Environment

Latest results : Piha / Karekare Lagoons

1 Comment 26 February 2015

UP-TO-DATE results for Piha, Karekare or Bethells freshwater pollution tests. Bethells, Karekare, North Piha and Piha Lagoons plus Karekare Carpark & Lake Wainamu West   Latest monitoring – freshwater lakes Bethells Lagoon 16-Feb-2015 E. coli/100 ml 190 Safe Karekare Car park 24-Feb-2015 E.coli/100ml 230 Safe Karekare Lagoon 24-Feb-2015 E.coli/100ml 340 Retest Lake Wainamu 16-Feb-2015 E.Coli/100 ml […]

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What's Happening

Hat competition @ Karekare Races 28th Feb

0 Comments 16 February 2015

Fashion in the field for iconic Karekare Beach horse race “With a Lactic Turkey running and walking event finishing on the beach as the hat parade starts, and with a $2 shuttle from Piha to ease parking pressures, we’re hoping it’ll be a busy day – and that everyone brings cash, as we can’t supply […]

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What's Happening

Human run/walk: Piha to Karekare Horse Races

0 Comments 03 February 2015

Karekare Beach Horse Races – a human fun run/walk from Piha to Karekare. On Saturday 28th February 2015 Karekare Beach will host the 25th Classic Beach Horse race event on the famous Karekare black sand. With the surf thundering against the back drop of cliffs this has become a day to remember for generations of […]

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Karekare Horse Races 2015 !

1 Comment 05 January 2015

The date is set – 28th Feb 2015 – Karekare Horse Races ’15 It’s an institution and an incredibly fun day.   Piha folk – don’t hassle with your car : take the shuttle.  So much easier. Races for thoroughbreds, hacks and ponies with cash prizes. $2 shuttle from Piha See here for the Human […]

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Environment

They’re redundant so they’re going

0 Comments 27 February 2015

What are these pipes that just appeared? That was the question I put to council and got this reply: [They were] “part of the water irrigation system that was installed in the open space grass area on the north side of the Moana stream.   It was installed around 1996 to help establish the grass area […]

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Local News

‘Today’ broadcast from Piha cancelled

0 Comments 20 February 2015

Australia’s ‘Today’ Show broadcast from Piha cancelled The planned broadcast from Piha this morning of the Today Show has been cancelled due to coverage of  two cyclones hitting Australia today. The ‘Today Show‘ broadcast from the Wynyard Quarter,  Rangitoto and Matakana this week and was all set up to broadcast from Piha today.  However full […]

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Local News

Love towards us . . . Ranui School

0 Comments 19 February 2015

Piha hosts Ranui School for the 3rd year. It started three years ago when Ranui School cancelled their trip to Piha because they couldn’t afford it.  Fiona would have none of it and ventured out to the Piha Community to join her in adopting this school for their annual camp. And that is how this annual […]

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‘Have-a-go’ Day returns to Piha 7th March

0 Comments 19 February 2015

‘Disabled Surfers’ last event for the year will be in Piha 11 – 2pm on 7th March come to Piha Beach and enjoy the sight of sheer exuberance on the faces of the disabled surfers. Have a look at the faces on some of them in the photographs here If you’d like to volunteer then […]

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What's Happening

Sally Cole & Jago Neal @ West Coast Gallery

0 Comments 18 February 2015

The West Coast Gallery, Piha, presents: Viewpoints by Sally Cole and Jago Neal. Meet the artists Saturday 21st February 2 – 5pm at the West Coast Gallery in Piha. 18th February to 15th March 2015.  

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Environment

King Tide @ Piha Sat 21st Feb 12:12

0 Comments 18 February 2015

King Tide happening in Piha this Saturday     At 12:12pm Auckland’s West Coast beaches will have a king tide.  The expected heights are Piha Beach – 3.65 Muriwai – 3.64 Bethells – 3.64 Grab your cameras and take photos where water levels can be gauged against known landmarks or infrastructure can also be visually quite powerful. For more information on […]

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Local News

Police warning : fraudulent activity

0 Comments 13 February 2015

Police have advised of the following fraudulent activity This letter is to tell you there has been recent fraudulent activity in your area and as part of the fight against crime we need to be vigilant. A group of young persons of various ages have approached residents and pretending to be fundraising for a school. […]

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Local News

Dogs of Piha – now printed poster

0 Comments 13 February 2015

Artist Beck Wheeler’s ‘Dogs of Piha’ is now in poster form I happened to bump into Beck and grabbed this neat photo of her with her hugely popular ‘Dogs of Piha’ in poster form. They are printed on 200gsm archival print.  Have the blue or pink version printed to order. Available @ Piha’s ‘West Coast […]

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Piha Opinion

Behind closed doors . . .

3 Comments 11 February 2015

What’s that secret you’re keeping You might think democracy in New Zealand looks like this: NZ Government > Auckland Council > Local Board > You and Me Not so  . . .  there are layers you probably do not even know about and it looks like this: NZ Government > Auckland Council > Local Board > […]

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Local News, What's Happening

Piha’s Tracey Tawhiao @ Te Uru

0 Comments 10 February 2015

Tracey Tawhiao, of Piha, @ TeUru Gallery inTitirangi<meta http-equiv=”X-Frame-Options” content=”DENY” /> Tracey Tawhiao and George Nuku are opening their first institutional show in NZ  at Te Uru Gallery in Titirangi this week. IOIOIOIOIOIO: Tracey Tawhiao, George Nuku, Fred Harrison – Te Uru 13 February – 5 April 2015 Opening: Thursday 12 February 2015, 6-8pm

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