Occasion to remember

THOUSANDS of people are expected at the ceremonial opening of C Company House next to Tairawhiti Museum in mid-November, with a parade and concert...


BIG DAY PLANNED: The official opening of C Company House in mid-November will be a big day and thousands are expected to attend it. The photographs to be displayed in the new building are going up. Boys’ High student Eparaima Soutar (left) prepares to hang a picture of his great-grandfather Rota Waipara, with Tairawhiti Museum staff member Jonty Hall. Picture by Rebecca Grunwell
INVESTORS in the shortline company trying to get the lease of the railway line from Napier to Gisborne are unhappy that KiwiRail is selling its...
COURT cases are going to retrial less often in Gisborne than around the rest of the country but some cases have still cost taxpayers upwards of $8000...
ADVANCED voting remains open to those who wish to vote before polling day on Saturday...
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...
A soaked but jubilant YMP women’s team after overcoming the elements and a GMC comeback to win the Poverty Bay premier women’s hockey grand final at...
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...
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...
There is some irony in news the latest bid to extract oil and gas in this district has been abandoned, and that Gisborne has qualified for the...
Kim Dotcom’s Moment of Truth has been and gone, providing no conclusive evidence to back the central claim that our prime minister has lied to us. It...
THE Citizen’s Environmental Advocacy Centre was established in 2000 as a non-political organisation to promote a sustainable, safe environment;...
PERCENTAGE -wise, most of the Gisborne electorate are going to vote for National and Anne Tolley. No one talks about it because it borders on...
A SINGLE radio news bulletin can embrace the whole election campaign: on Tuesday morning, revelations about government secrecy on spying, and...
I have had many positive calls regarding my letter earlier this week on Kim Dotcom. In reply to Conor Jeory’s letter, yes the top immigration...
I was sick of Dotcom from day one. How this loud-mouthed bully was ever allowed into New Zealand, only the person who OK’d his application knows! His...
Re: Spying allegations require further scrutiny — after the election, September 16 editorial...
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Temperence and stamina are needed for life onboard a Danube River cruise ship. Passengers on the French-owned CroisiEurope MS Beethoven are assailed...
Temperence and stamina are needed for life onboard a Danube River cruise ship. Passengers on the French-owned CroisiEurope MS Beethoven are assailed...
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...
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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