Local News, Piha Opinion

Why is Piha 5th lowest increase ?

0 Comments 20 October 2014

New ‘Council valuations’ are being released for Auckland properties. Four areas had negative increases:  Rakino Island, Kawau Island, Great Barrier Island and Manukau Heads. The lowest positive increase is Piha/Anawhata with average 3% increase in values equal with Hunua and Orere Point. Why ?  A number of people I’ve spoken to have put the #1 […]

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Local News, What's Happening

Labour Day Market – Piha

0 Comments 12 October 2014

It’s tradition.  Labour Weekend wouldn’t be the same without Piha’s Labour Day Market 27th October at Barnett Hall, North Piha 9:30 to 2pm. stalls – kiddies activities – delicious food – 2nd hand goodies – To book your stall, $35,  phone 8128451  

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Local News

Piha SLSC opens Labour Weekend

0 Comments 20 October 2014

Piha Surf Club Bar & Kitchen opens for Labour Weekend “New chef Fiona has over 20 years of experience in the kitchen whipping up meals for the likes of The Queen, U2 and The Rolling Stones and now for you lucky buggers!  Fiona describes her style of cooking as wholesome fresh and affordable food.” Open […]

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Auckland Council, Local Politics

Cultural impact assessments

0 Comments 18 October 2014

Cultural impact assessments: balance needed “Protecting Auckland’s cultural heritage is a key part of Auckland Council’s job but so is making sure consent applicants don’t find themselves tied up in unnecessary red tape,“says Roger Blakeley, Auckland Council’s Chief Planning Officer. “There is always a balance to be struck.” Dr Blakeley was responding to public debate […]

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Environment, Local News

Students bus gets into trouble

0 Comments 17 October 2014

Rosehill College students tramped from Anawhata to Piha this week. Their bus came to Piha Beach today to pick them up but hit, literally, a few problems. First the driver headed down toward the Surf Club but quickly realised he would have a problem with the trees.  He backed out – most just keep going – […]

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Environment, Piha Opinion, Piha R & R, Waitakere Ranges Local Board

Ocean stronger than sand

0 Comments 17 October 2014

The ocean is stronger than sand. The ocean will go where the ocean wishes to go and there is not a lot that will stop it. So for those that still think planting spinifex or pingao changes the behaviour of the sea this photo is a reminder that the ocean rules. Photo taken July 2011 […]

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Local News, What's Happening

Karekare Gladequest Rogaine

0 Comments 17 October 2014

A fundraiser for Lone Kauri School, Karekare Karekare Gladequest Rogaine event is held in conjunction with the Karekare rogaine at 11am Saturday 1st November. It’s on rain, hail or shine unless Council deems the weather and/or tracks unsuitable – as per consent. Rain day  :  Sunday 2nd November.  

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Local News

Cuisine photo shoot in Piha

0 Comments 17 October 2014

Food writer Ginny Grant did a photo shoot for Cuisine Magazine in Piha yesterday Making good food fun | Stuff.co.nz Chefs may have armies of staff and armouries of equipment at their disposal, but Auckland food writer Ginny Grant says it’s not hard to learn to present simple food in a more appealing way. “It’s […]

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What's Happening

Mike Murane pre-Xmas gig

0 Comments 16 October 2014

Mike Murane and a 5 piece band at Piha Bowler Saturday 20 December @ Piha Bowling Club Tickets $20          

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General, Local News

A private tour

0 Comments 15 October 2014

I was given a private tour of the Piha’s  new ablution block today Fiona is beside herself with the new ablutions for her campers.  I’m sure many Piha folk and visitors will be pretty thrilled with the new public toilets too.  Fi took me on a fun private tour today.  Here are some photos for […]

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Waitakere Ranges Local Board

Event Grants & Funding

0 Comments 14 October 2014

Local Event Support Fund – Waitakere Ranges Local Board <meta http-equiv=”X-Frame-Options” content=”DENY” /> The next round of the Local Event Support Fund closes on 31 October 2014.   Applications will be considered in December and January for events that take place from March through to September 2015. The aim is to support events that help local […]

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What's Happening

‘Day of the Giants’ in Piha

0 Comments 14 October 2014

Day of the Giants on in Piha again 21 & 22 Feb ’15 it’s all on again. Those big boats, big surf and heaps of fun  – one of my favourites  

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What's Happening

‘Have a go day’ in Piha

0 Comments 14 October 2014

‘Have a go day’ returns to Piha Piha Beach: 13th December About Disabled Surfers Assn:  The Disabled Surfer’s Association of New Zealand caters for all disabled people wanting to experience the surf in a safe, happy environment.   It is a not-for-profit association relying on volunteers and   donations from the community. More information on DSA website

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