Keep up to date with the latest news from Whangarei
Citrus boosts spirits in the wintry south
Published 24th August, 2016
At the end of July more than six tonnes of excess citrus fruit was collected by Whangarei's Lions Clubs to be sent to Christchurch where not much of the winter fruit grows.
Keeping up the good Workspace
Published 18th August, 2016
The concept of a shared work space office in Whangarei is catching on fast with plans brewing for a second site in Northland.
Football tourney focuses on migrants
Published 15th August, 2016
An upcoming football tournament in Whangarei will form a platform for the migrant community to learn about the work police and other agencies do and how to access their services.
Group to perform at Italian festival
Published 14th July, 2016
Whangarei kapa haka roopu Hatea head to Italy at the end of the month for Estate Internazionale del Folklore 2016 - an international folk festival in Castrovillari, southern Italy.
Meet Maureen Green, NZ’s ‘brom queen’
Published 1st June, 2016
Maureen is also one of New Zealand's most celebrated bromeliad breeders and collectors with an international reputation for her 'Karamea' series of cultivars, bred by her at her Maungakaramea home and nursery in Whangarei.
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.