Articles Categorized: News

Jola and Q-Ute

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A YOUNG documentary maker from Norway has spent the last year on a very personal journey. Jola Josie McDonald is a beautiful, gently spoken and…

Feathered All Black’s turn

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A WHAKATANE birdwatcher is urging people to vote for the “rarest wader in the world” when they cast their votes for Forest and Bird’s annual…

Cyclone outlook holds few surprises

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FORECASTERS predict nothing out of the ordinary over the 2017-18 cyclone season, with eight to 10 storms expected to occur in the Southwest Pacific. Analysis…

Trout biggest at Okataina

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LAKE Okataina produced the biggest fish on the first day of the new fishing season, a 3.7kg rainbow trout, but Lake Rotoiti offered the “best…

Only my opinion

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ANY consultant with half a brain would have realised that this flood review was all about liability, especially once the litigation from David Heneay QC…

Please have a seat

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WHEN shoppers in Whakatane’s central business district need to rest their weary legs, they can do so on new ergonomically-designed seats. Nine new locally re-designed…

Brigade asks drivers to look out

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Fire truck driver Craig Rowson sometimes faces a frustrating wait trying to leave the Whakatane Fire Station prompting a call for a stop-go traffic light…

Not enough sorries

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HERE’S a simple philosophy question for you Dr Cullen from my “not” PhD and my “not” previous finance minister experience. Let’s say you are living…