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    Local News 1-5, 12, 15

  • Pre-loved sports gear appeal makes its first donation in Far North

    Oturu School was buzzing with anticipation last Friday as it welcomed a special guest bearing invaluable gifts and a practical message about caring for our planet.

  • COMMUNITY MATTERS NZ dairy farmers are the best in the world

    When NZ and California signed a co-operation deal on climate change, Greenpeace, disappointingly, reacted negatively citing NZ’s high dairy emissions. But NZ dairy farmers produce milk at half the world’s average dairy emissions.

  • Health volunteers earn national awards kudos

    Three Kaikohe residents who give up much of their free time driving people to medical appointments as far away as Whangārei have been named New Zealand’s top health volunteers of 2022.

  • Crawford Farms named regional supreme winner

    Geoff and Jo Crawford, of Crawford Farms near Whangarei, have been named 2022 Regional Supreme Winners in the Northland Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

  • Health volunteers earn national awards kudos

    Three Kaikohe residents who give up much of their free time driving people to medical appointments as far away as Whangārei have been named New Zealand’s top health volunteers of 2022.

  • Clubs gearing up for tourney

    What a wonderful turnout for this 2x4x2 tournament at Kerikeri Bowling Club, so popular that six teams were on the waiting list. Great to see so many clubs represented from Church Rd, Coopers Beach, Okaihau, Waitangi, Russell, Opononi, Kamo, Kensington, Pakuranga and of course Kerikeri.

  • FROM THE OTHER SIDE Finally, Kaitaia gets water it badly needs

    What a shame that Dennis Bowman couldn’t be amongst those who were invited to Monday’s blessing of the “Kaitaia water project”, which is finally about to see water from the Sweetwater aquifer piped to Kaitaia to augment the town’s supply.

  • MAT TALKS Feeling the Blues as Crusade ends

    The anticipated Super Pacific Rugby final between the Blues and the Crusaders ended up a bit of a fizzer. It was expected the Blues with their 15 straight wins would be the conquerors. It didn’t happen because they didn’t have the mettle to do the job.

  • Tuis on march into Tokoroa

    It wasn’t the saints, but the Northland Tuis Leisure Marching Team who came marching into Tokoroa recently, as part of a national leisure marching event.

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