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My journey to Kaipara

With Kaipara’s population on the rise, new people are bringing vibrancy and skills to the district. In this series we’ll get to know some of our latest residents. Dr Minoo Esfehani was born in Iran and has spent most of her life there. After...... Read More

A community to get involved in

All too often these days ‘community’ is an abstract idea — not a real and concrete thing, a network of neighbours who know each other, or a shared set of resources like libraries and hospitals and parks. In our big cities the ‘community’...... Read More

Business looks ahead

In the next decade the demographic of the Kaipara district will continue to change rapidly. Predictions abound that the current migration of over 65s out of the major centres will continue to redistribute not only the population of New Zealand but also...... Read More

Volunteers required

Habitat for Humanity are on the lookout for Kaipara volunteers to take part in their ‘Global Village’ programme in Colombia this November. A small team of 15 volunteers will travel to Armenia in Colombia’s coffee growing area and work...... Read More

New tracks for lakes

As part of implementing their Kai Iwi lakes reserve management plan, the Kaipara District Council has begun work on a three-metre wide emergency vehicle access track around the entire three lakes. While the Lake Taharoa primary track has been completed,...... Read More

What Kaipara dads really want

Father’s Day is a tough holiday to buy for — dads can be notoriously difficult to shop for, as a perfect bloke’s gift combines a bit of practicality with a bit of luxury. That being said, a look at the kind of things men buy for themselves...... Read More

The ultimate big boys toys

It may be a vain hope to find one of these wrapped for Father’s Day — unless your kids are very, very generous. But when it comes to what blokes want, they’ve already spoken with their wallets and their preferences in the automotive...... Read More

Grbavac Ernest Cyril

In loving memory of your dearly loving Husband, Father, Father-in-law and Dide who passed away 13-08-05 ... Read More