Navigations rethink

A HIGHLIGHT of the Tairawhiti Navigations Project has been dropped after underwater investigations on the harbour training wall confirmed it could...


PLAN CHANGE: This artist’s impression shows what the new footbridge over the Turanganui River will look like. Gisborne District Council chief executive Judy Campbell says the footbridge will be just as impressive in design as what had been envisaged for the training wall. Image supplied
A DISPUTE over whether development should go ahead at Makaraka has put Gisborne District Council’s urban development strategy on hold...
KAITI residents yesterday protested at what some feel is a “back-door deal” to close the Work and Income office at Kaiti Mall and protesters say they...
ONE of the $1.4 million Oneroa Walkway’s “out of the box” features has another chance to prove its worth as rain is forecast for the next two days in...
RUGBY - LEADERBRAND Poverty Bay were on the losing end of a pulsating 12-try, point-a-minute Heartland encounter with Thames Valley at Rugby Park on...
RUGBY - POVERTY Bay coach Mutu Ngarimu has made personnel and positional changes for the Heartland Championship clash against Thames Valley at Rugby...
ROAD RUNNING - LOCAL athletes had trouble turning home advantage into gold medals at the Hawke’s Bay/ Gisborne centre road running championships held...
REVIEW - ON a day like today a woman, a decent woman, should get on the blower to James Packman just to make sure that fella’s alright...
MUSIC - FIRST they split from Gisborne then they split as a couple, split from their guitarist and split from their record label. Yet, the sophomore...
MUSIC - SHOT against a backdrop of fairy lights, the brief video shows a virtuoso guitar performance skittering over a thunderous rhythm section...
Attending the announcement of the All Blacks team for the Rugby World Cup last night might have prompted John Key to ponder the performance of his...
Credit given to the council and its gardeners for plantings in the city centre and median strip on its approach is well deserved...
The consultation document for the transfer of the district’s municipal buildings in Fitzherbert Street to council-controlled Gisborne Holdings Ltd...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - BOTH scheduled meetings cancelled due to lack of business. Maybe I should take a voluntary pay cut? Or is it the...
IT is acknowledged that the recent high-intensity rainstorms have triggered slips within recently harvested areas of plantation forest. Newly planted...
YOU know how it is with buses? You wait ages for one, far longer than seems reasonable — and then three arrive all at once. Financial crises are a...
The National Drug Policy released several days ago purports to address harms secondary to drugs that are “both proportionate to the harms and...
Re: Less jail time for our dope-growers, Aug 15 story...
It was reported in Saturday’s Gisborne Herald that I was the brainchild of the Sunsplash Summer Festival. The original Sunsplash held last summer was...
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Prisms of bright light dance across the warm limestone floor and flit up the wood-paneled walls like fragments of a fractured rainbow...
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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Gisborne District Council has decided not to proceed with a free parking trial in September, from 3-5pm, after the 8.30-10.30am trial in August. The cost of the extended trial was estimated at $11,000; the aim was to boost shopping in the CBD.

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