Articles Categorized: News

Time for change – road police

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EASTERN Bay road policing manager Ray Wylie is appalled at the standard of driving by some drivers. There have been seven crashes in the Eastern…

Forced to leave precedent

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APPARENTLY, I live in the most dangerous place in New Zealand – the Awatarariki fanhead at Matata. As the Beacon has reported, Whakatane District Council is to ask the regional…

Road safety issue

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ALL around this district I have noticed a lack of safe roads where floods, slips and cyclone damage repairs to them seems to have been…

Giving to Edgecumbe

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ROQUETTE restaurant owner Ajay Sharma says he knows what it is like to be banned from returning home after a disaster, which is why he…

NCEA results released

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NCEA confirmed results are in, reinforcing that students are receiving a top-quality education at most of the Eastern Bay’s secondary schools. The 2016 results were…

CD inflexibility under fire

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CIVIL Defence inflexibility came under fire when a group of Edgecumbe residents met with East Coast MP Anne Tolley and Government MPs yesterday. Mrs Tolley…

Flood property buy out

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OWNERS of red-stickered homes in Edgecumbe have been told Bay of Plenty Regional Council wants to buy them to enable stopbank and other infrastructure repairs…