Articles By: Mark Rieder

Contractor finds crops average

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DUE to a lack of rainfall but still cloudy conditions, Whakatane farm contractor Phil Brogden says he has not seen many outstanding crops overall this…

Yoga provides self-awareness

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MIND Body Movement owner Amy Green has opened a yoga and pilates studio on The Strand after more than three years of instructing in the…

Minimum wage raises expectations

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EMPLOYEES will have to raise their game to justify the new minimum wage increase, says Eastern Bay of Plenty Chamber of Commerce chief executive Gerard…

Award winners defy personal tastes

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WINNERS of the 2017 Molly Morpeth Canaday Award were announced at Te Koputu, Whakatane’s library and exhibition centre Friday night with a variety of styles…

Kiwi farmers not so sheepish

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AFTER last week’s announcement by Statistics New Zealand that sheep numbers had declined another five percent, Eastern Bay farmers are hoping markets will rebound enough…

Lack of rain causes concern

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THIS weekend’s rain, though welcomed by farmers, was likely not enough to make a significant difference to the dry conditions around the Eastern Bay. Dairy…

Fishing good but could be better

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SPORTFISHING is having a good summer in the Eastern Bay with the number of boaties, and the fish they’re catching, increasing over last year. Whakatane…

Robbery reveals security camera fault

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A ROBBERY in Whakatane’s central business district last week revealed a glitch in Whakatane District Council’s security camera system. Slotcar Limited, located on George Street,…