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An impressive beautifully crafted architecturally designed and thoroughly appropriate new addition to the resources of Tūhoe hapū will soon open its doors on the shores of Lake Waikaremoana. Work on Te Wharehou o Waikaremoana began December 2015 and the $6.5 million build being undertaken by construction company Arrow International, will take 12 months to...

A new visitor centre for Te Urewera will mark a new beginning for Tuhoe, says Te Urewera Board chairman Tamati Kruger.   The Wharehou will replace the Aniwaniwa Visitor Centre, which is earmarked for demolition, having closed in 2008 after being deemed unsafe.   However, the New Zealand Institute of Architects is appealing for a reprieve for the 40-year-old building on heritage grounds.   Mr Kruger said...

Whakatāne District Council advises that the following road will be closed to ordinary vehicular traffic for the purpose of the MotorSport Bay of Plenty Inc - Hill Climb Challenge event.  Matahī Road closed from the intersection at SH30 to 580 Matahī Rd Saturday 27 Aug 2016...

A 40-year-old visitor centre earmarked for demolition in Te Urewera National Park is a unique and increasingly recognised building that deserves to be saved, architects say.   The New Zealand Institute of Architects is appealing for a reprieve for the 1976 Aniwaniwa Visitor Centre.   The building, which was commissioned by the Department of Conservation, was designed by John Scott, a pioneer Maori architect whose...

Architects around the country are fighting to save a significant building in Te Urewera from the wrecker's ball.   The Institute of Architects said it was dismayed by the Department of Conservation (DoC)'s decision to demolish the Āniwaniwa Visitor Centre.   The building was designed by the late John Scott, who also designed the Futuna Chapel in Wellington, which is held up as one of...

Broadband has finally reached one of the most isolated communities in the North Island, the heart of Te Urewera country, Ruatāhuna. Hinerangi Goodman visited her hometown to talk to one of those who is already hooked up and another who will soon be connected any day now. Te...

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