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Introducing - Shared Work Space

Kim Coghlan While working from home either full-time or part-time is the new norm for many people, it can come at a cost. According to Stats NZ, more than 40 per cent of employed Kiwis did at least some of their work from home during the Covid-19 level...... Read More

Former Rodney midwife’s life celebrated

Former Rodney midwife Glenn Hoare. Right, Glenn Hoare with great grandson Chance Breading. A memorial service will be held at the Presbyterian Church, Centreway Road, Orewa, on Saturday, March 20, to celebrate the life of former Rodney midwife Glenn...... Read More

Residents vent on social media as roads turn to sludge

Roads in Kaipara Flats were among the worst affected. Road safety campaigner Geoff Upson snapped Kaipara Hills Road. Glen Ashton was dismayed by the state of Ahuroa Road. Rural residents of Rodney took to social media to complain about the state...... Read More

Sculpture comp comes to Mangawhai

A professional entry from the Orewa competition. Mangawhai Heads beach will host a sand sculpture building competition on Saturday, March 27, modelled on the annual Orewa sandcastle competition. The public is invited to try their hand at sculpting...... Read More

Free and easy activities

Play and sports equipment is being made freely available in Western Reserve, Ōrewa twice a week for the rest of summer, as part of a new programme from Kelly Sports. Funding has been provided by Harbour Sport for the initiative, which aims to increase...... Read More

Raiders go back-to-back at Kiwi Tag National Challenge

The Hibiscus Coast Raiders successfully defended their age-grade title at the Kiwi Tag National Club Challenge on February 13 and 14. In the U13/14 final the Raiders had a 5-2 win over Te Atatu. A strong start saw them up 3-0 at the break, before...... Read More

New vet hospital set to be best in the north

The purpose-built clinic will act as a regional veterinary hub as the local population grows. Six years of planning and investment come to fruition this month with the opening of Warkworth Vets’ new 465 square metre veterinary hospital in Hudson...... Read More

Plea to close off steps falls on deaf ears

An Army Bay resident is fuming after repeated attempts to contact Auckland Council about a dangerous clifftop hazard failed to result in any action. The Pacific Parade householder phoned and emailed Council repeatedly after vandals removed a metal...... Read More

Striking similarities

Allie Telfer and her dog Yogi. Baylee Rako and her dog Meeko. Chris Jamieson, who had just broken his neck, with his terrier Ted who had just been neutered. They say people choose pets that look like themselves, and Mahurangi Matters wanted to...... Read More