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Built in stone

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THE spectacular 14-hectare property at the mouth of the Motu River, Oariki Coastal Cottage, is in safe hands under the guardianship of stone mason, landscaper…

Mobile music teacher

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UNTIL five or six years ago, Cecilie Rose and her mobile music school were a familiar sight at schools from Ohope Beach to Te Kaha.…

Owner watches car burn

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WHAKATANE volunteer fire brigade was called to a burning car at Arawa Road yesterday morning. Senior firefighter Steve Butler said the fire was in the…

Three-year-old struck by ute

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A THREE-YEAR-OLD girl spent the weekend in Whakatane Hospital with serious injuries after she was struck by a ute on Friday last week. Bay of…

Last chance for forestry funding

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THE ministry for primary industries is providing grants of $1300 a hectare for farmers to plant trees, and with grant applications closing today farmers are…

Poor result from checkpoint

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A POLICE checkpoint yesterday caught several drivers and passengers not following road rules. Eastern Bay road policing manager Ray Wylie said the Landing Road checkpoint…

Report addresses antimicrobial resistance

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HEALTH minister Jonathan Coleman and food safety minister David Bennett have welcomed steps to enhance New Zealand’s ability to respond to the growing global issue…