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July 8th 2013


Beautiful Game thrives in Mangawhai

This year the Mangawhai Soccer Club celebrates it's 30th birthday.

Those 30 years have not been without some ups and downs.

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Annual Plan adopted, focus on debt reduction

Ed Said.....

History says natural cures highly recommended

Well, the shortest day has come and gone with the worst of winter weather we have yet to bear. For gardeners, woe betide if you didn’t plant your garlic on the shortest day.

Lisa Gordon(copy)

Bottle cozy comp hopes to go crazy

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Potato Hills - Giant Gill

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Mangawhai St John gets green light


Did you Know.......

Commissioner - John Robertson - Your Questions Answered:  Sevior Management team takes shape

Gardening with Gael - Garlic goes from menu to medicine


Worzels World - Welcome to the Machine

Wellsford group works on promotion

Slice of history to be shown at museum

kauri museum magic lantern(copy)

Transfield seals $14m kaipara roading contract

News in brief

Singing will lift spirits says Sally

Last year’s very successful 10 week series of community singing sessions at the Wellsford District Community Centre is being offered again this year.
“We want people from all aspects of the wider community to feel that they are invited to come along and sing with us,” says Sally Randall the president of the Local Vocals Choir (LVC Inc.)

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Letters to the editor

 I do not want to take anything away from Rob's view on the former PM Sir Robert Muldoon as he summed up Muldoonist policies very well.

However there was a very ugly side to Muldoon's character, which was intimidating and bullying. He was a man totally convinced of his own infallibility and anyone who disagreed with his views was either a fool or a traitor in his view. 

Fast-tracking of puhoi motorway thrills MP

Big tribute at the Tavern

Check out 'Whats On' page for more info....

Schools share $20,000 Enviro Awards

Projects involving everything from disappearing native frogs to re-emerging kiwi are among 25 school initiatives to share this year’s $20,000 Northland Regional Council Environmental Curriculum Awards (ECAs).

The annual awards aim to foster excellence in environmental education. Schools are eligible for up to $2000 each to educate children ‘in, about and for’ the environment.

Golf juniors look to build on rookie season

The first year back in junior pennants after a long absence has been a huge learning curve for the young Mangawhai teams says manager Julian Rous, with only one player having any pennants experience.

“With one team topping the points table and finishing the season fourth overall, the boys can be proud of the way they played,”

Netballers win at Kerikeri

Two Mangawhai Netball Club teams travelled up to the Kerikeri New World Junior Netball Tournament on Sunday June 23.

Around 50 Y4-Y8 teams registered on the day meaning stiff competition through the grades.

Mangawhai Yr4 netball team 2013(copy)

Mangawhai Bowls Briefs

Contribution recognised - Bowls season marked with celebration presentation evening.
Annual General Meeting - New officers were elected for the next season.
Winter activity high - Many bowlers have kept themselves busy, other trips planned.
Get involved now - The new season starts in early September.

Garden club warm up in sub-tropics

June saw the Mangawhai Garden Club members heading to Whangarei - the main destination was the sub-tropical Quarry Gardens in Russell Road.

The Quarry is the perfect place for a beautiful garden.
Quarry Gardens Whangarei(copy)

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