Crime cut 7.8 percent

BURGLARIES and public disorder offences fell dramatically over the past year in Gisborne, Wairoa and the East Coast, by 21.7 percent and 27.7 percent...

Campaigning to help asthma kids
CHRONIC asthmatic Tomairangi Pihema–Brown has met the Governor-General and been honoured at Government House with an Asthma Foundation Achievers’...
ONE of New Zealand’s biggest insurance companies is proposing to pull out of Gisborne, leaving four employees here facing redundancy...
THREE people were arrested yesterday after a high-speed police vehicle pursuit that started in Gisborne and ended on the Tiniroto Road in the wake of...
ALMOST 80 golfers, some of New Zealand’s top amateurs among them, teed off in the Poverty Bay Golf Open this morning...
PISTOL SHOOTING - A THREE-YEAR build-up is about to end for Gisborne’s Aaron Manson and Ryan Ainsworth when they compete in the open division at the...
TRIATHLON - GISBORNE-BASED former New Zealand triathlete Stephen Sheldrake has confirmed he will defend his Motu 160 title at the iconic cycling...
RUGBY - POVERTY Bay skipper Murray “Muzza” Hewson is warning his side not to get ahead of themselves as they prepare to play Thames Valley in Paeroa...
A COUPLE of the biggest names in Jamaican and South Pacific reggae have been locked in to headline’s Gisborne’s East Coast Vibes music festival...
ENTERTAINMENT - PASSIONATE about Latin music and dance, three Gisborne folk decided to organise a night evoking the energy and spirit of Havana...
FOR its last concert of the season Musica Viva Gisborne has gone large, booking an Auckland trio renowned as being “the epitome of smooth, admirably...
NUHAKA ’s Nancy Crawshaw has taken out a major Australasian stock judging award...
VENDORS of well-conditioned store lambs, and the heavy lambs and ewes in the prime section, benefited from intensified interest in such animals — and...
HEALTHIER stock, protected staff and peace of mind are some big pluses for acting early when vaccinating calves this spring against leptospirosis...
Craig Bauld stirred up the sort of reactions he was after with his piece on Monday asserting the planet’s “just fine” and oil will run out anyway. He...
Maori leaders have been told they need to advocate more actively for New Zealand’s regional economies with both local and central government...
The opening salvoes between the two main contenders for leader of the Labour Party have commentators predicting a bloodbath. Whether or not that...
READING Gavin Maclean’s rant in Tuesday’s Herald reminded me of a well-known quote from Charles Dicken’s A Tale of Two Cities. The immortal line was...
THE crowds of protesters in the streets of Hong Kong continue to grow, spreading beyond Central (the business district) to Kowloon and Causeway Bay...
THE election was a shock: too much to express frankly on the night...
Amid the personal assaults and random lapses from second to third person, Clive Bibby used a few phrases worthy of a response...
Re: Clinging to the chandelier . . . Sept 30 column...
Re: Giga-points docked for answers in quiz email, October 1 story...
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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...
RERE School marked its 100-year milestone with centennial celebrations earlier this year but there are a few mysteries from the past to be solved...
SEVENTEEN-year-old Gisborne Girls’ High School student and Social Sector Trial Youth Advisory member Tomairangi Mareikura shares her experiences of...
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...

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