Articles By: Haylee King

New horticulture block for college

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  EDGECUMBE College’s horticulture block has been saved by Bunnings Warehouse. Sixty Bunnings Warehouse representatives from around New Zealand travelled to Edgecumbe College last week…

Two arrested for red zone breach

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TWO teenagers were arrested in Edgecumbe on Wednesday night after being found unlawfully in the red zone. A police spokeswoman said a resident called police…

Kawerau prepares for Woodfest

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  THE smell of woodchip and roar of chainsaws linger in the air in preparation of Kawerau’s annual Woodfest this weekend. The three-day celebration of…

School holiday fun in Whakatane

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THERE is something for everyone this school holidays in Whakatane. Whakatane Blue Light has supported and organised three events for the two-week break. First up…

Blowing with the wind at Ohope

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LANDSAILING, or blokarting as it is referred to today, has returned to Ohope Beach. A blokart is a type of compact land yacht, powered by…

Woodskills exhibition of exceptional quality

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THIS year’s National Woodskills Competition combines New Zealand’s war history and Kawerau’s timber success. The competition is New Zealand’s premier event for woodcraft artists, with…

Ride ready this summer

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WINTER is over and the start of the real motorcycle riding season begins. September is Motorcycle Awareness Month – an inaugural awareness campaign delivered by…