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Virtual Reality Event at Te Kōputu in Whakatāne

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 11:28 am | Whakatane District Council

Art and technology will be combined in a special community presentation by media artists Susannah Langley and Warren Armstrong at Te Kōputu a te whanga a Toi – Whakatāne Library and Exhibition Centre - on Saturday 4 May, from 10:30am. More >>

Water bottling expansion consent approved

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 1:52 pm | Whakatane District Council

Independent commissioners hearing the land use resource consent applications for the expansion of the Otakiri Springs water bottling plant have ruled that the applications should be granted, subject to a number of conditions. More >>

Herald best beach competition “flawed”

Monday, 15 January 2018, 3:17 pm | Whakatane District Council

Whakatāne Mayor Tony Bonne has described the New Zealand Herald’s approach to finding the best beach in the country as “flawed and, frankly, a bit silly”. More >>

Explore the Raw Power of White Island/Whakaari with Google

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 9:51 am | Whakatane District Council

Known to Māori as Whakaari, White Island is one of the world’s most accessible, continuously active marine volcanoes. The island’s awe inspiring landscape attracts sightseers from all over the world, fueling a tourism boom for Whakatāne, the ‘gateway ... More >>

Update #33 - Boil water notice lifted

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 10:08 am | Whakatane District Council

Multiple areas of the District were under a boil water notice due to the risk of contamination. This notice has now been lifted for all those on a Council supply. More >>

Whakatāne District update #33 – 4pm Sunday 17 April 2017

Sunday, 16 April 2017, 4:41 pm | Whakatane District Council

Whakatāne District update #33 – 4pm Sunday 17 April 2017 Please don’t put bulky items in the Edgecumbe skips – put them on the berms Edgecumbe residents are asked to avoid, if possible, putting large bulky items, like fridges and couches, into ... More >>

Recovery for Whakatāne District progressing well

Sunday, 16 April 2017, 2:04 pm | Whakatane District Council

Recovery for Whakatāne District progressing well Recovery efforts will continue tomorrow to support residents of Edgecumbe as they go back into the area to recover belongings and tidy up homes. Controller for Whakatāne Emergency Operations Ken ... More >>

Rubberneckers – stay away from Edgecumbe

Sunday, 16 April 2017, 2:02 pm | Whakatane District Council

Rubberneckers – stay away from Edgecumbe. Better still, come and help Rubberneckers are hampering the efforts of the 150 volunteers helping in the clean-up of Edgecumbe today. Whakatāne District Mayor Tony Bonne says members of the Ngāti Awa Volunteer ... More >>

Whakatāne District – recovery update

Sunday, 16 April 2017, 2:01 pm | Whakatane District Council

Whakatāne District – recovery update Edgecumbe The clean-up effort in Edgecumbe is continuing today – with around 150 volunteers working in both the northern and southern areas of town. The work is being done by the Ngāti Awa Volunteer Army in ... More >>

Overwhelming support for Ngāti Awa Volunteer Army

Saturday, 15 April 2017, 6:47 pm | Whakatane District Council

Over 680 people have registered as volunteers for the clean-up effort in Edgecumbe. In collaboration with Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Whakatāne District Council, Te Runanga o Ngati Awa have created Ngāti Awa Volunteer Army, who are well into ... More >>

Whakatane District update - featuring silt warning

Saturday, 15 April 2017, 12:37 pm | Whakatane District Council

Whakatane District update - featuring silt warning, and call to delay trips to waste transfer station • Please don’t hose silt and mud down the drains • Whakatāne Transfer station – please delay your trip • Whakatāne Civil Defence Centre shifts ... More >>

More Edgecumbe residents able to return midday today

Saturday, 15 April 2017, 12:35 pm | Whakatane District Council

More Edgecumbe residents able to return midday today Residents from the 229 flood-affected properties in Edgecumbe Zone 4 will be able to return to their properties from 12 midday today (Saturday). Whakatāne Mayor Tony Bonne said it was going to be a hard ... More >>

Whakatāne District cyclone recovery progress

Friday, 14 April 2017, 7:36 pm | Whakatane District Council

Whakatāne District Council Civil Defence teams are continuing to make progress in getting people back into their homes. Power outages in some areas will continue to impact on water and wastewater services throughout the district until Horizons is ... More >>

Most in south-west area of Edgecumbe able to go home today

Friday, 14 April 2017, 7:02 pm | Whakatane District Council

Residents from 216 properties in the south-western area of Edgecumbe will be able to go home this afternoon, most to stay. More >>

Summary: impacts of Cyclone Cook on the Whakatāne District

Friday, 14 April 2017, 8:22 am | Whakatane District Council

• Coastal inundation damage has been light. No houses have been impacted. People evacuated from all of Ōhope – West End, and parts of Pohutukawa Avenue and Harbour Road can return to their homes, but they should be aware that their water supply ... More >>

Evacuation ordered for vulnerable coastal areas

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 2:46 pm | Whakatane District Council

Due to the extreme risk of storm surges and coastal inundation, the decision has been made to evacuate all properties on West End Road (mandatory evacuation) of Ohope, and all beachfront properties on the seaward side of Pohutukawa Avenue, through to ... More >>

Media statement #21 1600hrs - Cyclone Cook

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 4:16 pm | Whakatane District Council

Whakatane District residents are urged to remain prepared, with Cyclone Cook looking set to hit the district around midnight. More >>

Volunteer army mobilises for Project Edgecumbe

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 12:13 pm | Whakatane District Council

Volunteer army mobilises for Project Edgecumbe Members of the community are being asked to join a clean up volunteer army to lend a hand to help the flood-stricken town of Edgecumbe. Te Runanga o Ngati Awa, Whakatane District Council and Bay of ... More >>

Residents urged to prepare for Cyclone Cook

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 11:25 am | Whakatane District Council

Whakatane District residents are urged to be prepared as the region is set to be hit with more heavy rain and wind later today. More >>

Steady progress on building inspections

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 4:58 pm | Whakatane District Council

Whakatane District Council has today been making good progress on getting Edgecumbe residents back into their homes and inspecting properties in the flooded area. More >>



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