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5th Sept 2022 Edition

Shared Path phase one celebrated 

Fifteen months ago in May 2021
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Fairy tern volunteers needed for upcoming breeding season

Do you have an interest in shore birds? 


Bargain hunters line up early at Food For Fashion charity event

 Local crafters of fine meats 

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Mayor's Memo

Kia ora, Big news in Kaipara 


Mangawhai Sandspit: It’s our taonga

Against some of the worst weather events 

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Firefighters suit up for charity challenge

Local firefighters have climbed to dizzying heights

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Locals show support at museum fundraiser

With a wave of their collaborative hands

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New museum manager: “I think of myself as a storyteller at heart…”

Mangawhai’s home of history 

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The climate chap: Sustainability is the key

My favourite three words that I frequently hear 


Why, and how often, should I review my will?

As life changes, so do your circumstances

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New national policy means changes to Northland freshwater management

Sediment and E. coli are the two greatest threats


Art & Tartan wearable art awards back

After an absence of three years


Workshop and working bee supporting Classics at the Cove

Many will be familiar with the natural sound amphitheatre 

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Expert to speak on fascinating fungi

‘Hidden wonders, fantastic, fascinating, fundamental and essential’

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Council upgrades water and wastewater operating system

The first part of a multi-phase project 


Gardening with Gael: Flowering magnolia leaves other trees in the shade

Glowing against the background of native bush

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First candidate meeting plays out to full house

As the local body elections shift into higher gear


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Fears acceptance of $16m funding package will remove council assets and gag criticism of Three Waters

As the imminent decision regarding acceptance 

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‘We’re better off’ with Better Off Funding Package says mayor Smith; will help fund community hubs

Two new community hubs move a step closer 


Community unity vital says local group

A recent council candidates meeting 

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Local ward election candidates summarise their vision for the future

In 300 words or less 

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New zones to complete MAZ skatepark

The Mangawhai Activity Zone (MAZ) Trust 

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Blind Date at the gallery

Blind dates are full of surprises

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The danger of labelling

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Kaipara Art Awards calling for entries

The call is out for artists with a Kaipara connection

Code of conduct complaint against councillor upheld

A Facebook post by a Kaipara councillor regarding alleged tampering 

Mangawhai Snippets

NEW DAY, NEW WAVE: Shot by Adam Gaston 



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Letters to the Editor

Councillor volunteer support vital With candidates now finalised for the local body elections 
Time to get involved in local elections I am a GP who moved to NZ in lieu of GP shortage in the region and New Zealand

Pest control programme educates students

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