Hanbars for harbour design

In October 2022, the final concrete hanbar was cast for Ōpōtiki’s new $100million harbour entrance. These hanbars surround and protect the 400m long seawalls being built to provide year-round river access to Ōpōtiki town and wharf. Hanbars are heavy concrete structures which protect the harbour’s rock core from sea erosion. […]

Youth shine at Mayoral Awards

The stand-out achievements of Whakatāne rangatahi were celebrated on Friday (21 October) at the inaugural 2022 Whakatāne Mayoral Youth Community Awards. It was special time for rangatahi/youth to be recognised for their broad range of achievements which included bird protection work, spearheading sustainability programmes, musical and kapa haka representation, sports […]