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SALE POSSIBLE: Awakeri War Memorial Hall

Awakeri hall sale proposed


WHAKATANE District Council will consider tomorrow whether to sell the Awakeri War Memorial Hall for development as a tourism venture. Whakatane man Barry Caulfield has…

DUO FINALISTS: Ryan and Keri Topperwien receive medals and thanks from Mark Steven and Catherine Stewart for establishing Dream Chaser Foundation. Photos supplied

Bank recognises Eastern Bay heroes


SPECIALLY made medals have been given to six Eastern Bay residents for their contribution to the community. The recognition occurred at Kiwibank’s annual Bay of…


Students vote black and blue


WHAKATANE High School students have staged their own flag referendum with the clear winner being the black and blue fern. When Prime Minister John Key…

NEW BEGINNINGS: Bruce Jenkins outside his new business, Murupara Four Square, with Charlie.
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New Jenkins challenge


WHEN Bruce and Kristy Jenkins decided to sell their Ohope business and buy a shop in Murupara, they knew it would mean committing whole-heartedly. They…

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Ready for the world


TORI Robinson was mind blown when she received the call up to the Future Black Sticks team. The 18-year-old hockey player is part of a…

SURE SHOT: Ohope’s Veronica Richards lines up the cue ball during the Wairaka 8-ball tournament in Whakatane on Sunday.                                                                                                                                                                                     Photo Louis Klaassen D2929-48

Tournament tabled a success


WHAKATANE RSA 8-Ball Club members hope the weekend’s tournament is a building block to develop the sport in the Eastern Bay. The two-day Wairaka 8-Ball…

Twilight golf

13-year-old scores hole in one


MANY golfers go a lifetime without ever scoring a hole-in-one, but on Friday night 13-year-old Byron Mansell wasn’t going to be denied. Playing twilight golf…