Archive: 2019

Blu Heelers raise $20,000 for Hospice Mid-Northland

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Hospice Mid-Northland have landed a massive winner after anglers hooked $20,000 in fundraising for the charity as part of the annual Blu Heelers fishing competition.

Stan Walker talks to Northland youths on pressing issues

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Musician Stan Walker reckons a gathering of young Northlanders to talk about how to deal with issues such as stress was one of his favourite workshops so far.

All ears on Prince Charles' speech at Waitangi

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Every ear in Māoridom will be keenly tuned to the words of Prince Charles when he delivers a speech at the Treaty Grounds on Wednesday.

Mother-of-six reckons her kids had the best Christmas ever

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Salvation Army's Adopt a Family Christmas initiative is back and who better to vouch for it than Whangārei mother-of-six Serena Mata.

Whangārei man who won $108,000 will help charity that helped him as a child.

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A Whangārei man who won more than $100,000 plans to give away some funds to the charity that helped him to walk as a child.

Te Ahuareka o Ngāti Hine Festival 2019

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Members of a Mid North iwi descended on Moerewa from all over the motu during the weekend for a three-day celebration of all things Ngāti Hine.

Town Basin a sea of pink at fundraiser for breast cancer

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More than 400 turned up for the popular Pink Loop Walk at the Whangārei Town Basin yesterday to raise money for the Breast Cancer Support Northland Trust.

Whangārei ethnic football festival brings culture and competition

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People of all backgrounds came together on Saturday at the Tikipunga Sports Park for the annual Whangārei ethnic football festival.

Halberg Games 2019: Northland's next generation of para athletes on show

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Nine of Northland's talented para athletes were on show during the weekend at the 2019 Halberg Games in Auckland.

Blind & Low Vision NZ launches the #AltTextForAll Movement

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Blind & Low Vision NZ (formerly the Blind Foundation) launches the #AltTextForAll Movement to help make the Internet more accessible, in new campaign via YoungShand and Pead PR.