Counting cost of change

NEW decile ratings mean hundreds of thousands of dollars will be cut from this region’s school funding...

Plank by plank . . .
CONSTRUCTION of the Oneroa Cycle and Walkway from Waikanae to Midway is progressing well, with work expected to be finished in late June...
HEALTH treatment is faster and people are receiving more of their treatment in Gisborne but it is coming at a significant cost to a financially-...
CHORUS says its rollout of the Government’s ultra fast broadband (UFB) scheme here is making “good progress”, after fibre was made available to...
EXPERTS are not sure how to deal with a voracious insect that is rampant in the gardens of many Gisborne homes...
SURF LIFESAVING - PRESSURE won’t be an issue for Gisborne whiz kid Olivia Corrin at the 2015 Internationl Surf Rescue Challenge in Australia in...
FOOTBALL - A NERVOUS but excited Talia Chetty will play a starring halftime role in one of the world’s biggest sports tournaments this weekend...
RUGBY - A FIRED-UP forward pack and a masterly display of kicking from first five-eighth Scott Leighton laid the foundation for High School Old...
ARTS - HOW does an artist engage with global issues from environ-mental mayhem to corporate carnage while working in the relative isolation of the...
LESS than a month after its formal opening, Gisborne’s newly revamped War Memorial Theatre has already secured bookings from a number of touring...
MUSIC - WITH over 9000 singers in nearly 260 choirs from more than 150 schools, The Big Sing has to be the biggest contest in the country for...
The prospect of a major new sawmill setting up in Gisborne, potentially alongside a wood processing centre of excellence, is a tantalising one...
If a council has a development levy, on face value it seems fair that a greenfield site — where the council invests in new roading, reserves, water...
Two years ago New Zealanders held a “conversation” about our constitutional arrangements...
NO one needs to be poor in New Zealand, or living in poverty...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - OK , man of the hour, man of the day, man of the week, man of the month, man of the year? He will squirm with...
IT seems New Zealand’s nuclear-free policy and our limited effort to influence the nuclear powers to disarm did not change a thing. At least our...
Concerns about the Mighty Motu River fishery, brought to notice on this opinion page, started on March 24, 2015 with a letter from Vicki Green PhD...
Re: Size does matter...
Re: Get hands dirty to get ahead, May 26 column...
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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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Does the decision to cancel the BW music festival and scale back its campgrounds, and the near halving of ticket prices for Rhythm and Vines, leave you concerned for Gisborne’s future as the place to be at New Year for young people?


See also: No BYO, no music at BW

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