Whakatane

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radio active

; But on February 23 the group clashed at Pipiriki near Wanganui with Māori loyal to the New Zealand government and determined from then to murder missionaries they encountered. New Zealand Like Australia, New Zealand adopted the FM format relatively late. An experimental FM station, FM 90.7 (FM 90.7 (New Zealand)), was broadcast in Whakatane in early 1982. Later that year, Victoria University of Wellington's Radio Active (BNet#Radio Active) began full


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fortified village) sites, so please be respectful of these. * '''Ohope Beach'''. About 6 km from Whakatane in the town of Ohope, offering swimming, surfing and other beach activities. * '''Horse riding'''. * '''Golf'''. * '''Jet boat'''. * '''Hiking'''. *

email address lat long directions phone tollfree fax hours price content Local operators KG Kayaks run guided kayaking tours to offshore Whale Island as well as guided tours and kayak hire at nearby Ohiwa Harbour. Dolphins, orca and seals are regularly sighted along this stretch of coast. *


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natural ability

in Whakatane, New Zealand and was a New Zealand athlete. Growing up in the small rural town of Edgecumbe, Eve was a talented young athlete. As Eve says in her biography “On natural ability alone, I held the school’s long jump record for many years” Rimmer & Gilmour, 1978, p.3 . This made up for her poor academic credentials. As soon as she was old enough she left school. birth_date birth_place Whakatane, New Zealand death_date


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during the 19th century. Whakatane is the gateway to Whakaari White Island, an active marine volcano located 48 kilometres offshore. The mouth of the Whakatane River and Ohiwa Harbour have both provided berths for yachts, fishing trawlers and small ships since European settlement of the area. Ōhope Beach (Ohope Beach) is a white, sandy beach stretching from the Ohiwa Harbour entrance. File:Whakatane and River with Ocean.jpg thumb 320px left Whakatane Panorama

of East Cape, hoping to gain supplies and recruits. Although initially successful he was forced to retreat again by the end of March, when the militia and Maori kupapa forces under Captain Gilbert Mair got themselves mobilized. '''Whakaari White Island''' is an active andesite stratovolcano, situated from the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand, in the Bay of Plenty. The nearest mainland towns are Whakatane and Tauranga

; But on February 23 the group clashed at Pipiriki near Wanganui with Māori loyal to the New Zealand government and determined from then to murder missionaries they encountered. New Zealand Like Australia, New Zealand adopted the FM format relatively late. An experimental FM station, FM 90.7 (FM 90.7 (New Zealand)), was broadcast in Whakatane in early 1982. Later that year, Victoria University of Wellington's Radio Active (BNet#Radio Active) began full


feature film

block sites with the word 'sex' in the domain name. This was a challenge for RomansInSussex.co.uk because its target audience is school children." - Mr Matthew John Te Pou M.B.E. B.E.M. (British Empire Medal) Whakatane For services to rugby (rugby union) - Tanner’s decisions were not without controversy in either era. One example in the silent era concerned the New Zealand feature film '' The Te Kooti Trail


fishing

during the 19th century. Whakatane is the gateway to Whakaari White Island, an active marine volcano located 48 kilometres offshore. The mouth of the Whakatane River and Ohiwa Harbour have both provided berths for yachts, fishing trawlers and small ships since European settlement of the area. Ōhope Beach (Ohope Beach) is a white, sandy beach stretching from the Ohiwa Harbour entrance. File:Whakatane and River with Ocean.jpg thumb 320px left Whakatane Panorama

Industries and tourism The town's main industries are diverse: forestry, dairy farming, horticulture, fishing, tourism and manufacturing are all well-established. There is a paper mill and a newspaper press. Whakatane is also home to Aotearoa Breweries, makers of Mata beer. White Island is a popular destination for day cruises. Whakatane is also used as a base for many tourists who wish to explore other activities in the surrounding region. Popular tourist activities include swimming

with dolphins, whale watching, chartered fishing cruises, surf tours, amateur astronomy (Whakatane Astronomical Society), hunting, aviation and bushwalking. Whakatane is home to the regional radio station One Double X - 1XX - one of the first privately owned commercial radio stations on air in New Zealand in the early 1970s. Infrastructure Whakatane Airport is served by Air New Zealand subsidiary Eagle Airways, with direct flights using Beechcraft 1900D aircraft


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for expansion of the town. Remnants of the original watercourse remain as Lake Sullivan and the Awatapu lagoon. The original wide-span ferro-concrete bridge constructed in 1911 at the (aptly named) Bridge Street was demolished in 1984 and replaced by the Landing Road bridge. '''''Skelton, H''''' (2002) ''Pictures from the Past- Bay of Plenty, Volcanic Plateau & Gisborne''. Wyatt and Wilson Print, Christchurch. ;pg 76. The area of the town centre around Kakahoroa Drive


flamboyant

World Cup and 2010 Four Nations tournaments. Marshall has spent his whole NRL career to date with the Tigers, winning the 2005 Telstra Premiership with them. He has been noted for his flamboyant attack, including sidesteps, no-look passes


important history

beauties. Many locals walk or run these paths as they train for events. The walkway is a loop between Whakatane township and Ohope Beach: one side takes you along the coastline and through major reserves; the other takes you through beautiful bush settings. The total trip can be completed in 5-7 hours and can be demanding at times. Pack a rain coat and warm clothes, as the weather can change quickly. There are signposts detailing important history of the area. Some of the places are pa (Maori fortified village) sites, so please be respectful of these. * '''Ohope Beach'''. About 6 km from Whakatane in the town of Ohope, offering swimming, surfing and other beach activities. * '''Horse riding'''. * '''Golf'''. * '''Jet boat'''. * '''Hiking'''. * Wikipedia:Whakatane Dmoz:Regional Oceania New_Zealand Bay_of_Plenty Localities Whakatane

Whakatane

'''Whakatane''' ( ) is a town in the eastern Bay of Plenty Region in the North Island of New Zealand, 90 km east of Tauranga and 89 km north-east of Rotorua, at the mouth of the Whakatane River. Whakatane District is the encompassing territorial authority (Territorial authorities of New Zealand), which covers an area to the south and west of the town, excluding the enclave of Kawerau.

Whakatane has an urban population of people living in the rest of the Whakatane District. Around 40% of the district's population have Māori (Māori people) ancestry. The District has a land area of 4,442.07 km² (1,715.09 sq mi). Whakatane District was created in 1976.

Whakatane forms part of the parliamentary electorate of East Coast (East Coast (New Zealand electorate)), represented by Anne Tolley of the New Zealand National Party. It is the main urban centre of the Eastern Bay Of Plenty sub-region; incorporating Whakatane, Kawerau, and Opotiki, the Eastern Bay stretches from Otamarakau in the west, to Cape Runaway in the north-east and Whirinaki in the south. It is the seat of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, chosen as a compromise between the region's two larger cities, Tauranga and Rotorua.

Whakatane was affected by the 1987 Edgecumbe earthquake.

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