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LATEST ISSUE: 23rd March 2015

Bike bus has positive flow-on effect


Bike bus 2-970A growing group of Mangawhai kids have saddled up their two-wheelers and joined forces as a ‘bike bus.’

Most Kiwi kids go to school on a school bus. Then there are those who, for the safety of the younger ones, form a group and make the trip as a ‘walking bus.’

Commonwealth Games mountain biker Sadie Parker and her son Kasey rode the route first last summer then decided, as a few others joined, to make it an official means of shepherding kids safely to school.............READ MORE

School pupils to welcome kiwi


Northland brown kiwi (DoC)-53The participation of Mangawhai Beach Primary School in welcoming Marunui Conservation’s next batch of kiwi has been greeted enthusiastically by teachers and pupils.

There have been two public releases to date at Marunui, one in 2013 and one last year when 22 more birds were released in the Brynderwyns. Some pupils were involved in the first release in 2013, singing waiata for the guest speakers and choosing the names Speckle and Aroha for two of the 14 kiwi........READ MORE
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GARDENING & ENVIRONMENT

Industry highlights garden perils


When handling soils, potting mix and compost, there’s a few important things that all gardeners ......READ MORE
 

Spring delights greet garden club



With spring just a couple of weeks old, the Mangawhai Garden Club ladies set off to enjoy a day .........READ MORE
 

Mangrove removal sees birds return


 
Less than a year after Environment Court approval to remove 17.4 hectares of mangroves........READ MORE
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HEALTH & LIFESTYLE

Focus on food vital for kids



The Kids Can Cook roadshow hit Wellsford and Kaiwaka primary schools last .......READ MORE
 

Donated heat pump answers prayers



Warm kids are happy kids at Otamatea Christian School after being gifted ........READ MORE
 

Helping hands and hearts needed by hospice



Did you know Whangarei’s North Haven Hospice .......READ MORE
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Mangawhai Heads Volunteer Lifeguard Service



The 2014 - 15 Events calendar has been set  .......READ MORE

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Impressive medal haul for Northland kenpo


 

Sixteen students from Northland Kenpo Karate...........READ MORE

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KSA Sports Brief



Touch -The Whanaunga Touch Tournament
Kaipara Sports Awards - Nominations for the 2014 Silver Fern Farms Kaipara Sports Awards
Fright Night - To be held on Saturday November 1. 
Top of the Rock - Our annual multi-sport event 
Yulia - To sing at charity concert ......READ MORE
 
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