NEWS AND YOUR VIEWS FOR OUR DISTRICT

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Leading the way

Dargaville High School's new head prefects have been announced with four students taking up the challenge to lead the school next year. Conor Willy is to take on the role of head boy, Jasmine Rae as head girl and Hoani Rogers-Brown and Stephanie Cole will support them as deputy head boy and girl respectively. Acting principal Takiri Pumipi says she is thrilled with the calibre of students taking up these leadership roles. Pictured from left: Hoani Rogers-Brown, Conor Willy, Jasmine Rae, Stephanie Cole and a

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Kaiwaka helipad underway

Earthworks have started at the site of the Kaiwaka emergency chopper helipad to be built at the Kaiwaka Sports Complex.…

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Who will be our next Mayor?

On October 8 the Kaipara District will return to a democracy. The local body election voting papers are out and the…

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Sailing towards success

Tinopai man, Greg Schultz, is taking the Blokarting community by storm, winning the cruiser division at the Auckland…

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Celebrating long-serving Lions

From extensive voluntary work overseas to assisting in chartering the group, the contributions of two long-serving…

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History in the making

The Dargaville Museum has a new manager at the helm, and is welcoming Andrea Hemmins on board, following the …

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Pioneer village progress

Extensions are underway at the Mangawhai Community Park parking lot located between the museum and pioneer village …

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Searching the stars

Do you ever glance up at the night sky and wonder what else is out there? Skydome Observers Inc could have some …

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A community vision

Lynda Sampson has lived and worked in the small, but rapidly growing village of Hakaru for 22 years and is standing …

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Smashing the pipi

The Dune is the new name for the Smashed Pipi cafe in Mangawhai which is currently under renovation and will reopen in…

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Blessing service for pets

Pets of all kinds can attend the annual Blessing of the Animals Saint Francis of Assisi Service, at Mangawhai's …

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Green light for partnership

The announcement of the all-clear for the 50/50 partnership at Silver Fern Farms with Shanghai Maling means the …

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New season’s chores get the chop

Spring doesn't mess around. The ticking clock of nature has the power to kick growth into high gear as soon as the…

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Prepared for plain sailing this summer

Daylight saving is here, and the summer weather is peeking through the late spring clouds, hinting at days of fishing…

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An icon of the open road

There are few names in all of the automotive world which conjure up more of an image of freedom and power than Harley…

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Bringing the best back together

The Ford Ranger ute has come a long way in the five short years since its inception from a design on a drawing board to…

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Maungaraho climb reopens

The spectacular scenery from the top of Maungaraho Rock will again be opened up for those keen to ma…

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Make sure you vote

With voter turnout for the last local body elections in Kaipara only 33 per cent in Kaipara, 48 per…

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What's On?

Dargaville Olly Knox at Aratapu Tavern, 8pm Saturday, October 8. Local bands Breaking Porcelain,…

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Sports Results

Indoor Bowls Parish Indoor Bowling Club. Tangiteroria Visit September 19. 1st Henk Haverkamp, Be…

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