Articles By: Haylee King

Tree and slip blocks road

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Update: State Highway 2 near Matata has one lane open. But a New Zealand Transport Agency statement said people should continue to expect delays. A…

Kawerau on the world stage

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KAWERAU’S story will be shared on the world stage later this month, particularly how a tutor keeps Maori culture alive through basketball. Te Whare Wananga…

Lace up skates for roller disco

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MUSIC, lights and skates transformed Whakatane High School’s gymnasium into a grooving roller disco this week. More than 100 people of all ages and skating…

Missing woman found safe

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THE 49-year-old woman missing in Te Urewera since last week has been found safe. Search teams entered the Te Urewera area yesterday and Suzanne Fay…

Mini hunt contest this weekend

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MINI hunters will scale the land this weekend targeting and catching pest animals. The Kawerau Mini Hunt, a junior version of the Kawerau Big 3,…

Urban forest comes to life

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GARDENS are shaping up as Kawerau Urban Food Forest comes to life at Monika Lanham Reserve. Footpaths are being dug out and filled with pumice…

Warmer clothes for children

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HUNDREDS of Eastern Bay children will be warmer this winter with new bush clothing packs. Curate Church, based in Whakatane and Mount Maunganui, teamed up…

Resting places made with love

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IT’S grave business at the Kawerau Life Konnect buildings every Wednesday morning. At when you enter the workshop, you hear the quick sound of power…

Edgecumbe aces badminton

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EDGECUMBE College’s hall transformed into the gymnasium and music room last term and it is soon to be a ball venue. It was the centre…