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LATEST ISSUE: 4th September 2017 

Mangawhai is going to the dogs


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Canines who reside in Mangawhai will soon have a large free space where they can get in touch with their ‘inner wild dog’, a place to romp and do all things doggy-like without restrictions of harness and leash.

Mangawhai’s first dog park, Manga Mutt Park along Black Swamp Road, is due to open this summer and is a unique gift from an exceptional woman to the people and pooches of Mangawhai.

Visionary and benefactor of the dog park, Shelley Williams, says the idea is to offer a stress-free area for owners and their four legged friends...................READ MORE


 

KDC staff country’s best paid says Union


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Compared to every council in New Zealand, Kaipara District Council pays a higher proportion of its staff a salary over $100,000, according to Ratepayers’ Report, the Taxpayers’ Union’s 2017 local government league tables.

Nineteen percent of staff are paid salaries over $100,000, almost double the national average of ten percent.

“Not only are staff paid the big bucks, Kaipara District also has the highest ratio of staff to ratepayers in Northland,” says Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Taxpayers’ Union.

“As a result Kaipara ratepayers pay more for staff costs than anywhere else in Northland.".............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

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