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Loving it here

Kaipara Bartlett visited Baylys Beach with his aunty and Shisha, her rescue dog. "I live in Takapuna and come up every school holidays to stay at my Nana's," said Kaipara. "I love going to the beaches, the lakes and Pouto to stay with my uncle. We came and had chicken and chips from Sharky's at Baylys Beach and had a day of exploring the coast. The Kaipara is an awesome place to visit. It is my most favourite place in the world."

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A great summer for Kaipara

Kaipara tourism operators say they are experiencing an excellent season with visitor numbers up on previous years.…

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Students scale the heights

Climbing a giant ladder assembled with poles and rope was a highlight adventure for 21 Dargaville High School students…

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New home builds increase

A building boom in the Kaipara district has seen 246 new dwellings built last year and 723 building consents issued…

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Expanding through success

Funk store B'arch WEAR in the McKay Arcade Dargaville, was opened by Jonette Bartlett 11 years ago this April. The time…

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Fired up for stair challenge

Two Dargaville Volunteer Firefighters want to give back more than just their firefighting skills, as they prepare to…

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Trail set to surprise

The new organiser of the Mangawhai Troubadour Trail, Karen Jane, has a background in event management and even worked…

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Circus adventures

Soon community members could be experiencing world class juggling acts, contortionists and acrobatics whilst also…

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Lakes’ day draws crowds

More than 200 people flocked to the Kai Iwi Lakes, travelling from near and far to learn more about the unique dune…

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Paparoa A&P Show

The North Kaipara Agricultural Association began in 1876 and has been a crucial part of keeping the Paparoa A and P show…

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Paparoa A&P Show

For the 140th year the Paparoa A and P show will keep agricultural traditions alive with a mix of events ranging from…

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Choosing the country life

Twenty-eight-year-old Helen Glynn, has managed to fit a lot into her life including farming for two months in …

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Dining & Valentines Day

Valentine's Day, also known as Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is a celebration observed in …

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Dining & Valentines Day

With the hottest time of the year bracketed by twin long weekends, it's no surprise that our local restaurants and…

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The sound and the fury

Big, powerful Holden V8s have always enjoyed a deserved reputation for two things. Firstly, a mountain of torque on…

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Help the emergency services

The importance of RAPID numbers being displayed visibly on rural letter boxes from both directions h…

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