Parks and Reserves Bylaw adopted

Parks and Reserves Bylaw adopted

The final element of the Whakatāne District’s comprehensive bylaw review process has now been completed, with the adoption last week of the Parks and Reserves Bylaw 2018. The bylaw came into force on 18 December and incorporates a number of changes to address...
Provincial Growth Fund grant welcomed

Provincial Growth Fund grant welcomed

Whakatāne Mayor Tony Bonne says the confirmation of a $646,000 Provincial Growth Fund grant to assist the preparation of a business case for a transformational waterfront and town centre regeneration project is great news for the District and the wider Eastern Bay of...
Active Whakatāne survey participants awarded

Active Whakatāne survey participants awarded

Two lucky recipients have been awarded for their participation in Whakatāne District Council’s Active Whakatāne project – a transport and recreation strategy which aims to make it easier and safer for people to use our roads, pathways, tracks and open spaces,...
Technology changes face of bus travel

Technology changes face of bus travel

The numbers don’t lie – the days of the printed bus timetable appear to be numbered according to Bay of Plenty Regional Council. As the Regional Council prepares to roll out its new Tauranga and Western Bay bus network on Monday 10 December, it has been investigating...
Whakatane Children’s Music School Concert

Whakatane Children’s Music School Concert

A hundred piece orchestra made up of pupils and tutors of the Whakatane Children’ Music School will give a demonstration concert at the Whakatane Intermediate School gymnasium on Friday November 30th at 7.30 P.M.  Admission by donation. This year’s theme is the music...