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Resist puppy dog eyes to keep your dog safe this Easter

Resist puppy dog eyes to keep your dog safe this Easter

Southern Cross Pet Insurance (SCPI) is reminding pet owners who may have bought Easter chocolate ahead of the lockdown to keep it stored out of reach because of its toxicity to dogs.  Chocolate is poisonous because it contains theobromine and caffeine. Darker,...

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All you need to know for Whakatāne

All you need to know for Whakatāne

Three Waters Services (Drinking water, Wastewater and Stormwater) There is no disruption to Whakatāne District water supplies, waste water services and storm water management. We do want to remind you that you cannot flush wipes instead please tidily dispose them in a...

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COVID-19 Drive Through Assessment Centre Opens in Whakatane

COVID-19 Drive Through Assessment Centre Opens in Whakatane

A drive-through assessment centre for coronavirus (COVID-19) launched today at the Whakatane War Memorial Hall as a collaborative effort between Te Puna Ora O Mataatua & The Eastern Bay Primary Health Alliance, with support from the Bay of Plenty DHB. The centre...

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TESTING STATION LAUNCHED IN EASTERN BAY

TESTING STATION LAUNCHED IN EASTERN BAY

A testing station for COVID-19 has been set up in Whakatane and started testing patients on Tuesday. The single-purpose clinic in Whakatane, has been set up by Te Puna Ora o Mataatua and there are plans to establish sites in Opotiki and Kawerau. Testing stations are...

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Opotiki to take precautionary steps in response to Covid-19

Opotiki to take precautionary steps in response to Covid-19

Ōpōtiki District Council has closed the doors of the Ōpōtiki i-SITE and public library in a move to protect staff and the wider community from the risk of Covid-19 infection. Council Chief Executive, Aileen Lawrie, said that the decision wasn’t taken lightly but was a...

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Do your part to prevent street flooding

Do your part to prevent street flooding

As autumn descends, Whakatāne residents are urged to rake up leaves on their properties, and clear leaves and debris from nearby stormwater grates to avoid possible damage from surface flooding. Council Manager Three Waters Infrastructure Tomasz Krawczyk says gutters...

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