Gisborne - Latest News and Headlines

Jacinda Ardern on The AM Show.

Which NZ town will Jacinda Ardern spend Christmas in?

If you're in this spot, you better be on your best behaviour.


Vandals cut brakelines of campers' vehicles

"When we found out, this was done on purpose we were very shocked."

Heavy rain and thunder is set to hit much of the North Island on Monday.

Heavy rain, thunder to hit North Island

Drivers returning home from the long weekend should take care.

Rocket Lab put NZ into the space race.

Rocket Lab flying high at NZ Innovation Awards

Rocket Lab has pioneered a Kiwi space programme from Mahia Peninsula, near Gisborne.


Driver Talakai Aholelei pleads guilty over Christmas Eve crash

The bus was carrying Tongan students when it crashed, killing three.

Gisborne police bomb

Police evacuate after man turns in bomb

Gisborne police said he should have reported it, not brought it in.

Gisborne graf

Man arrested after graffiti attack

Police found around 25 separate buildings, fences and a vehicle that were sprayed.

It would invest $10 million into repairing the Napier-Gisborne rail line, which was mothballed in 2012.

Greens would reopen Napier-Gisborne line

The Green Party says it would spend $10 million reopening the Napier-Gisborne rail line.

It follows steady rain and occasional downpours overnight.

More rain expected in North Island

Heavy rain is predicted to batter parts of Gisborne and the Hawke's Bay before easing on Sunday afternoon.


Man killed in workplace accident in Gisborne

It's believed he fell and hit his head.

Christchurch, Weather

'Beautiful, blue sky day' around NZ as end of winter nears

Napier and Gisborne rose above 20degC on Monday.

Josh Wharehinga.

From the 'hood to city hall

He grew up on the wrong side of the tracks, and now Josh Wharehinga is a city Councillor.


Regional airports at risk from closure

The NZ Airports Association wants over $30m from the Govt to help keep them open.

Gisborne, Infant Death

Baby drowns in swimming pool

Police say the girl was found floating in the backyard.

The driver and passenger have been helping police with their enquiries.

Pedestrian dies in Gisborne

A person has died after being hit by a car on Friday in Gisborne.

Scene of the Christmas Eve accident.

Fatal bus crash driver pleads not guilty

A bus driver charged over a crash with killed three people in December has pleaded not guilty.


Huge green meteor spotted over Gisborne

"It brightened up the whole rugby pitch."

Chilly start for the plants at Wynyard Estate Saffron in Roxburgh (Wendy King)

Rain eases, making way for sun - and chills

Those heading out and about can do so without the need for an umbrella.

A fire service spokeswoman said the building was nearly collapsing by the time fire crews arrived (Getty)

Blaze guts house near Gisborne

Investigators are headed to the scene of a fire that gutted a home in the Gisborne district.

St John Ambulance generic

7yo killed by truck in Gisborne

The street has since been cordoned off.