Raglan Community News

A tight-knit and vibrant community, Raglan always has interesting events and happenings that keep things exciting in our little town. You can read featured stories from our local newspaper or head over to the Raglan Chronicle website to read up on recent happenings in our town.

New Zealand Rugby At Waikato

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If you were to make a list of the things New Zealand is known for around the world, rugby would be near the top of it.

Raglan Surfing School

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1 1 About Raglan Surfing School "Stand up and surf" with the professionals! With the fun and only... Raglan Surfing School We offer the best value, beginner, 3-hour surfing lessons...

Raglan Shuttle

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Raglan to Auckland and Hamilton Airport Transfers Private Hire and Scenic Tours.

Raglan Scenic Tours & Raglan Shuttle Service

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We provide scenic sightseeing tours around Raglan and further afield.

Big name authors appearing at local festival

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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...

Raglan athletes go for gold – or fun – at World Masters Games

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Some Raglan athletes have proven to be international masters at their sports, while others have shown that age or ability is no barrier to playing at world level.

Electric vehicle fast charger a “benefit” to local community

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Raglan will now be a popular destination for owners of electric vehicles with the installation of a fast charger by Wel Networks. Wel Networks CEO Garth Dibley, who was in...

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

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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...

Karioi Rangers take Canadian TV crew off the beaten path

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The conservation and environmental skills of Raglan children have reached across the world, with kids who take part in the Karioi Rangers programme featuring in a Canadian documentary series. Television...

Annual Kite Jam

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On Saturday November 19, Raglan hosted the annual Raglan Kite Jam competition at Wainamu beach. A hugely successful day, Raglan Windsports president Morgan Coster said "It was so much fun...

Local counsellor: René Andre MNZAC

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I am a counsellor, a long standing member of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors. My approach to counselling can be described as general psychotherapy. I first became interested in...

Irma Schutte Health

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Irma is delighted with the launch of her holistic healthcare practice here in Raglan. She has worked in the field of natural medicine, both as practitioner and teacher, for almost...

Fallenfront bring Good Times to CBD

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Raglan based online streetwear retailer Fallenfront has been steadily positioning themselves as one of the country’s leading online stores for men’s apparel, footwear and accessories. This week, just in time...

Wellbeing magician

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Over the years I have moved across the globe, been faced with many challenges, separated by oceans from my family, had a number of stressful things going on... all of...

Mountain-running race attracts twice as many competitors

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Competitors either love or hate the Raglan Karioi Trail (RKT) mountain race – much like the steep course, it seems there is no middle ground regarding opinions of the extreme...

The Young Ones: Josef Jungwirth

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Pictured above is 13-year-old Josef Jungwirth, with his Raglan Point Boardriders U14 and U18 Club Champ trophies. How did you first get into surfing, Josef? My dad pushed me off on...

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