Maunu, Whangarei

9 hours ago

Poll: What stops you from riding your bike more?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Whangārei Boys' High School student Kyle Hanlon, 13, is lobbying Whangarei District Council to install more secure bike racks and lockers to encourage people to ride more. What stops you from riding your bike more?

What stops you from riding your bike more?
  • 22.2% Security concerns/worry about theft
    22.2% Complete
  • 33.3% Road safety/lack of cycleways
    33.3% Complete
  • 11.1% Lack of fitness
    11.1% Complete
  • 33.3% Other (please comment below)
    33.3% Complete
9 votes
1 day ago

How hard is it to get a doctor's appointment?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

A Whangārei patient had to wait seven weeks to get an appointment with her GP, while new Kaitaia residents have to travel for hours to see a doctor. What has your experience been like? What do you think should be done?

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3 hours ago

Poll: Growing food in school.

NumberWorks'nWords Whangarei

Should this be part of your child's school curriculum?

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Growing food in school.
  • 96.5% Yes
    96.5% Complete
  • 3.5% No
    3.5% Complete
286 votes
11 days ago

Should more supermarkets offer "quiet hours"?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Countdown will offer low-sensory quiet hours in its stores nationwide. These hours are intended to help families with children who are sensitive to surroundings, particularly those with autism.

Will this benefit your family? Should it be rolled out across other supermarkets?
Find out more here.

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5 hours ago

2004 Toyota Kluger 3.0ltr SUV

John from Hatchback Haven Limited

As Traded, This Vehicle is in excellent condition 2wd Auto with leather , electric seat adjusts, alloys, spotlights, tow bar, reduced to clear $6995.
Visit the Hatchback Haven Limited 997 Otaika Valley Road Maungatapere, Whangarei just 5 minutes from Barge Park , We have 40 plus used vehicles with… View more
As Traded, This Vehicle is in excellent condition 2wd Auto with leather , electric seat adjusts, alloys, spotlights, tow bar, reduced to clear $6995.
Visit the Hatchback Haven Limited 997 Otaika Valley Road Maungatapere, Whangarei just 5 minutes from Barge Park , We have 40 plus used vehicles with a selection of Hatchback, SUV, Utes and Hybrid in stock now www.hatchbackhaven.co.nz...... cal on 094385196 or visit

Price: $6,995

15 hours ago

What is your favourite home cooked meal?

The Team from Play Stuff

Discover the Play Stuff recipes genre for inspiration on your next favourite home-cooked meal.

Step by step guides to all sorts of amazing recipes from Bacon, Egg, Tomato & Herb Cups to Chocolate Mud Cake.

What is your favourite home-cooked meal?
Watch now

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1 day ago

Have you seen Mike McClennan?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

The search for the 75-year-old former international rugby league player is continuing. The dementia patient was last seen walking north at Hatfield Beach, North Auckland, on Wednesday, wearing a red and black cardigan and blue jeans. Someone may have given Mike a lift north - sometimes he thinks he… View moreThe search for the 75-year-old former international rugby league player is continuing. The dementia patient was last seen walking north at Hatfield Beach, North Auckland, on Wednesday, wearing a red and black cardigan and blue jeans. Someone may have given Mike a lift north - sometimes he thinks he is a fugitive who has escaped prison.

1 day ago

Pine cabinets x4

Cal from Rural West Whangarei

4 drawers
Polyurethaned
Ht 75cm x 53x51

Price: $55

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1 day ago

Solid rimu dresser, glass fronted

Cal from Rural West Whangarei

Downsizing, no room for this piece of furniture

Price: $300

3 days ago

Discover a new wine at New World

New World Kaikohe

"Kia ora –Terry from New World Kaikohe here. Keen to discover a new top drop in time for summer?

My favourite wine from this year’s New World Wine Awards is the Champion Shiraz/Syrah Yalumba Y Series Shiraz Viognier. I really enjoy it because it’s so well balanced. It has smooth … View more
"Kia ora –Terry from New World Kaikohe here. Keen to discover a new top drop in time for summer?

My favourite wine from this year’s New World Wine Awards is the Champion Shiraz/Syrah Yalumba Y Series Shiraz Viognier. I really enjoy it because it’s so well balanced. It has smooth peppery notes but then a sweet subtle floral finish. You’ll definitely be wanting another sip or two!” 

Come into your local New World and explore the Top 50 Gold medal-winning wines – we have winners for every budget. Plus join us for complimentary wine sampling and try before you buy.
Find my store

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3 days ago

Our marine environment 2019 - MfE report

Oliver Neighbourly Lead from One Tree Point

The Ministry for the Environment has released "Our marine environment 2019", the latest in their series of reports on the state of our environment.
"Our marine environment 2019" focuses on the four top issues that most need our attention in our oceans, seas, estuaries, and … View more
The Ministry for the Environment has released "Our marine environment 2019", the latest in their series of reports on the state of our environment.
"Our marine environment 2019" focuses on the four top issues that most need our attention in our oceans, seas, estuaries, and coastlines.
Citizen science regarding beach litter has been included in the report.
A 6-page summary report can be downloaded from here, and there is also a link to the full report (72 pages).

3 days ago

Bit on the side...

The Team from Resene ColorShop Whangarei

Make this easy rustic side table and paint in your favourite tonal Resene colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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3 days ago

Feedback Friday

NumberWorks'nWords Whangarei

Feedback from our parents and grandparents is so appreciated.

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6 days ago

Civil Defense warning siren fault.

Peter from Central Whangarei

The warning siren on Porowini Ave has been sounding continuously since 11:30 last night. Cant find who to notify. Very annoying when trying to sleep.

4 days ago

What's On: Come Dancing

Chris from Central Whangarei

Ballroom, Latin American, Sequence dancing till 11.30pm. Great Music. Great Supper. All welcome. Enquiries Ph 4300089 or www.instepdance.co.nz
Come Dancing
  • Instep Dance Studio
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