Articles By: Staff

Young printmakers learn new skills

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TE KOPUTU hosted the first of two consecutive weekends of printmaking workshops last weekend. Whakatane artist and printmaker Sue Pearson delivered a collograph workshop on…

Debaters competitive

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WHAKATANE High School’s senior debating team of Katie Reid, Robbie Blackmore, Ethan Baldey and Shanelle Ward took part in the Russell McVeagh Regional Debating Competition…

Adult’s absence blamed

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CORONER Wallace Bain has found a lack of direct supervision led to the death of 15-year-old Jamie Ross Johnston in a duck shooting accident on…

Redevelopment meeting

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EDGECUMBE College’s plans for a $9 million building redevelopment project will be available for the community to see next week. The school’s building project team…

Tui in flight wins nature competition

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WHAKATANE photographer Mandy Hague has won the 2017 Tamron Photograph Nature Competition with a perfectly timed, executed and exposed photograph of a tui in flight.…

Preventing number plate theft

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STEALING number plates in the Eastern Bay will be much harder for thieves after Community Patrol Whakatane fixed over 200 vehicles with anti-theft screws. A…

Jury deliberates Warren verdict

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THE jury was yesterday considering its verdict in the case of a man accused of shooting four police officers during an armed siege at an…

Hunter safety report ‘good news’

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ASSOCIATE conservation minister Peter Dunne has welcomed the launch of the Mountain Safety Council’s report into hunter safety – A Hunter’s Tale – this week.…

Adding a creative touch

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TE Marunui Hotene works on a section of the new mural at Taneatua’s skate park depicting the eponymous ancestor and his renowned dogs. The artist…