Environment

Latest results : Piha Lagoons

0 Comments 08 January 2015

Here are the latest results for Bethells, Karekare, North Piha and Piha Lagoons plus Karekare Carpark & Lake Wainamu West Latest monitoring – freshwater lakes Recreational Area Date Parameter Result Status Bethells Lagoon 24-Jan-2015 E. coli/100 ml 420 Unsafe Karekare Car park 20-Jan-2015 E.coli/100ml 140 Safe Karekare Lagoon 23-Jan-2015 E.coli/100ml 240 Safe Lake Wainamu 19-Jan-2015 […]

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The Nukes come to Piha

0 Comments 30 January 2015

The Nukes @ Piha Bowling Club Valentines Day 14th Feb Click on the poster, left, for all details.

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Environment

The science of the surf

0 Comments 22 January 2015

The science of the surf | NIWA Nothing says summer holiday quite like the rhythmical sigh of waves breaking gently on a sun-drenched shore. But waves are so much more than a soothing accompaniment to our afternoon nap: they’re the outcome of a fascinating combination of physical processes, they tell us a lot about the […]

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Local News

Rubbish Bins – Danger

1 Comment 21 January 2015

Public Rubbish Bins around Piha closed From council: The bins at Piha have been identified to contain asbestos. The test has confirmed that the barrel type bins, as per the attached photo, contain particles of chrysotile (white asbestos) which can be hazardous when airborne. As the bins have now become degraded to a point where […]

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New Piha Rescue Boat Launches on Saturday

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New Piha Rescue Boat Launches on Saturday

0 Comments 20 January 2015

Piha SLSC to launch new rescue boat donated by Western District Freemasons Piha Surf Life Saving Club (PSLSC) welcomes its latest IRB fleet addition with the launch of a new vessel gifted by the Western District Freemasons. Piha SLSC logged over 165 major incidents with 57 people rescued along with over 12,000 preventative incidents in […]

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Local News

Quite serious burglaries in Piha

0 Comments 19 January 2015

Two phone calls in three days about local burglaries I have had two locals phone me in the last three days to tell me about rather serious burglaries in Piha. Please :  if you see anything suspicious at any time contact the owner or phone the police *555 on mobile.  It’s better to be wrong […]

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Ultimate Watermen come to Piha

0 Comments 19 January 2015

World’s best watermen to descend on New Zealand for ultimate multi-disciplined surfing event. The world’s ultimate watermen will be put to the test in the toughest all-round water conditions that can be thrown at them around New Zealand over eight consecutive days. The Ultimate Waterman is a new and unique international surfing event that will be hosted in Auckland, […]

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Local News, Piha Opinion

From ‘club’ to ‘pub’ – Piha SLSC

21 Comments 18 January 2015

‘Life saving club’  and ‘pop-up bar’ is surely an oxymoron Or is the idea to ‘save lives’  then get them on the Corona :  any problems from then on can be handed onto the Piha Volunteer Fire Brigade and 1st Response ?   I can’t get my head around this. ONE News clip HERE Other references: […]

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Local News

NZ Surf Champs @ Piha Beach

0 Comments 17 January 2015

Huge thanks to Subaru and Billabong : NZ Surf Champs at Piha Beach Ricardo Christie thrilled the kids |  Treasure Hunt | Conditions got rough @ Piha after a week of 1 – 1.5 metre                                        Huge thanks to this lovely young lad working at Blairs who carried […]

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Local News

Drink driving stops here

0 Comments 15 January 2015

The NZ Police ‘drink driving stops here’ bus was in Piha today We hear the siren too often – our fire and 1st response drop anything and everything they’re doing  to attend another accident.  I’m not suggesting they are all drink driving accidents – but I’d bet most are drink/speed  related.  Any police presence in Piha […]

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Monique Endt @ Gallery

0 Comments 15 January 2015

‘Summer Emotions’ by Monique Endt at West Coast Gallery “This exhibition contains new work that is quite different to what I’ve done in the past. I want to tell a story using symbols of love and happiness. Objects like teapots I have used because they are part of my family history. Water is a symbol […]

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Local News

Pop-up bar Piha beachfront

0 Comments 15 January 2015

Corona are sponsoring a ‘pop-up bar’ on Piha SLSC frontage In case you’re wondering what the building is at the front of the Piha SLSC Rollercoaster are building a raised deck for ‘Corona Extra curated ‘NZ Perspectives‘ exhibition’ to raise funds fror the Surf Club. Peter Brown, President, explains  “As well as the Corona Extra curated ‘NZ Perspectives’ […]

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Environment

Latest water quality results after re-test

0 Comments 14 January 2015

Freshwater testing results out for West Auckland Here are the results for Piha Lagoons, Karekare and Bethells Latest monitoring – freshwater lakes Recreational Area Date Parameter Result Status Bethells Lagoon 13-Jan-2015 E. coli/100 ml 230 Safe Karekare Car park 13-Jan-2015 E.coli/100ml 260 Safe Karekare Lagoon 13-Jan-2015 E.coli/100ml 200 Safe Lake Wainamu 12-Jan-2015 E.Coli/100 ml 10 […]

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