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LATEST ISSUE: September 22nd 2014

St John project in full swing 


St John (li)At the eastern end of the Mangawhai Activity Zone the sound of children playing has given way to the rattle of chainsaws and the roar of the wood chipper.

Reagan and his team from Orang Otang Tree Trimmers are up to their earmuffs in scrub, timber and mulch as they fell trees and dispose of the debris before preparing the site that will afford a permanent home for the proposed St John Ambulance station....​.......................READ MORE

Coastal gift will protect Te Arai coast


te arai beach (li)A conservation reserve, similar in size to Auckland’s Cornwall Park and located on prime coastal land at Te Arai, has been gifted to Auckland Council as part of a development plan by Te Uri o Hau and Te Arai Coastal Lands which has the green light to establish 46 house sites on adjacent land.

The gifted land will protect the coastline at Te Arai, as well as the most sensitive ecological areas, while the limited development will be set back..............READ MORE

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Cape breton music to drift through Kaiwaka



Celtic music all the way from Canada features in a concert to be given by the Boxwood Trio in Kaiwaka next month........READ MORE
 

Tavern full of laughs



Coming up May 10, the Mangawhai Tavern will host quality acts featuring in the NZ International comedy festival in Auckland. The cast includes headliner  .........READ MORE
 

Tribute show simply the best



Performer Cindy Of Samoa features in an energetic and mind-blowing portrayal of Tina Turner and all ......READ MORE
 
 
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GARDENING & ENVIRONMENT

T.Rex getting attention


Children today are very familiar with the monstrous dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex having seen him in TV documentaries, story .......READ MORE
 

Gardening with Gael - Being led up the garden path



Last week my sister Heather Ann came to stay. While I was out one day she took a wander around my garden at .........READ MORE
 

Camellias, cakes and crafts on show


 
The Mangawhai Women’s Institute floral and craft show is, after 60 years, certainly an institution – with the added irony that one of the .......READ MORE
 
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HEALTH & LIFESTYLE

Crazy idea becomes reality



Following a family trip to India early last year, Maungaturoto Mum Juanita Ingham, together with India .......READ MORE
 

Help: Our future leaders need support!



Patrol leaders and assistant leaders from our local Scout troop spent a weekend recently at the Ruakaka.........READ MORE
 

Flowers, the all year round gift



Mangawhai has a florist again. Flowerpower Northland is fully back in business, taking orders for floral.......READ MORE
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SPORT

Lifesaving patrol season winds down



With Easter marking the official end to the patrol season, Surf Life Saving New Zealand is urging Kiwis to  .......READ MORE

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Lovely weather for ducks


 

The pre-Easter forecast deluge actually came to pass bringing satisfaction to homeowners reliant on ............READ MORE

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Local session for BMX pros



Mangawhai’s skate park has had worldwide coverage thanks to a couple of top visiting American pro BMX riders........READ MORE

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