Articles By: Karla Akuhata

Vet applauds new regulations

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A WHAKATANE veterinarian is applauding new animal welfare regulations but is hopeful the tightening of rules will not force practices such as tail-docking underground. Last…

Interim trustees appointed

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A WHAKATANE accountant and a Kawerau district councillor will replace six trustees, who were suspended for breaching their duties. Ken Goldsmith and Chris Marjoribanks have…

Kawerau mini hunt a success

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THE inaugural Kawerau Mini Hunt has been proclaimed a success by children and parents alike. Previously held as part of the Kawerau Big 3, the…

Freeze stalls vision

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HOW does a cafe that stretches from The Strand to Quay Street, with a second floor of office space, sound? Whakatane property developer Chris Timmins…

Deputy PM returns to roots

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“ANYONE remember Bob? He was a very good bridge player” East Coast MP Anne Tolley asks the room as she steps forward to introduce Paula…