All hands on deck at MTI as Covid storm subsides

Superyacht crewing is once again a buoyant industry. Mahurangi Technical Institute is poised to prepare students for a surge of demand for superyacht crew as the global industry recovers from the impacts of Covid-19. Lecturer Stephen Crocket says the...... Read More

Mahurangi College hosts career expo

One Mahurangi Business Association will team up with Mahurangi College to present a career expo in Warkworth on August 12. The Mahurangi College Future Pathways Evening will be held at the college gymnasium from 7.30 to 8.30pm. Various trades and...... Read More

Law scholarships offered

Rebecca Merry Warkworth-based law firm WRMK lawyers is offering two new $10,000 scholarships to support aspiring law students. The successful applicants will have demonstrated academic ability and leadership or involvement in their local community. They...... Read More

Introducing: The Planning Collective

Navigating the complexities of the Resource Management Act just got a lot easier for residents on the Hibiscus Coast who might be planning to build a house, set-up a home office or subdivide. Planning consultants, The Planning Collective, has opened...... Read More

Merging: Denham Bramwell incorporating Vlatkovich & McGowan

One of the Coast’s most well-established legal practices, Vlatkovich & McGowan, has joined forces with Silverdale and Manukau lawyers Denham Bramwell. As a result, Denham Bramwell’s Hibiscus Coast Highway office has closed and the merged practice...... Read More

Introducing: The Cellar by Kiwi Liquor

Lovers of the finer things in life now have the perfect spot to indulge themselves when they fancy a bottle or more of something special, with the opening of The Cellar by Kiwi Liquor in Silverdale. Located just off Hibiscus Coast Highway in the lane...... Read More

Career expo opens door to sought-after apprenticeship

Samantha Williams-Robson must sometimes work in cramped conditions but has managed to overcome them. Things did not look too promising when Samantha Williams-Robson, 18, attended the inaugural Mahurangi Employment Expo in the Warkworth Town Hall last...... Read More

Theft a blow for Men’s Shed

A garage used for storage by the charity Hibiscus Men’s Shed was broken into recently and an important piece of kit taken. Burglars used a crowbar to break into the garage, pictured, and removed a black Ecoflow sewage pump control box and all...... Read More

Boulevard extension approaches $2 million

The cost estimate for the extension of Ōrewa Boulevard, from Riverside to Empire Road, has risen by a further $400,000. At a Hibiscus and Bays Local Board workshop on July 8, Auckland Transport elected member relationship manager Ben Halliwell told...... Read More

River Nile Linens

Giles Stewart with Jenny Bullock. River Nile Linens has reopened its showroom in Warkworth. It’s now conveniently located between two bed shops at 8 Mill Lane, otherwise known as “sleep street”. Wellsford’s Giles Stewart took...... Read More