . . the 2014 Poverty Bay A&P Show was once again a festive mix of attractions from the...
TE KARAKA dog triallist Rod Mead and his maiden dog Dice took out the Tux dog trial championship in a tight final at the Poverty Bay A and P Show on...
WORLD record holder and former Golden Shears champion shearer Dion King showed he still has the winning touch when he claimed his fifth Poverty Bay A...
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...
CRICKET - YOU were warned. In a story in The Gisborne Herald on April 19, we said Poverty Bay captain and top player Josh Bates may have to leave the...
SQUASH - GISBORNE squash player Chapman Kutia has been named Victoria University’s Maori Sportsperson of the Year...
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 Government looks well placed to move on one of its key election platforms, employment law reform — although it will face something of a rearguard...
The thorny issue of emergency wastewater discharges into the city’s rivers looks like casting a shadow on Gisborne District Council’s freshwater...
The 139th Poverty Bay A&P Spring Show is under way with dog trials, dressage and the home industries section in full swing...
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...
“ WE must douse the fires of extremism and tackle the root causes of conflict.” This from UN Secretary General Ban Ki- Moon during last month’s...
Re: Why back rail against own port? Oct 11 letter...
Ray Gowland and the Jaycees who built the Kelvin Park fountain are not the only community volunteers who are taken aback about changes on the Kelvin...
Please keep the Peel Street toilets, they have been there for as long as I can remember . . ...
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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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