Kaitaia-Mangonui, Te Kao

15 hours ago

Have you been involved in a whale rescue?

The team Reporter from Northern News

Patuharakeke kaumātua Pera Mackie said seeing the number of people gathered showed the aroha of the community, after four whales became stranded on Ruakākā Beach.

Sadly, the whales didn't survive, but have you ever been in a situation where you could help rescue whales?

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16 hours ago

WATCH: How Mr & Mrs Gock Saved the Kumara

The Team from Play Stuff

Play Stuff Short Doco: When New Zealand gave two young Chinese refugees citizenship in the 1940’s they found an unlikely way to return the gift – by saving the almighty kumara. Watch now

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16 hours ago

What's On: Hospice Art & Collectables Auction

Iris from Kerikeri District

Hospice has 120 items in a silent auction with screens being able to be viewed from your seat. Trying to beat the person bidding against you becomes a game.
Hospice Art & Collectables Auction
  • Turner Centre
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16 hours ago

What's On: Orchid Society Annual Spring Show

Iris from Kerikeri District

This show is a marvelous opportunity for everyone to see the wide and varied plants and flowers within this family of flowering plants. 9:30am to 3:30pm. Adults $4.00, children free.
Orchid Society Annual Spring Show
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16 hours ago

What's On: Orchid Society Annual Spring Show

Iris from Kerikeri District

This show is a marvelous opportunity for everyone to see the wide and varied plants and flowers within this family of flowering plants. 9:30am to 4:30pm. Adults $4.00, children free.
Orchid Society Annual Spring Show
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16 hours ago

What's On: Jazz Club presents Springtime Jazz

Iris from Kerikeri District

Featuring Mike Booth and the Julie Mason Trio. Julie and Mike will be inviting two more guests to join them on stage. Buffet food and drinks available.
Jazz Club presents Springtime Jazz
  • Turner Centre
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17 hours ago

What's On: The Orchid Show

Laura from Kerikeri District

BROMELIADS for sale 4 & 5 October , 9am-4pm. Many plants of all shapes, sizes, and colours. There will be several local growers to advise on growing bromeliads.
The Orchid Show
  • The Turner Centre
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17 hours ago

What's On: The Orchid Show

Laura from Kerikeri District

BROMELIADS for sale 4 & 5 October , 9am-4pm. Many plants of all shapes, sizes, and colours. There will be several local growers there to advise on growing bromeliads.
The Orchid Show
  • The Turner Centre
21 hours ago

Being Kiwi: Have you experienced racism?

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

New Zealand is renowned for being friendly and welcoming but is that true for everyone?

Stuff is asking readers to share their experiences of racism by taking part in this short survey.

Being Kiwi is a project looking at the experiences of life in New Zealand for people of all cultures. It calls… View more
New Zealand is renowned for being friendly and welcoming but is that true for everyone?

Stuff is asking readers to share their experiences of racism by taking part in this short survey.

Being Kiwi is a project looking at the experiences of life in New Zealand for people of all cultures. It calls for the collection of official statistics on hate crimes, looks at discrimination in our schools and takes a stroll through Auckland, now one of the most diverse cities in the world.

To take part in the survey, click here

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1 day ago

Hectares on Hukatere

The Team from Neighbourly Property

Paradise, peace, and private. This property has easy access from the road and a flat house site. Endless opportunities, walking tracks through the pines with pockets of palm trees, and passion fruit vines. Secluded block in the nature paradise of Houhora we live in. On the main road to 90 mile … View moreParadise, peace, and private. This property has easy access from the road and a flat house site. Endless opportunities, walking tracks through the pines with pockets of palm trees, and passion fruit vines. Secluded block in the nature paradise of Houhora we live in. On the main road to 90 mile beach for fishing and beach walks

8 days ago

Poll: Should buses run on Sunday in Northland?

The team Reporter from The Bay Chronicle

The Northland Regional Council is having to bring forward its free bus trips in celebration of World Carfree Day because Northland's buses don't run on Sunday. Do you think they should? Please take part in this poll and leave comments below (put NFP if your comments are not for … View moreThe Northland Regional Council is having to bring forward its free bus trips in celebration of World Carfree Day because Northland's buses don't run on Sunday. Do you think they should? Please take part in this poll and leave comments below (put NFP if your comments are not for publication).

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Should buses run on Sunday in Northland?
  • 50% Yes! Buses should run on Sunday
    50% Complete
  • 16.7% No, I don't think it's worthwhile having buses on Sunday
    16.7% Complete
  • 33.3% Do we even have buses in Northland?
    33.3% Complete
  • 0% Other, please comment below
    0% Complete
6 votes
8 days ago

Poll: Should buses run on Sunday in Northland?

The team Reporter from Northern News

The Northland Regional Council is having to bring forward its free bus trips in celebration of World Carfree Day because Northland's buses don't run on Sunday. Do you think they should? Please take part in this poll and leave comments below (put NFP if your comments are not for … View moreThe Northland Regional Council is having to bring forward its free bus trips in celebration of World Carfree Day because Northland's buses don't run on Sunday. Do you think they should? Please take part in this poll and leave comments below (put NFP if your comments are not for publication).

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Should buses run on Sunday in Northland?
  • 25% Yes! Buses should run on Sunday
    25% Complete
  • 33.3% No, I don't think it's worthwhile having buses on Sunday
    33.3% Complete
  • 41.7% Do we even have buses in Northland?
    41.7% Complete
  • 0% Other, please comment below
    0% Complete
12 votes
3 days ago

Our kids can't escape advertising - What should be done?

The team Reporter from Northern News

Our children are being exposed to an average of 46 ads for unhealthy products every day (27 junk food, 12 alcohol, and seven gambling).

These things are the leading causes of cancer, obesity, diabetes, mental illness and many social harms.

Should our Government be doing more to protect our … View more
Our children are being exposed to an average of 46 ads for unhealthy products every day (27 junk food, 12 alcohol, and seven gambling).

These things are the leading causes of cancer, obesity, diabetes, mental illness and many social harms.

Should our Government be doing more to protect our children from this advertising? What should be done?

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1 day ago

Colouring isn't just for kids! 🖍

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Mindful colouring has been proven to help reduce stress and anxiety and induce a meditative-like state in adults too.

Help scribble your worries away with this free community-inspired colouring sheet to give your brain a creative boost.

#NSNZmentalhealth

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1 day ago

What veges do you grow in pots and containers?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Our gardens are getting smaller, so NZ Gardener wants to come up with some suggestions for edible crops that do well in pots and small spaces! Suggest the crops that have done well for you (ideally specify a variety) and tell other keen gardeners how you grew them, how they performed for you, and … View moreOur gardens are getting smaller, so NZ Gardener wants to come up with some suggestions for edible crops that do well in pots and small spaces! Suggest the crops that have done well for you (ideally specify a variety) and tell other keen gardeners how you grew them, how they performed for you, and any practical advice you would pass on to ensure a great result with that crop, and any secret tips you are prepared to pass on! If your tip is used in the magazine, you'll receive a free copy... And of course the glory of being in New Zealand's favourite gardening magazine! Click on this link to send us your best tip!

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1 day ago

Four pilot whales dead after getting stranded on Ruakākā beach

Paul Reporter from Stuff

Sad news - four whales have died after becoming stranded along Ruakākā beach.

The rest of the pod has been seen about 1km offshore, heading towards Langs Beach.

Residents living along the coast have been asked to keep an eye on the whales during the day and contact the Project Jonah hotline, … View more
Sad news - four whales have died after becoming stranded along Ruakākā beach.

The rest of the pod has been seen about 1km offshore, heading towards Langs Beach.

Residents living along the coast have been asked to keep an eye on the whales during the day and contact the Project Jonah hotline, 0800 494253, if you see any.

To read more, click here.

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