Articles By: Staff

The singing detective

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ABOUT five or six years ago Greg Standen picked up the guitar again and since then has been singing, playing and songwriting. “It is my relaxation,…

Season rolls into second round

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ONE of the Eastern Bay’s entertaining rivalries will feature in round two of the Baywide rugby premier division tomorrow. Poroporo host Paroa in what will…

Honour for top coach

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WHAKTANE’S Matt Te Pou was awarded a life membership by the Bay of Plenty Rugby Union on Wednesday. It’s been noted he’s one of the…

New season ready to start

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NETBALL’S ANZ Premiership begins this weekend and two Eastern Bay players are among the squads. The inaugural competition replaces the ANZ Championship in New Zealand…

Man not located

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A MAN who fled after allegedly setting three dogs upon a police officer near Kaingaroa on Monday is yet to be located. At 7.56pm on…

Changes to postal rates

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THE cost of sending a medium-sized letter within New Zealand by FastPost will increase 50 cents, from $1.80 to $2.30, from July 1. New Zealand…

French festival kicks off

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WHAKAMAX is hosting a French Film Festival over the next week. The festival is part of Arts Whakatane’s Summer Arts Festival, which aims to celebrate…

Roll up – roll up – roll up

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ROLL UP … roll up … roll up New Zealand’s largest and newest travelling event rolls into Ohope this weekend. The Extravaganza, now in its…

Get your tickets now for Seussical

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EARLYBIRD tickets are now on sale for Theatre Whakatane’s new stage offering. Seussical, directed by Sue Harris, is a musical based on the works of…

Eastern Bay crashes increase

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CRASHES in the Eastern Bay are up almost 7 percent on the same period last year. Eastern Bay road policing manager Sergeant Ray Wylie said…