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REMEMBER THEM: George Williams with his grandson Nikora Williams, 2, and Joanne Williams with their grand-uncle’s cross at Mitchell Park. 
Photo Troy Baker
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We shall remember them

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ON the lawn at Mitchell Park there are 67 white crosses. Sixty-seven crosses to commemorate the soldiers from the Whakatane area who did not return…

John Key 
Prime Minister

To pull or not to pull?

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WHAKATANE café staff are in agreement: they would not like their hair pulled by any customer, especially New Zealand’s prime minister. On Wednesday a blog…

SOLEMN TIMES: Students from Whakatane High School wait with their counterparts from Trident High School, Edgecumbe College, Te Wharekura o Ruatoki and Air Training Corps cadets for the service to start. D1977-061

Community honours Anzacs

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Golden Pond remembers their return service men KEN Williams wears his medals proudly on his chest. He points to the headless statue wearing a New…

VACCINE: Total Health nurse Suzanne Thompson gives pregnant mum Eileen Patterson her 
protective flu
immunisation. 
Photo Troy Baker 
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Mum protects baby with vaccine

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EILEEN Patterson is not prepared to take chances when it comes to the health of her unborn baby. She took advantage of free flu immunisations…

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Derby rolls on with another win

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WHAKATANE Roller Derby league held their first home game of the season on Saturday. In front of a good crowd at the Whakatane War Memorial…

Baywide place up for grabs

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TWO Eastern Bay teams are battling for a Baywide rugby spot tomorrow. The second-tier Eastern Bay competition concludes tomorrow where the two undefeated teams, Waimana…

Trio land top 10 finishes

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THREE Whakatane riders had top-10 finishes at the Cycling New Zealand Club Road National Championships near Napier at the weekend. Shona Steel placed second in…