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Wenderholm regional park turns 50

Auckland’s first regional park at Wenderholm will turn 50 this month without fanfare. Read more  >>

HIBISCUS

Reforms put RSA back in the black

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Towards the end of last year the Silverdale & Districts RSA took a blow. It learned that effectively all of its cash reserves was gone.
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BUSINESS

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Grange development downsized

The first stage of the Grange retail and commercial development being built at the southern approach to Warkworth, has been scaled down. 

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

Playground merry-go-round in Matakana

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Council bureaucracy is being blamed for the scaling down of a $190,000 playground in Matakana, to be installed next month.
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Walkers spoilt for choice
The annual Mangawhai Walking Weekend will feature four walks over private land, which are seldom accessible to the public.

ENVIRONMENT

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World beneath the waves

Following a hit TV series, Snells Beach father and daughter Steve and Riley Hathaway, are launching a book this month.

OPINION

Alison Holst bows out +Your thoughts

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One of NZ’s favourite cooks, Dame Alison Holst, who lives in Orewa, has been writing a column for Hibiscus Matters for six years.
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SPORT

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National win goes to Silverdale

Members of the Silverdale volunteer fire brigade claimed the National Waterway Challenge title, after a hard fought event.

FEATURES

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Getting Hitched

Whether you are getting married or are helping to plan a wedding, we have some fantastic ideas for you. Why not have a winter wedding?
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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.