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Brownies selling biscuits again


LOOK OUT – Eastern Bay Brownies are rushing to deliver your favourite biscuits. Girl guide biscuit sales start around the country on Saturday with packets…

TOXIC: Staff at the Whakatane Aquatic Centre say chloramine levels are making them sick. 
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Pool toxic staff claim


STAFF at the Whakatane Aquatic Centre are convinced their workplace is making them sick. Since late last year workers at the pool complex have been…

LONG HAUL: Robbie Pearson, Murray and Bill Storey say their East Cape tractor pilgrimage will take them eight days. 
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Tractor pilgrims roll through


THREE wise, or at least retired, men are on a tractor pilgrimage through the Eastern Bay. Brothers Bill and Murray Storey have joined with former…

VOLCANIC FEATURES: New Zealand and American scientists use a sophisticated unmanned submarine vehicle to investigate two seafloor volcanoes in the Kermadec Arc northeast of the Bay of Plenty. Photo supplied

Scientists zero in on submarine volcanoes


NEW ZEALAND and American scientists will use one of the world’s most sophisticated unmanned submarine vehicles during the next three weeks to investigate two seafloor…

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Canoe champs make a splash


THE Bay of Plenty Canoe Slalom Championships were held in Kawerau on Sunday. Pictured is Callum Gilbert competing in the K1 event. The event was…

BIG HIT: Trae Karaka smashes a shot during junior cricket at Rugby Park on Friday.                                       Photo Adyn Ogle D1766-33

Juniors take a swing at cricket


A CRICKET tragic from way back is rapt to see junior cricket flourishing in the Eastern Bay. Tony Kirby, Bay of Plenty Cricket’s Eastern Bay…

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Kawerau in good pre-season form


KAWERAU made a bright start to the football season by winning the Cambridge Sevens tournament on Sunday. Kawerau, pictured, won the Bay of Plenty first…