Fire a potential tragedy

A FIRE that destroyed a Tarndale shepherd’s cottage on Wednesday night had the potential to be a major tragedy, says a specialist fire investigator...

CHILLING OUT
THE Ice Water Challenge is taking Gisborne by storm . . . and with it the town’s ice supply...
CANINE owners in Gisborne are baring their teeth at the cost of dog registration fees...
THE New Zealand Blood Service’s visit to Gisborne ended well yesterday with a slightly higher number of donations made than usual...
FIRE destroyed a house at Tuai yesterday morning after a gas heater in the home burst into flames when lit...
RUGBY - KEEPING their playoff hopes alive is the main focus for Ngatapa and High School Old Boys when they meet at Rugby Park tomorrow in the premier...
NETBALL - TWO shock results and a long-awaited win highlighted a busy Wednesday night of Pak’nSave Gisborne premier netball...
TRIATHLON - HIS year-long wait to atone for a momentary but disastrous lapse in concentration is into the final phases for Tayler Reid...
ARTS - RTISTIC departures and discoveries mark the second major exhibition of the year at Toihoukura, Gisborne’s Maori art and design school. This is...
MUSIC - ELEPHANTS, tortoises, swans and fossils feature among an eclectic programme of piano music for the Party of Pianists concert next week. Not...
FILM - THE East Coast premiere of New Zealand film The Dark Horse will be an all-out red carpet, black tie affair, says organisers Heart of Gisborne...
A MAJOR scientific review of neonicotinoid and fipronil pesticides (neonics) confirms they are causing significant damage to a wide range of...
A WEEK of sunshine following the shortest day, some tidy lambs and over 1000 decent in-lamb ewes seemed to encourage a good bench of buyers at...
Re: Stars coming into alignment for Navigations Project, at last — June 26...
New Zealand’s family violence problem and efforts to address it have been in the news more than ever in recent weeks, including the first Glenn...
The video of an attack on a girl by two sisters is chilling to watch...
Labour leader David Cunliffe has copped a lot of flak over his apology “for being a man” — in relation to the high rates of family and sexual...
Chairman, Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou...
EASTLAND Network recently received a warning from the Commerce Commission about its part-breach of “quality thresholds” in 2010-11 and 2011-12. The...
FEDERATED Farmers’ incoming president William Rolleston recently wrote in this paper about the Green Party’s “Climate Tax Cut”. He got a few things...
Re: Looking for an answer, July 9 story...
Working late in Ruatoria on Tuesday night I was given a fright by sudden screaming and crashing. I opened a window to hear: “I’m so drunk, I’m so...
With reference to the article reporting the passing of Dr Bottrill, I wish to register my disapproval at such reporting...
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...
In 2013, after our two six-month trips on the inland waterways of the UK in a (not so) leaky boat, Barry and I bravely took the plunge and returned...
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...
GISBORNE Girls’ High School prefect Jessie Vercoe is this year’s Gisborne Herald Career Expo scholarship recipient. The $1000 scholarship will help...
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See also: Looking for an answer, July 9 lead story.

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Te Wananga o Aotearoa is marking Matariki (the Maori New Year) with a special whanau show at their Whirikoka Campus on Saturday (12noon-6pm)...
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