Articles By: Neryda McNabb

Fun with pompoms

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CHILDREN gathered at Te Koputu, Whakatane’s library and exhibition centre, yesterday to make some woolly creations. The 16 youngsters, led by artist Lea-Anne Sheather, learned…

Buskers in GLO Spot finals

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TWO Whakatane busking acts – one vocal and the other instrumental – have won spots on the main stage at Rotorua’s GLO Festival thanks, to…

Cul-de-sac Christmas + video

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NOWHERE is the competitive Christmas spirit more evident than in Werahika Place. Every year the residents of this quiet Whakatane cul-de-sac go out of their…

Te Mete painting nets $3000

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OPOTIKI artist Te Mete’s Trade Me auction of a painting has raised $3050 for the Opotiki library development. Putting up his painting Pohutukawa Canopy II…

New homes for Christmas

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IT took Cherie Gleason years to accumulate her vast array of Christmas memorabilia – and just an hour for almost all of it to leave…

Dog park nearing completion

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WHAKATANE’S new dog park is fenced and ready to be completed with amenities. The 4300 square metre dog exercise and socialisation area at the rear…

Hub dream comes true

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  THE former Harts building in Bracken Street is destined to become Whakatane’s new Community Hub. Pou Whakaaro has bought the 2297 square metre harbour…