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Catching a wave at annual Ruakākā Surf Day

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An overcast day wasn't enough to put people off heading to Ruakākā beach for the annual surf day on Saturday.Each year Tiaho Trust in conjunction with the Tokerau Beach Boys...

Jonny Wilkinson: Access issues at Waitangi improving

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February has been hot and busy. No doubt it will get hotter and busier with the weekends having the most activity.

Māori personality Pio Terei reads for Whangārei kids as part of literacy campaign

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Fostering a strong literacy culture has become more important than ever, with numbers of Kiwis who read for pleasure on a continuous decline.

Work starts on new $24 million unit at Whangārei Hospital

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A new $24 million extension is being built at Whangārei Hospital that Northland District Health Board says will increase theatre capacity and provide a cardiac catheter laboratory.

Kia Kaha Northland campaign gets huge response

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A new Kia Kaha Northland social media campaign to bring five big infrastructure projects to the region has attracted a massive amount of attention on Facebook.

New Kaikohe basketball court 'The Hub' a valuable resource for all

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Kaikohe basketball fans came out in droves for the opening of new public basketball court 'The Hub' at Memorial Park on Saturday.

Up to 1000 paddlers expected as great Waka marks 80th birthday

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Up to 1000 kaihoe (paddlers) will help mark the 80th birthday of the great waka Ngātokimatawhaorua at Waitangi this year.Kaihautu (captain) Joe Conrad, of Kaitaia, said at least 800...

Parent welcomes changes to Funded Family Care

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The government plans to formally introduce changes to Funded Family Care next month.

Northland teen excited to attend Heart Kids Camp

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Northland teen Evarna Tana is attending her very first camp this week and is really excited.

Sewing bees for bush fire animals and Big Heart Appeal

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Sewing beeMembers of Whangārei's Kraken's Lair Steam Punk and other sewing groups are running two sewing bees next week to make joey pouches for rescued animals from the Australian...