Gisborne

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Shop owner's on the North Island's East Coast aren't taking any chances as the bad weather sets in.

Gisborne warned to prepare for high winds and flooding as ex-Cylone Hola moves in

The wild weather will be short-lived as the fast moving cyclone heads out to sea.

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The original name was given to the area by Captain James Cook after arriving in New Zealand in 1769.

Council asks the community - Poverty Bay or Turanganui a Kiwa-Poverty Bay?

The feedback from the community is suggesting that Poverty Bay has no relevance or meaning.

Hitchhiking woman trying to get a ride to Napier ends up getting arrested when helpful motorist drops her at police station

A set of interesting events led to the woman spending a night in police cells on existing charges.

01:58
Protesters in one of the city's poorest areas say their community has had enough.

'People who have lost everything' - Growing call for Gisborne to become pokie free

Protesters in one of the city's poorest areas say their community has had enough.

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The illegal haul at the reserve north of Gisborne included 55 crayfish and more than 600 kina.

Zero-tolerance crackdown on poaching as 16 people caught illegally taking kina, crayfish near Gisborne

The large amount of seafood was taken from the Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve.

Rhythm and Vines festival-goer wearing body paint on chest calling for 'sincere' apology from man who grabbed her

Madeline Anello-Kitzmiller says she's received vile messages from people saying she "deserved it" or was "asking for it".

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There were only four arrests at Rhythm and Vines last night.

Fifteen Rhythm and Vines festival-goers released from hospital

No new admissions have been made following the incident early on New Year's Day.

'Excessive delays' in Gisborne as festival-goers make their way to Rhythm and Vines

Police said the traffic queue is currently around 5 kilometres long.

Festival-goers heading to Rhythm and Vines should brace for heavy rain

MetService issued a severe weather watch for Gisborne and a warning for heavy rain in the Hawke's Bay.

There were only four arrests at Rhythm and Vines last night.

Police push safety warning for festival-goers heading to Rhythm and Vines

The message is clear: Take care driving, don't drink too much, watch out for your valuables and have fun.

02:08
Fourteen hundred people have signed up to climb Titirangi hill in Gisborne to fight the city's worrying health stats.

Gisborne residents' health challenge to climb local maunga 68 times

Fourteen hundred people have signed up to climb Titirangi hill in Gisborne to fight the city's worrying health stats.

Police investigate 'sudden death' in remote Gisborne forestry area

WorkSafe is also making inquiries to determine the circumstances.

03:54
The street mural of Victoria Cross recipient Moana Ngarim is generating a huge response from Ruatoria locals on the East Coast.

Aerosol artist Mr G creates tribute mural of Maori WWII hero

The street mural of Victoria Cross recipient Moana Ngarim is generating a huge response from Ruatoria locals.

Nelson Hari, 25, was killed in a hit and run in Ruatoria on Sunday, April 16.

Renewed calls for answers to fatal Ruatoria hit and run in April

An appeal for information about Nelson Hari's death will feature on Police Ten 7 tonight.

Medical notes of 118 patients missing from Gisborne Hospital

The Privacy Commission and the Ministry of Health have been notified.

One-year-old girl drowns in pool at her Gisborne home

The death yesterday has been referred to the Coroner.

A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle

State Highway 2 closed near Gisborne until next week after Waioeka Gorge land slip

1000 square metres of land slipped onto the highway today.

Police appealing for information on Gisborne pedestrian fatality

They are also trying to locate a distinctive pink imitation leather jacket that Kimberly Phillips was wearing before she died.

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Breakfast weatherman Chris Chang has the latest weather forecast.

Stay dry! Wet weather set to plague much of the country today

Heavy rain warnings are in place for Bay of Plenty and Gisborne.

03:58
Gill Higgins visited Ruatoria where locals are trying to build their own futures.

Innovative Ruatoria locals doing the hard yards to turn their struggling town around

One local has turned to growing medical marijuana in hopes of turning the town's fortunes around.

04:02
Gisborne police are volunteering their own time to mentor teens through a driving programme.

Police programme to mentor young drivers instead of ticketing them changes lives

The scheme started by Gisborne police has resulted in an 80 per cent pass rate.

Pedestrian fatally struck by car in Gisborne

A St John spokesperson said they attended the crash just after 11pm last night.

Watch: Astronomy expert says beautiful green meteor over Gisborne night sky was 'reasonably large'

Dr Ian Griffin told 1 NEWS locals were very lucky to get such clear footage of the meteor last night.

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Gisborne home in state of collapse after fire ripped through house

The rural property in Tikitiki is unable to be salvaged.

Woman dies after being struck by car in Gisborne

The young woman was taken to Waikato Hospital where she died this morning.

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The "light show" was captured by Billy Maxwell during this evenings storm.

Watch: Hail and rain buckets down in Gisborne, lightning bolts light up sky

The weather conditions this evening were described by Linda Coulston as "loud and rowdy."

Electrical engineer while working laptopl.

Hundreds of North Island homes hoping to have electricity restored today after Cyclone Cook

There are still 430 homes without power in Hawke's Bay, Gisborne, and Whakatane.

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