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Warriors turn attention to 13-man game in Whangarei against Gold Coast Titans

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Now that the distractions of the Auckland Nines are out of the way, the Warriors coaches and players can focus on what could be the most important season in the club's history.
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Whangarei District Council threatens Wicked Campervans with prosecution

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
A local bylaw could spell the end of a campervan company's offensive signage in Whangarei. The district council has threatened to prosecute Wicked Campers if its campervans with offensive or objectionable material on them are found in the district.
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Arrest made, man charged with murder after death near Whangarei

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Northland police have charged a 48-year-old man with the murder of a 61-year-old man in Ngararatunua, near Whangarei. Police were called to a Church Rd address at Ngararatunua about 6.30pm on Wednesday, where the dead body was located.
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Just four NRL players available for Titans' Whangarei clash with Warriors

TVNZ - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Titans squad to play Warriors at Whangarei (Titans NRL unless noted): Ali Grant (Tweed), Blake Anderson (Tweed), Jarrod Tua (Burleigh), Connor Broadhurst, Tyronne Roberts-Davis (NYC), Jamal Fogarty (Burleigh Heads), Sam Irwin (Tweed), Kurt Bernard ...
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Whangarei KFC wedding couple go viral. KFC finally responds

Scout - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Whangarei KFC wedding couple go viral. KFC finally responds Whangarei newlyweds, Louis and Ashleigh Davis, posed outside KFC on their wedding day pit stop.

Athletics Whangarei pick up seven medals across Colgate Games

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Nine athletes from Athletics Whangarei competed at the North and South Island Colgate Games in January, with four throwers getting amongst the medals.
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Proposed Hundertwasser Arts Centre in Whangarei receives huge boost

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Whangarei MP Dr Shane Reti has welcomed the Government's decision to contribute $4 million to the construction of the Hundertwasser Art Centre and Wairau Maori Art Gallery in Whangarei. Funding for the project is part of the launch of the Tai Tokerau ...

Rodeo activists protest in Whangarei

New Zealand Herald - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
A group of over 40 animal activists braved the wet weather for a second time to rally outside the Whangarei Rodeo. Photo / Supplied.
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TPPA protest draws supporters from Whangarei

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
A 30-strong group of people from Whangarei took part in the TPPA protest rally that blocked central Auckland on Thursday. The group, organised by anti-TPPA campaigner Chris Leitch, travelled by minibus and car to participate in the March down Queen St.

Fisherman hooks firearm in Whangarei Harbour

New Zealand Herald - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
A fisherman hoping to hook a big snapper on the Whangarei Harbour with plenty of bite hauled in something with a bit more fire power than he expected.
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Whangarei Mayor welcomes game-changing Economic Action Plan

Scoop.co.nz (press release) - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
“The four-laning of State Highway One between Whangarei and Auckland will revolutionise freight transport and bring tourists and business to our region, and a $4 million boost for the Hundertwasser Wairau Maori Arts Centre will add huge momentum to the ...

Whangarei's Summer Safe Carparks Ambassador programme a success

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Volunteers are patrolling the car parks of popular Whangarei locations on weekends and public holidays over summer, in an effort to prevent vehicle crime.

Whangarei District Council to decide future of ball clock

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Now they wait with fingers crossed as the Whangarei District Council meets later this month to discuss whether to accept the proposal, and if they do, where the real one will go.

Gold Coast Titans to play Warriors in Whangarei

New Zealand Herald - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Manu Vatuvei could be on the pitch at Toll Stadium when the Warriors take on the Gold Coast Titans in a preseason game. The Gold Coast Titans rugby league team will be given a formal welcome when they come to Whangarei next week to play the New ...
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Huge black marlin blows successful fisherman's mind

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Craig Johnson, 44, pulled in the mammoth fish on Saturday at the Hen and Chicken Islands off the coast of Whangarei. Johnson said he and friend Kurt Bennetto had heard a black marlin had taken up residence on a reef there, so they went out and tried ...

Whangarei IRD gets ready for Northland Relay for Life

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
The name belongs to an original Whangarei IRD team which last entered the event in 2009. Current team organiser Bonnie Woods saw the name on a noticeboard at work and decided to carry it on.

Fe Fi Fo arts festival on way

New Zealand Herald - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Those wanting to run away and join the circus, dance with nobody watching, unwind with a morning yoga class or learn to shimmy burlesque-style are all catered for at Whangarei's newest arts festival. The Fe Fi Fo Festival runs until February 19 with ...

Whangarei District Council rescues Creative Northland's piano plans

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Whangarei District Council came to the rescue, lending them a community piano that was in the Town Basin. The first piano had been pushed out in the morning and dragged back inside in the afternoon by Creative Northland for the past five years ...
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Wicked wedding gift for KFC couple

New Zealand Herald - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Louis Davis chose to have a wedding photo outside the Whangarei KFC, earning him and his bride, Ashleigh Davis, a trip to Kentucky and a year's supply of fried chicken.
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James Gavet returns for Warriors alongside Luke, Vatuvei, Henry against Titans in Whangarei

TVNZ - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
... NRL debut for the Bulldogs in 2012, the Kelston Boys' product hopes to make the Warriors his long-term home and will get his first opportunity to prove his worth when he comes off the bench against the Titans in Saturday's pre-season match in ...
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