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LATEST ISSUE: 24th July 2017

New town: Mangawhai’s future vision


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A development company got more than they bargained for at a community meeting recently when a crowd of around 300 people turned up to hear their vision for a new township in the area.

Eager residents crammed into Mangawhai Museum on June 23, and spilled out into the car park, as all ears tuned in to hear Viranda Partners’ future plans for Mangawhai Central [MC], formerly Estuary Estate...................READ MORE


 

Plastic-free philosophy gaining momentum


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A new local environmental initiative dedicated to tackling the problem of single-use plastics has adopted a bold new mission - for Mangawhai to be Northland’s first plastic-free town.

With July being officially declared as Plastic-free Month – a worldwide movement that has spread to over 130 countries – a group of like-minded locals attended a meeting at Mangawhai Tavern on June 24 to brainstorm how to encourage and implement the campaign locally....................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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