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Milestone a curtain raiser

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CURTAIN Bank has reached an incredible milestone – it has made curtains for its 900th house. Barbara Smith has volunteered with the organisation since its…

Gift card woes

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AN elderly friend recently located a $100 Go Garden nationwide gift card she had misplaced. Although a few weeks past its expiry date, she nonetheless…

Escape room a big hit

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THE clock was ticking for teams taking part in the Escape Room challenge at Te Koputu – Whakatane Library and Exhibition Centre last week. Teams…

New name, same focus for health shop

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AFTER nine years in business as Michelle’s Health and Nutrition, the Boon Street health store’s new name reflects the new owners’ focus on organic products.…

Disappointment at sale of hall

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ANOTHER potential buyer of the Awakeri War Memorial Hall has expressed disappointment at its sale. Heidi Schicker and her husband, Ernie, offered $150,000 for the…