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Aged care pay deal

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AGED care and disability workers in the Eastern Bay have welcomed the equal pay settlement that will see their pay rise to between $19 and…

Anzac fallen remembered

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THOSE who attended Whakatane’s Anzac Day district memorial service yesterday were reminded of the huge loss of life suffered in battles during World War I…

Dairy factory proposed

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A DAIRY factory is the latest large industrial development in the planning stages for land owned by Putauaki Trust at Kawerau. A report indicates the…

Wool prices hold steady

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ONLY 67 percent of the 8450 bales on offer were cleared at the South Island wool sale last week. New Zealand Wool Services International chief…

Parking limits for Kope

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WHAKATANE’S only pay and display area will disappear and Kopeopeo will become a parking zone in a series of amendments to the town’s restrictions register.…

Maize down but not out

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THE double-tap of cyclones Debbie and Cook has resulted in many fields of maize being knocked down, making harvesting harder for contractors. Bales R Us…