NEWS AND YOUR VIEWS FOR OUR DISTRICT

   

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Kaipara base for rescue chopper

The Northland Emergency Services Trust rescue helicopter has flown in to test the new landing site at Ruawai College which will give it a stable landing base to cover operations in the Kaipara district.

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Celebrating Kaipara’s art

Artists will soon put their best artwork forward to be judged in the Gilmore Brown 2015 Kaipara Art Awards....

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Poppies for Gallipoli

Beth Dalebrook, originally from Maungaturoto, now lives in Whangarei, and went to visit her friend Mary Corker on a ...

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Ladies night attracts numbers

One hundred and sixty tickets were sold for Foster's Home Decorating's second annual 'ladies' night' in Dargaville on...

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Time for change

Matakohe School is farewelling principal Margaret Hutchinson at the end of this term, after 15 years of service to the...

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Winter hours for market

Stall holders at Dargaville Riverside Produce Market have battled the chilly winter evenings for long enough and from...

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Art fair exhibits local talent

Soon art lovers will have the chance to view an even wider range of works from the Dargaville Arts Association, with...

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Gala exceeds expectations

Ball gowns, bowties and generosity were on the menu at the Casino Royale themed charity gala dinner and auction, held to...

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Making bacon in Mangawhai

Dan and Angela Klink have owned the Mangawhai Meat Shop for the past three years. He was taught the traditional way to...

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Home for Mangawhai artists

The Mangawhai Artists Inc has been established for more than 10 years and has now secured a home to call their own in...

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We are the future of the trades

Education is not all academic studies and doctoral theses. For many young people, gaining an apprenticeship provides...

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New leaders for Lions

The Northern Wairoa Lions club have had a change of presidency with Jean Johnson completing two years in the role. She...

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A dog’s tail …

Gidday readas. Guess wot. Boss is not happy. An' nyther is Sharlene happy....

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Make this winter your time to study!

Now is the perfect time to enrol at NorthTec. Many of our programmes have a new intake of students in Semester 2,...

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A Vegas wedding

Dargaville weaver Susie Petersen recently returned to the USA with her partner David Bellamy for a well deserved break...

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Creating the Puriri track

The Mangawhai Walking Tracks Charitable Trust are building a new track which winds through part of t...

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