Read a selection of featured news from Raglan.

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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.

Featured News

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July 23, 2020

The Rangitahi Project, 14 years in the making

We were incredibly pleased to hand over the first stage of the Rangitahi sections to their new owners last week. It is the biggest milestone to date and we are…
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July 23, 2020

Enterprising Nia teacher honoured as ‘a real star’

From a national longboard champ to championing the health of others … it’s been quite a ride for Raglan’s Belinda Goodwin, who was honoured this month with a Parkinson’s Volunteer…
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July 23, 2020

Five ways to winter resilience with the Herbal Dispensary

PLENTY OF PLANTS Put down the packets and pick up the plants! Eating with the seasons provides the mind and body with the nutrients needed to maintain resilience. For example,…

Surfing

SurfingNews
June 16, 2017

Surf Into Summer: Shaping Raglan

Surf Into Summer Shaping Raglan   The rise of surfing in New Zealand and the lack of surfboard shops at the time, meant surfers were left to their own devices…
SurfingNews
June 16, 2017

Surf Into Summer: The Point

Surf Into Summer The Point   Piecing together the puzzle of Raglan’s surf history has uncovered names and stories that some thought were all but lost. Each week of searching…
SurfingNews
June 16, 2017

Surf Into Summer: Butch Walters

Surf Into Summer Butch Walters   When we first set out to publish the Surf column, we thought we’d highlight the who’s who of surfing in Raglan right now... but…

Activities

ActivitiesThings To See & Do
July 8, 2019

Raglan Kayak Tours and Rentals

Kayak tours and harbour paddles. | Kayak hire from $20 | Group packages
Community NewsActivities
July 8, 2019

New pump track among changes at Te Kopua

Raglan’s Te Kopua BMX track is to be replaced with an $80,000 pump track, to be built by Empire of Dirt next year. Raglan Kopua Holiday Park Board chairman Colin…
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July 8, 2019

‘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.…

Arts

ArtNewsCommunity News
June 16, 2017

HeartBeads / NZ Handmade Glass Art

HeartBeads / NZ  Handmade Glass Art From Venice to Raglan, glass artist Peter Hohenberger GIVES us a glimpse into his beading life   P eter Hohenberger - The Glass Artist:…
ArtNewsCommunity News
June 16, 2017

Elsa Lye: A Creative Life

Elsa Lye Artist Q + A Raglan is literally full of creatives. Elsa Lye, an accomplished artist with a long connection to the local arts scene is a new member…
ArtNewsCommunity News
June 16, 2017

Raglan Arts Weekend

Raglan’s eighth annual Arts Weekend is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever.

Wellbeing

Wellbeing
April 27, 2017

Local counsellor: René Andre MNZAC

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…
Wellbeing
April 27, 2017

Irma Schutte Health

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…
Wellbeing
April 27, 2017

Wellbeing magician

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…