Consumer NZ’s latest banking survey found one in five bank customers had been offered financial products they didn’t request and, in many cases, didn’t want. Credit cards, increases in credit card limits, life insurance and personal loans were the most...
Since last week’s report, a further four cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty, bringing the total number of measles reported over the past month to ten. “The most recent cases are known to be linked to the earlier reported cases of measles,” says...
Whakatāne will hold its fourth Local Wild Food Challenge on the 2 February 2019. The challenge will be held at Mahy Reserve in Ōhope, right on the shore of New Zealand’s ‘Most Loved Beach’. The event has a Wild Food Festival on the outskirts of the challenge and...
Consumer NZ’s latest banking survey found one in five bank customers had been offered financial products they didn’t request and, in many cases, didn’t want. Credit cards, increases in credit card limits, life insurance and personal loans were the most...read more
Dog control fees in the Whakatāne District will remain the same for the 2019/20 year, which starts on 1 July. That follows a decision by the Whakatāne District Council’s Policy Committee to retain the existing fees for dog registration, impounding and microchip...read more
Submissions on the Whakatāne District Council’s draft 2019/20 Annual Plan will close at 5pm on Monday, 29 April, so now is the time to have your say! Key focus areas highlighted for feedback in the Council’s Annual Plan consultation document include: Whakatāne...read more
Ōpōtiki District Council has released an information document on the 2019-20 Annual Plan Your assets, your community, your future – our plan in action. The documentshows what rates are expected to be and tells how we plan to progress our major...read more
Bay of Plenty Regional Council has today welcomed the release of Environment Aotearoa 2019 by the Ministry for the Environment. The report highlights the most pressing environmental issues New Zealand is facing and outlines nine...read more
Sixty minis will line up in Kaitaia this Easter, on Good Friday, at the start of an epic 2,500 km journey to Invercargill. It will take the teams six long days to reach their destination, following the route taken in the classic Kiwi movie “Goodbye Pork Pie.” A...read more
Customer satisfaction with KiwiSaver providers has dropped in Consumer NZ’s annual survey. Consumer NZ chief executive Sue Chetwin said almost all of the 13 providers rated in the survey saw their customer satisfaction ratings fall. “Overall, 48% of...read more
There have now been six cases of measles reported in the Bay of Plenty region in the past month. “The most recent case, reported last night, is linked to the previous cases in the Mount Maunganui area,” says Dr Neil de Wet, Medical Officer of Health for Toi Te Ora...read more
Since last week’s report, a further four cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty, bringing the total number of measles reported over the past month to ten. “The most recent cases are known to be linked to the earlier reported cases of measles,” says...read more
TOP NZ BANDS ARE BRINGING THE GOOD VIBES ACROSS NEW ZEALAND THIS WINTER After debuting to great success this year as the warm-up party to the famed reggae festival One Love in Tauranga, GOOD VIBES is hitting the road this winter. Presented by Pato Entertainment, the...read more
We currently have two exciting opportunities to work for the Whakatane Kiwi Trust! Firstly, we are looking for someone to step into a part-time contract for auditing our stoat traps, working around 30 hours per month. This person would need to have a high level of...read more
To Apanui Saltmarsh Care Group, Here is the link to some photos from today's clean-up: https://photos.app.goo.gl/fdBYtK1eVCeX9yeA8 8 people took part. Among the things collected were: 14 golf balls (Christine said she'd seen the person hitting them over summer and...read more
The Bay of Plenty Region recently hosted a group of eight Los Angeles based film studio executives who visited the region as part of a wider New Zealand screen ‘famil’ organized by film industry group, Screen Experience Trust NZ (SETNZ), in partnership with The New...read more
Whakatane athlete toasts home success NZ marathon number one and Whakatane local Daniel Jones gave an exemplary demonstration of his class to cruise to an emphatic win in the inaugural Sun to Surf Half Marathon. Jones, who three weeks ago blasted to a marathon...read more
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