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Kiwi death sparks appeal to keep dogs out of Waitangi Forest - NZ ...
New Zealand Herald
Dog DNA found on the bird's body has been added to a DoC database.

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 25 Sep 2017 
More pou for Star Compass
New Zealand Herald
HBRC open spaces manager Steve Cave says the star compass has quickly become a popular feature in Waitangi Regional Park on the coast. "This is a major asset for the people of Hawke's Bay, representing our past history and a unique aspect of the ...

 21 Sep 2017 
'Situation remains the same' – Bill English in no rush to return to Waitangi for celebrations
TVNZ
The National Party leader said people at Waitangi are having talks about how to run celebrations that represent "the pride that New Zealand should have." Source: 1 NEWS. Related. Election. Video: Police are now investigating this terrifying near miss ...

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 17 Sep 2017 

Auckland stuff.co.nz
Pakuranga candidates state preferences for citizenship and referenda
Auckland stuff.co.nz
The Green Party accepts the te reo Māori text of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and affirms that Māori did not cede their tino rangatiratanga. In government, we will recognise this by seeking to right historic and contemporary wrongs, ensuring a baseline of ...

 18 Sep 2017 
Runner severely injured by falling tree in Northland
New Zealand Herald
Waitangi National Trust owns the land and maintain the track. Trust chief executive officer Greg McManus said the surface of the track was maintained weekly and trees and over hanging foliage was done once a month. He said the tree involved in the ...

New pou point the way at Celestial Star Compass
New Zealand Herald
Between 80 and 100 people gathered on a crisp, spring dawn yesterday to welcome eight more pou to the Celestial Star Compass at Waitangi Regional Park. It was another step in a four-year journey to install solstice rocks and 32 carved pou at the 50m ...

 23 Sep 2017 
'Heroes' find tourists' stolen property dumped in Bay of Islands bush
New Zealand Herald
Three German travellers are hailing a Northland man and his backpacker helpers as heroes for finding their stolen belongings dumped in Bay of Islands bush. On September 3 thieves smashed their way into the trio's car at Waitangi while they went on a ...

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 13 Sep 2017 
Joy as Paralympic sailor Chris Sharp's wheelchair returned
New Zealand Herald
The disappearance of the custom-made wheelchair from Waitangi jetty on Sunday sparked widespread outrage and left Chris Sharp, who competed in the Rio Paralympics and coaches disabled sailors, with no way of getting around. Mr Sharp was "over the ...

 19 Sep 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Just when I thought Kiwi history was staid, the Bay of Islands brought it to life
Stuff.co.nz
For me, a trip to Waitangi is an important rite of passage for all of us and I'd hate for a $20 surcharge to put people off doing it. Like much of the Bay of Islands, things are changing fast at Waitangi. And most of it is brilliant. The new Waitangi ...

 3 Sep 2017 
Safety calls heeded as Bay of Islands footpath projects near completion
New Zealand Herald
Two major footpath projects in the Bay of Islands - one beside a highway where pedestrians have been killed - are finally nearing completion after years of lobbying for improved safety. A shared footpath/cycleway from Waitangi to Haruru Falls, a ...

 1 Sep 2017 

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