Articles By: Mark Rieder

Tourism all-year round

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AN Eastern Bay tourism operator says the Whakatane area is capable of being a year-round tourist destination, given its climate and availability of things to…

End of an era for choir

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EDGECUMBE Choir heralded the Christmas season with their White Nights concerts at the Church of St George and St John last weekend. Conducted by Tony…

End of an era for Mazda

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NICHOLSON United Autos will take over the Mazda dealership in Whakatane on December 1, ending the brand’s 44-year relationship with businessman Wally Sutherland. Mazda NZ…

Shaw Road progress on track

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THE proposed residential subdivision at Shaw Road is on track, with drainage work under way in preparation for final consent approval from district and regional…

Food act compliance on track

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WHAKATANE eateries are on track when it comes to meeting new Food Act guidelines but some home-based food sellers have yet to catch up, a…

Wellness centre opens

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THE opening of Valor and Tonic, a new holistic wellness centre on The Strand, underscores the increasing popularity of using traditional healing practices to augment…