Articles Categorized: News

Celebrating success

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THE Beacon outclassed its competition at the 2016 New Zealand Community Newspaper Association Awards, picking up three major awards. At the awards ceremony, held in…

Healthy habits earn school an award

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WAIMANA School students have been on a mission to promote healthy eating habits, and their efforts have been awarded by the Heart Foundation. The Heart…

Two Tirohanga scrub fires

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THE Opotiki Volunteer Fire Brigade has attended two scrub fires near Tirohanga recently. The first burned through an acre of scrub while the second, last…

Growers to benefit from kiwifruit forum

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THE Maori Kiwifruit Growers Forum – a partnership between Maori kiwifruit growers, Te Puni Kokiri and Zespri – was launched last week to advocate for…

SPCA to create new organisation

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A DECISION to form a national SPCA organisation instead of the current 45 independent centres will see all centres working together to help prevent cruelty to…

Lessons learned from scooter challenge

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DEPUTY mayor Judy Turner and councillors Andrew Iles and Nandor Tanczos navigated Kopeopeo streets on mobility scooters last Wednesday. The Whakatane District Council elected members…