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MISSING: Robert "Rolls" Bennett

Whakatane man missing

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The family and workmates of Robert “Rolls” Bennett are calling on the public to help find him. Mr Bennett, 27,  disappeared 10 days ago and…

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Police abandon children

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POLICE allegedly abandoned two young children on Landing Road on Sunday evening after their 29-year-old mother was arrested for assaulting an officer. Neither the police…

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Council approves stream deepening

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AS the one-year anniversary of the Easter floods approaches, affected residents are “ecstastic” to see something finally being done in the lower catchment. However, they…

Woman stabbed at Coastlands

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  A 46-year-old Whakatane man has been arrested and charged with wounding with the intent to cause grievous bodily harm following a stabbing on Thursday…

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TOUGH STUFF: The Godzone adventure race in the South Island will test athletes over seven days. Photo contributed

Big race to test the best

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THREE Eastern Bay athletes will tackle one of New Zealand’s toughest events. The fourth annual Godzone adventure race begins in South Island tomorrow and Whakatane’s…

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THE Whakatane Cycle Club held their annual time-trial championships at Paroa on Thursday. The 26-kilometre race a started Paroa School and went through Station and…