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Xmas Edition 2021


Santa tours Mangawhai in style

Only five more sleeps 

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Ed Said: A Covid kind of Christmas

It’s about this time when we start to wonder where the year has gone


Local lifeguards expect busy summer ahead

Mangawhai Heads Volunteer Lifeguard Service expecting a very busy summer

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Possible six-month delay for op shop build

St John op shop lovers now possibly have to wait 

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Mayor's Memo

Taking a moment to reflect on the positive things


New cross-Council drought management plan released 

Kaipara District Council (KDC) has worked with other Northland Councils.


Popular Christmas exhibition and sale now on, chance to win hamper

Christmas has arrived early 

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How to have happy dog holidays

Dogs are important members of the family. 

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The Climate Chap: A climate Christmas

Santa is coming!


Community groups come together to create Mangawhai Covid Response

A number of key health and community providers

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Letter to the Editor

Letter applauded I applaud Jim Colvine for his no-nonsense letter

Common sense Thank goodness for Jim Colvine’s wise letter published 

Balancing demand for Mangawhai wastewater

A new balance tank and inlet works are to be installed 



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New Factory manager passionate about helping people

The Factory have brought some Christmas spirit back

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Monday Art Group plans January exhibition and sale

The vibrant Mangawhai art scene provide some meaningful entertainment

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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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