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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.
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Orange light for Coast transport projects
The rubber hit the road this month, as Auckland Council budget cuts impact further on Hibiscus Coast transport projects.
Rise in ferry passengers
Santa sleigh view of parade
Local media work together
Coast breakfast service grows
Pontoon launched on Weiti
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.
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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.
Set net ban at Omaha Beach voted down
Plans for a set net ban at Omaha have been set back after Council voted against a recommendation to implement a ban this summer.
Adventure tourism regulations
Matakana playground delayed
U-turn on paper roads
Eco-corridor in pipeline
Walking weekend (+pics)
Christmas parades double up
Mahurangi will get twice the Christmas cheer on November 29 when Warkworth and Wellsford host their annual Santa parades.
Volunteers clear rubbish pile
Clearing weeds and rubbish are among the regular tasks undertaken by volunteers in Eave’s Bush in Orewa.
TOSSI column: Takahe delight visitors
The recently-released takahe have been delighting visitors and volunteers with their high visibility and curiosity.
WWl Project: Troops head off
History: Man of many talents
CountryLiving: Playing fair
Animals: Checking wellbeing
Wine: Tasting for improvements
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.
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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One of the largest infrastructure projects ever proposed in the Mahurangi area has been given the go ahead.
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