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Rugby: Whangarei leave it far too late for comeback

New Zealand Herald - ‎14 hours ago‎
An improved defence and better ball handling were not enough for hosts Whangarei Boys' High School to beat Massey College during the North Harbour 1A 1st XV competition on Saturday.

Whangarei MP Dr Shane Reti fights Air NZ flight time change

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Whangarei business people might soon be needing to invest in a jetpack to ensure they make it to their big city morning meetings on time.

Whangarei Boys High School launches anti-violence initiative

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Whangarei Boys' High School principal Karen Gilbert-Smith, top right leaning on sign, rode into school on the back of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle on Pink Shirt Day.

Whangarei cardiac arrest patient to walk Auckland Marathon

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Savitri Bailey is tackling her first Auckland Marathon later this year, but she nearly wasn't around to do it at all. In February 2012, the then 29-year-old had enjoyed her brother-in-law's wedding the day before she collapsed on her bathroom floor ...

Plans for Auckland-to-Whangarei highway

Radio New Zealand - ‎May 19, 2016‎
But Northland Regional Council chair Bill Shepherd said the NZTA had now agreed to consider the feasibility of a highway upgrade all the way to Whangarei. Rail advocates said the money should instead be spent on upgrading the run-down North Auckland ...

Classic & Sports Car Club Northland and Whangarei Rod & Custom Club event to be repeated

Stuff.co.nz - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The Whangarei District Council held the two week Festival of Motor Sport around the rally inviting car clubs, petrol-heads, "engine-revvers", professional race drivers, the general public, to be involved.

Whangarei twins tell tale of coeliac disease for awareness week

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Whangarei twins tell tale of coeliac disease for awareness week. DANICA MACLEAN. Last updated 15:47, May 24 2016. Kamo Intermediate School year 8 students Amaya and Tamsin Jordan have to be careful what they.

Original work puts Whangarei cousins into final

New Zealand Herald - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Two Whangarei cousins may be the next Smokefreerockquest success story after taking out the solo/duo title at the Northland Rockquest heats on Saturday.
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Whangarei unites to demand end to Child Abuse

Māori Television - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Not raising one's hand to beat a child is the initial solution supporters raised at today's march in Whangarei for Moko Rangitoheriri, a toddler who died after being abused by his caregivers.

Harris denies murder charge

New Zealand Herald - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Murder-accused Paul Edward Harris during his trial in the High Court at Whangarei. Photo / Michael Cunningham. A Northland man out shooting possums with his family at night was confronted by a neighbour who tried to wrestle a slug gun off the hunter ...

New World Regent's 'cranzac' biscuits raise funds for Whangarei RSA

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎May 15, 2016‎
The Whangarei RSA Trust says the follow up project to the war memorial which was unveiled last year is to publish a book that tells the story of the new memorial, reflects the participation of young New Zealanders in local events and records the names ...

Weed action group gets a boost at Whangarei Heads

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Joanna Barr has been appointed the project establishment co-ordinator to help the community tackle weed issues in the area's bush and coastline.

Whangarei women in Crete to retrace World War II family member's footsteps

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Whangarei Heads residents Jean and Susan Pryor are in the midst of an emotional trip, retracing the steps of Jean's father during World War II.

Whangarei Design School student wins Youth Week T-Shirt competition

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎May 15, 2016‎
The 16-year-old, who studies graphics at The Design School, says she was quite surprised to win the competition, which was run by the Whangarei Youth Network. "They're my characters and they're really important to me, I've been developing them for years.

Youth choose funky T-shirt

New Zealand Herald - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Samara Korewha, front, a student at the Whangarei Design School, is the winner of the Youth Week T-shirt competition, with, from left, Fashion and Textile Design tutor Malia-ana Flavell-Turketo, Hot Printz' Brett Sands and Briarley Birch from Te Ora ...

Owner says higher costs will strain business

New Zealand Herald - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Mark Schmid, who runs the La Familia cafe in central Whangarei with wife Agnes Borrmann, said an Electricity Authority proposal to bump up transmission pricing for the upper North Island would make life difficult for small to medium businesses in ...

March prompts people to seek help

New Zealand Herald - ‎16 hours ago‎
Co-ordinator Phil Paikea talks at Whangarei's March for Moko on Sunday, with Moko's uncle Anthony Paki behind him. Photo / Mikaela Collins.
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Exclusive: Door opens mid-air during NZ domestic flight

TVNZ - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Passenger James Snowden told ONE News six people and a pilot boarded the Barrier Air Piper Chieftain plane in Kaitaia about 4.30pm yesterday before it left for Auckland with a scheduled stop in Whangarei. "When we jumped on the ground, crew in Kaitaia ...

Show promises to get all involved

New Zealand Herald - ‎May 18, 2016‎
An international award-winning comedy act promising a wild ride for the audience shows in Whangarei tonight. American comedian Red Bastard (Eric Davis) has sold out shows around the world and received 10 five-star reviews at the Edinburgh International ...

Hooves thunder again on Ruakaka track

New Zealand Herald - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Whangarei Racing Club member Peter Davis checks out the birdcage before race 2 at yesterday's races at Ruakaka. Thoroughbred racing returned to the Ruakaka racecourse yesterday after the introduction of newly-imported Simtrack starting barriers.
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