– it’s not too late to get those vege and herb gardens in. We have Organic Herbs and Seedlings just waiting to delight your taste buds
- Plant them in tubs that take up less space and are instant – we can help you with those
- pre-order lettuce and herb bowls that we’ll start growing for you so you get a head start before Christmas and they’ll be ready for eating over summer
– check out the display gardens to give you lots of ideas. All built from 3 wonderful local Landscapers – Shelley Hamilton, Julian Rous & Alex Tidyman.
Looking for that perfect Christmas Gift that’s unique and will provide ongoing joy and kudos to you?:
Through December we’ll be firing up that Pizza Oven and making Pizzas on random days and if it’s super hot we may have another surprise to make your visit more enjoyable. Come and see the Friendly team.
Moir St Boat Park
This facility on Moir Street, opposite Molesworth Drive, offers secure storage
There is individualised key pad entry to the site. The site is environmentally friendly, using sloar and wind power to operate the security an gate systems.
- Motor homes
- Horse trucks and trailers
Enquiries to email@example.com, or call George on 021 125 0330 or Elizabeth on 021 0721 101. This is a great addition and service for the boaties and fisherman who frequent Mangawhai Harbour and the fishing grounds nearby.
Long and short term storage available.
Wined About Bike Tours
Mon - Sun:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$50 per person
Phone 09 9450580
Wined about bike Tours offers a unique experience to enjoy the natural attributes of Mangawhai countryside as well as a fun cycling experience. The tours are self guided and our maps will guide you as you cycle at your own pace, spending as much or as little time as you like at the various stops.
Choosing from Art & Chocolate, Olives and Wine or going on your own path - flat and rolling hills. Tours are also a great idea for Hens, Bucks and Birthday or corporate events.
View our tours at www.winedabout.co.nz or call 09 9450580 or 021945050
Mangawhai Heads Volunteer Lifesaving
MHVLS Volunteer Lifeguards have been busy patrolling weekends since Opening Weekend in October. All lifeguards complete a Refresher which includes a Run/Swim/Run , First Aid, Tube Rescue and Signals.
No major incidents to report as such, however a group of Lifeguards were involved in assisting the successful Dolphin Rescue last weekend.
The Lion's Maine Jellyfish made a brief appearance in the waters around the Heads. Senior Lifeguard Tony Baker had been in communication with NIWA Scientist and Ruakaka Surf Lifesaving Chairman Andrew forsythe regarding this , and concluded the species was likely to be a Lions Mane.- https://www.niwa.co.nz/news/summer-series-1-jellyfish, not-really-fish-mostly-jelly.
With a busy summer season expected both Volunteer and Professional Lifeguards will be patrolling the beaches this summer.
For details and enquiries email us firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mangawhai Village Markets
Saturday Mornings in November
9am – 1pm Mangawhai Library Hall, 45 Moir Street, Mangawhai
A vibrant local market selling all kinds of produce and goods. Fruit and vegetables, cheese, olive oils, breads, coffee, delicatessen meats, plants, books, clothes, bric-a-brac and much more. There is also a cafe selling coffee, teas and soft drinks, quiches, croissant, cakes and more. A friendly, social way to pass some time on a Saturday morning while picking up all your vital supplies.
Buskers / Musicians welcome !
Contact details Mangawhai village markets -
Marita Draper (09) 431 2195 or on mobile on 021598917
To all our advertisers, past and present, and to all our listeners, have a cool Yule and a hummer of a summer.
From the team at your local radio stations, Heads 106.4FM and The Wireless 90.4FM”
The Wireless 90.4FM
PO Box 180
Ph: 09 431 5423
Cell: 0274 983 486
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PO Box 180
Ph: 09 431 5423
Cell: 0274 983 486
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Molesworth Drive Mangawhai Heads
Open 7 days from 9am until 4pm (Jessie’s cafe and museum shop open from 10am).
Closed christmas and boxing day
- 5th Dec - Mangawhai museum’s first birthday celebration. (Tickets have sold out)
- 14th Dec World Song Choir Mangawhai
- War comes to Mangawhai exhibition extended until end of March 2016
Christmas gifts available in the museum shop now
Christmas hamper raffle: Tickets are $5 and can be purchased from the museum. It will be drawn on December 12th.
Enjoy fine coffee, Devonshire teas and old-fashioned delights at Jessie’s Cafe.
or contact us on email@example.com
Mangawhai Fishing and Tackle
8 Wood Street
Open 7 Days
12 years and under $3.00
Family Concession of 2 Adults and 2 Children $15.00.
Ph: 09 431 5385
Mangawhai Horse Riding
If you want to experience this view on horseback get in touch with me!
All ages welcome!!
If you are a horse lover or would just like to give it a try, then this is the place come. Quality horses, scenic trails, and friendly guides, we can cater to all, no experience needed - Private lessons, Beach rides, Forest treks, Functions and much more!
A great way to get started if you have an interest in horses.
Phone Lucy: 0211748161
Mangawhai Bowling Club
With 2015 coming to end and everyone looking forward to enjoying Christmas and the summer holidays, Mangawhai bowlers can look back on a fantastic year. Over the summer holiday break Mangawhai will swell with visitors, many of whom are already aware of the fantastic facilities available at The Club in Mangawhai.
Bowlers & Non-bowlers tournament
Saturday December 28.
A team of 4 people (max only one registered bowler) Registration starts from 10.30am and bowling will begin at noon. To register just call into The Club. Bowls supplied, make sure you wear flat soled shoes. Plenty of prizes to be won, tell the rallies and the baching neighbours, dress up and make it a must do event, let the fun begin to end 2015.
Enquiries ph (09)4315085.
Mangawhai has some amazing secrets that can only be seen on foot. For a list of all our walks go to www.mangawhai.co.nz/WHAT+TO+DO/Mangawhai+Walks
Latest addition - Puriri Track
A brand new track forming part of the Tanekaha Track complex just off King Road.
The track is grade 3/4 and well signposted, with extensive benching and lots of steps. The Puriri Track/Falls Track loop, with a short detour to the kauri dam promises to be a favourite for walkers over the coming summer.
Mangawhai Kaiwaka mid week tramping group.
We are a grou of women who enjoy the out-doors and wish to maintain our fitness. We meet every Monday 8am-2.30pm approx and tramp the local walking tracks, farms, coastal tracks etc. If you wish to join us please phone Gail 431 5174, Sharon 431 4661 or Karen 431 2090
Mangawhai Pilates With Mary
Pilates is for everybody!!
Relax *Rejuvenate *Stretch* Strengthen & have fun, meet new friends and get fit! Classes are designed to suit the absolute beginner to the confident advanced!
1. Make the phone call…Enquire!
2. Book a consult/screening/class
3. Commit to regular Pilates! Start today…call me!
Looking forward to more Pilates on the beach this summer! Plus its a great place to meet new people!
Mangawhai Pilates with Mary
STUDIO 110 Tomarata / Mangawhai Rd
Ph: (09) 431 4351
Mob: 021 034 8450
Q Cafe and Ambers Kitchen
For opening times and menu please click here
A fun place to dine that is great value for money and has lots of atmosphere.
Dine in or takeaway, we cater for the family, locals and travelers. We have a Breakfast Menu, a Lunch Menu, and an Evening Menu, serving North Chinese, Kiwi and Seafood and from 10am through to closing we have a full Pizza menu with 4 different sizes and 22 different toppings with Gluten free available. Plus homemade Pasta's, Fettuccine and Lasagne. Also Keripies, Muffins, Soups and Chowders, toasted Sandwiches and sandwiches made to order. B.Y.O. No corkage Fee, “IF” you take your empties home.
|We are ready to retire and are on the market. If you think you can picture yourself running your own restaurant, No reasonabe Offer will be refused, Bar part set up to sell Alchole give us a call (09)431 5226. or come and have a talk to us.
You've tried the rest, now try the best!!
The Village, Mangawhai
09 431 5226
Frog 'n' Kiwi
"THE HUB" 6 Molesworth Drive
Mangawhai, New Zealand
Open Today 9:00am - 2:30pm, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
This French-Kiwi café and bistro does great counter food, good-value lunch specials – also available to takeaway – and more refined French classics at night.
Books with us for your Christmas function and enjoy the time of your life, bringing a little of France to the magnificent village of Mangawhai!
For all events and up to date information: www.frogandkiwirestaurant.co.nz or find us on Facebook to see whats coming up next!
King Road Wine Trails - Mangawhai Vineyards Summer Offer
Te Whai Bay Wines, Millars Vineyard, Estuary Vineyard & Lochiel Estate
Visit the Mangawhai Vineyards this summer and purchase wines to receive a FREE Mangawhai Vineyard wine glass!
Summer is all about celebrating special moments, sharing good food and relaxing with family and friends. Combine this with some superb local wines to make these occasions even more memorable.
Nestled at the foot of the Brynderwyns at the end of King Road you will find four boutique vineyards, each with its own personality and unique range of wines. We invite you to visit our cellar doors, taste some impressive wines and enjoy the picturesqe surroundings of the King Road Wine Trail.
All our gelatos (Italian Ice creams ) are proudly made on site at Dizzy Lizzys Mangawhai.
We also make our own cakes as well as all our sauces . I wanted to create an atmosphere around ‘real food’ that our mums and grandmas used to make .
We also do coffees and freshly baked scones daily .
I hope you enjoy the experience when you visit us and the friendliness of our staff..and of course the music ,which will take you back down memory lane.
Shop 6 // 7 Wood St // Mangawhai Heads // Phone: 09 431 5541
Harvest Blue Café & Bistro
Great news! Starting Tuesday, December 1, Harvest Blue will be open every day of the week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays included! And we'll be open until 3:00 in the afternoon on weekdays.
Theme night 3rd Dec, contact Vanessa at Harvest Blue on 09 4314111 to reserve your place.
We're a local cafe and bistro showcasing the best fresh produce Mangawhai and New Zealand have to offer, with dietary requirement foods our specialty. We have local artists displaying their art work, all very welcome to call in to view this amazing work!!!
Looking forward to serving you this summer!
Open daily 8 - 3
Friday & Sat nights from 6 - late
198 Molesworth Drive
Find us on Facebook
Kaiwaka Community Cinema
Kaiwaka War Memorial Hall, 4-6 Kaiwaka Mangawhai Road, Kaiwaka
Enquires ph 431 2225 or 431 2234
Christmas trees for sale
St John Op Shop - Moir St, Mangawhai Village
Yes its that time, St Johns will be selling Christmas Trees again.
Available from the first week of December 2015 until 23rd December 2015
Monday to Saturday - 10am to 4pm
Sunday - 10am to 2pm
St John Shop 4315172
Jennys Rural Craft Shop
134 Kaiwaka - Mangwahai Road. Kaiwaka.
Hours Wednesday to Sunday 10.00 am to 3.pm.
Lots more crafts in the shop. You must come and have a look!
Come for a drive and see all the nice craft made around from local people, we also have Gift Vouchers. Jenny's rural craft shop is a small business in kaiwaka that sells offers a large selection of locally, top of the range, arts and crafts based on local Kiwi ingenuity to provide an extensive range of products for you. Some of which include hand knitting, using many locally sourced yarns including wool and alpaca timber crafts, pottery, goat skins, candles, soaps, jewellery and Jewellery boxes made out of Goose eggs.and many more exciting finds. Come in and see us!
We have warm jumpers and cardigan for all ages. There are nice things for birthdays and other special accession. New children stock as arrived. We also have Gift Vouchers available. Ideal for special occasions.
Gift vouchers available!!
134 kaiwaka & Mangawhai Road, Kaiwaka
Phone: 09 4312826
Wed: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Check us out on Facebook
Mangawhai Golf Club
- Scotties 4 Square Christmas Cheer Sunday 13th Dec, morning and afternoon fields. Members $20 Visitors $35, mixed open.
- Twilight on Fridays
- Monday Morning Men
- Womans summer Golf
Online Booking Please use this whenever possible. You need to register at www.golf.co.nz first, obtain your lohin and password, thereafter make bookings through that sire or via our own website, www.mangawhaigolf.co.nz (go to the Members section once you've logged in).
- Northern Passport membership
CAFE OPEN EACH DAY
Molesworth Drive, Mangawhai Heads
Mangawhai, New Zealand
MAZ - Mangawhai Activity Zone
We wish to build a team of community minded volunteers to help us maintain and develop our Mangawhai Activity Zone (MAZ) Community Park. If you could give 1 hour or even 1 day per month we would love to hear from you.
Please call Colin for details 021 955 850 or 09 431 4598
MyPad Auction – Mangawhai Heads
This is a project undertaken for MAZ by Colin and Jenny Gallagher to raise funds for our park. Funds raised will be used at MAZ to build an extensive wooden fort in the children’s playground area, a warm up / cool down exercise area at the entrance to the walking tracks, and commencement of stage III of the skate park “free flow” bowl.
There will be open home days during January 2015 when the house is complete. The auction date is yet to be announced.
Go over to MyPad.net.nz to check out designs.
Sarah C Design
Small Indoor Art blocks - First Grade - Usually $23 each Christmas Special Just $19. Small indoor art blocks are 110 x 90mm and 16mm deep. They are beautifully finished in black on the sides and back. Choose from the entire range here www.sarahcdesign.co.nz/art-blocks.
- House numbers & signs
- Art Calendar
- Sarah C Design Corporate Gifts
Connect with us on Facebook to get updates of events
The Sarah C Gallery 027 572 7242
18 Thelma Road South, Mangawhai Heads, along from the Museum.
New work arrived by Tony Sly and Aaron Scythe
Come in and have a look at all our gorgeous new stock, the Pipi Gallery has a great range of items inspired by the Gallery's works and unique christmas gifts created by practicing
artists. Browse the artwork and meet the team Angella, Arren, and Barbara.
Our gallery displays a wide selection of New Zealand made products – pottery, glass, jewellery, wood, textiles and floral art containers.
We post and package within New Zealand and overseas, or contact us for a Smashed Pipi Gallery gift voucher
Drop in, then take a walk on Mangawhai beach or relax and enjoy food and a coffee at the Smashed Pipi Café Bar next door.
Christmas wishes and happy new year to one and all.
Open 9 – 5.30am Daily
40 Moir Street, Mangawhai,
Ph: (09) 431 4849
Mangawhai Boat and Fishing Club
Come and meet the crew, everyone welcome! Friendly family atmosphere, drinks, bar Snacks, members, friends & guests alike all welcome at the club.
Situated in a great location the club provides opportunities for its members to partake in various social activities which are organised throughout the year.
Upcoming Event: Mark your Calendars now!
kids fishing comp 16th Jan
Any enquires please contact Isabel Hollis: 021685851
Crofsfit: Yoga + Movement + Fitness
Mangawhai yoga teacher Glen Crofskey has started two new early morning “yoga bootcamps” from his studio on Tara Road.
CROFSFIT is a unique combination of traditional yoga with bodyweight exercises, breathing techniques, HIIT and functional/animal movement patterns. These yoga fitness sessions are an alternative, fun and natural way to boost strength, enhance flexibility and increase your range and quality of movement - as the great master Bruce Lee says, be like water my friend, be like water.
Tuesday and Thursdays 6.15 - 7.15am
Tara Retreat Yoga Studio
247 Tara Road
“Normal” Yoga classes
Wed 6pm, Thurs, 9am and Saturdays at 8am.
All classes are $10. Feel free to give Glen a bell on 02102797970 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Check outwww.tararetreat.co.nz/yoga and like www.facebook.com/tararetreatyoga to keep up to date with upcoming workshops.
Seniornet will be closed mid december and starting again mid feb.
Need a little help to get the best from your iPad, tablet or computer? SeniorNet have their last Help Clinic for the year on the 10th December at the Mangawhai Club. Bring your laptop, iPad or tablet with you, or just come along with questions. Compare notes and solve problems with others.
Clinics are 2 hours, 10.30am -12.30pm, $10 members, $15 non-members.
Our best Christmas wishes go out to all seniornet members and non-members, have a safe one and we look forward to seeing you in the new year.
Register with Tony Cox 431 2269 or Val Cleaver 431 4042.
Email seniornet.mangawhai@ gmail.com
Claudia Moir - NZ Travel Brokers
I am your local Travel Broker serving the Mangawhai community and beyond.
Contact me now for a quote!
I wish all my clients a very merry Christmas and happy holidays!
Now is the EARLY BIRD season for Europe!
If you are thinking about a trip to Europe next year, now is the best time to book your flights, rental car, tour or cruise! Great specials out from many airlines and also Early Bird discounts on tours and cruises, including the popular river cruises!
Within the last 3 years I have established a good client base with lot's of repeat and referral business. If you are thinking of your next trip overseas, please give me a call or email me for a quote. I can book flights, accommodation, tours, cruises, rental cars, trains and can also take care of your travel insurance and help you organize group travel. Trading as a member of NZ Travel Brokers Ltd I am TAANZ bonded and IATA accredited, so as a customer you have the same security as booking with any other bonded travel agency, just a lot more convenient as I am based right here in Mangawhai and I am happy to come and meet you at your house to discuss your travel plans at a time that suits you.
NZ Travel Brokers Mangawhai
Ph: 09 431 5899 or 021 431589
Reports have been received that caves are being dug into the side of the cliff, south of the bottom of the steps at Bullet Point. This is HIGHLY DANGEROUS as it may collaps, trapping people in these caves.
We have already lost a young person in the past in similar circumstances and we do not want a repeat of this tragedy.
We urge all parents, grandparents and the general public to be vigiland and make sure tht this practice, alotholugh it may seem like harmless fun, is stopped. Please ensure that your chidren are warned not to dig into the side of any cliff/sand dune/embankment etc.
Thank you in advance for your support
Smashed Pipi Cafe, Bar & Restaurant
Open Tuesday to Sunday frrom 8.30am, with bar meals available in the evening.
4th Dec - DJ Mike from Whangarei is coming to entertain you, bring your friends along for a beer and pizza or meal, shuttle available. keep this night free!
Weekly special offers! Terms and conditions do apply so please come in for more info.
See you all here soon!
- The Smashed Pipi Team
40 Moir Street, Mangawhai, New Zealand
Call us on (09) 431 4848
Bennetts of Mangawhai
Christmas and New Year’s are a busy and exciting time for us at Bennetts, join us for our Christmas Fair at Bennetts, Sat 12th December. Thanks for spending your holidays with us—we love having you!
Bennetts' 12 Days of Christmas starts tomorrow!
New online specials daily at 10am....
Buy one of the 12 daily deals on our website and go in the draw to win a Fantastical Christmas Hamper!
*Bennetts' online store only - T&C's apply
The Café at 52 Moir Street, Mangawhai is open daily from 8.30am to 4.00pm for breakfast and lunch, and on special occasions for dinner. To make a booking, please ring.
*Please note that the kitchen closes at 2.00pm, while coffees and cabinet food are available until 4.00pm.
For more information: (09) 431 5072.
Sandbar Restaurant, Cafe & Bar
Where the locals meet to eat
The Mangawhai Sand Bar is a local iconic spot that’s famous to surfers and fishermen...
And Mangawhai’s Sandbar Cafe & Restaurant is just as well known, but it’s famous for fresh locally sourced food, craft beer, great local and NZ wine, and not forgetting Atomic Fair Trade coffee.
The Sandbar cafe & restaurant is the only place in town that’s open from 7.30 every day for that early hit of coffee or a delicious breakfast, or cruise by later in the afternoon as they’re open til 4.
The SandBar Cafe & restaurant are also open from 6, Friday and Saturday nights and you can meet your friends for a “quiet one” in our soon to be expanded outdoor area
Great place for the kids too, with yum treats like smoothies, cakes, slices and Frappes.
The Sandbar Cafe & Restaurant…where the locals meet to eat, Fagan Place just at the back of the Wood St shops at the Heads….check online “sanbarmangawhai.co.nz” ….it’s Mangawhai’s other famous sand bar!
Open 7 Days from 730am til Late Afternoon
& Friday & Saturday Night for Dinner From 6pm
7a WOOD STREET SHOPS (off Fagan Pl.)
(09) 431 5587