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June 1, 2017

Big name authors appearing at local festival

Media personality turned novelist, Karyn Hay, and international best-selling author Nalini Singh are among several well-known writers appearing at this year’s Word Café Raglan writers and readers festival. Karyn Hay...
Community NewsFeatured
April 27, 2017

Raglan a step closer to becoming plastic bag free with reusable bags coming your way

Plastic Bag Free Raglan – Pēke Kirihou Kore Whaingaroa launched their campaign this past July, setting out on a mission to create a ‘single-use plastic bag free town’ by July...
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September 22, 2017

‘Authentic’ cultural experience all set to go at Bridal Veil Falls

An ambitious homegrown cultural venture welcomes its first clients at dusk tomorrow (January 27th) when a party of tourists experience the Waireinga-Bridal Veil Falls’ bushtrack in a whole new light....
SurfingNewsFeatured
June 16, 2017

Surf Into Summer: Malibu Hamilton (pt. 2)

Surf Into Summer Malibu Hamilton   There were many instances throughout our conversation where I witnessed both Malibu’s love and passion for surfing, but one brief memory in particular has...
SurfingNewsFeatured
June 16, 2017

Surf Into Summer: Malibu Hamilton (pt. 1)

Surf Into Summer Malibu Hamilton   “In my eyes, those guys are legends,” said Malibu Hamilton, a few minutes into our conversation. He was referring to the likes of Courty,...
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September 22, 2017

From the Backpacker Guide: RAGLAN ROCK – CANYONING IN NATURE’S WATER PARK

Canyoning Robin and Laura from The Backpacker Guide travelled through Raglan and shared their experiences with us:   W e say goodbye to an epic week in Waitomo and say hello...