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Paralympic collection inspires

Dargaville Primary students, coordinator Judy Harding and principal Alan Russek admire kiwi artist Amber Gabrielle Stephens' Spirit of Gold painting depicting former Dargaville Primary student Emma Foy and her seeing pilot Laura Thompson. The 12 paintings depict some of New Zealand's most high profile summer and winter paralympians and para-athletes and will travel around the country to showcase the New Zealand's talent in para-sport.

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Mangawhai responds to survey

A Kaipara District Council survey of Mangawhai residents has provided valuable feedback for the council, which is…

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The old and new meet

The Kaiwaka War Memorial Hall established in 1952 is the home of Kaiwaka Community Movies and is run by a group of local…

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Serving the community

'Without Volunteers, there is no fire service,' is the message the Dargaville Volunteer Fire Brigade is sending to the…

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Supporting seniors on the net

'Seniors teaching seniors at their own pace' is the philosophy for a tech savvy group of volunteers who are dedicating…

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Fun and family fitness

The annual Avoca Kumara Kai Iwi Lakes Triathlon will be held on Saturday February 27 at the Kai Iwi lakes and will…

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Racing in the pink

Angela Nash in her pink, black and white Honda Prelude won the Ladies Production grade at the Finlayson Park Speedway…

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The Peacock and the Swan

Young Brooke Healey from Paparoa is back at school after a summer of fun Christmas, camping at the beach, having a…

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Giving youth options

Under the guidance of coach Fili Maka, the Wellsford Boxing Sport and Fitness Club has been established for more than…

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Bikers revved up for charity

Despite its male dominated membership, the Ruawai Motorcycle Club are sparing a thought for the women in their lives…

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Graffiti sparks interest

An unwelcomed embellishment has appeared on the Te Roroa Learning Assistance building in Dargaville over Anniversary…

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The perfect pace of life

It's official New Zealand's population is getting older. But, as the World Health Organisation say in a recent …

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Annual Bald Rock adventure

Presented by the Kaiwaka Sports Association, the sixth annual Top of the Rock family fun day multi-sport event will be…

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Keeping on trucking

The Wellsford Lions Roaring Truck Show is on for the second year next month at Centennial park in Wellsford, raising…

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Be My Guest

Into the second month of 2016 and we continue to see the global slide in dairy auction prices. Whole milk powder has…

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A dog’s tail …

"Crikeydick Dog. The holydays must be over, 'cos the politicking already underway."…

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