Major upgrade for Braemar

Work has started on a major upgrade of the Braemar Water Treatment Plant to ensure the water it produces remains safe to drink. The plant provides water to communities across the Rangitāiki Plains from the Tarawera River to just outside the Whakatāne township. Whakatāne District Council Team Leader Capital Works […]

Temporary solution to fast-food traffic

Fast-food traffic congestion in Whakatāne is expected to ease up with traffic now able to use the road shoulder to head straight into the McDonald’s carpark. Following safety concerns raised by Police, Fire and Emergency and the community about traffic blocking Domain Road outside McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King, Whakatāne […]