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LATEST ISSUE: July 21st 2014

Musical future hitting high Notes 


Emma Scott Rankin Rockquest 2014 copy (1)(li)Smokefree Rockquest regional solo category winner Emma Scott Rankin is quickly putting herself on the musical map.

Though only 15 years of age, Emma Scott Rankin was brought up among the music of the 60s, 70s and 80s and is an ardent fan of rock groups like the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana and Pearl Jam.

From a young age Emma began penning songs and, as her acoustic guitar playing improved, she has combined her talents to stage performing..​..
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Rating decisions edging closer


Just a small group of a dozen members of the Mangawhai Residents & Ratepayers Association (MRRA) attended the Whangarei District Court last Friday to view the live telecast from Christchurch of the hearing of final submissions in relation to court proceedings between the MRRA and Kaipara District Council (KDC) over the ongoing rates issue.

Following Justice Heath’s interim report last month on the February court proceedings, this hearing gave both parties opportunity to examine and argue, in detail, matters arising from the interim decision ac-cording to their respective positions....
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Sonic sound at Sail Rock



New Zealand-based Swiss/Kiwi singer-songwriter/loop artist, Andre Manellat, as a full-time musician, has toured New Zealand .......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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