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Celebrating Matariki: Local Māori Weavers Showcase Their Art

Celebrating Matariki: Local Māori Weavers Showcase Their Art

From June 28th to July 7th, the Raglan Old School Arts Centre will host a special art exhibition as part of the Matariki ki Whaingaroa 2024 celebrations. This festival, aptly named Matariki ki Tua o ngā Whetū (Matariki of Endless Possibilities), honours the power of...
Raglan Matariki ki Whaingaroa 2024

Matariki ki Whaingaroa 2024

The large cluster of stars known as Matariki has a rich history and cultural significance in Aotearoa. Some consider the full name for the cluster to be ‘Ngā Mata o te Ariki Tāwhirimātea’ (the eyes of the god Tāwhirimātea). Tāwhirimātea became so angry when his...
Whāingaroa Raglan Water Tower Public Art Mural Restoration

Whāingaroa Raglan Water Tower Public Art Mural Restoration

Artists from across the motu have the opportunity to leave their mark on one of Raglan’s most recognisible landmarks. The water reservoir tower has a wall area of approximately 240-square metres.  Located on the corner of Norrie Ave and Bow St it dominates the view...
Celebrating Matariki: Local Māori Weavers Showcase Their Art

Celebrating Matariki: Local Māori Weavers Showcase Their Art

From June 28th to July 7th, the Raglan Old School Arts Centre will host a special art exhibition as part of the Matariki ki Whaingaroa 2024 celebrations. This festival, aptly named Matariki ki Tua o ngā Whetū (Matariki of Endless Possibilities), honours the power of...

Matariki ki Whaingaroa 2024

Matariki ki Whaingaroa 2024

The large cluster of stars known as Matariki has a rich history and cultural significance in Aotearoa. Some consider the full name for the cluster to be ‘Ngā Mata o te Ariki Tāwhirimātea’ (the eyes of the god Tāwhirimātea). Tāwhirimātea became so angry when his...

Whāingaroa Raglan Water Tower Public Art Mural Restoration

Whāingaroa Raglan Water Tower Public Art Mural Restoration

Artists from across the motu have the opportunity to leave their mark on one of Raglan’s most recognisible landmarks. The water reservoir tower has a wall area of approximately 240-square metres.  Located on the corner of Norrie Ave and Bow St it dominates the view...

Spotlight on Anastasia

Spotlight on Anastasia

Summer, so far, has been a refreshing change after the challenges of last year. The village has been bustling with activity and despite the cancellation of the New Year’s Eve parade, the fireworks delighted. Soundsplash was a hit, and the general mood has been happy...

Questions from afar at the Raglan iHub

Questions from afar at the Raglan iHub

Happy New Year to everyone.  A sincere thank you to those who purchased our exceptional stock in December. Your purchases not only brought joy to the recipients but also greatly supported our dedicated creators. The summer season in Raglan always brings a flurry of...

‘Beach-walking songs’ feature in Raglan duo’s latest release

‘Beach-walking songs’ feature in Raglan duo’s latest release

Long-time Raglan singer-songwriter Lynne Wilkins doesn’t have to look far for inspiration – it’s right on her doorstep at Wainamu beach. No surprise then that the lyrics to ‘Black Sand’, the opening track on her latest album with husband Michael Mackinnon, just came...

Celebrating 20 years of kayaking excellence

Celebrating 20 years of kayaking excellence

Adventure enthusiasts, allow me to introduce you to Raglan Kayak & Paddleboard, a beloved family-owned and operated business that is currently celebrating an impressive 20 years of delivering extraordinary kayak experiences in this picturesque coastal gem! Nestled...

Bistro and Cocktail options for all occasions

Bistro and Cocktail options for all occasions

As part of their contribution to Raglan and the community, iHub forms partnerships with local businesses and one of these is Iso Bistro and Cocktail Lounge.  Situated in the middle of the main street Iso forms an integral part of local hospitality and the name,...