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Firearm in domestic incident


POLICE have found the man they were looking for following a domestic violence incident this morning on Galatea Road. Whakatane police Senior Sergeant Yvonne Parker…


Dog bite costs double


TREATMENT costs for dog-related injuries in the Eastern Bay have soared, with ACC paying out almost $75,000 in the past financial year. Although the number…

PRIDE WHAKATANE: Doing their bit to clean up Whakatane this week,  Mayor Tony Bonne, deputy mayor Judy Turner, Sandy Pryde of Pride Whakatane and councillor Andrew Iles.                                                                       Photo supplied

Pride instillers wanted


PRIDE Whakatane is seeking new members keen to implement initiatives to make the Whakatane district an even better place to live. The group has been…

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Swimmers swarm Whakatane


WHAKATANE Masters Swimming Club took out the top club points prize at the North Island Masters Swimming Short Course Championships. Pictured is Whakatane’s Marina Fowell taking…

IN FORM: Luka Connor was named Volcanix forward of the year at the Bay of Plenty representative rugby awards in Rotorua on last week.                                                        Photo supplied

Connor takes top award


OPOTIKI College student Luka Connor capped off a massive year at the Bay of Plenty representative rugby awards in Rotorua last week. The 18-year-old was…

United denied by bad weather


EAST Bay United came within four overs of maybe claiming a win in the third round of the Bay Cup on Saturday. Batting second against…