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16 January 2023 Edition

Hakaru hills alive with the sound of music

Hakaru’s hills and valleys once again came alive with the sound of music
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Mayors Memo

The La Nina weather pattern is certainly delivering a wet summer.

Call for road workers to be shown respect

Membership, chairs and external appointments

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Four Visions, a range of talent and styles

Four Visions – an exhibition by Geoff Ruthe, Mary-Anne Boyd, Rachel Moore and Sheryl Jury
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Great support for upcoming sand sculpture comp

Coming to a beach nearby is an event fast becoming a much-anticipated affair for locals and visitors alike
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Self-taught craftsman hones skill over a half century

A local workshop and gallery showcasing a variety of beautifully turned natural wood pieces

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Gardening with Gael: Food Forests: Part One

“I don’t have time for Netflix anymore,” said Susan as we walked our dogs

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Funding consolidated to protect highly productive Ruawai land

A new floodgate planned for the Raupo drainage scheme can proceed after the Kaipara District Council agreed

The climate chap: Happy New Year!

Before we get stuck in, let me wish you all the best for 2023


Work on the Waorahi Track

The Royal New Zealand Air Force returned in December to help us progress work on the Waorahi Track

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Dog care over the holidays

With summer now on our doorstep it’s time to remember how to be a responsible dog parent


Mangawhai Snappers

Father and son sitting on the dock of Back Bay
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Northland road carnage must stop

Northland Road Policing and Northland Rescue Helicopter are pleading with Northland motorists

Letters to the Editor

Boaties flout speed limit, Is there really a climate crisis?, Human race must change its ways

Exhibition highlights new creative journey for artist

Art lovers looking for an acrylic treat these holidays can find it by venturing out to an old country hall
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Organisers nervous as successful gala beats weather storm

Scores of visitors and locals crowded onto the grassy fields of the Mangawhai Domain

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Shane Jones to speak about the sport of politics

A well-known politician is booked to grace a local sports club in coming weeks

Festival fun shone in the sun with parade and song

With a jingle of bells, flashing lights and marching shoes


Christmas concert shows local talent

Following the Christmas Parade, a crowd of a hundred headed to MAZ for a festive show of song and dance

Environmental awareness main theme of iconic coastal cafe

For over thirteen years, locals, tourists and passers-by who have paused to take in the wild coastal beauty
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Keep our fisheries sustainable: Only take what you need for a feed

Mangawhai Walking Weekend is building.

Big car & bike show returns

February 5, 2023, is the date for the return of the great Waipu Lions Car & Bike Show at Caledonian Park in Waipu.
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‘Monday Art Group’ prepare for holiday weekend exhibition and sale

Mangawhai’s Monday Art Group are opening their doors to another fun and popular Weekend exhibition
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