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22nd August 2022

Inspired thinking turns plastic into planters

Inspired by neighbourhood walks picking up rubbish and a desire to mana
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Letter to the Editor

Litterbug McBusted Dear [trucking company owner]. 


New entrance for Hakaru Hall
Hakaru’s grand old hall is undergoing a facelift 

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Mayor's Memo

Busy times in recent weeks marked by exceptional moments 


New dental project improving senior smiles

Thanks to a kind act of professional generosity

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Mangawhai Club funds help keep kids at school

Small town kindness, generosity and support
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Plan ahead for overnight SH1 closures between Wellsford and Warkworth

The Ara Tuhono – Puhoi to Warkworth project
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A community’s concern turns to action

Recently I was asked the question

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The Climate Chap: The luck of the Irish

When I was a kid living in London


Help remove the weedy flowers, roots and all

Some flowers are not so pretty

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The Small Print arrives in Mangawhai 

The Small Print, an exhibition profiling the work of 62 printmakers

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Nominations for Kaipara election confirmed

At high noon August 12, nominations for a seat on Kaipara District Council closed


24 put names forward for NRC election

Locals travelling the area’s scarred state highways


New ‘sports’ club dedicated to fundraising

A new club with a focus on all things sporty

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Mangawhai Snippets

Says Kylee Hughes who shot this image: “A frame within a frame. 

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Gardening with Gael: Community garden a growing inspiration

The Mangawhai Community Garden 


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Who wants facial hair?

As we experience changes in our bodies

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The importance of finding true friends

How important are friends in our lives? 

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Warning to property owners as spring burning season looms

Northlanders are being asked to be courteous 

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Countdown begins to December Christmas parade

The inaugural Kaipara Wool and Fibre Festival

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Covid won't stop 2022 Daffodil Day events

The Cancer Society’s biggest fundraiser


Big power providers fail to satisfy customers says Consumer NZ

Consumer NZ’s latest electricity satisfaction survey


Council asks community for feedback on proposed land purchase in Mangawhai

Purchasing land in Mangawhai for future use

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ANZ to help get local kids to the crease with cricket fee subsidy

With household budgets feeling the squeeze

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