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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

Coast club denied slice of America’s Cup pie

A sports club has been left out in the cold, after Auckland Council frustrated its attempts to get a special alcohol licence that would allow it to open its doors to the public to view America’s Cup races on its big screen. The club, which does...... Read More

Auckland Arts Festival champions ambitious ideas

The 2021 Auckland Arts Festival reaches Mahurangi this year with three shows at the Warkworth Town Hall. Artistic director Shona McCullagh says the festival comprises a programme designed to unify, uplift and inspire through a “world-class all-Aotearoa...... Read More

Omaha junior lifeguards storm Orewa

U14 boys flag champions, from left, George Barnao, Jackson Whitaker and Max Matthews. Omaha Beach Surf Lifesaving Club junior lifeguards won 13 titles at the northern region championship at Orewa Beach last month. The club got a clean sweep in the...... Read More

Dome likely dumping ground for New Caledonia waste

Michelle Carmichael testifying at the landfill resource consent hearings in December. She says it is astounding that waste from New Caledonia could end up in the Dome Valley.  Waste Management has confirmed waste from New Caledonia will likely...... Read More