Parade for Golden Girl

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”http://newswhakatane.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/gold_medallist_lisa_carrington_after_the_victory_c_5026baf7c1.jpg” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”left” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row admin_label=”Row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] On Monday a parade will be held to honour local golden girl Lisa Carrington. The parade  starts at noon and is expected to conclude at 12.20pm. It will be followed by a Civic Centre Ceremony outside the Whakatane District Council. [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

Alzheimers Memory Walk

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”http://newswhakatane.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/MW_2016_web_banner.jpg” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”left” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row admin_label=”Row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Also on Sunday the Whakatane Alzheimer’s Memory Walk is one of many being held  throughout New Zealand in September. The Whakatane Walk will start at 2pm at the  ampitheatre on the Warren Cole Walkway and head toward the bridge. Registrations begin at 1pm.  ­ [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

Opotiki Dunes Dash and Half Marathon

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”http://newswhakatane.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/13895595_1235117019854059_3535506656480167341_n.jpg” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”left” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row admin_label=”Row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] This Sunday the Opotiki Dunes Dash and Half Marathon takes place along the stunning Motu Trails, which is part of the New Zealand Cycle Trail Network. This fun “trail run” type event includes a 5km, 10km and 21km track that starts at Opotiki’s Memorial Park and traverses the impressive Pakowhai ki Otutaopuku Bridge and follows the Dunes Trail section of the Motu Trails Cycleway. The event starts at 8.30am. For more information go to the Opotiki Dunes Dash Facebook page. [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]