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CCO review a priority

Posted on 6 Nov 2019 09:55

It's a privilege to have been elected by Aucklanders to serve another term as mayor. One of my first priorities is...

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No more cheques and other changes

Posted on 6 Nov 2019 09:44

From March 1, 2020, the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) will no longer accept cheques. The organisation says that cheques...

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Spins, turns and squiffiness

Posted on 5 Nov 2019 16:35

I see a lot of dizzy people. It's really quite a common symptom that patients come to see me about and the interesting...

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Seasonal favourite

Posted on 5 Nov 2019 16:22

Summer is coming right? Well we hope so; whilst the rain is still good for the garden it isn't that good for the soul!...

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Rodney big winner on speed cuts says Auckland Transport

Posted on 4 Nov 2019 15:37

More than 140 roads in Rodney will have their speed limits drastically reduced following Auckland Transport's (AT)...

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Mahurangi Matters - 6 November 2019 - Readers Letters

Posted on 4 Nov 2019 15:27

Good Samaritans On Monday afternoon last week, after finishing work as a volunteer at the Hospice Shop in Warkworth, I tripped...

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Mahurangi Matters - 6 November 2019 - Off the Record

Posted on 4 Nov 2019 15:22

Trick or retreat Anti-landfill campaigner and zombie bride Michelle Carmichael sent a message from beyond the grave to Waste...

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Fishing - Good news for fishers

Posted on 4 Nov 2019 15:17

For those of you who have been out on the water in the last month, you will have noticed some good workups around the front...

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Health - Countering cateracts

Posted on 4 Nov 2019 15:08

Over the last decade, many locals have benefited from having their cataract surgery reliably undertaken at the Rodney Surgical...

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Cusine - Environmentally friendly eating

Posted on 4 Nov 2019 15:03

A plant-based diet is very on trend at the moment, with its claims of reducing your carbon footprint and improving your health....

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Science - Problem plastics

Posted on 4 Nov 2019 15:00

For international travellers, plastic waste seems to exist everywhere – even on the most pristine and unique seascapes...

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History - Contrary winds

Posted on 4 Nov 2019 14:58

Today's column is a compilation of notes made by an early settler girl on her arrival to Mangawhai in 1862. Her father...

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Safety first on SH1

Posted on 4 Nov 2019 14:47

When the Puhoi to Warkworth motorway opens in late 2021, it will extend the four-lane Northern Motorway (SH1) 18.5km from...

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Business - Make Warkworth shine

Posted on 4 Nov 2019 14:44

We have just finished a month-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Kowhai Festival, making it the second longest-running...

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Environment - Space invaders

Posted on 4 Nov 2019 14:41

In October, I attended the World Whale Conference in tropical Hervey Bay in Queensland, Australia. The conference was organised...

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Viewpoint - Valiant volunteers

Posted on 4 Nov 2019 14:37

This year I was asked to be a judge of the Walking Parade at the Huge Day Out as part of the Golden 50th Kowhai Festival...

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Spring star gazing

Posted on 22 Oct 2019 10:47

As we enter the summer months, the weather starts clearing and the evenings get warmer. This gives us the perfect opportunity...

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Food choices give you power

Posted on 22 Oct 2019 10:29

If recently released statistics are anything to go by, the future health of New Zealanders is looking bleak. Our obesity...

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Crucial role for volunteers

Posted on 22 Oct 2019 09:44

Coastguard Hibiscus has spent the colder seasons training and honing our skills so we can help those in need and bring boaties...

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