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July 11th 2022 Edition

Car and bike show proceeds benefit Domain and Mangawhai surf club

Cash made from a highlysuccessful, high-octane autumn fundraiser 

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Matariki meal brings community together

Wild, wet weather threatening to lash Northland

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Passion for conservation, photography, and our native birds
 For those of you that follow Piroa-Brynderwyns Landcare Group


Mayor's Memo

Kia ora, Big news in Kaipara 

Surprise change of direction for deputy mayor, Anna Curnow to leave council

After an intense soul search
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Outstanding contributions to Kaipara celebrated

Seven Kaipara residents have been recognised 
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NRC Annual Plan adopted

The increased cost of a new council maritime vessel 


Kids eco film competition launches in Mangawhai

Sustainable Kaipara is launching its first kids film competition


The climate chap: Sometimes we get it wrong

 I love capitalism. The ability of talented and resourceful entrepreneurs

Survey: Public says no to Three Waters and Better Off Payment

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Taxpayer Union roadshow meets Mangawhai

A travelling roadshow aimed at ramping up support 
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Do I still need an independent trustee for my family trust?

Trusts can be an excellent tool 

Bronze medal has beekeeper buzzing

Local bees and their keepers 

Council awards funding to 22 Kaipara community organisations

Twenty-two community organisations have been awarded

Winter workshops in July

Two new workshops are being offered 

Gardening with Gael: 

Camellias are an old favourite

‘Adorable’. Twice I have received it as a gift
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Thanks volunteers!

Piroa-Brynderwyns Landcare Group extends huge thanks 


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New Wood Street deli owner a cut above

After months of prep, a popular retailer
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News in Brief

July Rebus trip details, Longboard comp over Matarik, Planting along shared path

Councillor attacks process accepting “ill-conceived development”

A blistering attack over what she termed a “woeful saga"
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Winter dash & dip

Friday June 24 saw around 60 enthusiasts 

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Tomarata School takes up Try Challenge

On June 23 Tomarata School hosted a Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids Try Challenge
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Keep it simple, silly!

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Beware of councillors bearing gifts

You know it’s Local Body election year

Fairy Terns 

Landform, an exhibition of paintings and wood sculptures 
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No more fines for Kaipara library users

Kaipara Libraries will no longer charge fines on overdue items.

Concern over nominations for local elections

With the local body elections looming 

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