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A changed man


Eastern Bay Life photographer Louis Klaassen left last month on his first overseas trip. His annual leave was scheduled for four weeks and the purpose…

INSPIRIING: Edgecumbe College head of department year 7 and 8 technology teacher Steve Jeffares with Te Kura o Te Teko student Trevaze Hudson.
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Inspiring teacher voting ends Sunday


VOTING for Warehouse Stationery’s annual search to find New Zealand’s most inspirational teachers closes on Sunday. Twelve Eastern Bay teachers have been nominated from Allandale…


Daffodil Day cancer fundraiser again


THE Cancer Society welcomes spring with its annual Daffodil Day today. In Whakatane and Ohope, more than 40 volunteers will be out and about selling…

CROWDING: Trident students queue for their schoolmates’ food creations at a market day held last week. Photo Louis Klaassen D4101-32

Lunchtime market popular


TRIDENT High School business studies classes ran two lunchtime market days last week, selling venison sandwiches, home baking, cheerios, nachos, cheesy wedges, hot chips, hot…

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STAR ATTRACTION: Kawerau South School rippa rugby players meet the All Blacks in Wellington earlier this week. 
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Kawerau rip up at nationals


TEAMWORK was at the core of Kawerau South School’s top placing at the National Rippa Rugby Championships this week. The tournament was held in Wellington…


Fours tourney hits the greens


WHAKATANE Bowling Club hosted an open optional split fours tournament, sponsored by Countdown, on Saturday. Club vice-president John Chelley said 48 bowlers from Kawerau to…