Putting back the water

A TEST well will be part of trials continuing into next next year to see if it will be possible to inject water to recharge a major aquifer on the...

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School is out and summer is here . . . for the next couple of days anyway. The MetService updated 10-day forecast says the next two days are hot and...
GISBORNE is ready for the pending arrival of around 20,000 New Year revellers, Mayor Meng Foon says...
PRESERVING native wildlife, plants and water quality is a key objective of a new draft management plan for Waihirere Domain...
A TEMPORARY liquor ban will be in force on public areas near Midway Beach for the duration of the Baywatch and Rhythm and Vines festivals from...
DEFENDING Doleman Cup champions Pirates go into tomorrow’s final against OBR at Harry Barker Reserve unbeaten this season...
CRICKET - POVERTY Bay bounced back from two losses on the opening day of their Northern Districts secondary schools cricket tournament to beat Bay of...
CRICKET - POVERTY Bay’s hopes of winning their first Northern Districts secondary schoolboys’ cricket title are over after two twenty20 losses on the...
ENTERTAINMENT - NOT long after the BW Summer Festival is on in Gisborne, in a snowy landscape on the other side of the world, there is a music...
FILM - “I WANT to thank the people of Gisborne!” an overwhelmed Tom Hern said at last week’s Rialto Channel New Zealand Film Awards at which the...
ARTS - ARTIST Anthony Davies seems to like doing things in multiples of 10...
Saving the district’s ratepayers by not going ahead with a planned $1 million upgrade of the central business district is the sort of thing Gisborne...
Gisborne’s digital transformation plans are back on track after a pause to digest the news that Dunedin pipped us at the post to be New Zealand’s...
Comparing the ethnicities of female victims of violence over four recent months produced a confronting figure for this district — of 288 women...
FOR “shall”, substitute “may”. For example, change “countries signing this climate change treaty ‘shall’ state how much they are going to cut their...
WHAT’S ON IN COUNCIL THIS WEEK - WITH a bit of luck, absolutely nothing is happening in council this week that requires the presence or attention of...
WHEN somebody says it is time to move on, it means there is something deeply embarrassing that they don’t want to discuss in public. President Barack...
As Christmas approaches, the hope that the guns will one day be forever silenced resonates deep within me. This dream of peace is held dearly by many...
Re: Climate change: Impossible deal, December 17 column...
Just an observation . . ...
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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