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Westpac Ruatoria update

Friday, 19 June 2015, 9:29 am | Manu Caddie

Organisers of a petition asking Westpac to retain the Ruatoria branch are disappointed the bank’s Chief Executive has withdrawn from a speaking engagement in Gisborne next week. More >>

Gisborne community meets over forestry concerns

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 2:47 pm | Manu Caddie

With growing concern in the Gisborne community regarding the terrible local health and safety performance in the forestry sector, local councillor Manu Caddie is hosting a public meeting to enable the community to discuss the Council of Trade Unions’ ... More >>

Call to Investigate Alleged Human Rights Abuses In Gisbourne

Friday, 10 May 2013, 8:55 am | Manu Caddie

Gisborne District Councillor Manu Caddie is calling for an investigation into alleged human rights abuses by Immigration New Zealand in Gisborne. Mr Caddie is very concerned about reports that two Tongan men being held at Gisborne Police Station have been ... More >>

East Coast Economic Study ‘Wasteful Whitewash’

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 9:12 am | Manu Caddie

A taxpayer funded study on the economic potential of Gisborne and the Hawkes Bay has been labeled dishonest and a wasteful distraction. More >>

Another Chance To Discuss RMA Changes

Thursday, 14 March 2013, 10:54 am | Manu Caddie

A Government presentation in Gisborne yesterday on planned changes to the Resource Management Act and freshwater management provided only one side of the story according to a Gisborne District councillor. More >>

Still No Rail Meeting With Minister

Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 10:04 am | Manu Caddie

Patience is wearing thin amongst regional leaders and rail supporters as the Minister of Transport refuses to set a date to meet with Mayors and business owners from Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. More >>

Community appeal for family of Amandeep Singh

Monday, 28 January 2013, 12:22 pm | Manu Caddie

People wishing to help the family of Amandeep Singh are able to make donations through a special appeal on behalf of Gisborne residents. More >>

TAG Oil Haemorrhaging

Wednesday, 16 January 2013, 9:58 am | Manu Caddie

Canadian oil company TAG Oil has lost 30% of its value in the two days since the announcement it had lost East Coast exploration partner Apache Corporation. More >>

Another Oil Giant Pulls Out of East Coast

Tuesday, 15 January 2013, 3:57 pm | Manu Caddie

East Coast residents concerned about the impacts of mining in the region are celebrating news that a Canadian oil giant has withdrawn its support for exploration in New Zealand. More >>

KiwiRail Report Review Update

Friday, 14 December 2012, 9:09 am | Manu Caddie

An independent review of the KiwiRail report used to justify mothballing of the KiwiRail Report Review Update More >>

Councillor Welcomes Interim Report

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 2:13 pm | Manu Caddie

Gisborne District Councillor Manu Caddie has welcomed the interim report on fracking by the Commissioner for the Environment. More >>

Councillor welcomes industry fracking submission

Thursday, 8 November 2012, 9:25 am | Manu Caddie

On the eve of announcements for massive new tracts of New Zealand land being offered up for oil and gas exploration, Gisborne District Councillor Manu Caddie has welcomed the publication of a 180 page submission by Todd Energy to the Parliamentary Commissioner ... More >>

Gisborne flights cut will hurt local business

Friday, 26 October 2012, 11:20 am | Manu Caddie

A Gisborne District Councillor says Air New Zealand reducing services to the district will make the region less attractive not only to tourists but also potential and existing residents. More >>

Government strategy misses opportunity

Thursday, 11 October 2012, 9:21 am | Manu Caddie

Government plans to better support children at risk of abuse have a range of good ideas but miss some important opportunities to reduce reliance on agencies according to a group using volunteers to improve child safety. More >>

Kiwirail agrees to cooperate with review

Wednesday, 10 October 2012, 6:33 pm | Manu Caddie

KiwiRail has agreed to fully cooperate with an independent review of their decision to mothball the Gisborne to Napier railway line. More >>

Rail group pass fundraising target for Kiwirail review

Tuesday, 9 October 2012, 9:44 am | Manu Caddie

Organisers of a public appeal to raise funds to review a KiwiRail decision to shut the Gisborne to Napier railway line are celebrating the achievement of their target. More >>

Business case to close Gisborne rail link needs review

Saturday, 1 September 2012, 12:17 pm | Manu Caddie

Gisborne District Councillor and Regional Transport Committee member Manu Caddie says KiwiRail needs to provide the Council with a copy of the full business case that has led to the decision to close the Napier to Gisborne railway line . More >>

Councillor wants explanation of rail and roads situation

Friday, 17 August 2012, 9:06 am | Manu Caddie

Councillor and Regional Transport Committee member Manu Caddie says the Government needs to explain leaked documents purporting to show job losses on the East Coast. More >>

TRC Report 'Meaningless', Canadian Lawyer Questions NZ Visit

Friday, 2 March 2012, 9:06 am | Manu Caddie

An international expert on hydro-fracking says a report released by Taranaki Regional Council this week has data missing and is “meaningless”. Professor Avner Vengosh from Duke University last year published a peer-reviewed study in the United States ... More >>

Govt playing Russian Roulette with coastal communities

Friday, 17 February 2012, 10:30 am | Manu Caddie

A Gisborne District Councillor has told the Select Committee considering a bill that would regulate the Exclusive Economic Zone that the government was playing Russian Roulette with coastal communities. More >>

 

 

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