Extra cash is voted to tourism for ship visits

TOURISM Eastland will be granted $50,000 — half the $100,000 it requested in additional funding — to support cruise ship visits to Gisborne...

GIRLS BIG DAY OUT
While the fundraising results are not out yet, people have said yesterday’s ECT and EIT Girls’ Day Out was one of the most...
YOUTH and community development organisation Te Ora Hou has welcomed a new report from the Treasury on strategies to ensure vulnerable children are...
ACTORS were decapitated, impaled and set on fire, but it was love that triumphed at Saturday’s Gisborne finals of the 48Hour Furious Filmmaking...
THERE were winners and losers last week following three days of hearings to decide a 10-year plan for the district...
RUGBY - A FIRED-UP forward pack and a masterly display of kicking from first five-eighth Scott Leighton laid the foundation for High School Old...
RUGBY - YMP coach Reihana Wyllie says High School Old Boys’ 18-8 loss to Ngatapa last weekend makes tomorrow’s clash against the premier competition...
PLAYSTATIONS, tablets and video games may be a major threat to physical activity in the 21st century but there’s still plenty of youngsters gracing...
ARTS - HOW does an artist engage with global issues from environ-mental mayhem to corporate carnage while working in the relative isolation of the...
LESS than a month after its formal opening, Gisborne’s newly revamped War Memorial Theatre has already secured bookings from a number of touring...
MUSIC - WITH over 9000 singers in nearly 260 choirs from more than 150 schools, The Big Sing has to be the biggest contest in the country for...
Two years ago New Zealanders held a “conversation” about our constitutional arrangements...
Rejecting an opportunity to co-invest $150,000 over three years for an estimated return to this region of $12 million and 80 jobs is nonsensical...
A National-led Government lifting benefits for families above inflation for the first time in 38 years, by $25 a week as part of a $790 million child...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - OK , man of the hour, man of the day, man of the week, man of the month, man of the year? He will squirm with...
IT seems New Zealand’s nuclear-free policy and our limited effort to influence the nuclear powers to disarm did not change a thing. At least our...
ANYONE who has served in the military knows what a Dear John letter is. It is one way of sending a message that true love, romance and a relationship...
Henry Koia wants an arbitrator to entrench the myth that chiefs did not cede sovereignty — like the foolish Waitangi Tribunal agreed to another myth...
My final update on that extremely important nuclear non-proliferation review conference in New York...
Re: Risk to cruise future if Wa165 laid up, May 23 letter...
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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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