Articles Categorized: Eastern Bay Life

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…

Photography a gift to share

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TE taha wairua (the spiritual dimension) does not show itself to many people let alone be captured on camera, so when unexplainable details were revealed…

Like a cat in sheep’s clothing

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SETTLING in to my new cottage in Ohiwa, surrounded by beautiful bush, I was not expecting a visitor early on a Sunday morning. Waking, bleary-eyed, to…

You can think big

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FORMER Opotiki woman Sharon Scott may be a corporate high-flyer in the big smoke these days – but she is also passionate about giving back to…

Starting young

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FIFTEEN-year-old Shannon Hutching Bell from Ohope says she never leaves the house without a camera of some sort. Now in year 10 at Whakatane High…

Opportunity knocks

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FOR a quarter of a century a small op shop on the corner of Boon and Richardson streets has grown a loyal following of customers…

Bright lights in July

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NOW the winter solstice has passed, the daily overhead passage of the sun is creeping south as we near spring. The sun’s increasing strength (radiation)…

Warm up winter with chilli

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BEANS are a filling alternative to meat. This recipe does have a few spices in it, but remember you can get small amounts from Bin…