Long view on road safety

GISBORNE is one of the worst centres in the country for cycling accidents, says transportation and traffic specialist Steve Abley...

On the road to restoration
GISBORNE’s historic Grumman Avenger aircraft left the city yesterday bound for restoration in Mount Maunganui . . . and it will be five years before...
THE biggest project within Gisborne District Council’s 10-year plan was the War Memorial Theatre makeover, projects manager David Wilson told the...
INTERNET users here have been slower to switch to ultra fast broadband (UFB) than some North Island regions but they are still doing so at a faster...
GISBORNE police have been dealing with another upsurge in thefts from cars around the city in the past week and in every one of the reported cases...
MOTOCROSS - BORN to ride motocross. That’s Campion College student Duncan Summerfield, who started riding when he was just three years old...
TWO Gisborne teenagers placed first and second at an international crossfit championship in California...
RUGBY - HAWKE’S Bay Development were too big, too strong and too fast for Poverty Bay in Wairoa on Saturday...
ARTS - A PUSH-me, pull-you discussion about where to live put artist Margaret Hansen in front of the view that has inspired her for more than 30...
MUSIC - JUST three months after Tairawhiti Museum’s primary patron promised to buy the institution a new piano, the instrument has been installed and...
AFTER just 10 days in cinemas, Kiwi film The Dark Horse is in second place at the box office, despite being seen on a third fewer screens showing the...
BEEF and Lamb New Zealand’s eastern North Island farmer council will hold its annual meeting and dinner in Gisborne on August 29...
THE Bay of Plenty Regional Council has been testing out a new weapon to fight the pest plant woolly nightshade — and the results are looking...
BEEF cattle numbers rose and sheep numbers remained relatively unchanged in the eastern region of the North Island heading into the new season...
Treasury’s Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update provides vital data for serious political parties wanting to ensure spending plans in their...
With the Dirty Politics saga dominating airwaves, minor parties could find themselves starved of oxygen. This past week has been a good one, though...
National will be hoping to create a back-to-business week as it tries to put the “dirty politics” furore behind it and move towards its campaign...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - HOLY Cow, I spend a few months laid up and return to find myself apparently living in Wowserville, USA!...
I AM writing in response to a Gisborne Herald article regarding my confirmation as NZ First’s East Coast candidate. I would like to clarify that I...
MY role as Air New Zealand’s regional affairs manager sees me spend a lot of time on the road visiting the 25 domestic destinations the airline...
Credit cards have been in focus lately. Locally, Winston Peters flourished one of his cards at a recent public meeting, condemning the high interest...
Thank you for your email of July 17, 2014 forwarding the correspondence from Mrs H.M. Smith where she suggested that the Reserve Bank should lend...
Re: NZ undemocratic under John Key, August 19 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...
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...
National Volunteer Week began yesterday and runs through to Saturday. The theme for the awareness-raising national promotion is “naku te rourou nau...
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We’re a bit torn this week so we might make it a bit of a musical mash-up – starting with hot reggae from Katchafire, moving on to some light...