Gisborne, New Zealand Newswire

Gisborne, New Zealand Newswire

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  1. Majority of New Zealand's municipal art collecting dustRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Wellington City Council has moved its most expensive piece, Charles Barraud's portrait of Te Puni, to the council's public foyer for all to see. New Zealand ratepayers own half a billion dollars worth of art, but only a token amount is on public display.


  2. Marlborough prepares for Captain Cook celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Marlborough Express

    Preparations for Captain Cook 250th commemorations in Marlborough are pushing ahead, after $3.5m in government funding was awarded for celebrations nationwide. Totaranui 250 Trust chairman Dr John Hellstrom said Marlborough would receive a portion of that funding, announced in December last year.


  3. Fatal crash in GisborneRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Scoop

    For many people on the centre-left, populism is a dirty word, and a shorthand for the politics of bigotry. In this country, it has tended to be equated with the angry legions of New Zealand First.


  4. Shearing record smashed in Hawke's BayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Luke Mullins , Eru Weeds , and James Mack shore 1611 strongwool ewes in eight-hours, surpassing the previous record of 1347. Three shearers gathered from around New Zealand have smashed a World record by 264 sheep despite the heat, the pumiced sheep of inland Hawke's Bay and a year's wool weighing an average of over 3.5kg a sheep.


  5. Otago's economic outlook up 13.9%Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Otago's wide variety of international and domestic tourism attractions are underpinning economic confidence. New Zealand surf champion Maz Quinn competes at St Clair Beach, Dunedin.


  6. Thirty Year Record Smashed by Billy at New Zealand National ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Today saw Raglan's Billy Stairmand smash a thirty year old record by securing his sixth title in the Open Men's Division of the 2017 National Surfing Championships presented by Health 2000 and becoming the most winningest surfer in New Zealand history. Stairmand was joined by Whangmata's Ella Williams on the winners dias, Williams also defending her Open Women's Division title.


  7. Tongans dying on NZ roads leave grieving families struggling to copeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Ana Vaipulu with her four remaining children. She lost both her husband and her eldest son, who were Tongan seasonal workers, in a road accident in August last year near Tauranga.


  8. Capital come out on top at surf life saving challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    It was a busy day of surf life saving competition at Waimarama Beach in Hawke's Bay on January 15. Mana Kayak Racing Club members and Olympians Marty McDowell and Kayla Imrie helped Capital Coast win the open division of the New Zealand Surf Life Saving Representative Challenge at Waimarama Beach recently. With a series of demanding races on land and in the water at the Hawke's Bay beach on January 15, the team finished less than 10 points ahead of second placed getters Bay of Plenty.


  9. Rob Ruha's 'haka-soul' set to be showcased at two Womad festivals this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Taranaki Daily News

    Multi-award winning musician Rob Ruha is heading to Womad Chile this year. Before he sets off he's also on stage at Womad New Zealand.


  10. Crashes 'part of the job' says former top-dressing pilot Bruce AitkenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 |

    Bruce Aitken has survived eight near-fatal plane crashes and not once was he put out of the top-dressing industry. "Four of my crashes were just part of the job.They were bound to happen because at the time it was an industry in its infancy stages.


  11. Close battle ends with Capital resultRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Scoop

    The New Zealand Surf Life Saving Representative Challenge has seen Capital Coast [Wellington] emerge victorious in the open division, after a day of incredibly close racing at Waimarama Beach in Hawkes Bay. With a series of demanding races on land and in the water, the team finished less than 10 points ahead of second placed getters from the Bay of Plenty, with Taranaki rounding out the podium in third.


  12. Rich history of Whanganui Inlet shows how much we've lostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Nelson Mail

    OPINION: At the start of every summer for the last 20 years or so our family has headed out with the same group of friends to set up camp at Rakopi on the northern edge of Whanganui Inlet. The weather in mid-December can be dodgy, but tucked behind the forested dune amongst the sparse stands of kanuka affords good protection from whatever mother nature can dish up.


  13. Challengers aplenty at open water champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | The Otago Daily Times

    The experienced Phillip Ryan and Charlotte Webby will face a barrage of young challengers at the New Zealand Open Water Championships in Taupo this weekend and one of them is from Otago. Webby , who is from the Aquabladz club in Taranaki, will defend the titles she won in both the 10km and 5km events last year, while Ryan has been a regular open water competitor at the highest levels for nearly a decade.


  14. Skilled worker, housing shortage loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | The Otago Daily Times

    Otago will face pressure in terms of skills shortages and accommodation to house workers brought to the region to work, Otago Chamber of Commerce chief executive Dougal McGowan said yesterday. Responding to the latest ANZ Job Ads series, Mr McGowan told the Otago Daily Times he expected strong demand for skilled workers in Otago this year, particularly in building and construction.


  15. Archbishop Brown Turei's funeral tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | The New Zealand Herald

    Archbishop Brown Turei, one of the leaders of the Anglican Church in New Zealand and Polynesia, will be remembered at a funeral tomorrow. He was to resign as Bishop of Tairawhiti and as Archbishop, leader of the Maori arm of the Anglican Church - Te Pihopatanga o Aotearoa - in March this year.


  16. Body of Anglican Church co-leader taken to East Coast marae ahead of Saturday funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The body of Archbishop Brown Turei, one of three leaders of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, is to lie in state at Kauaetangohia Marae near the northernmost point of East Cape for two nights before his funeral on Saturday. In 2006, he was consecrated as Primate - a chief archbishop or senior bishop of a province - and Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.


  17. Provincial property market heats up while Auckland coolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Scoop

    What we're seeing - Auckland's property market is cooling while the regions appear to be taking off - Excluding the three major cities provincial property prices have risen $336,950 in the past five years - Of New Zealand's 15 regions, 7 hit record highs average asking prices in December 2016 - Gisborne, Marlborough, Manawatu, Nelson, Northland, Southland and Waikato. - Of the three 'halo' regions Northland has been the quietest until recently.


  18. Stratford speedway to host teams racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Taranaki Daily News

    A superstock teams race between the Stratford Scrappers and the Gisborne Giants was scheduled to take place at the meeting, however the rain affected New Zealand Superstock Championship at Palmerston North has had an unexpected effect on the race. With the finals night of the event being rained off last week, it has been rescheduled to run this Friday night which has created uncertainty over whether the Gisborne team will be able to front at Stratford the following night.


  19. Kiwi celebrities share their summer holiday snapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 |

    From South Island getaways to sun-soaked road trips, New Zealand's famous faces have been making the most of their summer break. As your own summer holidays fade into a distant memory, check out what Kiwi celebrities have been getting up to over the silly season.


  20. Farmers' markets tick foodies' boxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    Wherever you go in New Zealand, there's likely to be a local farmers' market. They are wonderful places to visit and connect with the local community and food culture.