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Hundreds expected at Anzac services


HUNDREDS of people will attend Anzac services across the Eastern Bay tomorrow. Whakatane, Kawerau, Matata and Ruatoki will hold dawn services with further services planned…

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Missing man sought


  A SEARCH-AND-RESCUE operation is underway after the disappearance of an Opotiki man. Acting Sergeant Maxie Kemara said 54-year-old Alan Grant Young has been missing…

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WINNER: Whakatane’s Mark Eagle won gold at the AKF Australian Open two weeks ago. Photo contributed

Eagle swoops on gold


WHAKATANE’S Mark Eagle is calling it the biggest win of his career. He took the gold medal at the AKF Australian Open two weeks ago.…

ON FORM: Whakatane cricketer Graeme Aldridge was happy with his season for the Northern Knights.
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Aldridge rolls on after big season


A SOLID season has Whakatane cricketer Graeme Aldridge confident he will continue his first class career. The 36-year-old finished his 16th season with Northern Districts…

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Petrie ready to have a go


ALEXI Petrie reckons his chance is now and he will not be left wondering. The 22-year-old Whakatane triathlete leaves for Germany in two weeks to…

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Surf club honour their best


THE Whakatane Surf Lifesaving Club held their end of year prizegiving on Saturday. The prizegiving closed a big summer for the club, which included hosting…

No chance for new event


THE heavy rain that kicked off Easter Weekend prevented the Eastern Bay’s newest running race from getting out of the blocks. Saturday’s Ohope Express was…