Articles Categorized: News

Animal control partnership a success

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THE partnership agreement which saw Ngati Manawa assume responsibility for animal control in Murupara has been hailed a huge success. Since Whakatane District Council reached…

Kiwi release ensures survival

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IAN Tarei and Bridget Palmer perform the naming ceremony for a new kiwi at Te Kura o Te Teko before releasing it into the wild…

University life spelled out

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YOUNG people contemplating university next year will have an opportunity to learn more about uni life next week. The University of Waikato is hosting an…

Signs of hope nears

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THE appearance of daffodils in a Wainui paddock heralds more than one type of hope. Wainui Road resident Kelly Hughes said he hoped the flowers…

Fastpost service to be scrapped

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NEW Zealand Post will be scrapping its priority mail service from January 1 next year. NZ Post said the Fastpost service would no longer be…

Bill English’s cover-up

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WHO is this man and is he fit to be prime minister? Billboard vandals continue to play an active role in this year’s general election…

Some hall history

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THERE is a proposal at the moment to divest the Awakeri War Memorial Hall being fast tracked through Whakatane District Council. This is your hall;…

Wi-Fi hotspots for Rangitaiki Plains

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EDGECUMBE and its surrounding areas will soon have access to free Wi-Fi. The Whakatane District Council-led Recovery Office is working with internet service provider Evolution…