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Vintage Chev the way to go

For those who want their final ride to be in style, Morrison Funeral Directors in Warkworth has the answer.

Creating an online legacy

When a loved one passes away, the memories live on, including the life they shared with friends and family on Facebook.

Growth puts Warkworth cemetery under pressure

Warkworth could soon be looking for a new cemetery.

App developed for dementia

Anyone caring for someone with dementia will know the art of conversation can become a labour of love.

Jewel of a find in charity shop

It’s the sort of find that secondhand shop devotees dream of.

Health and safety concerns spell demise of mature trees

A group of mature liquidambar trees at Whangaparaoa School are likely to be felled, due to health and safety concerns.

Kicking Parkinson’s symptoms

Kickboxing champion and instructor Danielle Teixiera has used her experience to tweak the NZ Counterpunch Parkinson’s programme that she offers in Silverdale and Warkworth.

Tali proves flat is fabulous

Tali Eyal of Red Beach says her decision to have both breasts removed after cancer was found in just one, as well as not having reconstructive surgery, felt right for her.

Paddleboard yoga balances fun and fitness on the waves

This summer, SUP boards have replaced yoga mats for those taking SUP Yoga classes at Hatfields Beach.

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Extended family celebrates Mary’s landmark birthday

Birthday cake and chocolates were in plentiful supply when Mary Armstrong celebrated her 104th birthday in Warkworth on February 13.

Dementia epidemic looms

Alzheimers NZ is predicting a ‘dementia epidemic’ as the number of Kiwis living with the condition will reach 150,000 by 2050.

Vaccinate for flu before chills set in

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is advising people with a respiratory illness to get their free influenza vaccination from this month onwards.

Ambulance donors recognised

The Warkworth couple who donated an ambulance to St John late last year, Beryl and Doug Good, were the recipients of a Community Service Award from Warkworth Rotary last month.

Quilters deliver good medicine

Members of Mahurangi East Creative Crafts and Art (MECCA) spent over 200 hours producing two handmade decorative quilts for Warkworth Wellsford Hospice.

Rodney women celebrate international day

Women of different ethnic backgrounds will share food from their culture to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8.

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