A childhood filled with beach days, park playdates and bike rides in the bush. That’s what Kirsty Rayner wanted for her two boys Jack and Lennox. After a decade struggling with the stresses of Sydney, Kirsty was ready to make the Mid North Coast home once again. 

Her city born and bred husband Nick wasn’t convinced. But just three months later, the family have settled into the beachside village of Bonny Hills and are making the most of all the excitement the region has to offer. Now Nick is the first to say he never wants to leave. 

For more information about starting or growing a business in the Port Macquarie-Hastings region, and the benefits of working in a relaxing, affordable coastal location talk to our Economic Development team on (02) 6581 8111, email us via [email protected] 

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update: Regional travel from Greater Sydney to Port Macquarie will be permitted from 1st November (over 16's must be fully vaccinated). Please check and comply with the NSW Public Health Orders when planning your trip. In particular, if we are in lockdown, you are in lockdown, you are unwell and/or need to isolate, or you reside in (or have recently visited) an area that has travel restrictions imposed, please do not travel until the risk has passed and any relevant restrictions have lifted. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe and well.