A regular column filled with insightful information about the early days of our region, the first settlers, and their trial and tribulations. Featuring Marjorie Prictor, Ivan Tomas and Lyn Johnston, Albertland Museum. www.albertland.co.nz
Vicki has more than 11 years experience as a Registered Property Valuer and holds a First Class Honours degree majoring in Valuation & Property Management. She moved with her family to Orewa in 2002, and runs her business on the Coast, Valuation Rodney, covering the North Shore and Rodney districts.
The Tawharanui Open Sanctuary is a comprehensive ecological restoration programme underway to transform Tawharanui Regional Park into New Zealand's first integrated open sanctuary (a 'mainland island') where farming, public recreation and conservation of native species combine.
A regular column with handy information for your pets/animals from qualified and respected professionals in the community. Featuring Drs Andrew Rissman, Roger Dunn and Jon Makin, of Coast to Coast Vets, Warkworth & Wellsford. www.warkworthvets.co.nz
Allan Robertson is the Director of Coast Youth Community Trust. He has spent the last 15 years working with youth and families on the Hibiscus Coast. The local body representatives’ Viewpoint columns take a break while elections are on.
Homebuilders operates in the North Rodney area (from Puhoi to Mangawhai, coast to coast), providing Family Support Workers, Disability Information Service, courses and facilitated self-help groups and a help desk for free information and advocacy support.
Keep up-to-date with the activities of fire stations in the Mahurangi district, north to Mangawhai and Maungaturoto. The volunteer brigades are a critical part of our emergency response service, but are in desperate need of more recruits. If you would like to know more, visit fire.org.nz