A meeting will be held at the Whakatane REAP today to discuss the issue of a alcohol license for a  liquor outlet in Peace Street.

The planned meeting ask that opponents to the alcohol license make sure they are present to express their concerns.

There will be some key speakers available to propose ways to combat the alcohol license request and get rid of the issue altogether, the only purpose for the alcohol license is to make a profit, there is no health advantage for anyone to be had.

Kei te tu tetahi hui tumatanui tenei ra ki te whare o REAP i Whakatane kia whai kupu i te take e hiahia ana tetahi kia riro i tetahi raihana kia tu ai tetahi whare hokohoko waipiro i te huarahi Peace. Hei te karanga hui nei ko te iwi e whakahe ana i tenei raihana waipiro me tae ki REAP i te tekau haora i te ata te ra nei. A te hui ka tu ake ko nga tangata mohio e rahaki ana i te take nei kai kaua tetahi raihana e whai mana ki te tangata e hiahia ana ki te hoko waipiro, me whakakore i te raihana he putea noa iho te taumata o te tangata mana te raihana waipiro kare kau ko te oranga o te tangata.