Articles By: Mark Rieder

Special award for team member

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EIGHT Opotiki College students returned from the Young Enterprise Awards ceremony in Wellington without a prize last week but were rewarded for their passion for…

Milk peak low but volume good

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A LOWER than usual dairy peak in the Bay of Plenty could be offset if farmers can hold production levels for longer. DairyNZ Eastern Bay…

Whitebait future looks grim

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DESPITE evidence this year’s whitebait season was an improvement over last year’s, scientists are saying the fishery is unsustainable without major changes. Department of Conservation…

Mite damaging strawberry crops

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A SUSPECTED strawberry shortage caused by a cyclamen mite infestation might be avoided by Eastern Bay growers. Co-owner of R N’ Bees, formerly R &…

Op shops not dump zones

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IN what is becoming an increasingly common situation for op shops in town, the St Vincent de Paul Society on Goulstone Road has had household…