Articles By: Staff

What 2.5 million Kiwis want

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THE future needs of more than 2.5 million Kiwis have been given a voice this month through the release of The Upper North Island Story…

Trident scores jazz gold at nationals

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TRIDENT High School played for gold at the 40th National Youth Jazz Competition in Tauranga over Easter. The school’s big band was one of four…

Free support for flood victims

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FAMILIES struggling with the impact of flooding in Whakatane can turn to Family Works Bay of Plenty to help them cope with their emotional distress.…

Kawerau streets pedestrian friendly

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ROAD safety features will be installed in Kawerau following concerns about pedestrian crossings. Kawerau District Council had agreed to install a median refuge island on…

Funding available for dog de-sexing

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WHAKATANE District Council has received $39,000 from a Government subsidy programme to help with the cost of de-sexing menacing dog breeds. According to figures held…

Goods available for flood victims

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ITEMS to help victims of the Edgecumbe flood rebuild their lives are available for collection at a Bracken Street building in Whakatane destined to become…

A concert for music lovers

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THE climax of the Bay of Plenty Music School weekend of music-making will be a public concert on Sunday. Eastern Bay music lovers are invited…

Railway defeats outlaw trees

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IN western days, outlaws in the United States felled trees to block the tracks so they could rob a train. River Edge Park Miniature Railway…

Insurance body dismisses warning

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THE insurance industry has rejected a suggestion by Whakatane builder Hamish Galloway that settlement offers to customers will be anything other than fair and reasonable,…

Champs crowned on Tarawera River

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KAWERAU hosted the New Zealand Canoe Slalom Championships over the weekend and the stars did not disappoint. Olympic silver medallist Luuka Jones romped to her…