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CWI celebrates 80 years

It was a day for celebrations and commiserations last week when the Northern Wairoa Federation of Country Women's Institutes celebrated its 80th birthday at Dargaville's Commercial Hotel. There for the occasion were a number of past presidents who came from Whangarei and further afield.

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Business forum says ‘be proud

"Bouncing off the walls", "motivated and positive" and "pleasantly surprised" are just some of the comments that came...

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Driving help wanted

Dargaville's Town and Around Passenger Service needs more volunteers....

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A safety first summer

Labour Weekend has seen an influx of boats and people to the Kaipara Harbour, and other regional waterways, together...

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Eighty and out for Northern Wairoa CWI

On Tuesday May 10, 1934 women from around the Kaipara came to the Municipal Chambers in Dargaville to form what became...

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Rotary project to build skills

Maungaturoto Rotarians are undertaking a major community project that aims to provide skills for building trainees and...

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Big things for Big River interns

Big River FM interns Ben Stevens, Hayley Nordell and Jordan Hart are looking forward to a few new challenges in their...

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Racing pedigree accessible to all

Certain generalisations abound in the world of motoring for big, rumbling cruising bikes, the Americans rule the roost....

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Out of the shed and onto the highway

We all have our dream cars whether they are nostalgic glimpses back to the past, stunning visions of the future, or...

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Amendments aim to tidy up building act

The rollout of changes to New Zealand's building act the document which governs the standards and practices of the...

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Building dream homes out west

There are a host of factors which make people consider the Kaipara as a perfect destination for the proverbial 'sea...

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Recycling for a better world

It started with one small truck, a vision and an ideal spot on State Highway 1. It became Fred's Metal Recycling....

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Gunning for the top

A great day was had by all at the Nilsson Family 100 Target Point Score Competition held at the Nort...

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Mangawhai rates may be paid

The Mangawhai Ratepayers and Residents Association has asked its members to pay their outstanding ra...

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Silent movie classic to show in Dargaville

One of the great silent movies will screen on Friday in a special Halloween session at Dargaville's ...

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Fright night in Kaiwaka

If you're in Kaiwaka on Saturday expect to be scared out of your wits...

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Fonterra’s candidates

Fonterra's Director Roadshow comes to Whangarei on November 4, giving farmers the opportunity to mee...

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Security begins at home

Modern vehicles, like modern homes, contain far more state-of the-art componentry than their forebea...

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