Articles By: Haylee King

Bursts of fun at bubble soccer

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EASTERN Bay youth competed to become bubble soccer champions for their town during the school holidays last week. Matata, Edgecumbe and Kawerau Blue Light holiday…

Mural painted through youth eyes

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A MINI mural series in Edgecumbe shares the Rangitaiki Plains through the eyes of the community’s young. The murals came about after Edgecumbe Development and…

New horticulture block for college

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SIXTY Bunnings Warehouse representatives from around New Zealand travelled to Edgecumbe College last week to bring the school’s horticulture block back to life. Horticulture teacher…

Fatal truck and train crash

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  THE driver of a Waste Management vehicle died following a collision with a train at Lambert Road this morning. Lambert Road is now open,…

Skating for new tricks

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SKATEBOARDERS will have the opportunity to compete and contribute at a competition this weekend. Demonstrate My Style, a Whakatane brand, will host the Fun and…

Weather chips in for Woodfest

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IMPRESSIVE wood skills were put to the test during Kawerau’s Woodfest and National Woodskills Competition last weekend. The annual festival and competition is an iconic…

High standard at woodcraft comp

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  JUDGING crafts at Kawerau’s National Woodskills competition is becoming harder each year, says head judge Roy Buckley. The Kawerau Woodfest and National Woodskills Competition…