Options available for rates payments

Whakatāne District Council is reminding the community that though rates are due this week, there are options available for those who may be struggling to be pay them. Whakatāne District Council General Manager Finance and Corporate Services, Helen Barnes, says rates ensure households have safe drinking water, the wastewater treatment […]

Consumer confidence high

Eastern Bay residents and visitors are opening their wallets as local business and consumer confidence runs high. Recent electronic transaction data, reported by the market research company Marketview, shows that the Opotiki District cumulative annual spend is up 2.4% on 2019, while Whakatane District is up 11.2% on average over […]

First Dancers Named

Organisers are now ready to reveal which local community heroes will be hitting the dance floor for Dancing for Life Education on Saturday 14th November. All dancers involved are local community heroes with no previous dance experience who will sacrifice several months of their personal time training to perfect their […]