Father pays tribute to son’s selfless bravery

THE father of the two brothers who lost their lives in the surf at Makorori Beach on Saturday morning has told of his deep pride at the selfless and...


SEARCH CONTINUES: Despite an intense air, sea and land search over the weekend, no sign has yet been found of missing teen John Wakelin, who disappeared in the surf at Makorori on Saturday.
A WAIROA fishing boat crew reckon they had “something from above keeping an eye on them” when they landed the first gamefish of the season for the...
NEW signs should be placed around the Rere Rockslide after a man drowned there trying to save his son, a coroner says...
GISBORNE District Council says it will act on new recommendations for additional warning signs at the Rere Rockslide...
SURF LIFESAVING - GISBORNE teenager Olivia Corrin announced her arrival with a starring performance for Midway at the Eastern Regional surf...
WAKA AMA - THE coach of New Zealand’s premier women’s waka ama champion has simple words of advice for his “protege”...
SATURDAY is “Hurricanes Day” as the Super Rugby side visits Gisborne and the East Coast on a week-long training and promotional tour...
ONLY two more sleeps until East Coast Vibes — the equivalent of Christmas to reggae, roots and dub-heads — is upon us...
FIVE bands for five bucks at Gisborne’s iconic pub, Smash Palace tonight — what’s not to love?...
AN exhibition created using a fascinating medium, by seemingly contradictory artist American Sam Koss, has opened at Verve Cafe...
The phony war which has seen politicians in holiday mode ends this week with the first Cabinet meeting of the year today, and the leaders of the two...
Never one to shy away from an argument, economist and philanthropist Gareth Morgan has dived into his biggest yet with comments about Maori and the...
The fact child abuse figures in Gisborne have increased, albeit very slightly, while those for the rest of the country have fallen is extremely...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - COUNCIL is back into overdrive all of a sudden. A solid workout on Wednesday, councillors only, as we get briefed on...
AS a small child, my greatest wish was to have a bicycle of my very own...
IN response to Mr Handford’s letter, Jan 22...
Re: Outcry at stream discharge in port, Jan 23 story...
It seems to me that there is a good deal of misinformation going around about the Resource Management Act, or “RMA”...
January 27th is United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Day. Seventy years have passed since the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp...
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...
Gisborne Boys’ High School TO be at this preliminary stage before adulthood: this time of growth and discovery, this time of aligning ourselves with...
NEGATIVE comments about Gisborne from Gisborne youth, have prevailed throughout the years. Although the beaches are amazing and the scenery...
THE majority of the world’s population enjoys music. If you feel like music is your life, but you haven’t ever played an instrument yourself — you can...

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Gisborne District Council wants to know the preferred spot for a junior learn-to-ride cycle track proposed by Wainui Lions Club. The two suggested locations are the Adventure Playground and Alfred Cox Park. Which is your preferred site?

Alfred Cox Park
Adventure Playground
Neither
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