Mangawhai

Mangawhai Cliff Walkway

Mangawhai cliffs Walk Length 5 km Time 2-3 hours return This is a beach and clifftop walkway, with magnificent coastal views out to the offshore Islands. The beginning is signposted at the Mangawhai Heads surf club. The route heads north along the beach for about 30 minutes before crossing a fence into paddocks. The walkway continues…

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Boaties, let nature have its tern

“When mooring access comes before world’s rarest shore bird our society is insane.” so begins an article in the NZ Herald this week by Mark Bellingham Mangawhai Harbour is promoted as a water-lovers’ paradise and the perfect launch pad for surfers, boaties and recreational fishers. But some locals are gunning for significant development of the…

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New walking track gives access to the Brynderwyn ridge

Taken from the Bream Bay News – get the news online as well as in your letterbox A new track which has been named the Tanekaha Forest Track has been built to provide public access to the Brynderwyn ridge. A group of volunteers describing themselves as “a bunch of old broken down track builders”, gained…

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Mangawhai Food – Wine – Walking

The Mangawhai Walking Weekend 31 March – 3 April 2012 Mangawhai Wine and Food Festival  31 March 3pm-7pm at the Olive Grove Featuring James Ray Mangawhai will once again be pumping with the best of walking and wine and food – just the combination of events which will tempt almost everyone.  Hundreds of people join…

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Tara Lodge hosts the Kaipara Music Festival

9 January was brilliant weather, so Liz and I headed to Mangawhai for the Kaipara Music Festival at Tara Lodge. What a fabulous venue – picnic rugs spread out, all ages, Lochiel wines on sale – it iss based on a winning formula – a musical feast of performers to entertain, while you relax with…

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