Articles Categorized: News

Better home for kura

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COASTLANDS could become the permanent home of the Maori immersion school that has been housed as a temporary measure in the buildings of the former…

Race offers support to flooded residents

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KAWERAU’S King of the Mountain participants could be racing up and down Mount Putauaki wearing limited edition merchandise this year. This year only, participants can…

Giant bowel proves popular

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MOBILE Health Solutions chief executive Mark Eager says a giant, blow-up bowel that Fieldays visitors can walk into is proving popular. “The bowel is used…

Release your inner diva

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WHAKATANE’S Miss Universe New Zealand finalist Holly Waghorn hopes to see Ohope Beach filled with runners and walkers in extravagant drag wear on Sunday morning.…

Free breakfast for volunteers

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VOLUNTEERS are vital to the growth and success of our sport and recreation community, and to say thanks Sport Bay of Plenty is hosting a…

Council’s property file digitisation begins

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WHAKATANE District Council’s paper-based property files are undergoing digitisation. The extensive file archive comprises 32,000 files and an estimated 5.5 million documents, and in line…

Homing happy hens

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BUNNINGS carpark was alive with the gentle clucking of hens this week when Mamaku-based battery hen rescue organisation, Free as a Bird Rescue, made a…