Articles Categorized: News

Man not located

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A MAN who fled after allegedly setting three dogs upon a police officer near Kaingaroa on Monday is yet to be located. At 7.56pm on…

Changes to postal rates

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THE cost of sending a medium-sized letter within New Zealand by FastPost will increase 50 cents, from $1.80 to $2.30, from July 1. New Zealand…

Buy back the springs

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THANK you to Jack Hourigan for number crunching so we could appreciate the potential of Otakiri Springs. I am sure that many readers thought that…

Eastern Bay crashes increase

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CRASHES in the Eastern Bay are up almost 7 percent on the same period last year. Eastern Bay road policing manager Sergeant Ray Wylie said…

Young printmakers learn new skills

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TE KOPUTU hosted the first of two consecutive weekends of printmaking workshops last weekend. Whakatane artist and printmaker Sue Pearson delivered a collograph workshop on…

Debaters competitive

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WHAKATANE High School’s senior debating team of Katie Reid, Robbie Blackmore, Ethan Baldey and Shanelle Ward took part in the Russell McVeagh Regional Debating Competition…

Adult’s absence blamed

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CORONER Wallace Bain has found a lack of direct supervision led to the death of 15-year-old Jamie Ross Johnston in a duck shooting accident on…

Welcome Oxfam Trailwalkers

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THIS weekend, we are honoured to once again host the Oxfam Trailwalker event – and fingers crossed we will turn on some better weather this…