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Daffodil day generosity Recognising apprentices

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p Dargaville Primary School classroom Tui Two dropped by the ANZ Bank stall which marked 25 years of raising funds for the Cancer Society on Daffodil Day. Thelma Bagnall from the branch accepted a cheque from NorthSouth Multi Media and the local business community supporting the day through last week’s daffodil pages in the Kaipara Lifestyler. “The town really gets behind us and shows great support. They are so generous with their donations and it is lovely to be able to share the day with the children. They love receiving the daffodil stickers, it brightens their day,” Ms Bagnall said.

A fresh sound

Mangawhai awaits appeal outcome

The X Factor Up Close and Live tour featuring Sarah Spicer and Joe Irvine…

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Compliance costs hit hard

Specialist Kaipara roofing contractor Peter Risbridge has re-roofed historic homes …

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 by Paul Campbell

It is a case of wait and see once more for the Mangawhai Residents and Ratepayers Association after their Court of Appeal probe into the legality of rates charged over the town’s huge wastewater cost overrun. About 100 association members attended the court hearing last week, travelling to Wellington as well as to a special video-link provided in Auckland. They have challenged the 2013 High Court ruling that ratepayers must underwrite the $57 million bill for the Mangawhai Community Wastewater Scheme. The Appeal Court application states that KDC made decisions that did not

comply with the Local Government Act, and did not consult ratepayers. Association counsel Matthew Palmer QC, told the court last week there was “an egregious series of secret and unlawful decisions” by KDC, and council lawyer David Goddard QC in turn agreed the council had acted wrongfully, stating: “It is likely that different decisions would of been made… if people had not been asleep at the wheel. “The association has been rightfully critical

of the historical actions taken of this council.” Mr Palmer said the earlier High Court hearing featured the term “incomprehensible and blindingly obvious” when referring to the council’s failure to consult ratepayers. “We have here a history of an incompetently-run process,” he added The hearing was before Justices Harrison, Cooper and Miller. A decision is expected to be some time away.

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p The annual Jazz Party at the Aratapu Tavern saw the Aratapu Allstars band entertaining into the night with various local and out of town musicians. Warwick Simpson played the clarinet with Althea Brightwell and John Wilcox on piano, Chris Davidson on the guitar, Merv Thomas on trombone, Joe Carberry on saxophone and Don Hales was on the drums. “It was a wonderful day, kicking off just after lunch with red beans and rice and other Cajun fare for a New Orleans style jazzie sort of time,” said manager Donice Hall-Morris.

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p Kate Miles and Pat Mortensen try out their new skills learnt during Mangawhai based artist Elena Nikolaeva’s workshop exploring the painting of artificial light. “The beautiful paintings that the artists produced at the end of the day, were a testament to Elena’s tutoring skills and the artists’ inherent painting skills. A great if not exhausting day was had by all,” says Mangawhai Artists Inc immediate past president Jeanette Vickers.

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Medical care upgraded

Recognising apprentices

 by Paul Campbell

 by Ann Morgan

The Northland District Health Board has stepped in to ensure the adequate staffing of Dargaville Hospital, after the Medical Centre found it difficult to provide sufficient doctors for after-hours and on-call duties.

Regan Gough from Dargaville is an apprentice carpenter for Brogan Builders in Maungaturoto and was a competitor in the Registered Master Builders Apprentice of the Year awards last week.

Nor thland DHB chief executive Dr Nick Chamberlain said the overnight and weekends cover roster had been onerous for the Medical Centre and the board had agreed to take back responsibility for the hospital’s medical staffing, providing rural medicine specialists to work full-time in Dargaville. As well as their normal Monday to Friday GP clinics, Dargaville Medical Centre will continue a three-hour clinic on Saturdays and Sundays and retain the after-hours GP service. “The new agreement means that Dargaville Medical Centre can focus on providing medical care in the community and we will remain your first point of call if you are feeling unwell”, said Dargaville medical centre spokesperson Dr Derek Gibbons. “Reducing the hospital after-hours workload of our GPs means we will be able to recruit GPs more easily, which is good news for the community.” Admissions to Dargaville Hospital will occur as usual between the hours of 7am and 10pm.

p Work colleagues from Brogan Builders Ltd Larry Jansen and Owen James with Simon, Pauline and Regan Gough, Grant Eager owner of Brogan Builders and Tim Pratt a tutor of Dargaville High School Building Academy at the Registered Master Builders Apprentice of the Year awards last week

Dargaville Hospital operations manager Jen Thomas said the new model will continue to provide integration between primary and secondary care. “We know that working together and providing continuity of care, improves patient safety and in turn increases patient satisfaction, which is really important to us.” CEO of the Kaipara community Health Trust, Debbie Evans said there had been ongoing discussions over the workload of Dargaville medical staff. “It is good to see there has been a solution, because that is great news for the Kaipara community.” 

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The awards recognise apprentices, celebrate industry training and acknowledge the employers that contribute to them. “We are really proud of how Regan is tracking with his apprenticeship and envisage him going from strength to strength as he works his way toward completion,” said Brogan Builders owner Grant Eager. “Apprenticeships

are really important as it is the learning of critical skills that is going to keep the industry alive. I would recommend young people look into the availability of apprenticeship options to them.” Regan found the awards to be a valuable experience and is looking forward to competing again next year. “It’s a good confidence builder,” he said. 

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Running hard for money

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 by Ann Morgan

This Friday, September 4 is the Cross Country for Charity to be held at the Selwyn Park School raising funds for the Northland Emergency Services Trust. Joseph Tebutt and Miya Pirini are both battling health issues. Miya has had to use the emergency helicopter herself and Joseph’s grandmother has also used it. The pair want to raise funds as a thank you to the service and to help keep it going for others. Joseph uses a wheelchair permanently due to a multitude of congenital issues, and Miya is only able to do minimal physical activity as she builds her strength and recovers from rheumatic fever. They will be carried around the 2.5 kilometre course on stretchers by teams of volunteers including the Dargaville volunteer firefighters, Top Energy, North Power, Kaipara District Council, Silver Fern Farms and a local Christian group. “If you have time please come along to Selwyn Park School and support the teams, there will be a barbecue available and lots of fun. The start time is 11am rain or shine,” said organiser Erica Tebutt. They have raised $460 on their give-a-little page so far. If you would like to help them with their goal go to www.givealittle.co.nz and search crosscountry before September 9. 

p Seventy bowlers gathered at the Maungaturoto Country Club last weekend to contest the Clubs New Zealand trophy. They represented clubs from across Northland in teams of three. The trophy, an old bowl set on a kauri base, was won by the Mangawhai Club team.

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p Joseph Tebbutt and Miya Pirini want to fundraise for the Northland Rescue Chopper by participating in the Selwyn Park School cross country event

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p Aym Wade receives a Toastmaster trophy from Dargaville Toastmaster president Liz Jones for her speeches in the Humours and Table Topics category during the club competition. She will then go on to compete in the area competition. “I love to play with language,” she says. Dargaville Toastmasters meet every first and third Thursday of the month at the Country Women’s Association club rooms.

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p Daffodil Day was a significant day at Pouto School. The students enjoyed getting in on the day’s events of wearing something yellow and they gave a koha — gift — in the form of a gold coin to donate to the cause. “Cancer is an ugly thing which affects a lot of people,” said principal Margie Ormsby. “This is a particularly worthwhile cause because it affects so many families and I also like this event because the money we raised will stay in our area.”

Northpower Network General Manager Graham Dawson is concerned at reports of people posing as Northpower arborists and seeking payment immediately. “Our arborists do not cold call and ask for money for tree trimming. We send letters to land owners ahead of time, provide written quotes as to the likely cost of the work required. Sometimes a tree officer will follow up with a visit before our crews do the work. “If any Northpower consumers in Whangarei or Kaipara are approached by people seeking money for trimming trees they should phone the police immediately and also report the incident to us on 09430-1784 or 0800-10-40-40. All Northpower tree cutters wear clearly branded Northpower personal protective equipment (PPE) and drive Northpower branded vehicles.

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p Balloons, hats and flowers were all part of the day when students and staff at Tangowahine School dressed in yellow and participated in a cat walk on Daffodil Day. “The students wrote messages on yellow balloons to support people going through cancer treatment and the juniors created pieces of daffodil art,” said principal Wayne Steele. There were prizes for the best dressed and the school raised approximately $100 for the Cancer Society.

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A fresh sound

Lifelong learning

 by Ann Morgan

 by Ayla Miller

The X Factor Up Close and Live tour featuring Sarah Spicer and Joe Irvine played at the Northern Wairoa Hotel in Dargaville and the Mangawhai Tavern last weekend and the pair were interviewed at Big River FM.

A week dedicated to celebrating lifelong learning is kicking off on September 7 until September 11 recognising the efforts of adult learners, educators and providers with local events organised by Te Roroa Learning Assistance.

p Sarah Spicer, Ben Francis from Big River FM and Joe Irvine

“Sarah performed live in the studio, they were both so easy to speak to and they were so natural. I found their music really good,“ said Big River FM intern Ben Francis. “We met the real them compared to what you see on the TV show and having them in at the studio was a great opportunity. They were really happy to perform in town and said they felt very welcomed. I hope they come back one day.” Mangawhai Tavern manager Fred Bayer said “It was a great night, I found them really fantastic, if you weren’t here you missed out. When acts of this calibre come to town locals should support it and local acts should get involved, it’s a great way to get yourself on stage.”

Joe played six of his original songs for the first time and he says Northland was a good place to start to boost his confidence. “It’s very daunting performing your own music — the support here has been great.” He says “don’t listen to the negative things people say, keep pushing through if you want to succeed at something. There is always somebody who wants to push you back. Push through that in whatever you want to do.” Sarah says she is living her dream. “I absolutely recommend others chase their dreams. If you don’t try you won’t know. I am enjoying the tour and being able to show people our own style and what we are all about.” 

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p Kura Neha and Lorne Driscoll watch on as Frances Rapata, Jessica Rota and Leanne Baker learn more about computers at the new Te Roroa computer suite

“We need to have more people supporting adult learners’ week because whether it’s formal or informal education, we are trying to encourage people to become lifelong learners,” says Te Roroa Learning Assistance manager, Janet Te Rore. “We celebrate the successes of people whether they have learnt through formal providers like universities or the marae with things handed down from their tupuna. It is all learning.” The week will begin with a scavenger hunt involving Northtec, Advanced Training, People Potential, The Learning Hub and Te Roroa Learning Assistance. “Te Roroa is a not-for-profit organisation and the need in the Kaipara region for digital literacy and Te Reo Maori has increased. The demand is becoming higher than what the government funding will allow us to

provide.” Te Roroa Learning Assistance, situated on the corner of Gladstone and Normanby Streets in Dargaville, will hold an open day on September 8 from 10am to 2pm as well as a sausage sizzle outside ANZ Bank on September 9 from 12 noon to 2pm. The same day there will also be a Travelling Books table outside Dargaville Lotto and Post shop from 10am to 2pm. The week will end with a movie fundraiser at Anzac theatre on September 11. Janet says this year the money raised will largely go towards replacing old equipment. “Digital literacy is on the increase and we need to continually update our technology. “The digital literacy needed to function in society is huge and there are so many people in our communities who don’t know how to use it.” 

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A furry fundraiser

Celebrations at Norfolk

 by Ayla Miller

 by Ann Morgan

From Thursday, September 10 until Sunday, September 13 it is every possum for itself during Paparoa Primary School’s annual PTA possum purge fundraiser.

Norfolk Court Rest Home celebrated five staff members on their completion of further studies toward their National Certificates in caring for the elderly and clients with dementia.

p Paparoa Primary School students enjoy the gala at last year’s possum purge

Teams of up to four adults and four children are given the chance to collect as many possums as they can find during this time to donate to the school which will then go on to sell the fur to fundraise for school projects. “The aim of the possum purge is to be a part of the solution for controlling the population in our area as they do a lot of damage to the native bush and birds, and to raise much needed money for our school to improve the outdoor environment,” says principal Alison Cadman-Smith. “We want to raise awareness about how much of a pest possums are to the native wildlife and we always have someone from the Northland Regional

Council talk to the children so that they are aware of that. It is a huge fundraiser and a great way to engage with the community.” Past purge’s have helped to raise money for shade cloths for the children and this year the board of trustees hope to extend the sand pit area, build outdoor storage for PE equipment and plant an orchard on the school grounds. Professional possum pluckers Jeff Allen and Craig Hardisty will be offering their services to participators “The gala day on the Sunday is always a lot of fun even if you haven’t been out chasing or trapping possums — there is always lots to do.” 

“When people are employed to work in rest homes the training is ongoing through the ACE programmes for health education in New Zealand,” said ACE accessor Shona Anderson. Brenda Elmbranch and Vanessa Gillespie completed their Dementia Care course which qualifies them to care for dementia patients and Cindy Lata, Karen Cox and Shayamale Rajapaska completed their National Certificates for p Vanessa Gillespie, Cindy Lata and Brenda Elmbranch Caring for the Elderly. celebrating their qualifications with Norfolk Court residents “The education programmes are ongoing and staff are their family too. Every day we have build qualifications over time gaining activities to keep them busy and at their Level 3 National Certificate. times we go on outings. Brenda said one day she saw the job The constant training enhances staff abilities as caregivers and here at advertised and thought ‘I can do that’ Norfolk Court we like to celebrate staff so applied and got the job. “We love the job and value each advancements with an afternoon tea person as individuals and they with our residents,” said Shona. Cindy is the Special Dementia Unit are special.” “I congratulate my staff on their Co-ordinator and says she loves the job and the clients become part of achievements and thank them for their commitment to undertaking the the family. “All staff feel like that because you study. They have done really well,” said are with them every day, they think we manager Carla Doran. 

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The party continues at this historic pub The grand old hotel at the foot of Maungaturoto hill has seen some wild times since its construction in colonial times. Now under new ownership, but still under the very popular management of local man Kyle Underwood. The Maungaturoto Hotel has seen celebrations for rugby victories and the ends of world wars, new governments, and the achievements of Kiwi heroes. But in recent years it’s been well known for some innovative party themes, developed by Mr Underwood and his dedicated crew. Of course, the new owners were more than happy to let Kyle keep coming up with concepts such as the hotel’s recent camo party, which saw patrons in full army get-up traversing an obstacle course. A onesie party had the hotel packed with happy revelers in pyjamas. And there have been themed events celebrating 80s pop, hit show the Walking Dead, a ladies night, and even a couple of memorable bouts with the fierce mechanical bull. This time around Kyle has pulled out all the stops for a party on the night of his own birthday. While others would have a night off with their mates, the popular

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Showing appreciation Father’s day is the one day set aside every year to show father’s or father figures who influence individuals or the community they are appreciated. It is the opportunity to bring families together and let ‘dads’ know they are valued for all they do, even simply by just being themselves. There are many ways to celebrate and show appreciation to the person in the family — immediate or extended — who represents fatherhood. A specially cooked meal, a child’s piece of artwork, a teenager mowing the lawns, a massage, or presenting him with that one thing you know he has always wanted — whatever that may be. Father’s day was established in the more recent years with the lobbying of Ms Sonora Dodd in Spokane — Washington in 1910. She fought for it to be an official day with the belief that the father’s role was just as important as mother’s and they needed to be celebrated too.

MAKE DAD’S DAY ON THE 6TH

give dad the gift of life!

p Father’s day is about sharing time and often that is the best gift a person can receive

DARGAVILLE POST SHOP & Come in and get your Father’s Day gifts sorted with our great range to choose from:

THE PERFECT WATCH FOR TRADESMEN AND FOR DAD The WORKHORSE by Royal London with a classic design, toughened mineral glass, stainless steel, durability with a tried & proven mechanism, this is one watch to stand the test on time Plus a range of: • Sports watches • Nurse’s watches • New straps, fittings & batteries & repairs.

• Lotto • Gifts • Stationery • Instant Kiwi • Huge range of Magazines • full postal and banking services

Hours:ideas for Dad! gift Mon to Fri 9am-5pm Day 6th SaturdayFathers 9am-1pm

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Other historical references go back as far as the Babylon days when a young boy Elmesu carved a Father’s Day message on a card made out of clay wishing his father good health and a long life. The reality is, amongst all the things that can be purchased — time is the most valued treasure of all. Father’s often don’t expect much — just acknowledgement and love. They no doubt appreciate even the small acts of kindness shown toward them on this one day set aside to show they are noticed, thought of and treasured. A visit, phone call, letter or card — all these things let a person know you care, and that in today’s world is one of the most prized rewards — to know someone cares. 

GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE!

September 6th

MAKE DAD’S DAY WITH A REAL KIWI FATHERS DAY TREAT Bring Dad in for a Surf, Turf and Handle of Beer $30.00 T-Bone Steak, Deep Fried Prawns, Chips & Cole Slaw and we will throw in a handle of his choice

09 439 5923 • www.aratapu.com • arataputavern@xtra.co.nz

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Your Journey to Building or Renovating

Firm foundations begin on paper As the dry weather approaches and a season of building and renovations kicks off throughout the Kaipara, it’s important to make sure that the fundamentals are in order before you even break ground. Most homeowners have heard of a PIM report, but what does it cover? A Project Information Memorandum is issued by your local council, and covers information relevant to your building work. Stormwater, wastewater, the possibility of erosion — a host of issues are covered by this memorandum, allowing authorities and those involved with the build to strategise and plan wisely. The PIM report is vital, but it does not give any form of approval under the District Plan or Building Act. You need to contact the council planner, or your own planning adviser, to determine whether your proposal complies with

Building or Renovating? See our website for everything you need to know before you get started

www.kaipara.govt.nz

the District Plan. If it does not, seeking resource consent is the next step in the path toward completion. It’s highly recommended that this course of action is taken as soon as possible, to avoid needless costs and ensure that the whole build is above board and well managed. Obtaining a PIM is voluntary. However, information provided within it may be useful when designing your project and most councils will recommend you apply separately, or in conjunction with your building consent. The correct PIM/ Building Consent application form is available from your local council offices, or from their website. The form must be completed in full, signed and dated before being submitted — remember, in a busy Spring season there will be many of these applications

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rolling in! All applications must be accompanied by one copy of the site plan, floor plan, building elevations and working drawings including foundations and cross sections — all of which can be taken care of by your project manager, architect or builder. Councils are required to issue the PIM within 20 working days of an application being received, but depending on workloads, this may be earlier. It’s a smoother road to the PIM being issued

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if all the details are right there first time, however, in some cases it’s necessary for your council to obtain further information. If so, a representative will contact you with a formal request. Providing all fees are paid, the PIM will be posted to the applicant when it is issued. If the PIM is applied for with the building consent the timeframe for the issue of both is 20 working days — after which it’s time to get on site and build! 

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Your Journey to Building or Renovating

Compliance costs hit hard

“Don’t build a house, build a Landmark”

 by Paul Campbell

In more than 30 years, specialist Kaipara roofing contractor Peter Risbridge has re-roofed historic homes and buildings across Northland, including iconic structures such as Pouto Lighthouse, the Coates’ historic home at Ruatuna, and the pioneer Cliff House in Paparoa. Working at height was par for the course, until new safety rules were issued by Worksafe New Zealand this year which have radically changed his workplace environment and his costs of operating. In turn roofing maintenance costs have risen across the industry. Much of Mr Risbridge’s work has been for the Historic Places Trust, requiring specialist restoration attention. But as he worked away one morning, his world was dealt a major blow. “A guy from Occupational Safety and Health was driving by, and he stopped and came in and basically red stickered the job. New codes came in this year that require specific scaffolding or ‘edge protection’, to prevent falls on the job.” Those two words have cost Mr Risbridge $20,000. “I have had to go out and buy a certified scaffolding system as well as a heavy duty trailer to transport it, and a suitable vehicle to tow it all. I have to be up to spec for doing the job, and in fact the responsibility also now rests

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p Roofcraft contractor, Peter Risbridge sets up his OSH-approved scaffolding system

with the building owner. If they hire roofing workers without scaffolding and there is an accident, the building owner is liable.” Mr Risbridge can appreciate the reasons for the new rules.

“Yes, it means my workplace is much safer, but it has certainly taken the excitement out of the job,” 

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• 13 tonne mobile crane for hire • Can travel anywhere in NZ • Concrete skip available • Both machine and operator are experienced older models both in good condition

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DARGAVILLE ALUMINIUM & GLASS LTD CONTACT US TODAY FOR ALL YOUR WINDOW & DOOR REQUIREMENTS

WHO CAN YOU CALL TO FIX IT ALL? Grant’s Gas & Plumbing TALK TO US NOW ABOUT YOUR SPRING AND SUMMER PROJECTS

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The power behind a successful season  by Andy Bryenton

The bold blue and red livery of Power Farming’s service trucks, flags and signage is a familiar sight to Kaipara farmers, who have come to trust their local agricultural machinery experts as a vital pillar of rural support. Change has been afoot recently at their Dargaville branch, with new faces stepping up to ensure that the local rural hub’s service department is up to the challenges Springtime presents and more. New branch manager Ian Drake is in command of a well trained team at the site just north of Dargaville, armed with the skills to keep today’s technical modern tractors and powerful machines in the field with minimal downtime.

That means that not only do Power Farming stock the full range from big names such as Deutz Fahr, Kioti, Tortella, Duncan, Giltrap and McHale, they can also keep them running smoothly. With engineers on board, there are very few repairs and refurbishments which Power Farming can’t tackle. “Not only is the team at Dargaville able to handle the latest technology related to tractors and farm equipment,

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All New Ranger now at Dargaville Ford

Pre-Loved Cars

BIG SAVINGS

11 FORD FOCUS 1.6L, Auto, Hatchback, 113,284km, great little car and priced at ....................................................$12,490 09 FORD MONDEO ZETEC Sport, 1 Owner, full service history since new, 77,456km, 2261cc Petrol engine, 6 Speed Auto, leather and body kit ...............................................................................................................................$16,990 09 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER, TD, only travelled 63,000km ........................................................... SAVE $3,000 - $32,990 08 FORD MONDEO 2.0 TD Sedan, One very good owner, 79,000km, 17in Alloy wheels ........................................$14,990 08 HOLDEN COMMODORE Berlina V6, 1 owner with great servicing, 86,000km, 3564cc petrol engine, 4 speed Auto, ideal first car .......................................................................................................................................................................$16,990 07 FORD FIESTA, 1.6, great kms, ideal first car ........................................................................ PRICED TO SELL AT $8,990 07 HOLDEN CALAIS V8, 6 speed auto, only 68,202km and a 1 owner car ............................... SAVE $2,000 - $24,990 07 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER, 3.3P, 4WD, 5A, 130,233km, very tidy ................................................SAVE $1,000 - $20,990 07 SUZUKI GRAND VITRA, 3 door great wagon and priced to sell at ........................................................................$14,250 06 FORD FALCON XR6 traveled only 107,000km in Mercury Silver ............................................................................$12,990 06 HYUNDAI SONATA Great looking car ............................................................................................SAVE $1,000 - $6,990 04 MITSUBISHI PAJERO 4x4 GLS 7 Seater in Red.......................................................................................................$14,990 03 FORD FAIRMONT White, 141,314km, great car ..............................................................................SAVE $2,000 - $7,990 02 MITSUBISHI LANCER 1.8 GLX Sedan, Great first car at........................................................................................... $4,990 01 FORD MONDEO 2.0 Auto Sedan 147,200km great history ....................................................................................... $8,990

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DEMO New RANGER Raptor This is a great looking machine, loaded with extras, including 60mm suspension lift, push button Start, Reverse Camera, Flares, Raptor Grill, Mags, led lights, light bar Priced to sell .................. $60,761 DEMO RANGER TD XLT DC W/SA Double cab auto, drive away, 3.2L Diesel engine, 6 spd auto, Central locking canopy, Reverse Camera, Heavy duty Springs ..................................................................................... $POA

we are also experienced in servicing and repairing a wide variety of earlier model tractors and equipment,” says Ian, who takes the view that farm machinery is meant to be out generating revenue for its owners, not stuck in the shed! To launch the new face of Power Farming in Dargaville, the team are hosting a grand re-opening day, complete

with bargains, give-aways, a sausage sizzle and refreshments. It’s a chance to meet the crew, check out the latest in farming tech, and talk nuts and bolts before the big tasks of Spring are upon us. Festivities begin on the September 2, mid-morning, so plan to come on down and visit. 

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12 TOYOTA HILUX SR5 Auto D/Cab 70,000km, Canopy, Full Bullbar, towbar, Great History in Blue ................$43,990 10 TOYOTA HILUX with excellent servicing SR5 Doublecab with Hard lid ..............................................................$36,250 09 RANGER Double cab, 4WD, only travelled 135,700km........................................................... SAVE $2,000 - $25,990 09 NISSAN VANETTE VAN, 138,000km, auto, twin sliding doors, very handy little van .....................VALUE - $10,990 09 HILUX SR5 V6 4.0 Petrol Doublecab with canopy, towbar, tuffdeck, great kms excellent condition ......... $33,450 07 MAZDA BT 50 4x2 D/cab with canopy ........................................................................................................................$16,990

The Driving Power behind Northland Farming unveil an all new range and a great way to swing into spring

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01 HOLDEN COMMODORE VU V6 ute, auto, white............................................................................SAVE $1,000 - $8,990 00 FORD COURIER XLX 4/2 D/cab Ocean Blue. With Canopy great buying at.......................................................... $7,990 98 NISSAN NAVARA 4WD flat tray, great little truck .....................................................................SAVE $1,000 - $10,990

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Getting the groundwork sorted  by Andy Bryenton

Whether it’s a lifestyle block or a suburban section, Spring heralds the time to get outdoors and tackle some serious yard work. While farmers roll up their sleeves and roll out the big machines for pasture management in the Spring, those seeking an affordable route to a more sustainable lifestyle also have a new piece of hardware to consider - something which was once the sole preserve of serious market gardeners. Husqvarna’s new TR series of rotary hoes are a far cry from the arm-twisting monsters of yesteryear. Nicely balanced and lightweight, there’s no reason any adult, regardless of their physique, cannot take up the controls of this compact, Subaru-powered garden prep machine. Just as the lawnmowers of yore used to be clanking, oil-spitting siege engines but have developed into light, economical tools, so too has the rotary tiller. But why invest? Well, the mathematics are simple. Everyone would love to grow their own veges, especially with prices as they stand. Most folks have a generous section in this part of the country. But digging, forking and hoeing the traditional 8x8 metre cottage garden? Who needs those blisters? Especially

when the Husqvarna offers a way to turn matted kikuyu and overgrowth into friable, aerated soil in half-metre swathes, in only minutes. We tested the TR series flagship in Dargaville, aiming its reversible tines and blades at a patch of waist-high seedy scrub and a thickly matted kikuyu lawn next to it. The machine fired up first pull, then proceeded to mulch and fold the offending weeds down, turning over rich soil. It all happened at a slow walking pace, and when we were done (about five minutes) we were left with a twometre strip of turned earth, no grass or roots, and an easy to clean machine. Special internal cutters keep long, stringy plant fibres well away from the driveshaft and gearbox. At just a touch over $2,200 the TR series represents a good long term investment for those who want to feed the family off their patch of paradise. For a small amount of work, one can easily envision $2,200 worth of organic, healthy produce springing from the soil! 

POWER THROUGH YOUR GARDEN THIS SPRING!

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Turns unbroken ground, even kikuyu grass, into tilled soil Grow your own veges! Improve lifestyle block pasture for animals Plus:

See us for your small engine repairs on mowers & ride-ons this spring!

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$2219 Phone: 09 439 7335 Normanby Street, Dargaville

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Even more chances to win when you book your WOF with us! We draw one hamper per month for a lucky WOF customer. If we issue 150 WOFs in a month, we draw two, 200 we draw three!

Be in to win!

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Mobile: 027 522 0567 Phone: 09 439 6586 A/H: 09 439 6506

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Kaipara Service Directory ATJ

SELF DRIVE MACHINERY HIRE

ENGINEERING (2002) LTD PH/FAX 09 439 7392 MOB 027 414 1250 PUKEKO ST DARGAVILLE 0310 batythomas@xtra.co.nz

• Rollers 1.5 - 13 tonne • Diggers 1-20 tonne • Site dumpers 1-10 tonne • Loaders, Trailers, Plate Compactors etc

Call the team at ATJ for your hire needs

Warkworth 09 425 8845 or Aaron on 021 210 0493 4 Morrosion Drive, Warkworth

• All general engineering requirements • Suppliers of Waikato Milking Systems • Lowara Pumps • Hi Tech Effluent Systems

Come in and talk with our experienced stylists so we can customise and create your new look.

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09 439 7432 26 victoria street dargaville 0391

PA N E L B E AT E R S

Les Ph: 0274 972 929 A/H: 09 439 7524

FOR ALL YOUR PANELBEATING NEEDS INSURANCE, RUST REPAIRS AND PLASTIC WELDING PH: 09 439 8817 MOB: 021 204 5034

CALL TODAY

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30 Hokianga Road Dargaville | Ph 09 439 8170 email: hokiangaroad@lumino.co.nz | lumino.co.nz

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MARGARET & JOHN BISHOP

CERTUS Financial Group Stuart Sterling 021 985 108 09 439 8651 09 439 6500 09 439 7425 stuart_sterling@amp.co.nz Representing

120 Lower Dent St Whangarei • Ph 09 438 3844 106 Jervois St, Dargaville • Ph 09 439 4005 www.northlandfarm.co.nz

GLOBAL PUMP SOLUTIONS

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Ed’s Floorsanding New and Old Floors Carpet and Vinyl Preparation Quality Solvent & Water based Coating

QFE Adviser

Mobile: Phone: Fax: Res: Email:

Your Local Farming Partner • Suppliers of Waikato milking systems • Expert advice and service on Effluent systems • Pumps • Milking Machinery • Trenching • Water Filtration • Effluent Systems

Ph 09 439 5065 Dargaville

The Strand Arcade, Whangarei • Tel: (09) 438 4930

service at competitive rates.

Don’t let your septic tank become costly - service it now!

Newman Engineering (2004) LTD

AND 15% DISCOUNT ON COMPLETE PAIRS OF GLASSES

cnr victoria & gladstone street dargaville MacJimray Septic Cleaning Services are the Po BoX 306cleaning specialists in your district. septic tank Phone 09 8048 Residential to439 commercial, fast, reliable, professional

Septic Tank/Grease Trap Cleaning Septic & Sewerage Treatment Systems

• Pipe & Steel Supplies • LTNZ Approved Workshop • General, Agricultural & Structural Engineering • Mobile Welding Services • General Repairs & Maintenance • 2 Ton Gantry Crane • Plate Roller, Profile Cutter & Press Brake • de-CRAP-it®, Landplane®, Serious Incinerator® • Field Rollers, Water Carts • Kumara Gear

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Phone Sheena on 021 439 157

New patients welcome!

Make Your Life easier! use our services now!

2 4 1 EYE EXAM - Book & pay for one exam and gift a FREE exam to a friend or family member.

Professional and computerised service for your business

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20 EDWARD STREET, DARGAVILLE

Les Sweeney Builders • New Housing • Commercial • Alterations • Additions

Customised for you in your office or mine

Hart Funerals

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fibre.

Bookkeeping and administration services

Poto St PO Box 300 Dargaville New Zealand

and other leading companies

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0274 914 091

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Tu Christey Massage Therapist PINE TREE REMOVAL LARGE OR SMALL BLOCKS, SHELTER BELTS AND HEAVY LEANERS. Please contact Shawn on: 09 946 0744 or 027 820 9725

Diploma in Massage, MNZ Cert. in Fascial Fitness Trainer (FFA) Cert. in Thai Traditional Massage (Wat Pho) Phone: (09) 439 6518 ~ Mobile: 021 116 9425 Email: christeytu@hotmail.com www.handyhandsmassage.co.nz

O N FA R M S E RV I C I N G Call Brendon or Craig to arrange on (09) 431 2123 at branches: 1916 SH1, Kaiwaka or

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Kaipara Lifestyler Classifieds

Phone 09 439 6933

Closing date for classified advertising for the 8 September 2015 edition is 10am, Monday 7 September 2015. See our terms and conditions online at www.kaiparalifestyler.co.nz

Work Wanted

For Sale

Septic Tank Services

CARAVAN EWOF (and marine). Call your local inspector today at A+ Electrical Inspections and Security on 021 240 6764.

CLEANING SEPTIC Tanks. For fast reliable service. Priced from $330. Wellsford to Ruawai. Contact Macjimray 09 423 7014 or visit www.macjimray. co.nz. Code Compliant.

GULF WESTERN diesel oil. Great buying... 10 litre pack now only $59.99. Inder’s Auto One 09 439 8219. HIGH QUALITY conventional bales for sale. Rye/clover mix. $12 incl GST per/bale. Please contact Glenn on 021 983 734. HIGH QUALITY round hay bales 5ft for sale. Rye/ clover mix. $120 plus GST per/bale. Please contact Glenn on 021 983 734. JVC CD receiver. Extremely good deal at only $89.99. Limited stock. Inder’s Auto One. 09 439 8219, 0800 288 666. SUPER LOUD chrome air horns, 12v, 2 air compressors. Special $99.99. Inder’s Auto One 09 439 8219.

To Let

PENSIONER UNIT TO RENT

Refurbished one bedroom unit to rent in the Kauri Court Masonic Village, Dargaville. Great value, sunny unit. Suitable for independent, active, over 65’s. Masons and non-Masons very welcome. For an application form or more information visit www.northlandmasonictrust.co.nz or call Chris Mason 09 438 3109.

Wanted to Lease LAND WANTED for Lease, grazing. Ph 027 652 8903.

Firewood For Sale DRY FIREWOOD for sale. $75+gst/mtr. 2 mtr minimum. Pine/Macrocarpa mix. Free delivery Ruawai, Paparoa and Maungaturoto areas. A FREE packet of Samba natural fire lighters (36 piece) with every 2 metres purchased. Call Glenn 021 983 734 for your order. WINZ registered.

EFFLUENT REMOVAL, Just give us a call, we remove it all. “Magic Property Services”. Ph Chris 027 480 0110 or Mary 027 459 1544. 7 Days. WE ARE THE ONLY CODE COMPLIANT OPERATORS IN THE KAIPARA. MAGIC PROPERTY Services, effluent & septic tank cleaning. Servicing the kaipara. Ph Chris 027 480 0110 or Mary 027 459 1544. 7 Days. WE ARE THE ONLY CODE COMPLIANT OPERATORS IN THE KAIPARA.

Foot Reflexology at The Beach. Ph: 09 439 6068

DON’T TXT & DRIVE

Gasfitters Craftsman gas fitters available.

For all your gas installations & maintenance requirements. Service agents for Rinnai & Bosch.

 0800 326 123 Plumbing and Heating Centre 102 Jervois Street, Dargaville

kaiparalifestyler.co.nz

HEALTH SHUTTLE

OFFAL HOLES 750dia x 5.5m deep with concrete lid with lift out hatch $408.25 incl GST. Phone Wals Holes 09 437 3936 or 021 932 225.  WATER TANK Vacuum clean, Full tank OK, Waste no more than 1,000 litres. $250.00 for up to 25,000 litre tank. Also full pump out and scrub and leaks fixed. Phone Wals 09 437 3936 or 021 932 225. WATER TANK Cleaning — Vacuum or scrub, minimal water loss. Now is a good time to clean. Waipu based. Phone Mark at Glenmohr Water Care 09 432 0655 or 027 470 7607

WAYNE & ANNETTE Ph 09

439 2020

Stuck for a ride? Don’t miss your Health appointment, we can help. For enquiries phone Te Ha Oranga 439 3013

Dry Aged Beef Specialists Traditional Manuka wood smoked Bacon & Ham

NEW LOCATION: TOKATOKA

Situations Vacant

“We’ll fix your pane!”

SECOND HAND Book Fair plus delicious home baking 3,4,5 September Edwin Arcade, Dargaville (next to post shop). Books $1 or 3 for $2. St Joseph’s PTA fundraising.

Kaipara

Property Maintenance

The Glass Doctor

FREE & CONFIDENTIAL NW Family Budgeting Service. Advice and complete money management if required. Call at 5 Portland Street or phone 09 439 8592.

Community Health Trust

AAA+ PAINTER and wall papering specialist EXT&INT. Roof spraying and waterblasting. Ph John 09 439 5289 a/hrs or 022 642 1376, CRAWFORD SOLUTIONS.

WE ARE

100% MADE OF NEW ZEALAND

Bereavement Support Group Monday 7 September 2015 In the Nurses Lounge at Community Health Dargaville Hospital – 10.00am - 12.00pm “SELF CARE WHILE GRIEVING” Josie Scott will be facilitating.

New Participants Welcome

This is an informal group that shares experiences and supports each other followed by light refreshments

Enquiries Phone Jayne: 09 439 3330 ext 6716

Garage Sales GARAGE SALE - Sat 5th Sept, 1060 Pouto Road, Te Kopuru. Asst household items, furniture, old crockery, large fish tank, yucca’s, clothing, Jewellery etc 8am - 1.30pm

Nurseries & Plants

• FREE QUOTES

Situations Vacant SALES REPRESENTATIVES wanted. If you can sell & want a job send your CV to jobs@nsmm.co.nz or phone 09 439 6933.

• CLEAN CUT RATES

Call Ray on:

027 477 3751 Nurseries & Plants

2000 Trees, Shrubs, Groundcovers etc Ready Now $1.00 - $8.00 10–3pm Wednesday to Sunday

55 West Coast Rd Te Kopuru

09 439 5556 DARGAVILLE HIGH SCHOOL BOARD SECRETARY

The Dargaville High School Board of Trustees are seeking a motivated person to fill the role of Board Secretary. This position has flexible hours. For a Job Description please email: office@darghigh.school.nz Please send CV along with a covering letter to the Principal, Dargaville High School, Plunket Street, Dargaville by 11 September 2015. or e-mail office@darghigh.school.nz

• Senior Management role • Champion in Health and Safety

• SPECIAL RATES FOR PENSIONERS

Got2Go Got2Go Plants

CANVAS & UPHOLSTERY , 77 Gordon St, Dargaville. Phone 09 439 4670 or 021 246 6436. Trailer & ute covers, bike seats, boat covers & upholstery, horse covers, furniture recovers, motor homes and much more.

Training / HR Co-ordinator

• ALL GLASS REQUIREMENTS

• $50 FITTING CHARGE + MATERIALS $40 FOR GOLD CARD HOLDERS WHEN YOU MENTION THIS AD

SPRING TIME is coming, so it is time to plant. Babylon Coast Gardens Ltd has a wide range of native and coastal hardy plants available now. See Lorraine at I-Deal Demo in Gladstone St Dargaville on Fridays and Saturdays 10am - 3pm. Or you can visit the Nursery on Babylon Coast Road, just ring for an appointment first. Phone 09 439 4223 or email info@babyloncoastgardens.co.nz.

Work Wanted

Sole Man

Public Notices ACOUSTIC MUSIC Blackboard Concert — First Thursday of the month — 7.30–9.30pm, Commercial Hotel, River Rd, Dargaville. $2 entry, $2 raffle, tea and coffee. Performers and audience welcome. Phone Margaret 09 439 4403 or Allan 09 439 6933.

SMOKE ALARMS

Save Lives

We have an outstanding opportunity in our Dargaville plant for a person who is passionate about developing and maintaining a training plan and co-ordinating training for a large industrial plant. Reporting to the Plant Health and Safety Co-ordinator, the position is critical in managing plant training programmes ensuring the plant’s On-Job training and external training programme meets compliance requirements. Our ideal candidate is someone experienced in building performance based cultures that make a difference. You will possess the following skills: • • • • •

Proven leadership skills with a track record of making a difference and achieving goals Focus on delivering high quality products while maintaining cost efficiency A sound knowledge of the processing requirements of a modern meat processing plant The ability to “think on your feet” and make sound operational decisions Experience in a training or development capacity is essential for this appointment.

The Training Co-ordinator will be responsible for developing and implementing an annual training plan, arranging external training through various providers, and liaising with departmental supervisors and Management to facilitate recruitment and on-job training. You will also be required to facilitate training in all aspects of Health and Safety and Meat Industry Unit Standards and to have some involvement with the training and development of our Emergency Response Team. If you are a dynamic individual who has the drive and motivation to succeed, and is excited at the prospect of working for a large food export company who prides themselves on building a healthy and safe working environment, then we look forward to hearing from you. Applications close: 4th September 2015 Apply to The Plant Manager, Silver Fern Farms Beef Limited, PO Box 234, Dargaville 0340. Or apply on line at careers.silverfernfarms.co.nz

www.silverfernfarms.co.nz

K A I PA R A Family & Sexual Violence Support Services • 24/7 Crisis Support • A confidential, safe, supportive environment to talk • Emergency Housing or assistance with relocation • Prevention Education, Parenting & Empowerment programmes • Individual and Family Therapy Counselling, ACC Sensitive Claims

Phone 24/7: 09 439 6070 or National Help Line: 0800 88 33 00 Office hours: 9am to 3pm Monday to Friday Office: 158a Victoria Street Dargaville

Public notice

(Section 101, Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012) DWD INVESTMENTS LTD of Dargaville, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Dargaville for the granting of a on-licence in respect of premises situated at 70 Victoria St, Dargaville also known as The Northern Wairoa Hotel. The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is to be sold under the licence are; On-License Monday to Sunday 11am - 1am the following day The application may be inspected during the ordinary office hours at the office of the Kaipara District Council Offices Unit 13, The Hub, 6 Molesworth Drive, Mangawhai or 42 Hokianga Road, Dargaville. Any person who is entitled to and wishes to object to the issue of the licence may, not later than 15 working days after the date of the publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee at Kaipara District Council, Private Bag 1001, Dargaville 0340. No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. This is the First publication of this notice.


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September 1 - 2015

KAIPARA LIFESTYLER

19 Onslow Street

20 Third Ave

26 Awakino Point North Road

101 Ranfurly Street

Tenanted at $270p/w. Tenants willing to stay on, painted inside and new wallpaper, deck front and back. Large section with more potential, single garage with power. Walk to shops and swimming pool and park. Don’t miss out.

Cosy 2 bedroom sunshine home, with open plan living. Large deck coming off lounge to capture wide views. Extra room downstairs. Close to Medical Centre and Doctors. Fully fenced section, Room for more potential here. Priced to sell NOW.

Cosy 2 Bedroom Cottage, insulated under floor and ceiling. Built around the 1940’s. Single garage and big rumpus room or sleep out and laundry separate. Town water supply and Septic tank. Lovely rural outlook. A must to see now.

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Split level home, beautiful wooden floors, wood fire in lounge plus conservatory.

Great Investment

Phone 027 499 6493 $210,000 rwdargaville.co.nz/1326194

Relax and Admire the Views

Phone 027 499 6493 $160,000 rwdargaville.co.nz/1250008

Outskirts of Town

Phone 027 499 6493 $160,000 rwdargaville.co.nz/1316688

Large Family Home or Investment

Phone 027 499 6493 $175,000 rwdargaville.co.nz/1338762

SPRING PROMOTION 9C Paritai Place Wanting to build, then take a look at this lovely flat section 1309m2, good location and good neighbours. Phone 027 499 6493

43 Plunket Street

Looking for a Larger Home

Then this is well worth considering 6 bedrooms plus large rumpus room for the kids internal access, double garage/ workshop, 2 lounges, large kitchen. Great Location, centre of town and close to schools, easy care section, play house and garden shed. Well worth considering. Priced to Sell Now.

7 Campbell Terrace Quality Bungalow.

3 Double Bedrooms, Large extra family room, Character style throughout. Open plan Kitchen/ Dining, separate lounge, fireplace and pot belly. Double garage and 2 smaller sheds.

$85,000

Phone 027 499 6493 $250,000 rwdargaville.co.nz/1348163

Phone 027 499 6493 $210,000 rwdargaville.co.nz/1329945

69 Jervois Street

41 Norton Street

3074, State Highway 14, Tangiteroria

31 Heawa Road, Aratapu

3 Bedroom family home or investment. New kitchen, new bathroom, lounge renovated. Tandem carport area with large concrete play area at the back. Ready to move into now.

Ready for you to move in cosy 1 Bedroom, open plan living character home with large sunny back deck, plus front decking. Plenty of room for the vegie garden, plus tank water and bore. You will be impressed.

Catholic Church brick 140m2 set on 1204m2 section of land, Directly opposite the Tangiteroria School with Delightful windows a slice of history is For Sale. So come along and you will be enchanted by this old church and a chance to create your own slice of heaven, pews not included in sale but will be sold separately. Property is zoned Rural and facilities will need to be renovated.

Well here is your chance, Delightful 1920’s home scope to put your own mark on this 3 double bedroom home on a half acre block. Double Garage and large workshop. Currently used as a potters studio. Fruit trees and ample room for that large garden and kids play. Just 6 minutes out of Dargaville.

Almost Like New

Phone 027 499 6493 $185,000 rwdargaville.co.nz/1337041

I am a Friendly Little House

Phone 027 499 6493 $133,000 rwdargaville.co.nz/1308102

A Rare Find

Phone 027 570 4600 Price By Negotiation rwdargaville.co.nz/1341821

We can help with: • Building your new home • Designing a home to suit your site • Subdividing your existing property • Finance - no payments while you build • Finding a new section

Contact us on 0800 477 110

Do you have a Yen for the Good Life

Phone 027 570 4600 $225,000 rwdargaville.co.nz/1341769

“Don’t build a house, build a Landmark” is part of everything we do. We listen to what’s important to you and express that through design. Choose a Ready -To -Build design you can adapt to your needs or a Unique Design and Build that offers complete design flexibility. Getting it right first time, every time takes persistence and commitment. We have proven our commitment to building beautiful, high quality homes throughout New Zealand for more than 35 years.

Call Clint on 027 459 3321 or Nira on 027 680 0550 123 Bank Street, Whangarei www.landmarkhomes.co.nz

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