Articles By: Mark Rieder

Mastitis test reduces antibiotics

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A NEW test that shows if cows have antibiotic-resistant mastitis is being hailed as a “big step forward” in helping veterinarians provide the best possible…

King Arthur gangster tale

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Fantasy; Cert M, contains violence and offensive language; 2hrs 6mins Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen,…

Fed Farmers face heavy workload

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FEDERATED Farmers’ Whakatane and district branch has increased the size of its executive to nine to deal with issues arising from the Edgecumbe flood. At…

Holocaust film an historic crossroad

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Denial Drama; Cert M, contains adult themes; 1hr 50mins Starring: Rachel Weisz, Timothy Spall, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Gatiss and Andrew Scott Director: Mick Jackson MORE…

Tattoo artist loves colour

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TATTOO artist Ellisha Woodman celebrated the grand opening of her new business, Evolution Ink, on Friday by tattooing famous Eastern Bay Maori activist Tame Iti.…

Celebrating forestry innovation

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AUTHOR and feminist Elizabeth Orr, a niece of artist Molly Morpeth Canaday, says the Eastern Bay has not been given the recognition deserved for revolutionising…

Volunteers in short supply

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A LACK of volunteers means a small group of people is working long hours to provide relief for victims of last month’s floods. A charity…

Cyclone whips up a sales boom

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WHAKATANE’S hardware stores have been trying to keep up with the increased demand for tools and equipment to deal with damage caused by Cyclone Cook.…

Limes but no lemon aid

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CITRUS orchardists Ray and Yvonne Lambert are baffled as to why the Edgecumbe flood appeared to have spared their lime trees while their lemon trees…