New health direction

DETERMINATION to overcome poor health outcomes has led to a “new direction” for local health services being launched to the public tonight, including...

Four flag contenders decided
WHICH ONE? The Flag Consideration Panel announced today the four flag designs which will feature in the first binding postal referendum this year...
DISTRICT health board chairman David Scott has high hopes and aspirations for the new-look Hauora Tairawhiti...
AN incident in which a baby fur seal was mauled to death by a dog on a Gisborne beach has prompted a call from DoC for dog owners to keep their...
THE sale of sheep at the Matawhero stock yards on Friday in support of Daffodil Day added $27,000 to the appeal total and the Cancer Society and the...
RUGBY - LEADERBRAND Poverty Bay were on the losing end of a pulsating 12-try, point-a-minute Heartland encounter with Thames Valley at Rugby Park on...
RUGBY - POVERTY Bay coach Mutu Ngarimu has made personnel and positional changes for the Heartland Championship clash against Thames Valley at Rugby...
ROAD RUNNING - LOCAL athletes had trouble turning home advantage into gold medals at the Hawke’s Bay/ Gisborne centre road running championships held...
REVIEW - ON a day like today a woman, a decent woman, should get on the blower to James Packman just to make sure that fella’s alright...
MUSIC - FIRST they split from Gisborne then they split as a couple, split from their guitarist and split from their record label. Yet, the sophomore...
MUSIC - SHOT against a backdrop of fairy lights, the brief video shows a virtuoso guitar performance skittering over a thunderous rhythm section...
Minister for the Environment Nick Smith was in Gisborne today for a discussion with the District Council and members of the Chamber of Commerce about...
Attending the announcement of the All Blacks team for the Rugby World Cup last night might have prompted John Key to ponder the performance of his...
Credit given to the council and its gardeners for plantings in the city centre and median strip on its approach is well deserved...
WHILE the majority of respondents to the Gisborne Herald online poll last week voted positively to ECT volunteer and social funding, close to a third...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - BOTH scheduled meetings cancelled due to lack of business. Maybe I should take a voluntary pay cut? Or is it the...
IT is acknowledged that the recent high-intensity rainstorms have triggered slips within recently harvested areas of plantation forest. Newly planted...
Re: Proposal to transfer council assets to Gisborne Holdings Ltd...
Re: Gardens will welcome the rain test, August 31 story...
Re: Urban strategy put on hold, Aug 31 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...

Poll

Gisborne District Council has decided not to proceed with a free parking trial in September, from 3-5pm, after the 8.30-10.30am trial in August. The cost of the extended trial was estimated at $11,000; the aim was to boost shopping in the CBD.

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