$120m for our roads

TRANSPORT links across the region are set for a big overhaul after the Government announced it would spend $120 million to improve the region’s...

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BoP’s diving team on fanworm hunt...
A MAYORAL relief fund set up in Gisborne has closed after raising almost $10,000 to help victims of the devastating Nepal earthquake...
MEDICAL care for children has just got a lot cheaper in this district, where every GP centre and pharmacy has joined the Government’s free under-13...
THE Hurricanes’ pre-season camp in Gisborne has been pivotal to a season that could end in Super Rugby glory...
FOOTBALL - GISBORNE Boys’ High School opened the Super 8 football tournament with a draw and a loss at the Rectory field yesterday...
RUGBY - HIGH School Old Boys sealed top spot in the premier championship with a hard-fought 20-10 win against Ngatapa at the Oval on Saturday...
RUGBY - PIRATES captain Corban Barbara says they face their biggest game since last season’s Lee Bros Shield final when they play OBM in premier club...
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT - FROM laying down tracks for schoolboy bands in his parents’ Wainui shed to lurking around Wellington Zoo recording the chaos...
MUSIC - THEY’VE only been in Gisborne for six months but in that short time the Gordon-Feierabend family has had a noticable impact on the musical...
CRAFT - A BIT of a character, the late George Parker called his Gladstone Road store Occasional Antiques because, he reckoned, he only opened when he...
News today that leading-edge New Zealand company Rocket Lab is set to announce a site on the Kaitorete Spit, south of Christchurch, for its launch...
The implosion of Conservative Party leader Colin Craig will have been watched with interest and a little relief by the Government, but it would be...
They are calling it the new face of terror. Three attacks on three separate continents on Friday show how changes in tactics by organisations like...
YOUR editorial on Saturday was a timely reminder that we can be the architects of our own future prosperity...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - WHAT councillors are doing this week is listening to talkback radio and reading letters to big city newspapers, and...
I WAS back on the Coast recently to offer support to our whanau in Ruatorea and their plight to save their local bank. Attending the community hui...
No matter what argument we put forward in support of removing GST from rates I can almost assure you that the Government, be it National or Labour...
Re: Mayor and councillors’ pay is set for 2015/16, June 29 story...
Re: Council to revisit cost of costents to forestry, June 30 story...
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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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