Daring cliff-face rescue

THE SAR volunteer reached out his hand, the stranded young German tourist reached back and when their hands touched in near-zero visibility, he said...

BLACK STICKS ON OUR TURF
GISBORNE’S new hockey facility has a chance to roll out the “blue carpet” for the Black Sticks and Argentina women’s hockey teams, and host the...
MALAYSIAN man Kuan Loon Loh remains missing in the sea at Tolaga Bay but searchers remain optimistic about their chances of finding his body for his...
THE fact that hockey had been “mucked around” in its efforts to get an artificial turf here was one reason given when Gisborne District Council...
A WOMAN at a house in Matthews Road in Kaiti was moments away from being overcome by smoke last night when an unattended pot of oil caught alight and...
Ian Loffler, (pictured), has been with OBR since 2001 while his good friend Craig Christophers, (pictured), joined the club in 1998 ...
SURFING - “RAIL by rail. Wave by wave. Heat by heat.”...
FOOTBALL - TEAM Gisborne will defend their Pacific Premiership title this season. Following a story in The Gisborne Herald 10 days ago in which Team...
MUSIC - VERA Cheffers is a rising star and she has the trophy to prove it . . . she last month won the Rising Star category of the Phoenix Classic...
NEARLY three months after the last notes sounded at the 2014 Gisborne International Music Competition, the vibrations continue to ripple in the wider...
MUSIC - HE’S had a Sunday session in Nelson. Performed to penguins at Oamaru. Was welcomed by a crowd of hippies in Golden Bay. And played for more...
Top-flight hockey is set to burst on to the Gisborne scene, in an almost unimaginable leap for local players who have had to keep using grass pitches...
The embarrassment and even disgust with which Members of Parliament are reacting to news their salaries are being hiked by 5.5 percent indicates the...
The introduction of bilingual signage on emergency service vehicles in the Tairawhiti region is a first for the country and something we can be proud...
I AM a life member of the Black Power, and as you might expect, through that, I hold connections with Tumanako Tauhore who was recently shot dead at...
THE first round of the battle for the euro is over, and Germany has won. The whole European Union won, really, but the Germans set the strategy...
IN reply to the February 19 letter of Mr John Robinson, co-author of Twisting the Treaty, who bases his argument on the opinion of Sir Apirana Ngata...
New Zealand is a country that stands up for its values and what’s right. We are a country of people who roll up our sleeves and get stuck in when...
Re: Applying for judder bars, support call for parent responsibility — Feb 20 response to safety concerns outside Awapuni School...
Re: Squirming to get out of compensating Bain, February 26 letter...
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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