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Rally returns to Eastern Bay

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THE Targa Rotorua rally event blasted through the Eastern Bay on Sunday. The annual race included a stage on Manawahe Road, used twice on Sunday…

Baywide rugby season under way

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A RELIEVED Mike Smith was happy with his charges as Paroa beat Whakatane Marist in the opening round of Baywide rugby on Saturday. Paroa triumphed…

Touch player steps up

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WHAKATANE touch player Mahina Paul has been called up for top honours. The 15-year-old was named in the women’s Touch Blacks team to compete in…

Chiefs target four in a row

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THE Chiefs will face their first non-New Zealand opponent of the season tonight. The Chiefs lead the New Zealand conference heading into round four of…

Rally return for Shapley

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A LONG absence from the Targa rally ends tomorrow for Whakatane’s Maurice Shapley. The Targa Rotorua event begins in Tokoroa tomorrow morning and will go…

Dream delivery for cricket fan

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WHAKATANE eight-year-old Aiden Checkley celebrated a big win off the field when ANZ dropped by his school this week with a special dream delivery. Earlier…

Season openers promise plenty

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BAYWIDE premier club rugby begins tomorrow as teams kickoff an 18-week journey to make the play-offs. Three Eastern Bay teams will compete in the top…

Throwers line up for trophy

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WHAKATANE dart throwers will compete for a special trophy tomorrow. The Whakatane Darts Association will host the fifth Dave Clement Memorial trophy competition at the…