Students from Kaipara’s Westmount School in Maungaturoto have raised a staggering $28,060 for the Northland Emergency Services Trust (NEST), and were rewarded for their efforts with a helicopter ride and lesson in the organisation’s specially built simulator on Wednesday last week.
The students flew into the school from NEST’s Whangarei base at 9am. A special assembly was organised to formally hand over the funds, but not before other students witnessed the .........................READ MORE
The Wellsford Promotions Association invited Northland candidates to a Meet Your Candidate evening on August 14.
Held at the Wellsford Commu-nity Centre this was an opportunity for voters from the area to make a connection with their Parliamentary representatives and address pressing issues.
Candidates present were Mike Sabin (National), Paul Doherty representing David Clendon (Green), Willow-Jean Prime (Labour), Ken Rintoul (Focus NZ), Mel Taylor (Conservative), Robin Grieve (Act), and David Wilson (Democratic)..............READ MORE
The Mangawhai Residents & Ratepayers Association (MRRA) executive are not silly. They include many wise heads. They have also sought advice from those more learned than themselves and, together with their Counsel, who is now a QC, they have closely examined, over a period of some four years or more, the Local Government Act. ...........READ MORE