15 Dec 2023

Around the motu: Diane McCarthy in Whakatane

From Nine To Noon, 10:45 am on 15 December 2023

The Whakatane District Council plans to do up sports and leisure facilities at Rex Morpeth Park have met opposition from some residents who would rather see money spent on a new bridge. Diane backgrounds the situation. And tomorrow the Eastern Bay's biggest annual musical event will be held at Prideaux Park. Kawerau's Christmas in the Park is is a free show organised with funding by a variety of trusts. and usually attended by around 10,000 people. Eastern Bay of Plenty Local Democracy Reporter - Diane McCarthy with the Whakatane Beacon