Kaitaia urged to make full use of new air service

Kaitaia residents have been urged to use their new air service to Auckland or risk losing it either partially or completely. The stark warning was issued today by Far North mayor John Carter at a ceremony at Kaitaia airport to mark the final Air New Zealand departure to Auckland. Great Barrier Airlines is picking up [...]

2017-12-01T11:30:30+13:0028 March, 2015|

Winning skills spotlight opportunities in boat-building

A 20-year old boat-building apprentice employed by Far North Holdings has come second in a national boat-building competition. Todd Leahy from Opua was part of a team drawn from marine businesses around the Bay of Islands to compete in the annual Marine Trades Challenge in Auckland in February. The team, Apprentice Inc, comprised three apprentices [...]

2017-12-01T11:30:30+13:003 March, 2015|