‘We felt lucky to be alive’

A WAINUI couple were seconds from potential disaster when a logging truck blew a tyre and lost its trailer just ahead of them on State Highway 35...


CRASH SCENE: Don and Sher Green were seconds from being caught up in this log truck accident between Anaura Bay and Tolaga Bay on State Highway 35 on Saturday morning. Picture by Meng Foon
TSUNAMI experts say East Coast residents should not become complacent about evacuation procedures following last Monday’s 6.5-magnitude earthquake...
PROSPECTS are looking better for the Gisborne to Napier rail link since the general election, Gisborne’s regional transport committee was told by...
THE Tairawhiti Abuse Intervention Network (T.A.I.N) has a new name and a new co-ordinator based at Barnardos Gisborne...
SPEEDWAY - SPRINTCARS and six-shooters will lead the charge at the Eastland Group Raceway tomorrow night and the streetstock “best pairs” will be...
CRICKET - THE Danny Gibbs-coached Gisborne Boys’ High School side continue to lead the Doleman Cup cricket competition alongside defending champions...
GYMNASTICS - GISBORNE’S 21 competitors brought home 69 medals from the Eastern Bay of Plenty gymnastics competition in Whakatane this month...
ENTERTAINMENT - THE last time Kiwi band Mi-Sex played in Gisborne, the band members were fully focused on catering for the vegetarians among them...
MUSIC - ARTISTS from all over the world will soon start arriving to tune up for the 2014 Gisborne International Music Competition and one, in...
THEATRE - CROSS-dresssing. Slapstick. Songs. And silliness. All the ingredients are in place for a resurgence of the traditional pantomime with...
The resignation of CERA (Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Authority) boss Roger Sutton and the controversy that has followed shows New Zealand...
It is somewhat appropriate that the final battle for Gigatown is being waged in the dark...
With just a few days to run in the 13-month-long Gigatown competition, Gisborne people are putting in one last effort to secure a unique opportunity...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - OH goodie, a nice busy committee week, just the thing to keep me out of mischief. From a ratepayer point of view...
“I NEED to hear the voice of the people,” said Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. “I will step down if we fail to keep our majority because that...
GHANDI said “be the change you want to see in the world”. In 2006, in the wake of family violence tragedies in our community, some men got together...
Re: Stop beating dead horse, November 22 letter...
Regarding the proposal to “take back the airport”, please look at what has happened to Rotorua District Council since they had this “brainwave” to...
Whether we win the Gigabyte or not, I for one am extremely proud of the whole groundswell that the #gigatown has created already for us here in...
Gisborne - Plan For Gig Success
Please go to www.gigatown.co.nz and vote for Gisborne this weekend (before 9am on Monday 24 November at the latest). You need to have your email and New Zealand mobile number registered on the website in order to make sure your vote counts. Read More
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...
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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