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2016 RAFFAs awarded

Saturday 25th saw Whaingaroa filmmakers and guests walk the red carpet for the 2016 Raglan Arts Film Festival Awards (RAFFAs)… Read More

Online GPs for Raglan

Media Release: Waikato DHB People living in Raglan and other parts of the Waikato can now speak to a family… Read More

2016 RAFFA nominations announced

The Raglan Old School Arts Centre will be rolling out the red carpet on Saturday 24 September for the annual… Read More

Bank closures a blow for rural areas and seniors

Media Release: NZ First, 22 September, 2016 Westpac’s closure of Raglan and 18 other branches around New Zealand is another… Read More

Sep 27-29: Raglan Ramblers off to Lake Okataina

From September 27th to 29th, Raglan Ramblers will be off to  Lake Okataina, beyond Rotorua. While this will be one… Read More

Game over for Westpac Raglan

Westpac says it will close its Raglan branch and replace it with an improved ATM with deposit facilities plus a… Read More

Dogs in library

Media Release: Waikato District Council, 19 September 2016 Waikato District Council is taking the lead with its new reading programme… Read More

Sep 20-23: What to Watch at the 2016 Raglan Film Festival Part 2

Tuesday 20 September – Friday 23 September An exciting, inspiring lineup of films from around the world. Part 2 of… Read More

Tasman Global Access cable on track for completion to Raglan – Vodafone

Media Release: Vodafone, 19 September 2016 The Tasman Global Access (TGA) undersea cable is now in the final stages of… Read More

No Waikato Mayoral candidates endorsed by Sustainable Waikato

In a media release, Hamilton based environmental organisation, Sustainable Waikato has announced that it is has not endorsed any candidates… Read More

Environmental groups disagree over candidate ranking

Comment by John Lawson of Whaingaroa Environmental Defence Raglan based Whaingaroa Environmental Defence expressed its surprise that local environmental champion, Fred Lichtwark… Read More