Comedy duo seeking ‘Doreen who makes Anzac slice’

Comedy duo seeking ‘Doreen who makes Anzac slice’

Michele A’Court is touring with husband and fellow comedian Jeremy Elwood as part of New Zealand’s Arts of Tour – bringing high-quality performing arts to provincial centres. The reviews from their regional shows have been glowing. This year, the Ōpōtiki Library...
Slam Poetry

Slam Poetry

Its Slam poetry time again at the Whakatāne Library so if you would like to come and share a piece of your poetry then this is your chance.  If this is not for you, but you know someone who might be interested please pass along.
Awakeri Top School 2019

Awakeri Top School 2019

The 35th annual Top School is on Sunday 24th March. The mega garage sale and breakfast bbq starts from 7am. From 9am the plant sale, gala games and food tent will be up and running, and then the Top School games start at 10:00am. There will be a hangi, quick fire...
Sullivan Lake dredging underway

Sullivan Lake dredging underway

A six-week dredging project got underway at Sullivan Lake this week, utilising specialised equipment sourced from Denmark. Contractor ECL Group is using a unit mounted on a floating barge to pump silt dredged from the lake bottom to dewatering units on the lake shore,...
Dredging work back underway on Kopeopeo Canal

Dredging work back underway on Kopeopeo Canal

Another significant milestone has been achieved for the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project as dredging of the Canal resumes and water treatment works move to the second containment site at the Whakatāne River end of the Kopeopeo Canal. Deputy Project Manager, Ken...