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Debate is raging over whether Gisborne should display models of the historic British ship, the Endeavour.
Tairawhiti District Health Board will not reinstate free GP appointments at three Gisborne city high schools, board chairperson Kim Ngarimu says.
A "sickening" smell emanating from a ruptured old East Coast landfill is disgusting, says a local who wants the council to take action on the legacy problem.
A landfill breach that has left an East Coast beach littered with junk and a community reeling is another wake-up call over the dangers posed by long-forgotten dumps.
Sailors on the Endeavour, colonial figures and British landmarks get priority when it comes to naming streets in some parts of Gisborne.
Gisborne students say they struggle to understand why an in-school GP service needed to be axed to make way for yet-to-be-established youth health hubs.
Wainui residents say they feel left in the dark over Gisborne District Council's management of erosion at the beachside settlement.
More than 2250 food parcels have been distributed to Tairawhiti households as part of the Covid-19 emergency response.
The axe has not yet fallen on the Gisborne to Wairoa rail line as it vies for a slice of the $3 billion the Government has set aside for shovel-ready infrastructure projects.
Gisborne Girls' High School students will press their case for free in-school doctors' appointments when they meet members of the district health board this month.
Calls from Wairoa ratepayers for a zero rates rise have been unsuccessful with the town now facing an overall increase of 5 percent.
"Talk to us - that's the whole point," said a protester at this morning's extraordinary meeting of Gisborne district councillors as they voted unanimously to revoke their earlier decision to install…
Gisborne District Council is considering scaling back summer camping where dune erosion could undermine State Highway 35.
The number of planned surgeries at Gisborne Hospital that were put off due to the alert level 4 lockdown topped 100.
Those managing Gisborne city's wastewater treatment plant upgrade faced a grilling yesterday from district councillors seeking answers over the project's multimillion-dollar budget blow-out.
The ground is yet to be turned but the budget is already blown for the second stage of Gisborne city's wastewater treatment plant.
MP Shane Jones says he will not overrule "the KiwiRail experts" who have thrown cold water on the proposal to restore the train line between Gisborne and Wairoa.
Restrictions on visiting patients at Gisborne Hospital have been eased.
The figures don't stack up for reinstating the train line between Gisborne and Wairoa, KiwiRail boss Greg Miller says.
Demand for health services is expected to surge as Tairāwhiti emerges from the Covid-19 lockdown, the DHB's chief executive says.
Gisborne households and businesses will face a smaller rates increase next year, with district councillors seeking to provide some financial relief for ratepayers amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Councillors will go back to the drawing board next week on whether to increase, freeze or reduce rates.
Holiday makers heading to Mahia for Easter will be turned away at a Covid-19 community checkpoint.
Gisborne Hospital has fewer than half its usual patients, with all but urgent care services on hold.
Gisborne youth are calling on the district health board to reverse a decision to stop free school-based GP appointments.