Community Notices


Donate blood – employers encourage staff to donate

  • McKay Stadium Kensington, Whangarei 20th January 10am – 4pm
  • Semenoff Stadium, Okara, Whangarei 21st January 12pm – 6pm 22nd January 9am – 1pm
  • Dargaville Town Hall, Dargaville 15th February 1pm – 6pm

Trees that Count – Looking for Christmas gifts for clients or staff?

Trees That Count makes it easy for your business to arrange no-waste gifts to clients or staff that also deliver a forest-load of benefits to Aotearoa. Read more

Richardson Management Consultants – Training Courses in February 2021

Wednesday 17th February 2021: 1. Communication and Assertiveness, 2. You Can Negotiate Anything
Thursday 18th February 2021 :1. The Art of Decision Making, 2. Effective Leadership. Read more and register here

Chilltech Beach 2 Basin Run/Walk 2021

The Chilltech Beach 2 Basin is a fun Run/Walk Event organised by Sport Northland. This event is suited to the whole family – a competitive run so you can ‘tear up the pavement’, a solid jog, a power walk or brisk pram stroll is on offer for you on what we hope will be a beautiful Northland summers day.
With two course options, so we have all your needs covered – a 6.8km course starting at the Onerahi Shops or a 10km course incorporating some stunning scenery from Beach Road, through the Waimahanga Track, along the estuary and over our famous Te Matau A Pohe bridge finishing up in the heart of the Town Basin. Register here

Good news for Northland!

School Holiday boost for the region

Great news for our region with latest data from School Holidays Domestic Travel report, Northland sees 26% increase from 2019 in visitors over winter school holidays. Read more

First glimpse of Whangārei’s Hundertwasser Art Centre as plastic shroud lifted

The first glimpse what Whangārei’s Hundertwasser Art Centre with Wairau Māori Art Gallery will look like in all its quirky glory has been revealed, more than two years since work began. Read more

$1.54m for hapū forest restoration

A hapū-led project to restore native forest beside Whangaroa Harbour has been granted more than $1.54 million from the Government’s One Billion Trees fund. Read more