The History of Mahurangi West Hall

from old…

to new…

thanks to you!


Mahurangi West Hall and Reserve Society Inc

A little history of our Hall, believed to be the oldest school in Northland standing on its original site.

The hall is currently managed by local residents under Mahurangi West Hall and Reserve Inc. and the community is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep. The building is deeded from Department of Conservation and footprint of land leased from Auckland Council. Mahurangi West has around 170 households and the restoration and renovation of the hall is generously supported with time, expertise and materials by local residents.


Built by local residents, mainly farmers in solid Kauri


Opened as Mahurangi Heads West School with 24 pupils


Pohuehue School opened and shared a teacher with Mahurangi Heads West School


Mahurangi Heads West School closed for admissions


Became a recreation reserve


Crown land


Mahurangi West Domain Board appointed


Revoked by Minister of Lands, Rodney Council appointed as Mahurangi West Domain Board


Classified as a reserve for local purposes and the site for a public Hall

Used for Church services, Public meetings, Health and Fitness classes, fundraising, drama productions, community dinners and events, Table tennis, Weddings, Birthday celebrations etc.


Official Opening of a Toilet Block

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