Community Notices


Whangarei Heads Art Trail, Easter weekend April 3 & 4,10-5pm

The exhibition will feature the work of many favourite Whangarei Heads Artists and some exciting new guests.
As you might expect the range of media will be one of the most exciting things about this event. Expect to see textiles, prints, paintings, photographs, jewellery, ceramics, woodwork, sculpture, stone carving and glass. All of the work is original and all made here in Northland by the exhibiting Artist. Read more


Dargaville River Festival – April 17th

The Dargaville Community Development Board has facilitated a family-friendly multi-activity plan involving as many community groups and organisations as possible to create an all-inclusive community event to be held on 17th April 2021, which is to celebrate Northern Wairoa River history – past and present. Read more here


Blanchard New Zealand – Workshop locations upcoming in Northland

Blanchard New Zealand are on a mission to help our fellow Kiwi businesses affected by Covid. For the month of May 2021, we will be offering a series of Public Workshops around New Zealand at a 50% concession. Read more


Whangarei Record Collectors Fair – Fair – 116 Bank Street 17th April

Proudly supported by Creative Northland, ONEONESIX and Beagle Radio. Read more



Scholarships are currently available through Women & Leadership New Zealand to support the development of women leaders across New Zealand.

Scholarships of between $1000 and $5000 will support participation in one of three leadership development courses designed for emerging through to senior leaders.

Expressions of interest close on 18 June. Find out more and register your interest here

Good news for Northland!

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