Video Journalist Gisborne, NZH Local Focus
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Local Focus: Charity football raises awareness that men get breast cancer too
A football match and a close shave net $5000 in less than one week.
What a score: Big surprise for Gisborne football women
Gisborne is not as far away from the FIFA Women's World Cup as they thought.
Local Focus: Gisborne weightlifter finds strength at home
Kitini Taihuka prepares for the Oceania Junior Championships in Samoa this October.
Local Focus: Who should pay for this destroyed Gisborne bridge?
Gisborne farmer Sam Gemmell completely cut off after Cyclone Gabrielle destroys bridge.
Local Focus: Gisborne community rallies around family who lost it all
The Alexander's family home was destroyed by flooding after Cyclone Gabrielle.
Local Focus: Pickleball popularity peaks in Gisborne
Pickleball Gisborne goes from a handful of players to over 150 members.
Local Focus: CrossFit pair qualify for Brisbane championship
Gisborne master athletes, Debbie Hutchings and Tamera Nelson, prove age is just a number.
Local Focus: Isolated and alone while losing his legs
Gisborne resident Josh Grant talks about his lonely brush with death.
Local Focus: Miss NZ finalist goes from gumboots to high heels
Tolaga Bay local has had quite a journey to the Miss New Zealand pageant.
Cyclone Gabrielle: Mucking in to get the muck out of Te Karaka, Gisborne
Over 200 volunteers help with the Te Karaka clean-up project after Cyclone Gabrielle.
Gisborne musicians singing to win $10,000 on 5 Minutes of Fame
Gisborne's Five Minutes of Fame finalists.
Local Focus: Gisborne school bringing history to life
Tūranga Tangata Rite's new school building to become school syllabus.
Local Focus: Building Academy adds tools to students' belts
Gisborne high school's Building Academy is good for students and good for the community.
Local Focus: Inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs
Gisborne youth get real-world entrepreneurial learning.
Local Focus: Frocks on Friday getting people talking
Gisborne wāhine dress up to bring awareness to mental health.
Local Focus: Gisborne, Wairoa and Ōpōtiki women get first dibs at Muster
Gisborne, Wairoa, and Ōpōtiki locals will be first to buy Shepherdess Muster tickets.
Local Focus: Chris Haenga on why he's running for the Tairāwhiti Māori Ward
Haenga says he's running for the Gisborne District Council to ensure everyone has a voice.
Local Focus: Council candidate Liz Gear stops interview over vaccination question
Gear was asked if she was anti-vax or anti-mandate, and she didn't like it.
Local Focus: Marijke Warmenhoven on Candidate Camera
Meet Tairāwhiti Māori ward candidate Marijke Warmenhoven
Local Focus: Ani Pahuru-Huriwai on Candidate Camera
Meet Ani Pahuru Huriwai, candidate for Tairāwhiti Māori Ward, GDC.
Local Focus: Meredith Akuhata-Brown on Candidate Camera
Meredith Akuhata-Brown on why she wants to be reelected to Gisborne District Council.
Local Focus: Hine Moeke-Murray on Candidate Camera
Meet Hine Moeke-Murray, candidate for Tairāwhiti General Ward, Gisborne.
Local Focus: Dennis Pennefather on Candidate Camera
Meet Dennis Pennefather Candidate for Tairāwhiti General Ward, Gisborne District Council.
Local Focus: Mana of the jersey changing lives on the East Coast
Ngāti Porou East Coast women's rugby and the amazing wāhine behind it.
Local Focus: Tautua Village allowing young people's voices to be heard and valued
Tautua Village in Gisborne is creating opportunities and a safe space for youth.
Local Focus: Gisborne man won't take no for an answer
Given a dire prognosis Michael Thorpe is determined to prove it wrong.
Local Focus: The good people that run Gisborne's school holiday fun
Gisborne's holiday programmes: Tōnui Collab, YMCA, Central Football and gymnastics club.
Local Focus: Fifties Forward to celebrate 30th anniversary
Gisborne's Fifties Forward fitness class soon to celebrate 30th anniversary
Local Focus: Families moving to Gisborne where the grass is greener
Overseas returnees move to Gisborne for a better family life.
Local Focus: Cancer doesn't stop, so fundraising dancers won't either
A Rhythm and Lines fundraiser in Gisborne will feature 3 hours of non-stop line dancing.
'Fight mum' - I could hear my boys while in a coma
"I wasn't ready to go, I wasn't going without a fight."