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Latest Issue 6th December 2021

Risk pays off as locals enjoy museum market

Despite a quick change of date
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Ed Said: Stepping  into  the  unknown

As we drift into the summer season


Mayors Memo

Resilience and taking some time to breath easily are important for us all.

Clearer rules set for freedom campers

Hitting the road in a kitted-out vehicle.
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Long-time freedom camper battles stigma

Travelling free on the road with the flexiblity to live, explore, eat and sleep
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Covid halts the New World

After the scaffolding and panels were first raised in August.

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Letter to the Editor

It is sad that the odd teacher at the local school feels unable to join the national effort against Covid. 


The Climate Chap: Attention bookworms!

Much of the research I do to feed my Climate Crisis fetish is internet based. 

More to the beach than the waves

Thirty-two teenagers came together for a weekend camp at Waipu Surf Club.
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Mangawhai theatre reopens

Mangawhai Movies are back on at the Mangawhai Historic Village church.

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Latest exhibition ‘out of this world’

A Bird’s Eye View, the current exhibition at the Mangawhai Artists Gallery


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Nominations open for $3k NRC scholarships

Eight $3000 scholarships are being offered


Road testing technology reaching underground

Kaipara’s unsealed roading network
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Covid takes summer stage from youth

Budding young thespians

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Gardening With Gael: Pick the right time to transplant

My advice would be not to transplant at this time of the year.


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Chance for Kaipara to be involved in Three Waters development

Following on from the government’s contentious decision

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NZ one of the weediest nations on the planet

Action on pest weeds is very much the poor cousin

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Campaign to end violence against women

Orange painted shoes, boots and jandals of all sizes

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Ken’s unlucky 13 inspires giveaway

Local young bike riders will be a little safer.
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Tap into your inner source of contentment

In times of uncertainty and social upheaval

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New regional flood maps released

Newly-released regional maps aim to help Northlanders


Eco-friendly workshops help reduce Christmas waste

A recent festive event captured the special magic and purpose
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