Articles By: Mark Rieder

Maize down but not out

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THE double-tap of cyclones Debbie and Cook has resulted in many fields of maize being knocked down, making harvesting harder for contractors. Bales R Us…

Grass growth boosted from the sky

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TO speed the recovery of flooded pasture, 270 hectares of land between Edgecumbe and Thornton were sprayed with sulphate of ammonia by air earlier this…

Mall’s future uncertain

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THE future of Edgecumbe’s Riverslea Mall, like the fate of many of the town’s homes, depends on what structural engineers determine to be the extent…

Afraid of a ghost town

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WITH some Edgecumbe residents living elsewhere until their homes are repaired, it could take time for the town’s small business community to recover. The Bakehouse…

Stock a long way from home

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WITH farms still recovering from flood conditions the passing of Cyclone Cook did not worsen the damage as much as it delayed the recovery process.…

Tourists encouraged to stay away

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MOTEL operators are scrabbling to deal with the dilemma of accommodating flood evacuees while Easter holidaymakers are expected to arrive later on this week. Two…

Shortage for rebuild

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MORE tradies and labourers will soon be needed as Eastern Bay contractors prepare for the expected construction boom when Edgecumbe begins to rebuild from last…