Thursday, 04 June 2020


The name Creed has a lengthy association with Whitianga and the wider Mercury Bay dating back to the time of early European settlement. With many relatives still living in the area, the Creed Family book is a colourful account of the changing times in this part of the Coromandel, told through the lives of multiple generations of this pioneering family.

Tuk Tuks, the Taj Mahal and curry for breakfast, were among the array of experiences taken in by Mercury Bay Area School students, Gracey Robbins and Emily James, during a trip of a lifetime in India.

Almost 900 pieces of rubbish ranging from chips packets to old shoes were recently collected at two short stretches of the Whitianga shoreline by a class of students from Dive Zone Whitianga.

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Kitchen and interior joinery - design, manufacture and install.


Do you plan to “Support local/Buy Local” wherever possible during the Covid-19 recovery period, even if it means paying somewhat more for items you could have purchased online from outside the wider Mercury Bay area?

The Mercury Bay Informer is a highly popular community newspaper, based in Whitianga. The paper is distributed throughout the Coromandel Peninsula, coast to coast from Thames to north of Colville.