Articles By: Staff

Next law enforcement generation

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NEW Zealand is set to become a safer place this month with an extra 178 police officers hitting the streets, with some expected to work…

Midwinter concert

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THE Whakatane Community Orchestra is hard at practice for its Midwinter Muses Concerts taking place this weekend. Twenty-seven musicians from Whakatane and surrounds, as well…

Literary heroes visit Kawerau

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KIWI writers behind the words and pictures of children’s books will visit Kawerau in August as part of a nationwide tour. The group of authors,…

Teen awes at festival

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OHOPE teenager Erin Christophers has scooped several top places in the speech and drama section of the 60th Tauranga Festival of Performing Arts. Erin, 16,…

Volcanix team ready for season

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TWO Eastern Bay players have been named in the Bay of Plenty Volcanix squad for the Farah Palmer Cup. Matata’s Davina Thompson and Opotiki’s Luka…

Surf club double

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THE Whakatane Surf Lifesaving Club was recognised at the Zespri Bay of Plenty and Coromandel Awards of Excellence for surf lifesaving last week. Whakatane vice…

Further post-flood photo digitisation

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THE photography team is back in Whakatane completing stage one of the photographic digitisation project which has arisen out of the April 6 flood. For many…

Sugary drinks policy on hold at Whakatane

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HASTINGS District Council wants all local governments to ban sugary drinks, but its Whakatane counterpart wants to wait until the policy committee has discussed it…