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7th December 2016 Issue


MBDA hosts breakfast with PM

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Ed Said - Winding down or winding up?

We had a visit from the Prime Minister John Key recently, similar to that of Northland MP Winston Peters some months ago. While some tend to see him as ‘Teflon John’ personally I’d rather see our PM arrive in a suit rather than jeans and a denim jacket. 



Birds of a feather dying together

Town plan: Have your say

Letters to the Editor

Te Reo English - Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell announced, “We must normalise Te Reo Maori so that New Zealanders can... start their Te Reo Maori journey.”

We need developers - It is understandable that developers want to pay as little as possible to create their subdivisions 

Gardening with Gael - Why I write the articles


Feeling the pressure?

Ceremony marks submarine cable landing point

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Police Snippets

Caution drivers - A warning out to the community about responsible driving.
Hungry rustler - Dargaville police are appealing for help after an attack on a cow. 
Burnouts targeted - Drivers doing burnouts around Mangawhai streets.
Watch valuables - Constable Wewege also wants to remind people to be more careful of valuable items as Mangawhai’s

Special guest at Waipu carol service

Following the popularity of the first carol service in the Coronation Hall last year, organisers have decided to move it to the Celtic Barn to ensure seating for everyone.


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Worzels World - You gotta change your evil ways


Crusade to end organ harvesting

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Tight knit group makes stand against violence

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Teenage metallers launch debut track

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Community Matters - Don’t see disabilities as handicaps

The Dune popular after opening

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Rising stars at the Tavern

girls sing-822

Mangawhai opens the gate to gardeners

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New year artists on show

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Mixed Palette of Original talent

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Art with an Edge

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Swim spot survey results online

Gifting Christmas for those in need

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How clean is our harbour?

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