Month: April 2019

Historic Kaikohe bank gets new life as cafe, hotel and backpackers

By: Peter de GraafPeter de Graaf is a reporter for the Northern Advocate A Northland couple didn’t want Kaikohe to lose another of its grand old buildings — so they gave up a quiet retirement and sank almost $2 million into its restoration. The BNZ building, built in 1916 on the corner of Broadway and Park …

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New owners Paula and Graham Grant have big plans for Wairere Boulders in South Hokianga

By: Peter de Graaf Peter de Graaf is a reporter for the Northern Advocate Paula and Graham Grant still can’t quite believe they were able to buy a piece of land they reckon looks like a national park. Many visitors share their disbelief. A few leave still convinced the Grants are caretakers hired by the Department …

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COVID-19 Closure

two sections of the cycle trail will be closed whilst we are in Lockdown Level 4.  They are:

  • Bottom of the 1.6km Zig-zag in Utakura through to Horeke; and
  • Eastern side of SH15 crossing (near Kaikohe Aerodrome) through to Lucas Road, Moerewa.  

Bioloo toilets across the cycle trail network will also be closed and signs will be installed at key locations across the network.

If you are out on the cycle trail please maintain social distancing of 2m, and wear a mask.