A house built for Jack

A GISBORNE family is desperate for help for their “rock” — a husband, father and grandfather — after he suffered a severe brain injury...

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JOKES by a former All Black, the power of sport and the induction of a “legend” made for a hilarious and inspiring Logans Sporting Excellence Awards...
FEWER students are being suspended, stood-down, expelled and excluded from schools nationwide but Gisborne rates are still above average...
FIFTY thousand dollars paid in fines by the engineering and works arm of Gisborne District Council and their contractors for a sewage overflow into...
GISBORNE women and their children will benefit when the rollout of the National Home Safety Service reaches here, says Women’s Refuge national chief...
FOOTBALL - GISBORNE Boys’ High School opened the Super 8 football tournament with a draw and a loss at the Rectory field yesterday...
RUGBY - HIGH School Old Boys sealed top spot in the premier championship with a hard-fought 20-10 win against Ngatapa at the Oval on Saturday...
RUGBY - PIRATES captain Corban Barbara says they face their biggest game since last season’s Lee Bros Shield final when they play OBM in premier club...
ARTS - EMMA Marino’s mum died when she was just a child, robbing from her the chance to learn the whanau tradition of weaving at her mother’s knee...
ARTS - A GISBORNE gallery owner is so pleased with the exhibition he is currently showing that he has extended it for another week...
MUSIC - A PAIR of travelling troubadors aren’t really advocating that people “shoot” their televisions — though maybe they should. The rise in cult...
Reads Quay came to bustling life last night for an International Food Festival that could have graced — and be a big part of the attraction for — any...
The announcement of the Government’s $120 million contribution to Gisborne’s roading network over the next three years is welcome and badly needed...
A fifth birthday celebration for the Tairawhiti Men of the Year Awards last night also marked five years of innovative, passionate work by Tauawhi...
IN many ways Iraq reminds me of Yugoslavia. Both countries were created after World War 1 from a collection of ill-fitting provinces filled with...
POVERTY Bay and East Coast beaches are known for their beauty, and for the amount of waste wood that washes up on them...
YOUR editorial on Saturday was a timely reminder that we can be the architects of our own future prosperity...
I wish to congratulate Gisborne Boys’ High School on its wonderful award, The Prime Minister’s Excellence in Education award — the supreme winners no...
Re: Gisborne camp key to Hurricanes’ success, July 1 story...
Congratulations to the organisers and all of those involved in the International Food Market on Friday night! A real family night out and so many...
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Prisms of bright light dance across the warm limestone floor and flit up the wood-paneled walls like fragments of a fractured rainbow...
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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