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News Whakatane is an independent online news and media platform founded by award-winning journalist and editor, Katee Shanks.  News Whakatane brings you news, stories, and opinions from across the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

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News Whakatane’s website receives over 50,000-75,000 visitors per week, with the majority of our readers being within the 35-55-year-old category. 

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Breaking News: (027) 4348803 –  (TXT or Call) 
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