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07 Nov 2014
The rains and wild weather have arrived with a bang in West Arnhem. On Warruwi, storms on Wednesday 5 November brought down transmission lines, with power going out from 5am.Read more
03 Oct 2014
'Travel' in basketball is not usually a good thing. But for this group of Warruwi women, travelling to Barunga for an Indigenous community basketball challenge was a top move.Read more
30 Sep 2014
Students, families and community members got together at the Warruwi Recreation Hall for a wonderful, windy Wednesday of kite flying recently. There were colourful kites and clever kite pilots galore!Read more
30 Sep 2014
The artistic skills of young people in Warruwi were on display recently when the Mardbalk Arts and Culture held a local community exhibition in the art space.Read more
10 Jul 2014
JUST about everyone from Warruwi was there. Kids painted their faces, wore t-shirts with the colours and names of their favourite teams, and kids at the Warruwi Creche made a huge banner for the event. Held on Saturday 21 June, the Warruwi basketball finals was a huge event. Sparks-Wunyun won the Women's finals, with Mardbalk Cats scratching out a win in the Men's.Read more
06 May 2014
DROP in to the Mardbalk Arts Centre on any given day and you’ll discover a hive of activity. Kids and dogs are coming and going, and there is a constant stream of new artworks and sales. On Monday, 7 April, a cruise ship weighed anchor off the island, ferrying in a group of tourists and art buyers from South Africa, the Americas, New Zealand, and of course the rest of Australia.Read more
03 Mar 2014
WARRUWI artist Jobie Manakgu has vision of art as a means of passing on culture, learning and stories from one generation to the next. Jobie’s efforts were rewarded recently when his painting of a creation spirit won the ‘My Home, My Country’ art competition at Warruwi.Read more
17 Feb 2014
IT’S not an easy job to beautify one of the more beautiful places on the Top End coast. But this is the unenviable task that West Arnhem Regional Council workers face in the community of Warruwi on South Goulburn Island. Council Services Manager Nathan McIvor contacted The Wire a couple of days ago, sending through some photos of Civil guys installing park benches and tables around the community.Read more