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Aussies parkrun visitors soak up Loop experience

Published 23rd May, 2016

Recent visitors to Whangarei, Kerry Bray from Cronulla in Sydney, Vin Martin from Melbourne and Anne-Marie and Paul Loader from Launceston in Tasmania all stopped off overnight in Whangarei just to add the Whangarei parkrun event to their New Zealand visit.

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Hundreds attend Maori economic hui

Published 19th May, 2016

A conference dubbed "Powering up the Maori Economy in Te Tai Tokerau" was "more than a talkfest", presenters and iwi leaders promised.

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Kids make their mark at academy

Published 2nd May, 2016

Whangarei's Otangarei suburb is producing regional and national representatives at a sports academy.

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Shelter canopy to be celebrated

Published 28th April, 2016

A few finishing touches are needed before Whangarei's flash new mall canopy is formally celebrated.

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Special freight firm to open in Whangarei

Published 28th April, 2016

Freight-forwarding company Famous Pacific Shipping is to open an office in Whangarei.

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Plastic bag-free Whangarei celebrates Earth Day at growers market

Published 22nd April, 2016

Plastic bag-free Whangarei is inviting the public to celebrate World Earth Day at the growers market on Saturday by using reusable bags.

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Motorsport: Youth and experience to fight it out in Whangarei

Published 18th April, 2016

The 2016 International Rally of Whangarei is set to be a battle between experience and youth.

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CEO drives Northport option

Published 4th April, 2016

Northport at Marsden Pt is the only realistic option to take over some of the cargo from Ports of Auckland, a regional development leader says.

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$400m cable is all go

Published 4th April, 2016

A $400 million transpacific internet cable set to land in Northland has moved a step closer with the company behind the plan securing funding for the project.

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Thousands ready for unique festival

Published 18th March, 2016

More than 5000 people are expected through the gates at Toll Stadium for Whangarei's fourth Fritter Festival.

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Lions to face Barbarians in opener to NZ tour

Published 16th March, 2016

The New Zealand Barbarians will face the Lions in Whangarei next year to kick off the tourists' eagerly awaited first journey here in 12 years.

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Easter trail for art enthusiasts

Published 15th March, 2016

The Whangarei Heads Arts Trail is on again this Easter. The trail began in 2012 and has rapidly grown to become one of North Island's premier art experiences. T

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North gets migrants’ big tick

Published 14th March, 2016

An Indian nurse is calling on foreigners settling in New Zealand to seriously consider living in Northland as it boasts the best lifestyle in the country.

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Proud moment for graduates

Published 1st March, 2016

University of Auckland's Tai Tokerau campus officially graduated on Friday.

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Whangarei Hospital opens Te Kotuku, new maternity unit

Published 29th February, 2016

Whangarei Hospital's maternity unit, Te Kotuku, replaces a 40-year-old facility and brings all maternity services together.

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