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Battle of the districts

Tangowahine hosted Tangiteroria for their annual inter-district test matches in front of a crowd of 250 spectators, including MP Winston Peters. The Taylor Cup netball was played at the Tangowahine School and Tangiteroria won 46-16. The crowd then moved to the Stevenson's property 'Tuidale', to the paddock that has been the district sportsground since the early 1900s. "The field was in top condition and Tangowahine retained the Tito cup with a 76-5 victory," said groundsman Rob Stevenson. "This is probably

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Candidate for upcoming election

Aoroa dairy farmer Penny Smart is putting her name forward for the Northland Regional Council in the upcoming local body…

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Announcement benefits Kaipara

The government has allocated $200,000 to improve the road stretching between Dargaville and Tokatoka as part of their…

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Kaipara property market heating up

Property prices in the Kaipara have for the first time surpassed the previous housing market peak of 2008…

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A visit from Japan

Dargaville High School students will be saying 'Yokoso' or 'welcome' to two groups of Japanese students next month.…

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Showcasing rugby talent

The Dave Culham Taniwha Shield will be held in the Northern Wairoa this year and Kaipara teams are getting ready to show…

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Change-over for brigade

After six years as chief fire officer at the Maungaturoto Volunteer Fire Brigade, Eric Bennetto has stepped down, with…

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Two decades of harbour care

The Integrated Kaipara Harbour Management Group recently celebrated 20 years of working towards a healthy and productive…

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Club celebrates half century

The Mangawhai Boating and Fishing Club are celebrating 50 years since its inception.…

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Connect to smart content

These days almost everyone carries on their person a computer more powerful than those which put America's Apollo…

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Funding workshop to benefit community

A funding workshop is set to help local clubs, groups and organisations make the task of sourcing funding for their…

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Sourcing fuel for healthy livestock

One of the biggest issues to come out of this year's National Fieldays in Mystery Creek, Waikato, has centred on water…

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Emphasis on pure resources

As the impact of the British referendum and the looming 'Brexit' is felt around the world, discussion of new trade deals…

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A dog’s tail …

"Y'no Dog," Boss sed as we went round the paddicks to check the finces were in good shape, the troffs all filla water…

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Maungaturoto to lose banking

The Maungaturoto Money Exchange which was set up to fill the gap left behind when the only bank in t…

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A stitch in time...

A craft club for adults is proving popular with residents of the seaside village of Tinopai who say…

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Dream role for Paparoa singer

Natalie Birt, ORT's Youth Scholarship winner for 2015, is very excited to be cast in the role of Yum…

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What's On?

Dargaville August 19 Northern Wairoa football club trivia nite fundraiser $10 per player 6 per team…

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