Articles By: Staff

New museum director named

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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,…

Six to face Environment Court

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SIX people, including two prominent Opotiki identities, are accused of illegally discharging dairy effluent. The six people, connected to three companies, cannot be named and…

Cup run goes all the way for Kawerau

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KAWERAU bounced back from a league defeat last week to make the final of football’s Bay Sports Centre Cup. Kawerau beat Otumoetai 3-2 in Saturday’s…

Outstanding dune work

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FOR 20 years Thornton School students have been breathing life into the beach sand dunes near their school. The service milestone was recognised recently with…

Feature home – Easy living close to town

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This low-maintenance, three-bedroom home is close to schools and both shopping centres. LOW-maintenance homes within a quick walk of Whakatane’s central business district are always…

Woman’s perspective on war

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WELLINGTON actor Jan Bolwell is coming to Opotiki in September to perform her war-based play. Bolwell plays her adolescent self, encouraging her grandfather Arthur to…

Great outcome for search parties

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THE 49-year-old woman missing in Te Urewera since last week was found safe on Tuesday. Search and Rescue teams had been searching the Te Urewea…

Police back to school focus next week

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POLICE presence will escalate around schools next week as the new school term starts. Eastern Bay road policing manager Ray Wylie said police would have…

Spreading community spirit

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AT 49 cents per kilogram, bananas at Whakatane’s Pak’n Save were always going to be popular, but add in a pinch of community spirit and…