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The Weekly Roundabout #82

Kia ora e te Whānau, Well we're pretty excited to be launching our first ever podcast today called Audio Potluck. A big part of our kaupapa at Gizzy Local is supporting the Arts and the creative endeavours of our community. This is because we know so well how good...

The Weekly Roundabout #81

Kia ora e te Whānau, This week's featured piece of writing is a little different from our norm, and signals the arrival of a new section of content on Gizzy Local called Voices. In contrast to most of our content to date, which strives to tell the stories of...

The Weekly Roundabout #80

Kia ora e te Whānau, Yesterday I had a meeting with Gizzy Local's accountant, James Burn. I came away with a spring in my step and I might even go so far as to say, a small fire in my belly - which is not my usual post-accountancy meeting state, I hasten to add! James...

NZ Music Month in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa

NZ Music Month in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa

It’s May, so it’s NZ Music Month! NZ Music Month is all about music from Aotearoa, and the people who make it. Radio stations play more local tunes, and we celebrate homegrown talent across the length and breadth of the country. So what’s happening locally? What does...

The Weekly Roundabout #79

Mōrena Gizzy Local whānau, Our local visual arts community is really humming along at the moment. Every week lately new exhibitions have opened, and this evening will be no different, with exhibitions opening at both the Tairāwhiti Museum and Paul Nache, by Margaret...

The Weekly Roundabout #78

Kia ora Gizzy Local Whānau, Here's your weekly round up of what's going on in Gizzy this coming week. I was excited to see an 8-week fees-free course in Rongoā being held by EIT in this week's listings. It reminded me of days gone by when educational institutions used...

The Poetry of Objects #1

The Poetry of Objects #1

The Poetry of Objects is a creative marketing collaboration between local business ‘Retro’ and writer Tampa O’Connor.

The Weekly Roundabout #82

Kia ora e te Whānau, Well we're pretty excited to be launching our first ever podcast today called Audio Potluck. A big part of our kaupapa at Gizzy Local is supporting the Arts and the creative endeavours of our community. This is because we know so well how good...

The Weekly Roundabout #81

Kia ora e te Whānau, This week's featured piece of writing is a little different from our norm, and signals the arrival of a new section of content on Gizzy Local called Voices. In contrast to most of our content to date, which strives to tell the stories of...

The Weekly Roundabout #80

Kia ora e te Whānau, Yesterday I had a meeting with Gizzy Local's accountant, James Burn. I came away with a spring in my step and I might even go so far as to say, a small fire in my belly - which is not my usual post-accountancy meeting state, I hasten to add! James...

NZ Music Month in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa

NZ Music Month in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa

It’s May, so it’s NZ Music Month! NZ Music Month is all about music from Aotearoa, and the people who make it. Radio stations play more local tunes, and we celebrate homegrown talent across the length and breadth of the country. So what’s happening locally? What does...

The Weekly Roundabout #79

Mōrena Gizzy Local whānau, Our local visual arts community is really humming along at the moment. Every week lately new exhibitions have opened, and this evening will be no different, with exhibitions opening at both the Tairāwhiti Museum and Paul Nache, by Margaret...

The Weekly Roundabout #78

Kia ora Gizzy Local Whānau, Here's your weekly round up of what's going on in Gizzy this coming week. I was excited to see an 8-week fees-free course in Rongoā being held by EIT in this week's listings. It reminded me of days gone by when educational institutions used...

The Poetry of Objects #1

The Poetry of Objects #1

The Poetry of Objects is a creative marketing collaboration between local business ‘Retro’ and writer Tampa O’Connor.

Linda Cywinski – Globe

In June 2020 Linda spotted a restaurant listed for sale on the net. A grand white weatherboarded old lady on the banks of the Waimata River

Business Speed Dating – Tāiki e!

It’s normal to get nervous before a date, right? What about a business date?

Youth Entrepreneurship – Rosa Meredith

Rosa Meredith looks like a regular high school student in her GGHS uniform. She is.. and she isn’t. Rosa is also a young entrepreneur, under the mentorship of Tāiki e!

LOCAL BUSINESS PITCHING IN TO RESOLVE FESTIVAL WASTE

A local business venture is pitching in to reduce the number of tents that end up in landfill after festivals and events around Aotearoa and, just as it has its beginnings here in Gisborne, it will be launched at Waiohika Estate for Rhythm & Vines 2020-21. Meet...

WHY DID THE PIZZERIA CROSS THE ROAD?

Well, in the case of the Neighborhood Pizzeria - it was to get to the other side. As of Labour Weekend the Neighborhood Pizzeria crew have gone from cooking pizzas in a shipping container, where they often faced crazy-making temperatures and only narrowly avoiding...

RETRO – RO DARRALL

Ro Darrall & Doris For many Whataupoko dwellers, Ballance Street Village lingerers, and lovers of fine secondhand goods alike, this view of Ro Darrall and Doris in graceful repose out on the porch, will be a familiar sight. Waving out to passersby, receiving...

SMOKEY JOE’S – JOE HUTLEY /AUGUST 11, 2020

You’d be forgiven for not knowing there is a restaurant hidden inside the Gisborne RSA but, if you keep your eyes peeled to the corner of Derby Street and Childers Road around 5pm between Wednesdays and Sundays, you may just notice a crowd starting to gather. Smokey...

BIRD OF PREY JEWELLERY – AMANDA MAY /AUGUST 7, 2020

Amanda May in her garden studio, Bird of Prey Jewellery. Amanda May first started making jewellery when she was about 6 years old.  Along with her parents and three sisters, she made jewellery to sell at the Flea Market (now known as the Early Bird...

THE WORKSHOP – Amy Moore

Amy Moore is happily ensconced in her new creative space, which she describes as her ‘saving grace’. Two years ago with her partner at her side Amy Moore embarked on the scariest thing she’d ever done... going on reality (not really reality) TV for 3 months. She knew...

The Village Greengrocer

https://youtu.be/bxWQRl0ZfKA This was the week we warmly welcomed the Village Greengrocer into the Gizzyscape. The arrival of the Village Greengrocers has opened up new opportunities for local producers that don't necessarily have the quantity of supply necessary to...

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