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22nd November 2021 Issue

Show of support for teachers lost to Covid mandate

As the government’s mandate loomed

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Ed Said: Let's look at the numbers

The news can’t get any crazier these days.


Council climate change action plan released

Kaipara District’s coastline winds from the wild West.

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Different perspectives, different landscapes

Landscapes are the inspiration for the new exhibition on display.

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Mayor's Memo

As already reported, Government has mandated the Three Waters Reforms.


New cross-Council drought management plan released

Kaipara District Council (KDC) has worked with other Northland Councils.

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New courses coming for aspiring writers

Budding writers honing their craft

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Rescue helicopter service likely to move

Northland’s rescue helicopters could be on the move.

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The Climate Chap: A COP-out? Blah, blah, blah!

Be warned: This article is positive!


Covid cancels Christmas parade, but Santa still coming to town

Mangawhai Activity Zone’s (MAZ) Christmas Parade cancelled.

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Letter to the Editor

Mandate compassion I joined the crowd that gathered on Monday.


Summer swim spot survey starts early December

Annual summer water quality tests will begin Monday, December 6.


80-year-old has car ransacked, community rallies to help

Mangawhai’s benevolent community spirit was well illustrated.


Weather and Covid can’t dampen successful Garden Ramble

Undeterred by a stormy sky and heavy rain
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Adapting to Covid restrictions vital for local businesses

Keeping any business alive and thriving requires dedication.

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Gardening With Gael: Pick the right time to transplant

My advice would be not to transplant at this time of the year.


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The gift of giving

As I write this there is six weeks until Christmas.

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The wealth of the harbour depends on the health of the harbour

For those who were here 30 years ago or those who have learned since.

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McCallum Bros sets up Q&A site

The issue of ongoing sandmining and consent applications continues.
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Sustainable Kaipara launches new climate change series

Locals keen on becoming vaccinated against the ongoing Covid virus.


Can we be mindful without meditation woo-woo?

Mindfulness meditation is incredibly popular.

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True rescue tale subject of latest rescue helicopter kids book

The Northland Rescue Helicopter’s latest children’s book.

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$5 million budget for Mangawhai library project

A quiet place to read was on the books.
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Help for those with energy hardship, Northpower’s new energy advice programme wins SEEC funding

Northpower has won funding.

Mangawhai Zonta taking a stand against gender-based violence

Thirty-five percent of women worldwide.

Sponsorship needed for Helping Hands Christmas Trail

Looking for sponsorship to run a festive Christmas Trail.

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