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More veggies less Vegemite at mini Masterchef class

Masterchef mum Liliana Battle dropped into Karratha on March 5 to help local parents fill their child’s lunchbox with alternatives to the Vegemite sandwich. The Port Hedland resident and former...
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Crawford Realty fined for lodging bonds late

Crawford Realty of South Hedland has been fined $9,500 and ordered to pay costs of $970 for the late lodging of customer bonds with the Bond Administrator. The company pleaded guilty on February 28 t...
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South Hedland 4-star hotel to open this year

South Hedland’s first four-star hotel is expected to be completed and open for business by the end of this year. The 120-room, five storey hotel will overlook South Hedland’s town square ...

Newman man dies in 4WD rollover

Police are investigating a crash near Newman last weekend in which a 25-year-old man died. The Newman died on March 1 from injuries he received when an unregistered red Mitsubishi Pajero wagon rolled...
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The Peace Train is coming through the Pilbara

Darren Coggan, an exceptional musician in his own right, will be touring through Western Australia’s north with Peace Train – The Cat Stevens Story in April. The gig is more than just music, with a t...
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North West search ends in tragedy

A week-long appeal to find 64-year-old missing Broome man Geoffrey Channing has ended in tragedy, with his body discovered near Binyadanga on Tuesday. Channing was last seen leaving Broome about 3am,...
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Brothers bring the blues for Aussie Day

In true Aussie spirit, South Hedland will be hosting blues, roots and country musicians The Blue Shaddy Duo at the town’s Australia Day celebrations next Sunday. The full band will then grace Newman ...
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Roads and Highways closed for Red Alert

North West Coastal Highway from Fortescue Roadhouse to Port Hedland, and Great Northern High from Auski Roadhouse to Sandfire Roadhouse (Includes Karratha, Roebourne, and Port Hedland). Travel betwee...
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Warning to water-users after port vandalism

The Port Hedland Port Authority (PHPA) is urging recreational vessel users to be wary of port equipment after discovering damage to navigational beacons and floating weather data buoys. PHPA said the...
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Wrapping up Hedland for Christmas

When you put the call out to Port Hedland for the year’s highlights, the response is rather like an iron ore train and salt funnel combined – everflowing and full of crunchy bits. So, from town event...