Articles By: Haylee King

Here comes Oxfam Trailwalkers

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OXFAM Trailwalkers will take on their lengthy fundraising challenge this weekend. More than 200 teams of four will tackle 50-kilometre or 100-kilometre challenges from Saturday…

Falling tree breaks leg

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A 25-YEAR-OLD was flown to Whakatane Hospital with a broken leg this morning after he was struck by a falling tree. Trustpower TECT rescue helicopter…

Pedalling for Plunket

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EARLIER than scheduled, 10 cyclists rode into Whakatane on Friday last week as part of the nationwide bike relay, Pedal for Plunket. More than 120…

Beautifying Edgecumbe project complete

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WHEN Edgecumbe’s Norfolk Pine project was completed, the working group stood underneath and looked up in awe. The Edgecumbe Development and Improvement Team (EDIT) project,…

Teachers learn digital skills

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TE Aka Toitu schools were out on Monday as staff participated in a Google professional development day to enhance their digital fluency. The seven schools…

Police dog remembered

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A KAWERAU police dog was one of 24 killed in the line of duty and honoured by New Zealand police on Wednesday. A police spokeswoman…

Edgecumbe on security camera list

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EDGECUMBE has moved up Whakatane District Council’s priority list for installation of security cameras. Rangitaiki Community Board members agreed on Wednesday that the town needed cameras.…