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Santa welcomed to Orewa in style

The colour and vibrancy of Orewa’s annual Santa Parade was in part due to the increasing multi-cultural make up of the local community.  Read more >>

HIBISCUS

Orange light for Coast transport projects

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The rubber hit the road this month, as Auckland Council budget cuts impact further on Hibiscus Coast transport projects.
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BUSINESS

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Creative market organiser

Rebecca Carr has her hands full with her family as well as an online business, a craft outlet and a job at The Social Collective to manage.

HEALTH & LIFESTYLE

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Lifejacket trade in offered 

A chance to trade that rough old lifejacket for the latest model is being offered by Coastguard NZ at two local boat ramps.

MAHURANGI

Set net ban at Omaha Beach voted down

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Plans for a set net ban at Omaha have been set back after Council voted against a recommendation to implement a ban this summer.
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Christmas parades double up

Mahurangi will get twice the Christmas cheer on November 29 when Warkworth and Wellsford host their annual Santa parades.

ENVIRONMENT

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Volunteers clear rubbish pile

Clearing weeds and rubbish are among the regular tasks undertaken by volunteers in Eave’s Bush in Orewa.
 

SPORT

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Coast's world champions

Dynamic Martial Arts Club in Silverdale is riding high after three of its fighters returned from a world championship with gold medals.

FEATURES

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On the Water

In this feature we find out about hydroplane racing, miniature boats, Core Builders Composites and Sandspit Yacht Club.
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A proposal to earmark a portion of rates paid by farmers to road sealing has been put to the Council.

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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.