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14/11/2006 To a much loved and precious son. They say there is a reason, they say that time heals all. Neither time or reason will ever change the way I feel, no one knows the heartache that lies behind my smile. Gone are the days we used to share...... Read More

Damian Blissett

14-11-2006 We miss you. Our hearts still ache with sadness and many tears still flow, what it meant to lose you, no one will ever know. You will remain in our hearts forever & always. I love you so much my brother, forever loved and treasured. Brother...... Read More


On 10 November 2017, peacefully, at the Norfolk Court Rest Home Dargaville. In her 93rd year. Dearly loved wife of the late Ted. Loved mother and mother in law of Ronald and Judy. Loved Nana of Jonathan and Kirsty, Petrina and David.  Her funeral...... Read More


Passed away 7th October in London. A memorial service will be held Saturday 18th November at 1pm, Sacred Heart Church, Dargaville.   ... Read More

Sportsville becomes a reality

The Dargaville Sportsville facility at Memorial Park is about to become a reality with construction starting last Monday following a sod-turning and blessing at the site last week. The full facility is expected to be operational by early winter next year. The...... Read More

Final call on submissions

Time is running out to have a say on the Northland Regional Council’s Proposed Regional Plan which is effectively an updated rulebook for the way Northland’s water, air, soil and coast are used and managed. The plan which has been labelled...... Read More

First solo exhibition

The latest exhibition at the newly refurbished Muddy Waters Gallery, features work from Dargaville local and studio potter, Cath Stevens, in her first solo venture ‘From the Forest to the Sea’. “I started working with clay when I...... Read More

New start for funeral home

Hart Funerals new building is expected to be finished by the end of the year, with an official grand opening planned for early 2018. Progress is going really well now. Everything’s looking good,” said Morris and Morris Funerals general manager...... Read More

Students learn sustainability

The Northland wide Enviroschools Expo came to Kaipara for the first time recently and attracted some 40 local school students, 10 adults as well as Northland Regional Council staff and Kaipara-based councillor Penny Smart. “Expos have been held...... Read More