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About the Mahurangi Regatta

First recorded in 1858, the regatta was held sporadically until its 1977 Mahurangi Action revival

Re-imagining the Mahurangi Regatta beyond coastal trail

That the Mahurangi Regatta is a regional event is beyond dispute. The venerable event’s region-wide appeal is now backed up by data, collected at this year’s regatta by Auckland Council following its decision to grant $4000 towards the costs of hosting the…

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Intricacies of the Gregorian calendar and fixing regatta

It’s a reminder of the utility of weeks. When Christmas along with New Year’s Day, fall in the middle of the week, it is all too easy to be set adrift from the structure provided by the seven-day week. But the one-day advance of the immutable seven-day week, and

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A little about the Mahurangi Regatta

It’s a good old-fashioned leave-your-wallet-at-home picnic regatta. Held on the Saturday of Auckland Anniversary weekend, the Mahurangi Regatta nicely bookends the region’s weekend of festivities that culminate in the world’s largest regatta, sailed out…

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For canine crew members, regatta rules okay

Dogs are welcome at the Mahurangi Regatta, just not everywhere. For example, dogs are not permitted at Sullivans Bay at any time. But next door at Mita Bay dogs can be taken ashore to the beach, so long as they are under direct and continuous…

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