Articles By: Staff

UN win for young students

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TWO Whakatane High School students overcame the odds to finish first equal in the prestigious Model United Nations Competition in Tauranga at the weekend. Eighteen…

Crunch time for football

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KAWERAU’S three-point lead at the top of the Bay of Plenty football first division is intact after another win on Saturday. They beat Tauranga 5-1…

Softening continues in housing market

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LITTLE changed in the Eastern Bay real estate market between the months of June and July. Professionals principal Kathryn McKay said the peak growth cycle…

Productivity tied to wages

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LOW wages are one cause of New Zealand’s stale productivity rate and should be dealt with by policymakers, said Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler. Mr…

Thefts puzzle pensioner

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DESPITE the recent drop in the price of broccoli in stores, one Whakatane resident has been dealing with thefts of the vegetable from his back…

Crowe to judge art awards

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LEADING artist, academic and arts professional Deborah Crowe will be judging the 2018 Molly Morpeth Canaday Award – 3D, organisers have announced. Jasmine te Hira,…

Survey shows Kiwi attitudes to debt

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NEW research has uncovered fresh insights into New Zealanders’ attitudes towards debt. At a time when household debt relative to income is at record levels…

RTU mastitis treatment

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A NEW ready-to-use antibiotic formulation for treating mastitis that took seven years to develop, register and launch is now available for New Zealand dairy farmers.…