Articles By: Lorraine Wilson

Homing happy hens

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BUNNINGS carpark was alive with the gentle clucking of hens this week when Mamaku-based battery hen rescue organisation, Free as a Bird Rescue, made a…

Health project launches

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A NEW health initiative aimed at helping people who require urgent specialist attention but face detrimentally-long wait times in the public system, has been launched…

Train Mogul under way

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Train robbers of the late 1800s would recognise much in the workshop of Whakatane man John Lawson. Building a model version of a 260 Mogul…

Artist, designer, photographer

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ARTIST, graphic designer, or photographer? It’s difficult to decide what to list first when describing multi-talented young Whakatane man, James Stanbridge. Photographer, perhaps, since this…

Retro caravan go-to man

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WITH barely a day off since Christmas, we wait weeks to catch up with New Zealand’s leading custom restorer of retro caravans. Mike Wells is…

Animal tales and the spca

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LIISA Jones has stories to tell … Stories of Edgecumbe flood waters and the rescue of hundreds of creatures that fought to survive the deluge.…