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Supermodel Elle Macpherson's stay 'great for Russell'
New Zealand Herald
Her stay in the town, and the photos she posted for her 300,000 followers, was a great boost for Russell and the Bay of Islands, she said. The website described Tahapuke as a ''hidden treasure of peace, privacy and amazing ambience''. ''When you pass ...

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 23 Nov 2017 
Dredging application withdrawn at Russell's Uruti Bay
New Zealand Herald
An application to dredge in a pipi bed for boat access has been withdrawn after an outcry from Russell residents. Staff from the Northland Regional and Far North District councils inspected a property at Uruti Bay, also known as Pomare Bay, last ...

 15 Nov 2017 
Dying Russell native forest needs kiss of life
New Zealand Herald
Russell State Forest covers over 11,500ha of native rainforest between the Bay of Islands and north Whangarei district. Around 8800ha are managed by Department of Conservation (DoC) and under Treaty claims by various Ngapuhi hapu. DoC has allocated ...

 8 Nov 2017 
Hopes high kakariki will breed in Bay of Islands
New Zealand Herald
Forty kakariki, or red-crowned parakeets, were released on Moturua Island in June as part of Project Island Song, which aims to restore the wildlife of the Ipipiri islands between Russell and Cape Brett. The birds, which disappeared from the Bay about ...

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 14 Nov 2017 
Bay of Islands: It's not your average campervan
New Zealand Herald
As we get close to the Bay of Islands, we get the first opportunity to see what he's really made of as we turn on to the gravel road that will take us to Russell and a much-needed refreshment break at the historic Duke of Marlborough. He handles it ...

 12 Nov 2017 
Records set at A&P show's 175th birthday in Bay of islands
New Zealand Herald
The Bay of Islands Pastoral and Industrial Show at Waimate North, first held in 1842 when the ink on the Treaty was barely dry, still centres around farm animals, horses and tests of traditional domestic skills, but has expanded in recent years to ...

 13 Nov 2017 
Softball: Bay of Islands join the softball family
New Zealand Herald
Bay of Islands have returned to the softball mound and are once again an affiliate of Softball New Zealand. Softball ceased in the Far North some 18 years ago but through several passionate volunteers committed to the future of their tamariki softball ...

 9 Nov 2017 
Bay of islands P&I Show runs in the family
New Zealand Herald
Sam, Christine and Michael Ludbrook, whose family connection to the Bay of Islands P&I show at Waimate North goes back to the very beginning. Sam and Christine Ludbrook will be at the Bay of Islands Pastoral and Industrial Show at Waimate North this ...

 8 Nov 2017 
Mid North Family Support celebrates 30 years of helping others
New Zealand Herald
The book, Whanau Tautoko, was written by Bay of Islands author Sandy Myhre and examines the cultural, social and economic history of counselling in the region. The Mid North Support Charity Dinner and Auction, hosted by Mike Puru, will be held at ...

 10 Nov 2017 

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