Friday, 25 September 2020


Ine Benschop is loving life in Whitianga. After moving from Auckland four years ago, she says the relaxed pace, friendly people and sense of community are the things she enjoys most.

The Te Puna Reo o Whitianga fundraiser that took place at the Mercury Bay Club on Saturday last week was a great success. “We’re overwhelmed by the community support we’ve received,” says Lorelli Lupton, one of the organisers. “The Mercury Bay Club was the perfect venue for our market in the afternoon and concert in the evening.

The New Conservative Party expressed concern after one of their general election hoardings along Joan Gaskell Drive in Whitianga was vandalised for the third time last week.

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