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    Ngāti Awa prepares to commemorate Te Kupenga a Taramainuku

    The people of Ngāti Awa are preparing to host a national commemoration and the 152nd anniversary of Te Kupenga a Taramainuku Pā.

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    Explore White Island's volcano with Google Street View

    Whakaari or White Island is one of the world’s most accessible, continuously active marine volcanoes.  Now a project between the Whakatāne District Council and Google is aiming to take that accessibility to a whole new level, by bringing the raw power of Whakaari online with Google Street View.

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    Students back Te Awanuiārangi push for indigenous-university status

    Some Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi students are backing the wānanga's push to be recognised as an indigenous university, despite opposition from mainstream universities. 

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    Whakatāne locals experience LIVE interactive tāmoko demonstration

    Whakatāne's general public got the rare opportunity to take part in a live tāmoko demonstration. Tūhoe artist Te Haunui Tuna created the interactive workshop as part of celebrating Matariki and educating the community through the ancient Māori art form. 

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    Communities resilient despite impact of cyclone

    In a media briefing in Whakatane this morning, mayor Tony Bonne said community spirit got the district through what was a frightening night.

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    Daybreak to reveal extent of damage in Eastern BOP

    The Bay of Plenty, in particular, Whakatāne and surrounding areas, received a thrashing overnight as Cyclone Cook left thousands without power, and caused significant swells and slips, leaving large trees scattered across roads. 

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    Community groups join forces to assist Edgecumbe residents

    Members of the community are being asked to join a clean up volunteer army to lend a hand to help the flood-stricken town of Edgecumbe.

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    First group of Edgecumbe residents return home

    The Whakatāne District Council has confirmed that some Edgecumbe residents have been able to reoccupy their homes. While it is only a fraction of residents, the Whakatāne Mayor says it is a start.

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    Edgecumbe residents have huge concerns about looting

    Some Edgecumbe residents were able to return to their homes to collect much-needed items today.  For those that heard the announcement at Rautahi Marae in Kawerau, it is what they have wanted to hear since having been evacuated from the township. 

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    Cyclone Debbie: Whakatāne, Ruatoki, Edgecumbe bear the brunt

    The Eastern Bay of Plenty, including Whakatane and Ruatoki bore the brunt of the tail end of Cyclone Debbie. 

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