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GOOD RESULT: Eastern Bay area commander Kevin Taylor announces the woman and four children missing in Te Urewera have been found. Photo Troy Baker D3984-08

Five trampers found


UPDATED: THE woman and four children found after going missing in Te Urewera were taken to Whakatane Hospital last night after being winched out of…

BRIGHT SPARK: Council candidate Nandor Tanczos has unveiled a four-point plan to make greater use of sunshine in Whakatane homes and 
public buildings.
Photo Troy Baker D3890-01

Sunshine plan revealed


A PLAN to make greater use of the sun has been unveiled by Whakatane District Council candidate Nandor Tanczos. The former Green party MP released…

Whakatane river

Landscape photography popular


IMAGES continue to flow in to the Beacon’s landscape photography competition. There are just four more weeks to qualify your creative photography for the two enlargement…

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CRUNCH TIME: Te Teko are playing for a semi-final place against Rangiuru. File photo D3768-030

One last shot for some


IT is crunch time for some Eastern Bay rugby teams tomorrow. Paroa and Waimana are assured of semi-final places in the premier two and division…

PLAYERS: Mataatua Rugby League Club members Eruera Kohunui, Te Tonga Tihi and Hieke McGarvey with the trophy for this year’s Kiwi Junior League Festival. 
Photo supplied

Newest league event looming


NEW Zealand’s newest rugby league event is set to make its debut in Whakatane in September, and organiser Tyrone Campbell says it is shaping up…