Articles By: Karla Akuhata

Kit of dead pigeons found

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THE kit of dead pigeons found on the Piripai spit were not kereru. A Whakatane man, who asked not to be named, found the pigeons…

Courtney does the business

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FOR more than 10 years, whenever Courtney Papuni was asked what she did for a living she would always answer: “I am just a mum”.…

Re-zone call for housing

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THE company responsible for the Coastlands development wants to create a new subdivision on the corner of Keepa Road and State Highway 30, which could…

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…