Articles Categorized: News

Accidental shot to shoulder

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A MAN was transported to Tauranga Hospital after being accidentally shot in the shoulder last night. A police spokeswoman said police were called to the Otakiri…

Golfers take on big field

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THE Mixed Town and Country tournament was held at the Whakatane Golf Club on Sunday. The field included more than 100 golfers and Tyler van…

Con-vincing pitch

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With all the hoo-ha that is printed, said, or seen particularly at election time, reminded me of a court case I happened to follow some…

Tender awarded for relocatable houses

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MODCOM Portable Buildings will build 10 relocatable homes for use by people displaced from their flood-damaged homes The units will form a “relocatable house park”…

Businesses accepted for relief fund

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TWO Whakatane businesses affected by April’s flood have been accepted for funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) with another 28 awaiting…

New online health and safety tool

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AN estimated two thirds of Eastern Bay businesses still have no idea how their health and safety system is performing, despite new laws having been…

Work starts on museum upgrade

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THE symbolic first sod will be turned at a special ground-breaking ceremony in Burgess Park today, marking the start of the construction phase of the…

Grocers focus on freshness

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THE new owners of Whakatane’s Fresh Market have chosen to run their own business to promote their philosophy of healthy eating – and to spend…