A
23 days ago

disabled parking Problem

Adelle from Central Whangarei

Hello All

We shop at the countdown on port rd, Whangarei and have a disabled parking card and two years ago the white line from old parking places was visible and a driver attacked my elderly mother as he thought it was a legal park and members of the public helped out.

Sadly today I see that the line is back and others are trying to park in there again.

Can someone tell the carpark owner as no one seems willing to do so. Thanks in advance

More messages from your neighbours
1 day ago

Power Outage

Alison Shrigley Reporter from Whangārei Leader

We’re aware of a large outage affecting greater Whangarei Central, Maunu, Tikipunga, Onerahi. Including all rural areas Ngunguru, Parua Bay, Kauri, Hikurangi, Hukerunui, including all East Coast locations from Whangarei Heads to Bland Bay.
We’re still working with field crews to identify the fault but will keep our website updated with information as we progress and also post further updates here. We appreciate your patience while we are receiving a high volume of phone calls.
Outage information can also be found on our website, below:

northpower.com...

Image
7 hours ago

Your Big Mac, ordered from here.

McDonald's

New Zealand’s lush green pastures and temperate climate means our country produces some of the world’s best beef.

New Zealand is one of McDonald’s top ten beef-producing markets and it’s such a hit with the rest of the world that a significant percentage of NZ’s beef exports are to international McDonald’s markets.

We partner with many Kiwi farmers who produce our beef, including Whangara Farms which was the first beef farm outside of Europe to be invited to the McDonald’s Flagship Farmers programme.

ANZCO Foods, based in the small Taranaki town of Waitara, are responsible for making our 100% beef patties. About 90% of the staff at the Waitara plant are locals and they manage to produce around half a million patties each day.

Our quality beef cuts are minced and that’s it. No additives or fillers, just mince that is formed in patties, before they’re flash-frozen and sent to restaurants.
Learn more

Image
7 days ago

Have you been able to book a Covid-19 vaccine appointment?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangārei Leader

A plan to offer Covid-19 vaccines to everyone over 50 in Northland has been called “a shambles”, as those over 75, who should have been high priority, cannot get a booking to get their dose. Last week, Northland District Health Board decided to buck Ministry of Health recommendations and open up its vaccine clinics to all over-50s. But with 73,000 Northlanders in this age group, it has been overwhelmed with demand, receiving an average of 50 calls an hour and more than 2000 emails to book an appointment. Have you had the same problems, or have you been able to book a vaccine appointment?

Image