NEWS AND YOUR VIEWS FOR OUR DISTRICT

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Wedding boughs

Pahi's iconic giant fig tree formed an amphitheatre for the marriage of local holiday park managers, Andrew Kenny and Julie Dry, when they tied the knot before family and friends. After lunch and a Pahi Hall reception, the newlyweds flew out from a local air strip for a Great Barrier Island honeymoon.

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Stamp your mark on town

The future look and feel of Dargaville may emerge from public suggestions as submissions on the Dargaville Placemaking…

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Count down to local elections

After four years being led by commissioners, the Kaipara District Council will revert to an elected leadership in the…

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Art community flourishes

The Mangawhai Artist's Inc Gallery is in full swing since opening in December and has held nine separate exhibitions …

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Keeping things ship-shape

After jobs on superyachts, service in the navy, and setting up a business in Paparoa, Tim and Sharlene Lord are the …

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Promotional brochure a hit

Kauri Coast Promotion Society's Dargaville Heart of the Kauri Coast brochure has been so successful it has had to be…

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Fire tricks tick the box

If you've ever wanted to spin fire, juggle fire, throw fire or hold fire, then Circus Kumarani has a workshop just for…

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School to the rescue of whitebait

Next time you sit down to eat a whitebait fritter spare a thought for the students of Paparoa Primary school who have…

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A first for local theatre

There's something a little different about Dargaville Little Theatre's latest production, The Rookie: Black, White and…

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Holiday camp experiences

This year marked the 13th occasion of the popular Otamatea Day Camp, which was at capacity with nearly 200 children …

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Aspiring film makers sought

Future 'Peter Jackson's' and 'Jane Campion's' are being sought to take part in this year's short film competition…

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Virtue and virtuosos

May is a great month to enjoy a hot breakfast with all the trimmings. Greeting the dawn on these chilly mornings next to…

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Be My Guest

Fonterra's move to reduce its board from 13 members to 11, I believe, is encouraging. But we must maintain a farmer…

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A dog’s tail …

"Well then Dog, them Ozzies no how ter skin a cat eh?"…

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What's On?

Dargaville Dargaville Day Badminton every Thursday 10-12 noon. Everyone welcome. Back entrance Town…

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Sports Results

Lawn Bowls Results of Mid-Winter Bowls Series any combination triples — Wednesday April 20 Ron McC…

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