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Mahurangi Regatta 2017 gallery

Fortieth anniversary of the revived Mahurangi Regatta captured

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Mahurangi Regatta 2017

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the revived Mahurangi Regatta

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Kids Voting curtain-raiser could electrify elections

…what better way for a family with school-aged to share the voting experience, than by discussing the Kids Voting results … then compare with the real thing, as it played out over the next hour or two…

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Make Aotearoa egalitarian and great again

His timing is impeccable, and his mission merciful. Immediately mocked by the mainstream media…

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Join the Opportunities Party

We’ve tried the other, now let’s try evidence-based policy.

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Criteria for crossing revisited

The principal objective of the Mahurangi Coastal Trail is to provide primary access to Te Muri. Based on vehicle countsfor 2013–2014, Wenderholm Regional Park receives an estimated 225 362 visitors per year, and Mahurangi Regional Park 59 595. It is probable then,... read more

Healing unhealthy health-board ballots

The first requirement of a voting system is to reflect voters’ preferences. First-past-the-post does one thing and one thing only: it reveals voters’ first preferences. But in the real world of human interactions, second and subsequent…

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Representing hundreds and thousands

On average, each of Auckland region’s part-time local board politicians represents 9500 people. But a report prepared for Auckland Council argues for the number of local boards and local board members to be halved, which…

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About-face for future Warkworth

Old Warkworth turned its back on the Mahurangi River. Although an egregious act of disrespect, Warkworth settlers were forward-looking Victorians, wedded to smart coaches and fast trains. The river had utility, but steamboats were a yesterday’s, Georgian icon. The... read more

Te Muri officially car-free forever

If they understood the momentousness of their decision, there was no outward indication. On Tuesday morning, Auckland Council, without discussion, voted to adopt the recommendations of the independent commissioners on Te Muri. Given that between its purchase in 1973... read more

Mahurangi Regatta 2017 results

Friday Night-Race to Mahurangi A Division Line honours Thelma 1st Katrina II 2nd Prize 3rd Thelma 4th Jenanne B Division Line honours Aramoana 1st Aramoana 2nd Jonquil 3rd Corona 4th Frances 5th Kotuku 6th Tango 7th Tucana A Modern Line honours Psyche 1st Psyche 2nd Marionette 3rd Pavo

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Mahurangi Regatta 2017 gallery

Rawhiti to windward Last on handicap and over-the-line, but, as this masterful image surely attests, A-class ‘keeler’ Rawhiti won, along with the Thelma, first place in the achingly beautiful stakes. Photographer Lyn Bergquist Crowded house Unprecedented numbers of... read more

Mahurangi Regatta 2016 gallery

Mahurangi Regatta supportersAuckland Council Browns Bay Boating Club Bucklands Beach Yacht Club Citywide Electrical Classic Yacht Association Devonport Yacht Club Friends of Regional Parks Gulf Harbour Yacht Club ICIB Insurance Brokers Mahurangi Cruising Club—host... read more

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