Articles By: Sven Carlsson

Three-shot rule introduced

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FAILURE to comply with a new regulation for duck hunters can lead to the confiscation of the hunter’s shotgun and a hefty fine. Eastern Bay…

Floods batter Eastern Bay roads

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THE Eastern Bay road system is still reeling after last week’s flooding. New Zealand Transport Agency spokeswoman Natalie Mankelow said the agency remained in crisis…

Remote consultations for Anne

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WAIOTAHE resident Anne Looney was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2013. “It was dreadful,” she said. “I could hardly walk and I felt poisoned.” Mrs…

Kutarere Church to be restored

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THE less-loved of two religious twins will be rescued from the brink of neglect. Kutarere resident Trevor Ransfield said a decision to restore the Kutarere…

Radio technology boost

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THE merging of radio technology with a digital backbone and services is about to offer serious advantages to anyone who uses radio communications in the…

Mussels action needed now

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RESEARCHERS say that unless action is taken mussels will disappear completely from Ohiwa Harbour. A triple-whammy of starfish, silt and pollution has reduced mussel numbers…

Road safety meeting well attended

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A WELL-ATTENDED road safety meeting was held at the Waiotahe Settlers Hall on Wednesday afternoon. New Zealand Transport Agency Bay of Plenty highway manager Niclas…