Mothballing line ‘correct decision’

THE Government’s decision to mothball the rail line between Gisborne and Napier was the correct decision and is supported by an in-depth regional...

POLITICAL WEIGHT ON THE EAST COAST
It was bluer than usual at the harbour yesterday when six of the Government’s 24 ministers joined National Party supporters for a fish and chip lunch...
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AN annual summit between Ngati Porou and the Crown is part of an accord signed in Gisborne yesterday intended to create an enduring relationship...
A 42-YEAR -old man arrested after the shooting death of Douglas Witeri at a house in Elgin on Sunday has been charged with his murder...
MAINTAINING and building the road network on the East Coast is vital to developing the region’s economic performance, Cabinet ministers visiting...
NGATAPA coach Matt Doyle is rolling out the big guns for Saturday’s top-of-the-table premier club rugby clash against competition leaders YMP...
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...
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...
In launching the $180,000, 320-page East Coast Regional Economic Potential Study yesterday, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce labled it the...
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’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...
Re: All votes should be equal, April 22 letter...
It is unfortunate that our council sees having pretty statues and walkways as a priority for our town — meanwhile we had a stormy night with water...
Re: Electorate carve-up crazy, April 22 letters...
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GISBORNE Boys’ High School student William Haringa has won a place at the 11th annual Sir Peter Blake Youth EnviroLeaders Forum...
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THE GUIDE AS AT APRIL 24, 2014
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