Gisborne


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Gisborne

(ˈɡɪzbən)
n
(Placename) a port in N New Zealand, on E North Island on Poverty Bay. Pop: 44 900 (2004 est)
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I dwell by dale and down," quoth he, "And Robin to take I'm sworn; And when I am called by my right name, I am Guy of good Gisborne.
Now there was a certain Guy of Gisborne, a hireling knight of the King's army, who heard of Robin and of the price upon his head.
And he set about giving orders, while Guy of Gisborne sallied forth disguised.
One swift lunge, and Sir Guy of Gisborne staggered backward with a deep groan, Robin's sword through his throat.
Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne had a fight; and he that wears Robin's cloak lies under the covert yonder.
Give Sir Guy of Gisborne your horse; while others of you bury that dog of an outlaw where he lies.
But now that I have slain the master, let me put an end to the man; so it shall be said that Guy of Gisborne despatched the two greatest outlaws of England in one day.
The project involves the construction of two two-lane roundabouts on Gisborne-Kilmore Road at the intersection at each of the Calder Freeway access ramps at Gisborne/New Gisborne, Victoria.
The $800 I received from the Florence Nightingale Memorial Fund went a long way in helping with my transport costs from Gisborne and registration fees.
In the worst hit area of Gisborne on the North Island, residents and workers were out Tuesday clearing driftwood and debris off roads in coastal communities.
After a season in LA - he would have stayed on had the Wolves not folded - he spent four years in South Africa before heading to New Zealand, where he settled in the North-Eastern city of Gisborne, "I had a phone call from somebody I knew who was in charge of Gisborne," explained Veall, now 71.
The quake hit 110 miles northeast of the North Island city of Gisborne, according to the Malaysian seismic center, and its epicenter was a relative deep 35 kilometers.