114 days ago

Holiday Reading.

NumberWorks'nWords Whangarei

Will you be taking plenty of good books with you these school holidays?

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More messages from your neighbours
1 day ago

Tell us about the coronavirus lockdown champions in your community

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

We want to celebrate the unsung heroes who are keeping our country going through lockdown.

Frontline nurse Debra Larsen's life has turned into a "real whirlwind" since the coronavirus outbreak began.

She's been so busy setting up testing centres around the Waikato. and helping them run smoothly that she's barely seen her two teenage daughters.

Do you know a coronavirus lockdown champion who deserves to be recognised? Tell us about them in the comments below.

To read more about Debra's life on the frontline, click here.

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1 day ago

Whangarei Public Dog Park Notice

Alison Shrigley Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Just to let you know the Whangarei District Council parks department have allowed Armourguard to run some dogs in the dog park.
"Armourguard have 5 dogs at their pound that are waiting for adoption. Obviously this will not happen until after we are out of lockdown. Armourguard are looking for a controlled location to exercise these dogs. We have given them permission to use the dog park.

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4 days ago

What do you think of the Hundertwasser Art Centre taking shape in Whangārei's Town Basin?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

An example of the world's rarest tree will be just one of the internationally unique features of the Hundertwasser Art Centre in Whangarei. The building designed is taking shape on Whangārei's waterfront and, although work has stopped due to the coronavirus lockdown, the project is set to open around mid-2021. What do you think? Are you excited about the project? Will you visit it when it is open?