NEWS AND YOUR VIEWS FOR OUR DISTRICT

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Passing on knowledge

NorthTec centre manager, Henry Holyoake, shows students from left: Fi Richards, Louis Flight, Chadd Te Paa and Quade Gates how to spot woodworm in a slab of macrocarpa after the campus open day. Prospective students had the chance to learn more about what was on offer whilst current students celebrated the end of semester two. The campus offers carpentry and painting level two to four agriculture studies with hopes to offer a forestry course in the future.

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Sportsville Dargaville secures funding

The Kauri Coast Recreational Facilities Society has been granted $650,000 by the New Zealand Lotteries Board to go…

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Healthy hearts jump for joy

Matakohe Primary School has become the first school in Northland to achieve a Heart Start Excellence Award from the…

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New helm at Art ‘n’ Tartan

Former theatre actor and school teacher Alister Williams is the new director of the Art 'n' Tartan Wearable Art …

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Never too late to study

Alaina Samson is a walking example of the saying 'where there is a will there is a way'.…

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Positive future for club

The Northern Wairoa Returned Services Association has outlined a restructuring plan to take the club into the future.…

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Winston talks business

The Dargaville Business Forum will be hosting Northland MP, Winston Peters, at a breakfast giving the business community…

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Film festival draws a crowd

It was a full house at the Anzac theatre's opening night of it's annual Classics Film Festival.…

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Building on success

Dargaville couple Donna and Nigel Randell have brought home a box full of trophies after winning big at the recent New…

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Community feedback encouraged

The Kaipara District Council wants to hear your thoughts on the proposed improvements on Alamar Crescent in Mangawhai.…

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‘March for Moko’ in Dargaville

A 'March for Moko' is being held in Dargaville this coming Monday and the community is being asked to take part and show…

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After-hours care reviewed

Changes made to Kaipara's after-hours healthcare last year have been reviewed and found to be working well.…

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Essence of the east coast

Works by the late artist, John Foster, will be temporarily exhibited at the Mangawhai Museum showcasing his life and the…

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Soccer for the littlies

Children between the ages of two and four years old now have a regular chance to burn off some energy with the Wellsford…

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Power on and off the grid

This week has seen the Ford Motor Company step up to two big challenges both on and off the grid. Not only have the…

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Conquering the red desert

The Australian outback. A sun-baked wilderness of brutal temperatures, insidious red dust and hidden mineral…

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What's On?

Dargaville Quiz Night Fundraiser. Saturday July 2. Anglican Church Hall. Arrive 7pm onwards, start…

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Sports Results

Golf Tuesday June 14 R Nathan 41Stbfd, D O'Flaherty 39, W Osbaldiston 38, M Leef 36, S Gough 35. T…

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