Mahurangi News

Learning English through art

Rosie Hutchinson is the education coordinator at Estuary Arts. A short course teaching English as a second language through art will be launched at Estuary Arts Centre in Term 3. The course will essentially cover traditional drawing techniques, but...... Read More

Cemetery status unclear

Members of the Ahuroa community are attempting to clarify the status of the Komokoriki (Ahuroa) Cemetery. Auckland Council says the cemetery was closed in 2008, but it is understood there have been at least two burials since then. Council operations...... Read More

New pastor for Snells Beach Baptist

John DiCicco with his wife Jasmin. John DiCicco has been appointed the new pastor of the Snells Beach Baptist church. Pastor DiCicco, 25, was welcomed to the church during an induction service led by Northern Baptist regional leader Reti Ah-Voa on...... Read More

Social media after death

By Alysha Dudley, Local Matters, Digital Coordinator It is almost impossible to exist in today’s society without having an online presence of some description and as time goes on, staying offline is becoming increasingly harder. This begs...... Read More

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

Harbour Hospice honours long-serving volunteers

Long-serving volunteers were honoured with a high tea. 30-year volunteer Maureen McQuarrie was presented with flowers by Warkworth Hospice Shop manager Liz Sanderson. 25-year volunteer Jenny Howlett with her long service certificate. 10-year volunteer...... 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

Bequest generosity helps meet Hospice shortfall

Some of the funds Harbour Hospice has received through bequests have contributed to the redevelopment of its unit in Takapuna to be constructed this year. Harbour Hospice has made up funding shortfalls caused by Covid-19, thanks to the generosity of...... Read More

Fees-free scheme boosts numbers

NorthTec offers courses and multiple campuses as well as online. Northtec campuses will host an open day on September 10 for students planning to enrol for the first semester of 2022. The polytechnic is offering 38 courses that can be done free of charge,...... 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