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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.

Watch: Geoff Chapple on The AM Show.

How it felt to invade the pitch during the Springbok Tour

"I still remember someone shouting 'kill the little redheaded bastard'."

Watch: The 2017 data

Revealed: Which New Zealand region watches porn the longest

Is your home town coming out on top?

Watch: Acting Race Relations Commissioner Paul Hunt called for policy changes following the Christchurch terror attack.

Meng Foon: The former Gisborne Mayor in top race relations job

The new Race Relations Commissioner wants to ease "anxieties" in communities.

Shane Jones is concerned by the fog of underfunding.

Minister Jones concerned by regional airports underfunding

Up to 12 are struggling, according to the airport association.

Shane Jone said the centre would lead to higher-value forestry products being produced

Government to fund $19.5 million 'Wood Cluster Centre of Excellence' in Gisborne

It will be a hub for wood processing, wood products, and training and research.

Sexually-transmitted diseases are on the rise in New Zealand.

Where are you most likely to catch an STD in NZ?

Parts of the North Island lead the pack for cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia.

Watch: 80 percent of possums were wiped out after a 1080 drop in Northland’s Russell Forest.

Deer and possums ravaging the Raukumara Range - Conservation Minister

The Government is echoing iwi calls for urgent pest control with 1080.


Revealed: The worst smoking spots in New Zealand

Around 30 percent of one city's residents, aged 15 and over, smoke.

Economist Brad Olsen discussed the report on The AM Show on Tuesday.

Divide in wellbeing between urban and rural New Zealand - report

It says more power needs to be given to local communities.


A Newshub guide to staying in Gisborne

Where to eat and drink, stay and what to do in the sunshine-filled wine region.


Why Chardonnay is back in vogue

The once divisive drink should be the drop you choose this winter.

The National Sheepdog Championships were on this week.

Canterbury woman wins 2019 New Zealand sheepdog trial title

It's believed to be the first time a woman has won the national competition.

The King Whanau, winners of the the Ahuwhenua Trophy, Te Puni Kōkiri Excellence in Māori Farming Award.

Gisborne couple named top Māori sheep and beef farmers

They were called "outstanding" role models for Māori farming.