Cruising to big spin-off

THE potential of cruise ships for the Gisborne economy is looking better and better, with a new report predicting financial benefits for the regions t...

Always wanted to write a book
INSPIRATION to write a book for children came from his mother, says first-time Gisborne author Stu Potter...
The Gisborne Gigatown project team called foul on its own campaign yesterday, after an email sent by the Mayor breached “the integrity” of the...
AFTER four days of artistic and musical competition spread over two venues, one of Gisborne’s longest-running talent festivals yesterday came to an...
ADVENTURE is how Nuhaka resident, Lynne Hickling describes her upcoming caravan tour around New Zealand...
TRIATHLON - GISBORNE-BASED former New Zealand triathlete Stephen Sheldrake has confirmed he will defend his Motu 160 title at the iconic cycling...
RUGBY - POVERTY Bay skipper Murray “Muzza” Hewson is warning his side not to get ahead of themselves as they prepare to play Thames Valley in Paeroa...
RUGBY - POVERTY Bay’s nerve-racking 35-29 win against King Country at Rugby Park on Saturday has moved the Reds into second spot in the Heartland...
ARTS - PHYLLIS Underdown has been drawing and painting portraits for more decades than she cares to remember but, she says, an artist should never...
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...
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...
Maori leaders have been told they need to advocate more actively for New Zealand’s regional economies with both local and central government...
The opening salvoes between the two main contenders for leader of the Labour Party have commentators predicting a bloodbath. Whether or not that...
A week after a devastating defeat in the 2014 election, Labour faces a period of turmoil thanks to David Cunliffe’s decision to again seek the...
THE crowds of protesters in the streets of Hong Kong continue to grow, spreading beyond Central (the business district) to Kowloon and Causeway Bay...
THE election was a shock: too much to express frankly on the night...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - I FEEL awful about this, but there are no important public meetings this week, and no matters that I need to...
There is a foolproof way to protect sensitive information on a phone, and it’s very simple and easy to implement. Do not keep information on your...
Re: Election 2014 has shifted the political landscape, Sept 22 editorial...
Re: Vital lesson in their sad experience, Sept 25 letter...
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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...
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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