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SOLD: Sold stickers are being slapped on real estate signs all over town with properties, like this one in Landing Road, sometimes taking just a few days to sell. Photo Louis Klaassen D3600-02

House prices rising


“I JUST have to let you know – this property is under contract.” So Professionals agent Scott Jarrett was telling people as they walked in…

CRASH: No one was injured when this four-wheel-drive crashed on Taneatua Road on April 17.  File photo D3556-08

Road death toll at zero


THE Eastern Bay death road toll for 2016 is zero. Whakatane road policing manager Sergeant Ray Wylie said at this time last year the road…

Eramiha Pairama,
forestry victim

Worksafe report not good enough


WORKSAFE New Zealand’s reporting standards during an investigation in to the death of forestry worker Eramiha Pairama were criticised at a coroner’s inquest today. The…

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Hounding hares a popular event


HARES and Hounds continues to be a popular event during the early part of the Whakatane Harriers season. Based from the clubrooms in Short Street,…

FOCUSED: Young Te Teko speedster Midas Kakara prepares to evade a flying Rangiuru tackle.  D3582-093

Young guns blaze for Te Teko


TE TEKO senior rugby side celebrated their third win of the season in the Baywide senior division 1 against Rangiuru at home. With more than three…