55 days ago

Did you attend the 175th commemorations at Ruapekapeka Pā?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Ruapekapeka Pā is arguably the best preserved battlefield of the NZ Wars and a prime example of Māori ingenuity for modern warfare. Over the weekend, 175 years since the Battle of Ruapekapeka was marked with a series of events. Did you attend? What was it like? Did you learn anything new?

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4 hours ago

Do you think the tsunami evacuation went well?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Friday's tsunami warning after an earthquake in the Kermadec Islands had everyone heading for higher ground. While everyone in Whangārei seemed to hear the warnings, there were traffic jams at One Tree Point and out of the CBD. Do you think the evacuation process went well? What do you think could be improved?

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3 hours ago

What's On: Whangarei Philatelic Society Stamp Fair

Monica from Rural West Whangarei

First stamp fair for a long time, three stamp dealers present, John Fitzpatrick, Earl Howe , Warwick Jost. Children's corner - free stamps, displays, club table and refreshments
Whangarei Philatelic Society Stamp Fair
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3 hours ago

What's On: Whangarei Philatelic Society monthly meeting

Monica from Rural West Whangarei

Our invited speaker from Auckland will be Martin Treadwell, displaying New Hebrides 1842-1941. One page displays on Letter "O" or "Headgears" Visitors invited. Refreshments available.
Whangarei Philatelic Society monthly meeting
  • Whangarei Philatelic Soc.