R&V sells Rhythm and Alps, cuts ticket prices

THE team behind Gisborne’s Rhythm and Vines music festival say they have sold its sister event in the South Island so they can focus their energies...

Clive and Diana spin $125K
TOLAGA Bay couple Clive and Diana Bibby came home from Saturday night’s Lotto “Winning Wheel” spin $125,000 richer and were “absolutely thrilled”...
HUMOUR and aroha were hallmarks of Te Wananga o Aotearoa’s graduation ceremony on Saturday...
THE ducks have raced for the youth of Gisborne once again, this time on a much bigger scale...
YOUNG Gisborne musicians put their skills through their paces for entertainer Annie Crummer last week as part of a national mentoring programme...
FOOTBALL - “VOTE for me.” That’s the plea from football-mad Gisborne girl Talia Chetty, who is hoping to be chosen as a Kia Mascot Mate for the FIFA...
CYCLING - A WORLD champion’s pre-race tip and wise words from her husband inspired Nan Baker to “the best gold I’ve ever earned”...
SURF LIFESAVING - GETTING a taste of action in the hottest of surf sport cauldrons has intensified the competitive fire among young Midway...
PHOTOGRAPHY - ONE photographer was made homeless during the course of preparing for the show. One used her camera as a tool to help overcome a...
THOUGH perhaps better known for the visual arts, Tairawhiti Museum is tapping into some of the most exciting young musical talents in the country for...
IT may seem like only yesterday but New Year’s Eve was four months ago and those behind the Rhythm and Vines music festival are well into planning...
The birth of a royal princess has been welcomed throughout Britain and much of the world, strengthening the monarchy at a time the United Kingdom is...
Support for a changed New Zealand flag, always luke warm at best, seems to be waning — which throws in serious doubt the method the Government has...
This year’s haul of 4000 cannabis plants from the annual police drugs operation in the Gisborne region shows “weed” is rife in our district and also...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - COMMITTEE week, so plenty to occupy our minds, though much of it is housekeeping, of course. Wednesday afternoon the...
ON Saturday morning I drove to my hometown of Gisborne to attend the reopening of the War Memorial Theatre and the concert after it, as my mother...
NOTHING else could encourage the unity of thousands such as happened at dawn on Saturday. And nor should there be...
Recent letters noting the sharp drop in trout numbers in the Motu River echo my complaints to the Department of Conservation, Fish and Game plus...
Re: Lost for words at kindness, April 30 story...
As a member of the Aotearoa National Bowls Board and president of the Tairawhiti 2015 tournament held in Gisborne earlier this year, I would like to...
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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Should Gisborne District Council adopt a 12-point resolution that calls on the Government to negotiate an “acceptable” Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement? The resolution has been adopted by nine other councils in New Zealand and is supported by opponents of the large trade deal being negotiated between 12 Pacific-rim countries.

See also: TPP resolution to be revisited, April 18 story

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