Stuart Whitaker is editor of the Te Puke Times
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Now hiring: Thousands of kiwifruit workers needed for harvest
'Projected lower fruit volumes meant there is likely to be a shorter post-harvest season.'
'If we walk away, they win': Jewellers not broken by break-ins
"It’s that constant stress, that constant worry ... waiting for something to happen."
Mental health and addiction support delivered by and for Māori
'Māori whānau want to access services that recognise their realities.'
And that's a wrap! Art deco cinema closes doors for last time
The Capitol Cinema hosted a world premiere in 2014 - and circus elephants back in the day.
Rockstar Mum! Bay performer releases second single
"People don't expect this. I'm not the norm in the business."
Bulldog believed stolen reunited with family after $5000 reward offered
Two daughters' anguish and community support drove efforts to find a missing bulldog.
Could this be New Zealand's biggest Star Wars fan?
In a shed far far away, a collection of Star Wars memorabilia is waiting.
Inside story: Seasoned crews behind the kiwifruit boom
Seasonal work is a fun way to top up retired couple's income