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NZ Fairy Tern

The NZ Fairy Tern (Tara-iti) is New Zealand’s most endangered bird and the current NZ bird of the year. They are now starting to move back to their east coast sites from their winter feeding grounds on the Kaipara Harbour. The Mangawhai Refuge tends to be where the largest colony nests but there are also sites at the Waipu Sandspit,…

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Mangawhai Walking Weekend

The annual Mangawhai Walking Weekend will be held this coming weekend, the 27th to the 29th of March 2015.  This event showcases the Mangawhai area and brings up to 400 walkers to our seaside town to enjoy the wide variety of walks offered.  Pre-booking is essential for the walks on the Saturday and Sunday as health and safety protocol needs to…

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