Articles By: Haylee King

Better town access needed

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A LACK of parking and accessibility to Kawerau’s town centre has come under fire at a submissions meeting this week. The meeting, to hear residents’…

Tobacco theft at Awakeri timely

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THE day before Z Energy announced it was installing new anti-theft technology to prevent tobacco robberies, the Awakeri station was burgled – for tobacco. Z…

School site possible for housing

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THE demand for residential housing in Kawerau is high and council has land that could assist with that. Kawerau District Council is calling for expressions…

Business goes on

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PAULA Hind’s rural home has been taken over by curtain fabrics, sewing machines and samples while her business at Riverslea Mall is being repaired after…

Support from Surtees

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A CANCELLED fishing tournament has reeled in $7101 to support Eastern Bay flood victims. The 12th annual Surtees Boats Fishing Competitions was scheduled to take…

Vandalism in Edgecumbe

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IT isn’t the first time commercial properties at Edgecumbe have been vandalised, particularly the College Road premises owned by Beulah Services. Owners Len and Roberta…

New donated goods centre

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A GROUP of volunteers has ensured that goods donated to Edgecumbe residents following the April 6 flood will still be located in the town. Prior…

Chiefs player comes to Edgecumbe

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EDGECUMBE College and primary school students were surprised yesterday by Chiefs player Liam Messam. Messam drove from Hamilton to Edgecumbe with a ute full of…

Tattooists planning comeback

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EDGECUMBE tattoo studio owners Tommy and Ashlee Te Naiti felt they had “just made it” before their Riverslea Mall business was flooded on April 6.…