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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…

Correct facts

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I AGREE with Andrew Little’s attempts to clean up our waterways, but his grasp of basic bacteriology is at a political level. I know what…

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…

Redevelopment meeting

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EDGECUMBE College’s plans for a $9 million building redevelopment project will be available for the community to see next week. The school’s building project team…

Preventing number plate theft

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STEALING number plates in the Eastern Bay will be much harder for thieves after Community Patrol Whakatane fixed over 200 vehicles with anti-theft screws. A…

Jury deliberates Warren verdict

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THE jury was yesterday considering its verdict in the case of a man accused of shooting four police officers during an armed siege at an…

Hunter safety report ‘good news’

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ASSOCIATE conservation minister Peter Dunne has welcomed the launch of the Mountain Safety Council’s report into hunter safety – A Hunter’s Tale – this week.…