Articles Categorized: Our people

Water for Vanuatu

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A PROJECT to help the cyclone-stricken island of Tanna could strengthen links between the Eastern Bay and seasonal kiwifruit workers from Vanuatu. A project to…

Invictus challenge

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Sharing experiences and learning from others is the key for the New Zealand Defence Force Invictus Games team captain Jason Pore. THE Invictus Games is…

Whakatane at fashion week

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WAIMANA woman Kate Clark, dairy farmer, mother, creator and owner of Whakatane stores Whitegold and Him.her, has put the town on the map at New…

no waka in Whakatane

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BEN Mills has always loved fashion and been interested in T-shirts with messages, seeing them as a cool way for people to show their personality…

Off to Invictus Games

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FORMER Whakatane woman Paulette Doctor is heading to Canada, to compete in her first Invictus Games. The Invictus Games is the only international adaptive sporting…

Orator speaks about Blue September

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EVERY year around 600 men die in New Zealand of prostate cancer. That’s 600 fathers, sons, brothers, grandfathers – gone. This happens because men don’t…

The cakes of Annalie

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THE ever-rising demand for culinary creations by Whakatane cake-making extraordinaire Annalie Strydom is seeing her business expand into new ventures. As owner and creator of…

Face-saving secrets of kefir

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LAYING explosive lines in the searing heat of a Western Australia summer and developing an innovative new skincare range appear to have little in common.…