Imagine if you are subject to isolation with a closed door even if you have not committed any offence. It would bring shivers down your spine, but the story of Ashley Peacock is one which would bring tears to anyone’s eyes. Being autistic might be a curse for him as in the past year he has spent less than 50 hours outside.
It has been reported that about 19 Rugby teams have arrived at Gisborne for the Rugby World Cup. The Rugby teams have been welcomed by the Te Kura o Manutuke kapa haka group with cheer and enthusiasm. The hosting of team was witnessed by the whole country.
With the pursuit of promoting culture, the whole country was painted in the color of patriotism. Flags were seen all around the country and the houses were also painted in the color of national flag. There were balloons, drum players and fire work all around to welcome the teams with the spirit of victory.
A 30-year-old forestry worker is reported to have undergone surgery in Gisborne hospital to get a portion of a tree branch removed from an arm.
The worker is claimed to have just fallen from a tree in the Wharerata Forest, south of the city making him severely injured. The branch of the pine tree from which the man had just felled flicked back and went right through his upper arm.
A certain wine company having only one single employee is driving the industry in a whole new direction in Gisborne.
The company, GroCo is a co-operative having merely 34 grower-shareholders, majority of whom lost their supply contracts a year ago in 2009 as the wine companies, also Pernod Ricard and Constellation, made up their minds to withdraw their Gisborne operations.