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LATEST ISSUE: 22nd August 2016 

Digging deep for our waterways


12 MF-RipGrp-552Mangawhai’s ‘Bridge to Nowhere’ waterway is flowing a bit cleaner and clearer now thanks to the efforts of an enthusiastic group of locals.

Mangawhai Riparian Planting Group (MRPG) had a day of planting 200 locally sourced native plants along the corner of Mangawhai-Kaiwaka Road and Tara Road estuary on August 14.

Founder and co-ordinator of the MRPG, Jane Vaughan, says the idea is to keep the stream clear and clean via re-planting which encourages fish such as whitebait to spawn in the edges......​.........READ MORE


 

Easier mangrove removal part of Draft Regional Plan


rps-cover draft-regional-plan aug-2016-400-88Northlanders are being offered an early chance to comment on an initial draft of an important new plan that will eventually set out how the region's water, air, land and the coast are managed.

Policy Development Manager Ben Lee says the Draft Regional Plan is effectively a rule book designed to replace three existing regional plans which are now more than 10 years old. ...............READ MORE
 
ARTICLES
LEST WE FORGET

Age shall not weary her



Octogenarian Zoe Roadley, pictured, still plays an active part in Anzac Day celebrations at Maungaturoto .......READ MORE

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100 years from Gallipoli



Despite 2014 being the anniversary of the start of the World War 1, this year there is a much higher............READ MORE

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Pupils pay their respects



Pupils and parents gathered to lay wreaths, play The Last Post, The Rouse, sing the school song and raise and...........READ MORE

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SPORT

Linford and mcKenzie claim titles



Whangarei athletes Harry Linford and Ady McKenzie made it two wins from two events.......READ MORE

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Runners star on the rise



Georgia Brierly was first female home and first home in division 13-14 females..........READ MORE



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One shot wonder

 

Waipu Golf Club member Sam Howard is pictured with proof of his latest feat on the golf course ......READ MORE

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COMMUNITY

Bike bus has positive flow-on effect


 

Local wireless goes back to the future



How far does your memory go back in relation to pre-television days? Life With Dexter? Flick the Little Fire Eng ........READ MORE
 

Plunket to end car seat service due to dropping numbers



A decline in the number of parents hiring .......READ MORE
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ENTERTAINMENT    

Facelift for grand old lady


 

Screen stars for Mangawhai fundraiser



It may be a case of ‘will the real James Bond please stand up’ as locals gather in costume for the fundraiser of the......READ MORE
 

Mermaids entertain in the Olive Grove



No Mangawhai Walking Weekend at the end of March is complete without an evening...READ MORE

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GARDENING & ENVIRONMENT

Dust problem not being swept under the rug


Long dry spells of weather bring pleasure for ......READ MORE
 

Coastline clean-up

 
 

Consultation and the real story


 
Due to public demand for more time to consider all the questions and give them full consideration, the Advisory Panel extended the responsibility..........READ MORE
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World famous in Mangawhai

Video for mangawhai museum
       

 

       


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Still on the Run


​In the background police are escorting a young man from the white car into the police wagon possibly for further questioning....Read More 

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