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Earthquake rattles Gisborne

Hundreds of people felt the shaking.

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Heavy rain to give way to warmer weekend weather

Pack up your raincoats and head to the beach.

The Tuia 250 open day was a chance for the community to come together.

'Sharing this day in our history': Endeavour open day delights Gisborne locals

"It's just an amazing place to come together."

The flotilla with a replica of the Endeavour at the centre was welcomed back by some - and spurned by others.

Endeavour's return to Gisborne met with welcome and fiery protest

"I don't wanna celebrate our culture being taken away."


Replica of Captain Cook's Endeavour lands in Gisborne

Was it all smooth sailing?

 The flotilla was welcomed ashore by a powhiri which stretched along the coastline.

Thousands turn out to greet Pacific flotilla in Gisborne

Māori and Pākehā alike shared in what this commemoration could mean.

Watch: Desperate times, desperate tenants in Tauranga housing shortfall.

Regional property prices jump, main centres slump

The national asking average has hit $685,000.

The death will be referred to the coroner.

Body found on shore of Makorori, north of Gisborne

It's believed to be a man who went missing while snorkelling on Sunday.

Makorori coast.

Man disappears while snorkelling off the Makorori Coast

The 33-year-old reportedly got into trouble in the water.

Meng Foon on The Hui.

Meng Foon's hopes for Te Reo

The Race Relations Commissioner is fluent in the language of Aotearoa.

Watch: Quake-measuring devices were placed on the Hikurangi fault in 2018 in a tough mission.

Methane seeps off Gisborne linked to submarine landslides, tsunamis

Researchers are working to determine the tsunami hazard.

Glengarry Lifecare.

Hawke's Bay woman believed to be New Zealand's oldest dies

Martha Timoko was 107 years old.

The blockage was found at one of the sewer's main pipes, on Stanley Rd.

Massive ball of rags causes major block in Gisborne sewer

"It's a reminder again to only flush the 3 Ps."

Watch: Waste expert Nic Turner gave The Project five tips on how to handle recyclable waste.

Rural recycling event for Gisborne

It's one of four new regions to host the initiative.

A generic stock photo of crime scene tape at a murder investigation site. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images)

Mystery after body found in vacant property

It's believed to have been there for "some time".

Bill Thorpe and wife Margaret with the Bledisloe Cup.

Gisborne horticulture leader honoured for 'outstanding contribution'

He's been awarded the Bledisloe Cup for horticulture.

"I want to know why somethings not done. A child has been shot, a gun is a gun."

Police inaction after boy shot 'does look racist'

Trust and patience is running out in Patutahi after a boy was shot and no one charged.

Watch: Desperate times, desperate tenants in Tauranga housing shortfall.

Million-dollar report: Drop in high end houses sold in NZ

The biggest decline was in Auckland.

In 2018 there was a push for children to walk, bike, or scooter to school.

Stop the parent bashing: Coroner's remarks over Carla Neems' death are futile

Parents are judged for not giving children enough freedom - but are slammed if we give our kids "too much" freedom, writes Rhonwyn Newson.

The driver has been acquitted of careless use of a vehicle causing death.

Coroner: 6yo killed by truck shouldn't have walked home alone

It was "unacceptable" for Carla Neems to be unaccompanied on her way home from school, a coroner has found.