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1 hour ago

Silver Rose Tours - Fun outings for social and active Retiree's living on the North Shore.

Amanda from Northcross

This seat has your name written on it!

To join us here for lunch this Friday, all you have to do is call Amanda and book your space.

Mahurangi Eastside Tour Friday, 23 August 2019 Price: $49.00

What’s included:
* Pick up (from your address) 9-9.45am
* Scenic drive to Warkworth, Snells Beach and Sandspit
* Duration 5 to 6 hours

This trip we will head north and enjoy the picturesque drive through the beautiful rural countryside to Warkworth. We will stop here for refreshments at Chocolate Brown Chocolaterie and Cafe. The Chocolaterie is the flagship store for their beautiful award-winning chocolates. They can't get much fresher, the chocolate factory is located right behind the Chocolaterie! You can watch the talented chocolatiers produce delicious chocolates during the week. After morning tea we will make our way out to Scotts Landing and explore a little of the east side of the Mahurangi Harbour. Weather permitting those who wish to can take the short walk to view the beautiful Scott Homestead dating from 1877. It's quite stunning and well worth the short walk to view it. From here we will drive along Algies Bay and Snells Beach allowing you a view from the comfort of the van. Departing Snell Beach we will take the short drive to Sandspit where we will have lunch on the water edge at Cafe Sandspit. After lunch, you can either sit and relax at the cafe or go for a walk and explore the Sandspit Wharf area before we begin our homeward journey.

For more information or to book your seat call Amanda today. Or to get yourself added to our mailing list please call or email Amanda on (09) 218 6254 or

2 days ago

Poll: What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?

The team from

The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years. With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you.

Being clear on this is a first step in knowing what you want your local councillors to support or who to vote for. What are the issues you want your next local council to focus on?

What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?
  • 20.9% Rates
    20.9% Complete
  • 16.4% Housing
    16.4% Complete
  • 13.3% Roads
    13.3% Complete
  • 16.6% Public transport
    16.6% Complete
  • 2.6% Water
    2.6% Complete
  • 4.7% Waste
    4.7% Complete
  • 8.6% Climate + environment
    8.6% Complete
  • 12.4% Infrastructure
    12.4% Complete
  • 4.5% Local facilities (like parks and libraries)
    4.5% Complete
1176 votes
2 hours ago

20-30% OFF Selected Shell Motor Oils!

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