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.........................READ MORE
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............READ MORE