Two ducklings have taken up residence in a Whakatane home after being rescued from the Heads on Friday evening. Perry and Jean Byrne have spent a lifetime helping others. They’ve fostered children, picked up strays and nursed sick or abandoned animals to health before setting them free. So it comes […]
Bay of Plenty Regional Council (BOPRC) is urging morning commuters to take the bus on Thursday in support of World Car-Free Day. BOPRC staff will be rewarding those who use the bus on this day with treats between 7.30am and 9.00am and one lucky person will win an Apple IPad […]
Toi EDA, the eastern Bay of Plenty’s economic development agency, recently held its first meeting with a number of new faces at the board table. Toi trustee, John Galbraith, said that the changing of the guard on the Board was a reflection of recent changes in the agency and the […]
My vision has never changed. It always comes back to creating jobs it always has done right from the time I was elected. I want to have a vibrant community that always has jobs for people.
My vision is not for Karen and her lifetime, it’s for my children and grandchildren. I think that’s
what we’ve got to be doing now so that all the things we want here are going to be here.
My vision for the Eastern Bay is to make it the most livable place in New Zealand. Let me give you two examples. We’ve got to stimulate economic growth to help bring out the huge potential I see in young people, particularly business skills