Health budget pressure

UNEXPECTEDLY high demand for medical treatment has left Tairawhiti District Health (TDH) with a current deficit of more than $500,000, which...

Man in red has parked up at Treble Court
A TRAIL of chalked stars leads to a pop-up Santa grotto in Treble Court, where a galaxy of silver stars glitters on the floor and Santa awaits...
HOUSES in Gisborne are cheap by national standards but a home is still not affordable for a “typical buyer”, says the Roost home loan affordability...
GISBORNE Pistol Club is on the look-out for a new home after complaints from some neighbours on Gaddums Hill have made the future of the club’s range...
SEVERAL Christmases have come at once in Collins Street...
CRICKET - POVERTY Bay bounced back from two losses on the opening day of their Northern Districts secondary schools cricket tournament to beat Bay of...
CRICKET - POVERTY Bay’s hopes of winning their first Northern Districts secondary schoolboys’ cricket title are over after two twenty20 losses on the...
SWIMMING - GISBORNE swimmer Joshua Taylor-Martin broke a New Zealand record set before he was born at the Victorian age group championships in...
ENTERTAINMENT - NOT long after the BW Summer Festival is on in Gisborne, in a snowy landscape on the other side of the world, there is a music...
FILM - “I WANT to thank the people of Gisborne!” an overwhelmed Tom Hern said at last week’s Rialto Channel New Zealand Film Awards at which the...
ARTS - ARTIST Anthony Davies seems to like doing things in multiples of 10...
Gisborne’s digital transformation plans are back on track after a pause to digest the news that Dunedin pipped us at the post to be New Zealand’s...
Comparing the ethnicities of female victims of violence over four recent months produced a confronting figure for this district — of 288 women...
The findings of the Waitangi Tribunal in the final part of its report into iwi Treaty grievances in respect of Lake Waikaremoana leave the government...
FOR “shall”, substitute “may”. For example, change “countries signing this climate change treaty ‘shall’ state how much they are going to cut their...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - WITH a bit of luck, absolutely nothing is happening in council this week that requires the presence or attention of...
WHEN somebody says it is time to move on, it means there is something deeply embarrassing that they don’t want to discuss in public. President Barack...
I’m sick of the status of youth employment in this town. From teachers to parents to employers, there is a double standard...
All Work and Income case managers nationwide need to return to basics...
A couple of months back a good deal of noise was made about revitalising the planter boxes in the CBD...
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...
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...
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