Articles By: Mark Rieder

Litter injures duckling

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SULLIVAN Lake residents are concerned about rubbish being left at the reserve after a duck was found in distress with a plastic bottle cap ring…

Foreign tourism on the rise

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PRELIMINARY data coming from area Visitor Information Centres and retailers indicates more international visitors are coming to the Eastern Bay. Eastern Bay Chamber of Commerce…

Hyperbaric healing

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ORIGINALLY used to reverse the effects of the bends, hyperbaric chambers have become an increasingly popular form of non-invasive treatment for medical conditions. Whakatane businesswoman…

Anchor ornament draws attention

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AN antique anchor on Whakatane resident Barry Caulfield’s front lawn has attracted the attention of his neighbours and the ire of his wife. Mr Caulfield,…

Seventy and still fleecing them

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THE heyday of sheep shearing – during which numerous shearing gangs were employed clipping the nation’s huge sheep flock – may be over, but there…