Monday May 20
Upholsterer won't cut corners
MY WAY: Kevin O'Connell, co-owner of Clyde Style, says the company has stuck steadfastly to its core business.
Sat May 18, 2013
Police: 'No perfect solution' to pursuits
CRASH AFTERMATH: Two innocent motorists were killed when a car which had been briefly pursued by police crashed into their vehicle in Christchurch in 2010.
Fri May 17, 2013
NZ's Biggest Music Festival Moves with New Radio Partner
Most people will be familiar with Rhythm Group's flagship festival Rhythm and Vines, which has been held in Gisborne since 2003, and has grown in to New Zealand's biggest music festival.
Thu May 16, 2013
Tow Books Lauched by Vaughan Rapatahana
FRIDAY 26 JULY. 2013 @ Unhinged Productions, 65 Cobden St, GISBORNE. 7 PM. Following the book launch there will be a mix of open mic.
Wed May 15, 2013
Rhythm and Vines and BW Campgrounds 2013 pre-sale and ticket
Register for pre-sale here Pre-sale tickets available 9am - 5pm 28th May General public tickets on sale 9am - 5pm 29th May Every year New Zealand's premiere music festival gets bigger and better, and this year will be no exception! Make sure you get your ticket to New Zealand's best festival and see in the New Year in one of the world's most ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Kiwi nurse awarded highest honour for aid work
Gisborne nurse Janet Askew has been awarded the medal by the International Committee of the Red Cross for her work on aid missions in Sudan, Indonesia and Iraq.
Sat May 11, 2013
Violent men should be the ones to leave the family home
Violent men should be the ones to leave the family home, Judge tells TVNZ's Q+A this morning Former Principal Family Court Judge Peter Boshier questions the need to have women and children leaving a violent family home.
Thu May 09, 2013
A good looking day for Mother's Day
The active low and a noticeably cooler southerly change will loosen their grip across New Zealand as high pressure and more settled weather move in this weekend.
Call to Investigate Alleged Human Rights Abuses In Gisbourne
Gisborne District Councillor Manu Caddie is calling for an investigation into alleged human rights abuses by Immigration New Zealand in Gisborne.
Tue May 07, 2013
Call for Nominations in the Ikaroa-Rawhiti Electorate
The New Zealand Labour Party today opened nominations for its candidate for the Ikaroa-Rawhiti by-election. Pending a date for the by-election being announced, nominations are scheduled to close in a week - 15/05/13 - and may be extended.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Latest on Metal Type
Parekura Horomia 1950-2013
Our local Member of Parliament Parekura Horomia died this week at the age of 62.
Thu May 02, 2013
Sheep and Beef Sector Increases Eco-efficiency
Sheep and Beef Sector Increases Eco-efficiency New research shows the New Zealand sheep and beef sector has a much lighter environmental footprint than in the past.
Wed May 01, 2013
Study Of NZ Childrena s First Words Expected to Finish 2014
First Major Study Into Nz Children's First Words Expected to Finish Next Year May 2, 2013 A University of Canterbury survey of up to 3000 children, which will help provide the first comprehensive study on early language development in New Zealand, is expected to be finished early next year.
The New Zealand Herald
Catholics paid $36m to 600 abuse victims in Victoria
Australia's bid to prise open the secret world of endemic child sexual abuse in churches and other powerful institutions has stepped up a notch with revelations of the scale of perversion.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Hawkes Bay Today
Super regional plan to be unveiled
A super East Coast regional council will have 11 members representing seven wards stretching over 500km from the Wharerata ranges, near Gisborne, to Cape Palliser, Wellington region.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Report highlights benefits of development - Joyce
Minister Steven Joyce says Northland, Gisborne and the Eastern Bay of Plenty are the regions struggling most.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Taranaki Maori knock back onshore oil exploration acreage
The government is courting controversy with Northland iwi over deep-sea drilling in new acreage being offered for oil and gas explorers in the 2013 block offer announced at the AdvantageNZ petroleum conference in Auckland.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Manawatu Evening Standard
Magnitude 5.6 quake reported
Two earthquakes, incorrectly recorded last night near Gisborne, were actually one large quake about 1000km out to sea, Geonet says.
The Otago Daily Times
Police probe after quad bike incident
Police are investigating after a 12-year-old boy was hospitalised falling off a sled being towed by a quad bike.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Chinese SOE Makes Long-Term Investment in NZ Forestry
China Forestry Group New Zealand Company Limited has agreed to acquire part of the NZ Superannuation Fund's North Island forestry assets, following a competitive tender and Overseas Investment Office approval.