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LATEST ISSUE: 4th December 2017

Launching into summer plastic free


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With the holiday season set to swell Mangawhai’s population over the next two months, a local environmental movement have launched a summer campaign, aiming to inspire visitors and more residents, to support the initiative.

Plastic-free Mangawhai (PFM), whose purpose is to discourage the use of single-use plastic in the area, invited the 100 strong crowd packed into Wood Street’s Freehouse on November 19, to share thoughts on the movement’s development so far and ideas for the future....................READ MORE


 

Sweet smell of success: Heritage roses win garden show gold


A wander around Olga Yuretich’s rambling seven acre garden at Te Hana reveals pretty much all there is to know about her love of, and dedication to, the historical Heritage Rose.

The hundreds of ‘babies’ she lovingly tends run from deep reds to peach and subtle pinks but have now been joined by a brilliant gold medal won at last week’s New Zealand Flower & Garden Show.

As president and Northern convenor of Heritage Roses NZ Inc., Olga and her dedicated team put in long hours preparing a display worthy of their historical significance and their efforts have paid off handsomely as success for both the rose and the association........READ MORE


 
ARTICLES
LEST WE FORGET

Age shall not weary her



Octogenarian Zoe Roadley, pictured, still plays an active part in Anzac Day celebrations at Maungaturoto .......READ MORE

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100 years from Gallipoli



Despite 2014 being the anniversary of the start of the World War 1, this year there is a much higher............READ MORE

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Pupils pay their respects



Pupils and parents gathered to lay wreaths, play The Last Post, The Rouse, sing the school song and raise and...........READ MORE

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SPORT

Linford and mcKenzie claim titles



Whangarei athletes Harry Linford and Ady McKenzie made it two wins from two events.......READ MORE

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Runners star on the rise



Georgia Brierly was first female home and first home in division 13-14 females..........READ MORE



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One shot wonder

 

Waipu Golf Club member Sam Howard is pictured with proof of his latest feat on the golf course ......READ MORE

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COMMUNITY

Bike bus has positive flow-on effect


 

Local wireless goes back to the future



How far does your memory go back in relation to pre-television days? Life With Dexter? Flick the Little Fire Eng ........READ MORE
 

Plunket to end car seat service due to dropping numbers



A decline in the number of parents hiring .......READ MORE
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ENTERTAINMENT    

Facelift for grand old lady


 

Screen stars for Mangawhai fundraiser



It may be a case of ‘will the real James Bond please stand up’ as locals gather in costume for the fundraiser of the......READ MORE
 

Mermaids entertain in the Olive Grove



No Mangawhai Walking Weekend at the end of March is complete without an evening...READ MORE

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GARDENING & ENVIRONMENT

Dust problem not being swept under the rug


Long dry spells of weather bring pleasure for ......READ MORE
 

Coastline clean-up

 
 

Consultation and the real story


 
Due to public demand for more time to consider all the questions and give them full consideration, the Advisory Panel extended the responsibility..........READ MORE
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World famous in Mangawhai

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