Public has a role to play in controlling discharges

THE method of reducing the number of controversial sewage overflows into the city’s rivers during episodes of heavy rain needs to change and the...

Get your red nose on
RESPLENDENT IN Red . . . The students at Makaraka School turned out in force this morning at assembly to support Red Nose Day...
GISBORNE business leaders are collaborating with Air New Zealand representatives on a push to boost tourism and reduce air fares for flights...
SIGNIFICANT changes to the earthquake-prone buildings provisions of the Building Act will increase costs for Gisborne District Council, the...
TWO of Gisborne’s Queen’s Birthday honours recipients shook hands with the Governor-General and received their Queen’s Service Medals this week at...
RUGBY - POVERTY Bay coach Mutu Ngarimu says his team are embracing the pressure that comes with the favourites tag ahead of tomorrow’s Heartland...
NETBALL - COMPOSURE and tactical know-how saw Nga Hau E Wha overcome Gisborne Girls’ High and book a place in the grand final of the Pak’nSave...
MOTOCROSS - BORN to ride motocross. That’s Campion College student Duncan Summerfield, who started riding when he was just three years old...
ENTERTAINMENT - TONY Tee and Lucky Lance sure made a lot of mates at Auckland Grammar but, school-wise, Tee says “it didn’t really work out for us”...
ENTERTAINMENT - ONE of the newest bands in Gisborne gets to mark its first anniversary with a bang . . . by playing in front of an audience of...
ENTERTAINMENT - THE organiser of April’s Spellbound Radio Concert Series says the blues festival could return as a regular annual event — but only if...
BEEF and Lamb New Zealand’s eastern North Island farmer council will hold its annual meeting and dinner in Gisborne on August 29...
THE Bay of Plenty Regional Council has been testing out a new weapon to fight the pest plant woolly nightshade — and the results are looking...
BEEF cattle numbers rose and sheep numbers remained relatively unchanged in the eastern region of the North Island heading into the new season...
There is a glimmer of hope in annual suicide figures released this week, with youth suicides down by nearly a quarter and the total number the lowest...
Cyclists, joggers, walkers and all other supporters of safe, well-connected cycling and walking networks are being heard locally and nationally like...
Treasury’s Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update provides vital data for serious political parties wanting to ensure spending plans in their...
I AM going to propose something provocative. The big long term issue for us isn’t going to be water but will be employment and occupational health and...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - HOLY Cow, I spend a few months laid up and return to find myself apparently living in Wowserville, USA!...
I AM writing in response to a Gisborne Herald article regarding my confirmation as NZ First’s East Coast candidate. I would like to clarify that I...
If you google NZ Power you will find something strange and new: a Green Party link and a Labour Party link describing exactly the same policy. It is...
Re: And the rest? August 20 letter...
Re: Losing Footloose shows weak state of economy, August 21 letter...
Temperence and stamina are needed for life onboard a Danube River cruise ship. Passengers on the French-owned CroisiEurope MS Beethoven are assailed...
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...
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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We’re a bit torn this week so we might make it a bit of a musical mash-up – starting with hot reggae from Katchafire, moving on to some light...