Saturday, 17 November 2018


By Stephan Bosman

The Mercury Bay Business Association (MBBA) would like to see a significant part of the Te Ara O Hei Walk completed and in use before the Tuia Te Powhiri commemorations (commemorating the 250th anniversary of the explorer James Cook’s arrival in Mercury Bay in 1769) in October next year.

By Pamela Ferla

Offbeat Theatre Company’s latest production, “Blind Eye,” was last week on stage in the Coghill Theatre in Whitianga. I attended the play on Thursday evening.

By Jordan Gower

Late last month, Mark Finnerty and crew members of the Auckland and Coromandel Westpac Rescue Helicopters shared a cup of tea and talked about an incident that took place in early March this year.

By Stephan Bosman

On Saturday evening last week, Darren Hartley, the owner of Coastal Signs in Whitianga, became the 20th member of the Whitianga Volunteer Fire Brigade to receive a United Fire Brigades Association of New Zealand Gold Star.

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