|Thief stays in jail but won't have to pay reparation for Gisborne, Hastings heists|
A thief who targeted building supply shops in Gisborne and Hastings will stay in jail but will not be required to pay reparation because a judge says she can't afford it. Dionne Ashley Broadhurst, 28, appeared in the Napier District...
© 2022 NZ Herald Thu 3:22pm Gisborne councillor apologises over comments aimed at mayor
Gisborne district councillor Meredith Akuhata-Brown has apologised for comments aimed at the mayor over her suitability for the role, but was noticeably absent at a council meeting where an in-person apology was expected.
© 2022 RadioNZ Thu, 28 Jul 4:57pm Gisborne family break into empty Kāinga Ora home amid housing shortage
Desperation forced a young Tairāwhiti family to break down the door of an empty Kāinga Ora home and take up residence this month, even though utilities were disconnected. The stay was short-lived, however, after the Crown...
© 2022 NZ Herald Mon, 25 Jul 4:17pm 'Now I'm fighting to be a mum!': Kiwi woman's shock diagnosis at 23
Not many of us would say we're fortunate for physical pain, but for Kate Sherriff, the agony of operation after operation signifies the hope she may one day have her own child."I'm lucky to experience this pain," the Gisborne-raised...
© 2022 NZ Herald Sun, 24 Jul 5:50am State Highway crumbles into water in Bay of Plenty as wild weather continues
State Highway 35 between Ōpōtiki and Gisborne is now officially closed after "crumbling into the sea" due to the extreme weather. SH35 at Motu River collapsed along the centre line this evening with the eastbound lane...
© 2022 NZ Herald Wed, 20 Jul 10:17pm Gisborne's neglected roads: Potholes aplenty and upset residents
The state of Gisborne's rural roads is being called into question by upset residents who say they're playing dodgems just to avoid bumps.Gisborne District Council, however, says people will need to be patient as the organisation...
© 2022 NZ Herald Fri, 15 Jul 3:49pm North Island being urged to brace for more wild weather as new system rolls in
MetService has put in place severe weather warnings for many places in the North Island from Northland down to Gisborne.
© 2022 RadioNZ Thu, 14 Jul 12:20am Police name Gisborne homicide victim: 25-year-old mother Chephar Hollis-Brown
The woman shot dead in Gisborne on Sunday has been named by police as 25-year-old Chephar Hollis-Brown.The mother of one was killed at a Centennial Crescent property on Sunday morning.Police were called to a house in Te Hapara...
© 2022 NZ Herald Wed, 6 Jul 3:47pm
Watch: Gisborne Hospital locked down after brutal attack on ED worker
A 28-year-old man has been arrested following a "despicable" attack on a Gisborne Hospital emergency department worker early this morning. A video of the incident shows a person punching a hospital worker in the face. Read More...
© 2022 NZ Herald Fri, 29 Jul 8:52pm Complaints over Gisborne school's ban on dreadlocks, braids as part of 'blitz' on hairstyles, uniform standards
A Gisborne school's ban on dreadlocks and braids has been labelled "straight racist" by a local woman, who plans to lodge a complaint with the Human Rights Commission.The ban was announced by Gisborne Boys' High School principal...
© 2022 NZ Herald Tue, 26 Jul 5:17pm Gisborne family breaks into empty Kainga Ora home amid housing shortage
Desperation has forced a young Tairawhiti family to break down the door of an empty Kainga Ora home and take up residence this month, even though utilities were disconnected.
© 2022 RadioNZ Mon, 25 Jul 2:32pm Slips and repairs: Bay of Plenty and Coromandel highways closed
Several state highways in Bay of Plenty and Coromandel are closed due to slips and repair work.State Highway 35 between Ōpōtiki and Gisborne is now officially closed after crumbling into a river due to the extreme weather.The...
© 2022 NZ Herald Thu, 21 Jul 8:18am Chephar Hollis-Brown killing: Police hit the streets after 'senseless shooting'
Police say a 25-year-old Gisborne woman was gunned down in a "senseless shooting" and officers have hit the streets to reassure the public.Chephar Hollis-Brown, a mother of one, was killed at a Centennial Crescent property earlier...
© 2022 NZ Herald Fri, 15 Jul 9:47am Local Focus: Opposites attract for Gisborne art couple
Opposites attract for Gisborne art couple Jason Courtis and Holly Thomas.Their work is very different, with Jason's photography encouraging the viewer to think about a single image, while abstract artist Holly's pieces demand involvement...
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