The wave of anger and concern caused by the recent sperm whale beaching at Wharekaho (Simpsons Beach) in Mercury Bay, may have subsided with Friday’s burying of the 40-tonne mammal. The only signs evident yesterday were a couple of strops used by diggers to hide the remains of the whale carcass. Local residents are still […]

The Wharekaho Resident and Ratepayers Association had their annual meeting yesterday which was well attended and included the two mayoral candidates who have come forward and declared their intention to stand for Mayor. The meeting expressed frustration with slow progress on a number of issues impacting the area and the lack of response from Council, […]

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