40 days ago

Information on family/whanau and friends

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

ℹ️ For those people with concerns about family/whanau or friends that may have been involved in today's incident at Whakaari/White Island, you can contact authorities via the following channels:

▶️ NZ Residents call 105, or go to the Police website.

▶️ International concerns please call +64 9105 105

At the request of New Zealand Police, New Zealand Red Cross has activated the Family Links website for people wanting to register themselves as safe or register an inquiry about a loved one.

If you are worried about a friend or family member following the Whakaari / White Island eruption, first contact them as you normally would.

If you cannot make contact, you can register them by visiting the Red Cross website - redcross.org.nz Please note this website does not host an official list of missing persons, and information is submitted by members of the public.

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20 hours ago

Plan your weekend escape now

Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival

Just over the Kaimai’s is an arts festival ready to surprise, delight and excite!

The Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival is your ticket to experience world-class theatre, arts, dance, music and more.

Be there to celebrate the launch of the first studio album by Fly My Pretties, laugh the night away with 2019 Billy T Award winning comedian Kura Forrester, experience the theatrical excellence of Wild Dogs Under My Skirt fresh from a historic season in New York or be amazed by NZ’s leading contemporary cirque company The Dust Palace.

It’ll be two weeks of arts and frivolity in a magical setting!
Find out more

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1 day ago

Beautify your workspaces

The Team from Resene ColorShop Whakatane

Get organised with these handy storage ideas for the office or kids’ corner.

Create a colourful geometric-inspired space with your favourite Resene colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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2 days ago

Poll: Teens' behaviour using the internet

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Hi Neighbours, we are looking into teenagers' internet habits and keen to hear your experiences of your children's use of the interweb. We'd like to know, has your teenager skipped meals in order to spend time on the internet?

Teens' behaviour using the internet
  • 41.3% Yes
    41.3% Complete
  • 55.2% No
    55.2% Complete
  • 3.6% I'm not sure
    3.6% Complete
863 votes