Local Folk: Jon Williams

Wed, 19 Jan 2022

Warkworth Senior Constable Jon Williams brought the curtain down on 30 years of policing last month, when he retired from the force to pursue a…

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Local Folk – Cathie Dunsford

Fri, 26 Nov 2021

These days, you will likely see Cathie Dunsford, 67, performing with the Jade River Ukes Band at venues all over Mahurangi. But her novels, poetry...

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Local Folk – Simon Townsend

Fri, 29 Oct 2021

Maungaturoto’s Simon Townsend has saved countless lives in his 30 year career as a paramedic and first aid teacher. Since leaving Gore where he grew...

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Local Folk: Aldo Franckin, Chef

Fri, 1 Oct 2021

Before establishing Aldo’s Restaurant in Warkworth, chef Aldo Franckin worked in some of the finest restaurants in the world. The royal family are among those...

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Dave Norris, Olympian

Mon, 2 Aug 2021

Dave Norris ONZM has been an international athlete, national basketball player, magazine editor, TV commentator, school principal and sports management businessman. He represented New Zealand...

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Brent Harbour

Thu, 1 Jul 2021

If you live in Mahurangi and turn the radio on first thing in the morning, there’s a good chance you will be listening to Brent...

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Peter Young

Sat, 5 Jun 2021

Filmmaker Peter Young has been in the film and television industry for 30 years. He has credits for more than a hundred documentaries for networks...

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Dianne Morgan

Fri, 7 May 2021

Live in the Mahurangi area for any length of time, and it’s hard to miss Dianne Morgan and her Jade River Ukes. The band is...

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Les Hatfull

Thu, 1 Apr 2021

Les Hatfull When former Kourawhero farmer Les Hatfull thinks about the Warkworth of his youth, his memories are of blacksmiths and bootmakers in the main...

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Nick McLennan

Sat, 6 Mar 2021

Nick McLennan In the coming weeks, Mahurangi Presbyterian Church will start construction of $10.5 million community and activity centre on Mansel Drive, Warkworth. The centre...

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