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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.
Treated wastewater from Gisborne's upgraded sewage treatment plant will be clean enough to irrigate golf courses but not food crops.
The Gisborne-Wairoa rail line has been left out of the draft New Zealand Rail Plan, which sets the government's 10-year vision for rail.
A project to stop Gisborne mortuary wastewater from being discharged into the sea and rivers is expected to be completed next March.
Rocket Lab says the $8.3 million Provincial Growth Fund investment in Mahia roadworks will allow the space company to launch 120 rockets a year.
A woman faces weeks off work after tripping over a "rogue" paver on Gisborne's main street and breaking her arm. Video
Problem gamblers have been left in limbo in Tairāwhiti, because of trouble recruiting staff for a free support service.
A completely new structure to replace Patangata Bridge has the backing of Wairoa district councillors, but they are grappling with how to pay for it.
Fifty-one Gisborne properties were without water this morning as the council worked to repair a burst main while announcing further water restrictions.
Gisborne residents are being urged to conserve water following a record-breaking heatwave, as the council ponders further water restrictions.
Problems with freedom camping in Gisborne city and up the coast at Makorori have prompted Gisborne District Council to review its camping regime.
A lack of staff is the reason Gisborne District Council is yet to add the region's earthquake-prone buildings to a national register, established following the devastating 2011 Christchurch quake. Video
A Tairāwhiti Youth Council candidate is hopeful young people will have a greater say in decisions made by the district council from now on.
Young people could come to harm now the DHB has cut funding for service providing care to high school students, a GP who was running the programme says.
Gisborne district councillor Meredith Akuhata-Brown has resigned from the council's regional transport committee, saying she is tired of the internal politics that have left her without a leadership…
Thousands descend on Mahia's white-sand beaches for summer, putting a strain on resources and riling residents used to a quieter life, Aaron van Delden reports.
Gisborne district councillors will receive an 11 percent pay rise while the deputy mayor's salary is going up by 28.5 percent to $66,014, compared to before the election in October.
Gisborne District Council voted against declaring a climate emergency, despite an impassioned plea from local students yesterday.
Problem gamblers in Tairawhiti continue to be without government-funded face-to-face support services as the district health board struggles to recruit staff to provide them.
A ratepayers' association is being set up in Mahia amid frustration with the attention paid by Wairoa District Council to local issues.
Reporting abandoned vehicles, dumped rubbish or potholes is going high-tech with an app developed by Gisborne District Council staff.
Waikura Road has been closed to heavy vehicles since a slip in August, leaving farmers unable to ship livestock to the works - and without income - during one of their most lucrative seasons of the…
Millions in financial aid to repair storm-damaged roads have helped keep Wairoa District Council from running at a loss.
Gisborne District Council is making the switch to environmentally friendly vehicles as a step in reducing its carbon footprint.