Articles By: Neryda McNabb

Help for flood victims

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OFFERS of help are coming in for people affected by flooding around the Whakatane district. The sight of pasture covered with muddy water, and stranded…

Ruru’s Hangi launch

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OHIWA author-illustrator Nikki Slade Robinson has released her latest children’s book, featuring some already well-known and much-loved characters. Ruru’s Hangi uses some of the characters…

Road closure update

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WITH river levels are continuing to rise across the district, Whakatane District Council is advising people living in Taneatua and Ruatok who work in Whakatane…

Escarpment warning issued

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WHAKATANE District Council civil defence staff are advising people who live or work in close proximity to escarpments in Whakatane, Ohope and Matata to be…

Music rooms honour stalwarts

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NEW music rooms at Trident High School have been named after two musicians who made a significant contribution to music at the school and within…

A fast-paced action spectacle

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Ghost in the Shell Sci fi; Cert M, contains violence; 105 mins Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Michael Pitt, Michael Wincott Director: Rupert Sanders WITH hardly a…

Burning flowers

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FLOWERS and flames are among Whakatane visual artist Joanne Black’s latest passions. Her series of burning flowers in which orchids, roses and a range of…