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July 7th 2014


New horizons for students

Cape Brett(li)

NRC release finalised Annual Plan


Ed Said - Rates saga still far from over


More water to run under troubled bridges

matakohe bridge(copy)(li)

MMP the Party Vote

Elections: Enrol now

Did You Know

mangawai bridge opening 1906(li)

Your Questions Answered - Elected officials needed when commissioners finished

Perfecting protection from possums

possum protection(li)

Worzels World: Danger: Government can kill you

Community contribution rewarded

Retiring Maungaturoto and Districts Rotary Club president Eileen Parsons, QSM, is delighted to reward a surprised David Prankerd (pictured) of Mangawhai with the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow, recognising his outstanding commitment to the Club and community.
David Prankerd(li)

School embraces Whare Wananga

Last year saw the formation of a Whanau Support Group at Mangawhai Beach School – a diverse group made up of community leaders, Kuia Kaumatua, parents and school representatives. 


MBS whare blessing(li)

Leabourn’s New Plymouth/Taranaki Getaway Tour

October 13–17, 2014, promises to be an interesting and fun-filled week. Leabourns buses set off on Monday morning with a stop for morning tea at the Drury Autobahn before heading to The Big Apple Cafe at Otorohanga for lunch. 
Cart-approaching-tunnel-24 copy(li)

Theatre passion brings rewards

They say to never work with children or animals, and yet The Wizard of Oz has both.

Otamatea Repertory Theatre (ORT) is staging the popular classic family show, with Peter Flower at the helm as Director.

Peter Flower ORT(li)

The Eagles (tribute) has landed

If you are one of the many people who missed out on tickets for the show of the year then fear not, the Motel California Tribute will satisfy your appetite with the greatest musical feast of modern times.

Letters to the Editor


Creativity and colour at wearable arts awards

Highland McTea 1 (2)(li)

School ball a main event

Rodney College school ball 2014(li)

New business blooms in winter

Merijen Oliver pic(li)

Northpower chairman bows out on a high

July School holidays at Kauri museum


Bennetts keep mangawhai moving


Book quick for holiday soccer programme

Morning tee and (golf) club sandwiches

The first Afternoon TEE for women at the Mangawhai Golf Club in June was viewed as a resounding success by co-ordinator Geraldine Speed.

“We had a bevy of both golfers and non-golfers attending which was our aim,” says Geraldine, “but more importantly it showed to many the wonderful facility we have.
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