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Arson attack on Didsbury home

The Brick Bay home of Matakana business man Richard Didsbury has been the target of an arson attack.  Read more >>

BUSINESS

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Market fee causes concern

The possible impact of Council fees to be imposed upon market operators is causing concern to those at Silverdale Village Market.

HEALTH & LIFESTYLE

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Shoppers support Hospice 

A partnership between hospice and Farmers, initiated towards the end of last year, has already proved fruitful for the Hibiscus Hospice.

MAHURANGI

Council support sought for coastal trail

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A campaign is underway to develop a trail connecting Matakana to Pakiri Beach, which could feature work by renowned Kiwi artist Billy Apple.
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Sunday music in Matakana

A line-up of top entertainers has been booked to appear at the Matakana Market’s new ‘Sunday Sessions’.  

ENVIRONMENT

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Push for marine reserves

As hundreds-of-thousands of people visit Mahurangi marine reserves every year, Dr Roger Grace is pushing to create more reserves.

OPINION

Have your say: Are the earthworks affecting you?

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The story on the effects of earthworks on residents generated a lot of feedback, with stories of noise, dust, and access problems.
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SPORT

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Schools get into cup spirit 

As cricket teams around the region start to rebuild, interschool tournaments have been organised to encourage participation.

FEATURES

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Into the blue

Seaweek invites us to 'look beneath the surface'. With low tide walks, snorkel days and much more, there is something for everyone.
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NAG's latest attempts for local government reorganisation in north Rodney goes before the High Court on March 30.

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During the next year, we will follow the events of the Great War and share local stories.

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Read the latest stories, information and advertiser specials in our fortnightly features.

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One of the largest infrastructure projects ever proposed in the Mahurangi area has been given the go ahead.

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Kia Ora and welcome to our very special part of NZ. Learn more about local attractions and events.

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Local experts give their views, and information on everything from cooking and gardening to property and history.

       
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Local green solutions for a better future unite business, government and community.
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The smart money is on local businesses who provide reliable products and service.
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Sports mad kiwis love to hear the starter's whistle - sports news and results here.
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Good health and well-being starts at home. Local advice can get you started.
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Auckland's north boasts a vibrant arts community, embracing all ages.