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Local News, What's Happening

NZ politicians raise money

0 Comments 17 May 2015

NZ politicians take the field to raise money New Zealand politicians went head to head on the rugby field today with an aim to raise $10,000 for the Waitemata Rugby Club & Piha Surf Lifesaving club. National MP Alfred Ngaro says “It’s about raising funds and the local charity is the Piha North Surf Life Saving […]

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Local News, Piha Opinion

Review of alcohol bans

0 Comments 15 May 2015

New alcohol bans in effect 31 Oct 2015 The Waitakere Ranges Local Board has undertaken to review 11 existing local alcohol bans in its local board area Alcohol bans prohibit the consumption of alcohol in public places and are enforced by the New Zealand Police using powers of search, seizure, and arrest. Penalties include an infringement fee of […]

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Environment, Local News

Saving Sustainable Neighbourhoods

0 Comments 15 May 2015

Beach Valley Road is a partner with Council in the Sustainable Neighbourhoods program. When Council was directed to cut a squillion off their budgets the Sustainable Neighbourhoods was one item that got the axe.  Not OK without having discussions with your partners, us, being the volunteers on the ground. I was shocked as Council’s new […]

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Local News

Proposed dog rules

7 Comments 14 May 2015

Proposed dog access rules The Waitakere Ranges Local Board will be seeking our views on the proposed new ‘where / when’ dog rules. The rules have always been complicated in Piha depending on daylight saving, which part of North Piha etc etc.  The proposal really simplifies the rules.   Some will be very happy and […]

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Environment, Local News

$2500 subsidy on offer

4 Comments 13 May 2015

The Waitakere Ranges Local Board offers $2500 subsidy The Waitakere Ranges Local Board is proposing the following: “The West Coast Lagoons Septic Tank Upgrade Subsidy is a non-regulatory incentive programme introduced by the Waitakere Ranges Local Board to address water quality issues identified in the lagoons on the west coast of Auckland at Karekare, Piha, North Piha […]

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Local News

Could we have some manners please?

0 Comments 13 May 2015

Removal vehicle access over Walkway The Waitakere Ranges Local Board (WRLB) is about to remove vehicle access over Seaview Walkway Reserve- otherwise known as The Milk Track – without notifying affected properties & neighbours ! The Beach Valley Road Project has done much work and design in this area – it would be ‘good manners’ to give […]

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Local News

Broadband extension plan

0 Comments 13 May 2015

Help us create the world’s most liveable city This consultation is open until 29 May 2015 Auckland Council is planning to submit a Registration of Interest (ROI) to central government on plans to extend rural and ultrafast broadband. We will be working closely with rural communities to ensure their views are captured in the ROI. […]

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Environment, Local News

New project Piha and Huia

0 Comments 12 May 2015

New Local Board projects at Piha and Huia From EcoMatters who is driving these projects.   The Waitakere Ranges Local Board is funding a new project that focuses on environmental weeds in Piha and Huia. Environmental weeds greatly affect the forest’s capacity to sustain life in the Waitakere Ranges and even jeopardizes its existence in […]

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What's Happening

Calling for volunteers

0 Comments 11 May 2015

  Click on the image below for more details from Council

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Local News

Working for the West

3 Comments 09 May 2015

Penny Hulse comments on Budget: During the budget preparation Linda Cooper and I have ensured that the west has had a fair deal. In particular: The end of rates transition means that homes in the west now pay the same rates as a house of the same value anywhere else in the region. (we were paying […]

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Local News, What's Happening

Waitakere College 40 Years.

0 Comments 08 May 2015

Waitakere College is looking to update their database Calling all past students and staff to register for a fun programme of Reunion Events Mar-Nov 2015. Stay in touch with plans for the Waitakere College 40th Reunion programme and beyond – send us some details and we’ll get back to you soon with some fun options […]

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BeachValleyRoadProject

Environment, Local News

Thanks Linda Cooper & Penny Hulse

1 Comment 08 May 2015

The Sustainable Neighbourhood Program is reinstated. The Beach Valley Road Project, which was a pilot project with WCC, has transformed Beach Valley Road in Piha – there is no debate about this.   We were devastated to hear that the program had been dropped by Council in a cost saving exercise given that it was a partnership […]

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