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Police car on the street at night

Man dies in car crash near Gisborne

The crash happened on State Highway 35.


Vehicle found in hunt for woman's attacker

Police have located a vehicle a man who assaulted a woman on Friday night took from her property.

A police insignia.

Gisborne police ask for help finding stolen car

A man assaulted a woman in her own home and then stole her car.


Tolaga Bay struggles with forestry waste

The Gisborne District Council says there's no quick or easy solution to the clean-up.

Watch: Tolaga Bay residents let loose at forestry companies.

Tolaga Bay floods could happen every year - report

The forestry industry says not much can be done to protect harvests.

Meredith Akuhata-Brown wrote about the incident in a column last week.

Claim Gisborne Councillor said 'not enough' Māori were killed

An investigation is underway.

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Tokomaru school.

12yo boy dies at East Coast primary school

There are reports he suffered a cardiac arrest.

The North Island is facing heavy downpours and thunderstorms into the late morning.

Flooded Auckland roads reopened

Albany on the North Shore received a record 36.6mm rainfall in one hour.


Severe weather warning for upper North Island

Metservice is telling people to remain alert over the coming days.

A slip in the Waioeka Gorge.

Heavy rain likely to close Waioeka Gorge

The NZTA is warning motorists to stay up to date with road conditions.

The Waioeka Gorge is notorious for big slips that block the highway.

Gisborne frustrated as Waioeka Gorge slip blocks SH2

"We need some leadership, we need some people to look at this as a wider issue."


Gisborne airport's embarrassing air control blunder

A malfunctioning lock delayed an Air New Zealand flight by 30 minutes.


'A bloody mess!': Tolaga Bay residents let loose at forestry companies

"Did you have no thought about us down here?! Did you not ask anyone?!"


Logging truck crash kills one

There's been a fatal head-on smash near Gisborne.

Conner Andrews can be seen showing off skills that rival Point Break's Patrick Swayze.

Gisborne knee-boarder makes most of the wet weather

A flooded roadside drain was perfect for a spot of watersports.

People were rescued off a roof in flooded Tolaga Bay last week.

Gisborne braces for more intense wind and rain

The East Coast already took a pummeling from torrential rain last week.

Last week Gisborne was hit by another devastating storm.

North Island preps for 48 hours of 'severe weather'

Hawke's Bay residents told to prepare for flooding and power outages.


Footage reveals devastation after Gisborne downpour

Streets are flooded and rivers are packed with fallen logs.

One family were trapped on their roof.

Nightmare morning for Gisborne after heavy flooding

More heavy rain is inbound and could cause further devastation.

They spent four hours on the roof of their home.

Family recalls desperate escape from flood

They fortunately got away safely, but their Tolaga Bay home was destroyed.