Whakaari/White Island update

Whakaari/White Island update

Work is continuing today to enable the recovery of the eight people who remain unaccounted for on Whakaari / White Island following yesterday’s eruption. Recovering the remaining victims and returning them to their loved ones is an absolute priority for NZ...
Future Proofing for the Next Generations in Kawerau

Future Proofing for the Next Generations in Kawerau

The Kawerau District Council is planning for future generations by proposing a land exchange and reclassification to allow for more housing developments. In Friday’s Beacon the Kawerau District Council advertised its intention to exchange the Roy Stoneham Park...
Operation Phoenix takes off thanks to community support

Operation Phoenix takes off thanks to community support

Less than a month after the senior playground at Apanui School was destroyed by an act of arson in November 2019, Principal Simon Akroyd is thrilled to see the community spirit that has been shown in support of Operation Phoenix – a project to rebuild a new playground...