Articles By: Samantha Motion

White Island doesn’t disappoint

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Former Beacon reporter Samantha Motion took a trip to Whakatane’s top tourist attraction White Island before she left the Eastern Bay for Wellington. Having reported…

School’s future unclear

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A YEAR after Kawerau Intermediate became a ghost school, the future of its land and buildings remains unclear. The school was closed for merger into…

Police commend rescuers

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TWO men have been awarded police commendations for their role in helping to rescue three people from drowning in rough seas off Ohope Beach in…

Girl, 8, hit by car

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AN eight-year-old Whakatane girl suffered bad cuts when she was hit by a car on McGarvey Road near the Sullivan Street intersection this afternoon. Whakatane…