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LATEST ISSUE: August 25th 2014

NEST-egg for rescue service 


Westmount girls in chopper(copyli)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

Candidates meeting: MP shouted down


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

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Sonic sound at Sail Rock



New Zealand-based Swiss/Kiwi singer-songwriter/loop artist, Andre Manellat, as a full-time musician, has toured New Zealand .......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
 
 
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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
 

Gardening with Gael - Being led up the garden path



Last week my sister Heather Ann came to stay. While I was out one day she took a wander around my garden at .........READ MORE
 

Camellias, cakes and crafts on show


 
The Mangawhai Women’s Institute floral and craft show is, after 60 years, certainly an institution – with the added irony that one of the .......READ MORE
 
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HEALTH & LIFESTYLE

Crazy idea becomes reality



Following a family trip to India early last year, Maungaturoto Mum Juanita Ingham, together with India .......READ MORE
 

Help: Our future leaders need support!



Patrol leaders and assistant leaders from our local Scout troop spent a weekend recently at the Ruakaka.........READ MORE
 

Flowers, the all year round gift



Mangawhai has a florist again. Flowerpower Northland is fully back in business, taking orders for floral.......READ MORE
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SPORT

Lifesaving patrol season winds down



With Easter marking the official end to the patrol season, Surf Life Saving New Zealand is urging Kiwis to  .......READ MORE

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Lovely weather for ducks


 

The pre-Easter forecast deluge actually came to pass bringing satisfaction to homeowners reliant on ............READ MORE

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Local session for BMX pros



Mangawhai’s skate park has had worldwide coverage thanks to a couple of top visiting American pro BMX riders........READ MORE

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Council looking forward


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
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