Articles By: Staff

Dame Georgina recognised

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IT’S already been a big year for Dame Georgina Kingi. In January, she was made a dame companion in this year’s New Year’s honours and…

Runners tackle Pomona slopes

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TWO Eastern Bay runners earned top places in the Pomona King of the Mountain race on Sunday. The event is held annually near Australia’s Sunshine…

Waimana trust deemed dysfunctional

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A TRUST responsible for managing a Maori reservation near Waimana has been deemed dysfunctional but the Maori Land Court has refused to remove the trustees.…

‘Red letter day’

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UNION members have ratified a landmark agreement signed by their leaders on July 17, which will deliver significant pay increases and more training for about…

New museum director appointed

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WHAKATANE Museum has a new director, Eric Holowacz. Mr Holowacz is currently executive director of the Sedona Arts Centre and campus in Northern Arizona, USA,…

Funding grants for Eastern Bay projects

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BAY of Plenty community groups have received $199,011 in funding from The Southern Trust over the first six months of this year. Thirty-four groups have…

Eastern Bay rep team steps up

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THE Eastern Bay team placed 10th at the New Zealand under-17 Netball Championships in Pukekohe last week. The four-day outdoor tournament is the largest event…

Dam project award finalist

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A WHAKATANE project and two Tauranga projects are finalists in the civil contracting industry’s equivalent of the academy awards being held in Dunedin next week.…

Two art exhibitions open on Friday

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TWO new art exhibitions will open at Te Koputu, Whakatane’s library and exhibition centre, on Friday. A wide range of locally made arts will be…