The cost of road access

A TOTAL of $600,000 has been spent improving East Coast roads this financial year but that figure is dwarfed by the cost of ongoing maintenance and...

A head for fundraising CanTeen cash
A COMMUNITY fundraiser for CanTeen led by a Te Karaka teenager battling cancer raised hundreds of dollars yesterday...
BIG changes will be seen on the Gigatown leaderboard today with Gisborne about to be docked thousands of ineligible supporter registrations, after...
SEVERAL men who were next door to a Stout Street house fire earlier this month played an unsung role in ensuring the six people in the home at the...
JUST two weeks after meeting the Gisborne Girls’ High School Board of Trustees, statutory manager Annie King has been handed the extra job of...
GISBORNE’S Aaron Manson did not achieve his top-50 target at the International Practical Shooting Confederation World Shoot in Florida but was...
RUGBY - POVERTY B ay fullback Ethine Reeves knew he was “in with a shout” of being picked for the Heartland XV after being told to make sure his...
FOUR young Gisborne footballers — Jarom Brouwer, Renee Holmes, Matt McVey and Braden Fowell — returned from a National Talent Centre training camp at...
PHOTOGRAPHY - RURAL nurse Mabel Vos had such poor hearing that, even as a young woman, she had to wear a hearing aid, but there was nothing wrong...
PHOTOGRAPHY - CALLING coast kids with pets . . . a travelling photographer is on her way and is seeking models for her next book...
ARTS - A GISBORNE artist has drawn on his ancestral connections to the ocean for the works he will exhibit at San Francisco creative space The...
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 rapid rise in Gisborne’s supporter registrations for the Gigatown competition over the past 10 days — from equal-last on about 8000 to a close...
The Court of Appeal has delivered a victory to campaigners for gender pay equality and the tens of thousands of women working on low pay rates in...
The Gisborne Wine and Food Festival lived up to its reputation as an iconic Labour Weekend event — just. Numbers were down at around 2000, but the...
THE front-page headline in Saturday’s paper — ‘No permission’ for big carvings on Kelvin Park — gave me hope, and I was so glad councillor Andy...
GIGBORNE has caught the Giga-bit fever at last. With only a couple of weeks left in this year-long competition, we are seeing our community pull...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - FULL and formal council meeting on Thursday. That often means not terribly exciting because there is a lot of...
Something is rotten in the paddock between the airport and golf course. That something is the residue of years of pumpkins being set out to dry by...
Listening to Anne Tolley weasel-wording on the Government’s actions on “hardship” experienced by New Zealand children —...
Re: Councillor slams process, Oct 25 story...
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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...
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...
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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