Articles By: Staff

Swimmers hit form at Bay champs

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WHAKATANE Swimming Club’s Marley Orr dominated the breaststroke at the Bay of Plenty Short Course Championships in Tauranga last weekend. Competing in the boys aged…

Sons of Zion celebrate EP release

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SONS of Zion are back on the road this winter and coming to Whakatane. The tour follows the recent release of their latest EP, The…

Ohope hosts season opener

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THE representative season begins at the Ohope Golf Club this weekend. Bay of Plenty take on North Harbour with seniors, under-19 and under-16 players making…

Small school lands big results

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A PUTAUAKI School teacher is hoping success on the sports field will translate to the classroom. Putauaki’s Josh Te Aomarere was rapt with his students…

Worker held to ransom over sex video

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A KAWERAU couple threatened an employee that if he left his job they would publicly share an intimate video they had secretly made of him.…

Animal control partnership a success

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THE partnership agreement which saw Ngati Manawa assume responsibility for animal control in Murupara has been hailed a huge success. Since Whakatane District Council reached…

Kiwi release ensures survival

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IAN Tarei and Bridget Palmer perform the naming ceremony for a new kiwi at Te Kura o Te Teko before releasing it into the wild…

Opera in the domain

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TICKETS go on sale on Monday for Sol3 Mio’s summer tour. Included in the eight-date schedule is a visit to the Wharepai Domain in Tauranga…

University life spelled out

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YOUNG people contemplating university next year will have an opportunity to learn more about uni life next week. The University of Waikato is hosting an…