Kawerau WoodFest celebrates industry

Kawerau WoodFest celebrates industry

Some towns try to hide their industrial origins when visitors come calling; they don’t recognise that those very origins can be used to draw people in. Not Kawerau. In Kawerau industry is celebrated. That’s what Kawerau WoodFest and Generation Homes National...

Putauaki Prince and Princess Training 👟🏃

Race Day – Saturday 2 November. #Putauaki Prince & Princess Training – starts Wednesday 18th September# Entries are now ONLINE IMPORTANT: No entries accepted on the day, limit of 200 competitors and all entries must be pre-entered.  First...

Even more funding for Ōpōtiki’s creative project

Applications open this week for even more funding for Ōpōtiki’s creative projects. Do you have a creative project that could use some assistance? Individuals and groups who have eligible arts projects are being encouraged to apply for a funding grant. The Creative New...

HAZADUZ FOR THE RADIO

“Hazaduz” singer, song writer & entertainer A.K.A “Haz” or “Hoani from Whakatane” has performed alongside NZ music icon “Che Fu” as back up vocalist for 15 years, touring extensively through out Europe & Asia for...

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.