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
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
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
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