Posts by Rosemary Neave

Who is Going to Feed the Chickens?

house sitting Company

Let’s cash up and move to the country –  a better lifestyle for us and the family.  We will have some spare money for travelling around New Zealand   or even overseas.  The trouble is who is going to mind the house and the chickens, walk the dog, pick the vegetables… House sitting could be…

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Mangawhai Walking Weekend 1-3 April

mangawhai walking weekend 2015

It is 17 years since the Mangawhai Walking Weekend began, and it has gone from strength to strength, with hundreds attending each year, and a wide variety of options for everyone from serious walkers to those who want to stroll. Mangawhai Walking Weekend 1-3 April 2016 Last year it set up as a Trust and the funds…

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Murder at Café Noir to Visit Waipu on March 5

Interactive Dinner Theatre Otamatea Repertory Theatre promises a night of pure escapism, with its latest production, ‘Murder at Café Noir’. The show is coming to Waipu on Saturday March 5th bookings at Waipu Hammer Hardware.  Details also online at, where you can book for any of the six shows. Set in the Caribbean, the murder-mystery pays…

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Makakohe Limestone Island

MV Waipapa Whangarei Harbour Cruises

I have often looked out on Matakohe Limestone Island in Whangarei Harbour and thought I would love to go there. I had heard of the replanting work which began in 1990 when it was made a scenic reserve and the re-introduction of kiwi, lizards and other birds which now thrive in this predator free world. Last…

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Premium Holiday Rentals in Bream Bay

Premium Holiday Rentals Bream Bay

Coastal Holiday Rentals in Bream Bay from Langs Beach to Ruakaka Contact:  Pam Bartlett 027 653 3434 or Sandy McKenzie 021 431 541 893 Cove Road, Waipu Cove Website:

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Get involved in the 10th Anniversary of Relay For Life Northland

Relay For Life is an inspirational and super fun event for everyone of all fitness levels, during which we celebrate with survivors, remember loved ones lost to cancer and come together as a community to fight back against cancer. Teams set up camp and take turns walking/running around a track for 18 hours while enjoying a carnival atmosphere of live…

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Book in to hear Graham Henry in Waipu

Sir Graham Henry is going to be helping Waipu Rugby Club to celebrate it’s 140th Anniversary on 27th February. It may not be the oldest club – debate rages about that, but it is one of the three oldest clubs in New Zealand, and continues to have a strong presence – with a piper welcoming…

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