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Whakatāne ‘open for business’
Whakatāne District Council and Tourism Bay of Plenty are encouraging visitors to explore all that Whakatāne and the Bay of Plenty has to offer and support the region over the summer months. Mayor Judy Turner says the Whakatāne community is welcoming visitors to the region with open arms. “Whakatāne is […]
Eighteenth death following Whakaari eruption
Police have confirmed a further person died in an Australian hospital last night as a result of injuries suffered in the Whakaari/White Island eruption. The death brings the official number of deceased to 20, which includes two people who are missing, presumed dead.