What happened to Rapata?

COLD case investigations by police into the disappearance of a Gisborne teenager in 1992 have produced no new leads and the matter is to be referred...

Educating next generation of voters
SEVEN Gisborne schools and more than 700 students have voted for who they want to govern New Zealand...
WETLAND restoration and the protection of bird-life are expected to be high on the agenda of the new man selected to head up Fish and Game’s field...
AN ARSONIST targeted the changing rooms and gear storage shed at the Oval in Stanley Road last night and police have appealed for public help to...
THE 1925 brick woolstore building near the Grey Street-Awapuni Road corner will soon be home to Gisborne craft beer makers Sunshine Brewery...
RUGBY - A RIB injury to lock Everard Reid has opened the door for Jared Phelps to make his Heartland Championship starting debut for Poverty Bay...
FOOTBALL - LYTTON High School came from two goals down to beat Gisborne Laundry Services Thistle 3-2 and win the Braybrook Cup women’s football...
RUGBY - THE revival continues. Five weeks ago Poverty Bay were embarrassed 71-0 by Wairarapa Bush in a pre-season game in Masterton...
ENTERTAINMENT - THE two founders of The River Jesters seem to spend a lot of time getting their pictures taken...
ENTERTAINMENT - OF the acts confirmed to play next month’s Gisborne Wine and Food Festival at least two will have — or will be close to having — new...
CULTURE - MARINE Parade’s Gaiety Theatre is being groomed to take a starring role in the “transformation of Wairoa”...
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...
An urge to get started seems to have been a major factor in Gisborne District Council’s decision to choose the lesser of two options for the...
An extraordinary 2014 election campaign draws to a close tonight. The leaders, candidates and commentators will have had their say, the final verdict...
The spectre of two men who were not there hung over last night’s final television leaders’ debate — a too-short, chaotic affair that boiled down to...
by David Garrett...
“IF Hitler invaded Hell, I would make at least a favourable reference to the Devil in the House of Commons,” said Winston Churchill in 1941...
ELECTION night 1999. That day we held our second MMP election. It was a night I will never forget. When it came to vote-counting time after 7pm there...
To the plant thief or thieves...
Re: Anger at attack on boy, Sept 16 story...
Does the reference to a “bucket list” mean the female Hawke’s Bay streaker has cancer? Is that the reason for the police’s leniency? If so, she has...
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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...
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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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