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UNIVERSITY students hoping to return home to Gisborne to help educate the district’s youngsters could be forced out of town to work, due to a...

MUD RUN FUN
Slipping, slopping, sliding . . . It might look like torture but chucking yourself into the annual mud run is one of those activities that brings out...
THE new $1.4 million Oneroa walkway, linking Waikanae and Midway Beaches, has been hailed as a “wonderful conduit” for unity within the Tairawhiti...
AN atmosphere of the pilgrimage prevailed during the 1km hikoi after the official opening of the Te Oneroa walkway on Saturday...
A GISBORNE home for the last remaining crop spraying Tiger Moth in the world is under threat and new co-owner Wayne “Biggles” Greaves needs help to...
FOOTBALL - INSPIRED by man-of-the-match Nicky Land, Team Gisborne capped off a great weekend with a 6-0 win against Western Rangers in Pacific...
RUGBY - POVERTY Bay coach Mutu Ngarimu has pulled the pin on tomorrow night’s Town-versus-Country trial game...
SURFING - GISBORNE surfer Kai Woolf dominated the Billabong Junior Series event in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa, this month — taking out the under-14...
MUSIC - WITH entries having closed and a “stunning” line-up of young artists heading to the region for the 2015 Gisborne International Music...
MUSIC - JUST months after he was in town for a vineyard performance in Gisborne, blues maestro Paul Ubana Jones is back in town to play a winter...
ARTS - EPHRAIM Russell’s family lived in Waituhi until the wall of mud brought by 1988’s Cylone Bola drove them out of the countryside and into...
Wrapping up Maori language week by saying an extension of it to a month would be boring is a rare slip by the Prime Minister. Someone in the National...
When will they learn? That has to be the reaction to this week’s news that almost 150 people have been caught driving over the alcohol limit in...
Two major legacies have been left behind by District Council engineering and works manager Peter Higgs, who spends his last day at work today — the...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - COMMITTEE week. I already told you finance, Thursday morning, will be first cab off the rank in formally considering...
I WISH to submit the following questions to MPI fisheries management director Dave Turner...
WATCHING the mighty ABs scramble across the line for a win in the dying stages of the match against the ’Boks last week reinforced my view that we...
Often we read or see news stories about dogs out of control. The clichés quickly come out: not bad dogs — just bad owners. The arguments over nature...
I refer to the profile in Saturday’s Weekender on of Peter Higgs and his departure from the council. I had the pleasure of working with Peter over...
I have had the privilege of representing both the Tolaga Bay and Tokomaru Bay communities during the planning and construction stages of two...
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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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