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Fairy tern gets interest from bank staff


15 MF-BNZplanting2-82Fairy Terns are once again eyeing up Mangawhai Spit to begin their mating rituals, and this year they have received a helping hand from a crew of banking personnel.

BNZ’s annual ‘Closed for good’ day on August 31, a day when employees lend a hand to different organisations, saw ten people from various Auckland branches ferried across Mangawhai Harbour to the Spit where they assisted New Zealand Fairy Tern Charitable Trust volunteers to protect the nesting sites of the endangered birds......​.........READ MORE


 
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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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CORRECTION: With regards to an article in the Mangawhai Focus, September 19, an amendment is required. Kaiwaka Gardening Club celebrated their 50th Anniversary, not the Mangawhai Gardening Club.

 
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