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Sporting honours awarded in Kaipara

From left, Peter Montgomery, Sam Adams, Jordon Thomas, Josh Clayden, Ray Barnes, Peter Hudson and George Swift (front). Kaipara...

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Posted on 10:00am Thursday 15 Jul, 2021

Learning English through art

A short course teaching English as a second language through art will be launched at Estuary Arts Centre in Term 3. The...

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Posted on 1:35pm Wednesday 14 Jul, 2021

Troy Kingi plays the ’mill

Troy Kingi returns with a fifth album, and this time he's brought a friend. Kerikeri's Troy Kingi will perform...

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Posted on 9:00am Wednesday 14 Jul, 2021

Looking at life through the eye of a needle

Jennifer Kirker stitched a lockdown memoir of life under Covid-19. The fruits of lockdown labour will be on display this...

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Posted on 9:00am Tuesday 13 Jul, 2021

New exhibition at Mangawhai

The Snapshots of the Olympics – a New Zealand Story exhibition opened at the Mangawhai Museum last week. It tells...

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Posted on 10:32am Monday 12 Jul, 2021

Local cuisine tour de force

The chefs at Plume Restaurant are creating a special five course ‘Best of Plume' degustation menu to celebrate...

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Posted on 11:48am Friday 09 Jul, 2021

Whangarei Fringe festival returns

Northern creatives are encouraged to “get weird” as registrations open for the Whangarei Fringe Festival, which...

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Posted on 8:00am Thursday 01 Jul, 2021

Top Kiwi pianist returns to Warkworth

Liam Wooding. Photo, Ruby Shirres. One of New Zealand's leading emerging professional pianists will be welcomed back...

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Posted on 8:00am Wednesday 30 Jun, 2021

Quality quilt art display in Ōrewa

Fabric artworks showing the diversity and extent of quilting as an art form can be found at Estuary Arts in Ōrewa this month,...

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Posted on 1:21pm Tuesday 29 Jun, 2021

Trading Post strikes a chord with Matakantata

Choir secretary Ken Cutforth, right,  presents tickets to John Carr of the Trading Post. The Matakantata Choir now...

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Posted on 8:00am Tuesday 29 Jun, 2021