Report on education sees big benefits in ‘learning city’ idea

EASTLAND Community Trust will take a lead role in the ambitious goal of establishing Gisborne as a “learning city” if recommendations from a report...

Family pet shot − loses a leg to act of ‘cruelty’
A GISBORNE woman is fuming about the “senseless act of cruelty” that left her a big vet bill and a pet cat with only three legs...
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AN East Coast iwi is concerned the Crown has not made good on its promise to return a wharenui — the oldest meeting house in the country...
GISBORNE’S position as a bicultural stronghold has been cemented by the latest figures released from last year’s Census...
THE European ethnic group is still New Zealand’s largest major ethnic group, with 74 percent (2,969,391 people) identifying with one or more European...
WAKA AMA - A CHANGE in division proved no obstacle for Horouta Waka Hoe crew Mahi Kotahi at the long distance waka ama nationals in Christchurch at...
WAVESKI SURFING - A CHILD and a new house have curtailed Nigel Bryant’s international surfing in the past year or two but with the national title...
RUGBY - FORMER All Black Rico Gear says it’s time to put something back into local rugby...
CULTURE - WHAT Tai Kerekere remembers best about his poua (grandfather), Bill Kerekere, is the sheer volume of comings and goings at his Gisborne...
THE Eastland Group Spellbound Radio Concert Series tonight launches into its second of four weeks with a souls singer and a blues maestro to...
THE last time rapper Diaz Grimm made the news around here, it was after he boasted that he’d handed out 100 cannabis joints to the crowd at the 2012...
THE TEN regional winners in the Ballance Farm Environment Awards have been found and now go forward to the national “supreme awards” in late June —...
THE Angus Ward Tour this week provided the 120 participants with a spectacular and certainly different view of Angus cattle breeding in this region...
SUSTAINABILITY and innovation were the two key observations the judges made when they selected Wairakaia Station as the multi-award and supreme award...
The voice of the people, that is the 125 or so submissions made to Gisborne District Council on its draft annual plan for 2014/15...
Easter 2014 has come and gone with this district faring better on the weather front than much of the rest of the country for the final holiday before...
It will be no coincidence that the bid by Matahi Brightwell to restore his “child”, the 22 tonne waka he and several others built in the 1990s, comes...
IT’S all too easy to imagine the high-level meeting in Kiev where the Ukrainian government decided on its next move. It probably sounded a bit like...
I ONLY know about Councillor Manu Caddie from hearing him on National Radio and from seeing him speak at public meetings here in Hawke’s Bay. He has...
I RESPECT the sincerity of people proposing a Napier to Gisborne rail trail. If it could be as successful as the Clyde to Middlemarch Otago Central...
Three agenda items have been notified for a hui on Mahanga issues, one of which is drinking water supply...
Some euphemisms are benign, as for example when we say that a loved one has “passed away”. Others can be deliberately designed to divert attention...
Re: Counter view on Caddie causes, April 10 column...
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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...
T he oddness of it appealed to me — Kiwis eating Indian food on a Greek island. My husband Chris came bounding up the steep steps to our villa in...
The power of suggestion . . . or the power of healing? A busload of lively, not particularly spiritual Kiwis and Aussies felt soothed and tranquil...
GISBORNE Boys’ High School student William Haringa has won a place at the 11th annual Sir Peter Blake Youth EnviroLeaders Forum...
IT takes great courage, respect and dignity to be a school prefect...
LYTTON High School’s 2014 prefects have a strong skill set and offer a high level of leadership, says principal Wiremu Elliott...
LYTTON High School 2013 dux Corey Croker shares insightful words of wisdom to inspire young scholars. Corey closes the final chapter in this Super...
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THE GUIDE AS AT APRIL 24, 2014
Given the merry chaos that ensues during shoot weekend of the Rialto 48Hours Furious Filmmaking contest, we’re looking forward to seeing the results...
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