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New Zealand Herald
Russell Birdmen brave rain, icy water in wharf jump
New Zealand Herald
Supreme Birdman: Tim Grant/Russell Recyclers, Plastic Wrapper, Russell; most innovative design: Pania Sigley and Maryanne Hooson, Yellow Submarine, Russell; crowd favourite: Daya and Jahnu Rosemeyer, Dave and Jane Go Bonkers, Golden Bay; ...

 18 Jul 2018 
Flipping good start to Birdman Festival in Russell
New Zealand Herald
Northland's biggest mid-winter festival got off to a flipping good start yesterday with a hotly contested pancake flipping contest. The flip — which was won by youngster Skye Hay with an impressive 43 flips in 30 seconds — is one of the new events in ...

 14 Jul 2018 
High flying Birdman Festival returns to Russell
New Zealand Herald
The Russell Birdman Festival is on again this weekend with plenty of fun, entertainment and a few soggy people likely by the end of it. It's wild, wacky and so much fun with two days of activities starting at 10am today with the Great Pancake Flip ...

 13 Jul 2018 
Bay News: Birdman swoops back to Russell this weekend
New Zealand Herald
Northland's biggest and most outlandish winter festival returns to Russell this weekend with two days of fun and competitions culminating in a Birdman jump from the end of the town wharf. The Birdman Festival is adopting a more condensed format this ...

 11 Jul 2018 
Kerikeri is the place to live but house prices nearing $1m
New Zealand Herald
... 44,139 online viewings of Northland properties in June from as far away as Georgia, England and California. Properties in Kerikeri topped the number of viewings at 6567, followed by Mangawhai with 3419, Kamo 3223, Kaitaia 3190 and Russell 3035.

 7 Jul 2018 
Kiwi killed by a dog in Russell
New Zealand Herald
The best efforts of a Bay of Islands property owner to protect kiwi on his land came to nought for at least one bird. The remains of the young male Northland brown kiwi were found on Long Beach, Russell, by a group of dog walkers, who reported their ...

 5 Jul 2018 

Radio New Zealand
Russell wharf changes hands
Radio New Zealand
It wanted a legally-binding agreement between Far North Holdings and the Russell Wharf Trust. The contract would guarantee community and tangata whenua input into the development and ensure the wharf building met heritage criteria. Should Far North ...

 28 May 2018 
Meetings to give Russell people a say on wharf developments
New Zealand Herald
Russell ratepayers are being asked to state their preferences for the proposed local public wharf improvement before a series of community meetings on the subject. Far North Holdings Ltd (FNH) is asking residents to fill in question forms and give ...

 23 May 2018 
Lessons on counting kiwi in Russell
New Zealand Herald
Two kiwi-listening training workshops have been organised for later this month, in Russell on Saturday week (May 26) and at Waimate North the next day, in a bid to recruit listeners for the annual kiwi count in June and July. Local community ...

 15 May 2018 

Radio New Zealand
Court action possible over Russell wharf
Radio New Zealand
Mr Taylor said the historic wharf was a public facility, and the Russell community should have been consulted as an affected party about the plans to change it. Far North Holdings spokesman Peter Heath said they held three meetings on 20 March which ...

 11 May 2018 

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