Whats Happening

Local News, What's Happening

What’s Happening in Piha etc

0 Comments 25 January 2015

What’s Happening in Piha and surrounds ?  Closes 29th April 2016 Consultation Waitakere Transport Online   8th of May 16 Inaugural working bee Piha Stream-side Restoration Details to follow     8th May 16 Piha Readers & Writers Festival 2016 Piha Bowling Club     5th August 2015 Putting their bodies on the line Sky Tower […]

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SthPihaCarpark01

Local News

Great response Auckland Transport

3 Comments 24 April 2016

A quick response from Auckland Transport On April 14th I contacted Auckland Transport about the poor maintenance of the Piha Beach car park. The pot holes were patched within 8 days.  A great response.     Not the best job but an improvement for sure. That’ll make it easier for bikes and pedestrians. Thanks

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Duke of Edinburgh

Environment, Local News

It’s an Anzac thing

0 Comments 22 April 2016

Respect for Anzac Parade in Piha Beach Valley Road Project tidy up for Anzac Parade 2016 Left: Dan Real planting opposite Piha RSA Oct 2010 as part of the Beach Valley Road Project. It’s become a bit of an annual thing – having a good old weed and tidy up by the Beach Valley Road Project […]

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Anzac Piha

Local News, What's Happening

Anzac Services Piha & Karekare

0 Comments 21 April 2016

Anzac Day Parades & Services Piha & Karekare Lest We Forget Piha Anzac Day Parade & Service Parade assembly: Piha RSA Parade commences: 1.50pm marching from Beach Valley to Marine Parade, finishing at Lion Rock Service: 2pm at Marine Parade (Lion Rock), Piha Contact: Maureen 021 047 9402   Both photos taken at West Coast Gallery, […]

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pollution

Environment, Local News

No protection 48 hours contamination

1 Comment 19 April 2016

No fencing 48 hours after Piha Domain contaminated 48 hours after Hydrovac first arrived and 72 hours after the leak started and our environment is still badly contaminated and no safety barriers in place. There are men there scraping the top of the contaminant and another putting some warratahs around the flax and other plant […]

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Piha Beach Carpark

Local News

Not good enough AKL Transport

4 Comments 18 April 2016

This is Piha Beach’s car park One of Auckland’s top beaches and this is the car park   I have never seen it in such shocking condition. I’m just going to post the photos – they tell the story on their own            

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Raw sewage in Piha

Environment, Local News

Council: get your house in order

9 Comments 17 April 2016

Pollution in Piha It’s time Auckland Council looked seriously at their own assets I’ve worked with and supported Council and EcoMatters in their education/efforts to cut the pollution in the Piha Lagoons over the last year or so.  I am getting very frustrated with the performance of their own (sewage) assets. I spotted two ‘Poo Trucks’ […]

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Accommodation Piha

Local News

3 choices of accommodation Piha

0 Comments 16 April 2016

    Piha Kauri Cottage – king The Kauri Suite is private, spacious, and romantic accommodation in Piha, New Zealand.     Piha Tui Cottage – queen Self-contained with queen size bed, free wi-fi, off street parking, extensive deck, and private BBQ.   Piha Beach Cabin – twin Stand-alone cabin with twin beds, TV, kitchenette, […]

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Madeira Vine

Environment

This could cost you $400

0 Comments 14 April 2016

Madeira Vine could cost you $400 Madeira Vine (Mignonette Vine) is a ‘notifiable weed’ which means it must be reported to Council. I spotted this, left,  on the northern side of the boardwalk, then had it identified.  This is a very serious weed. It’s hard to believe it could get this big, and in flower, without it […]

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Not about us without us

Local News, Piha Opinion

Not about us without us

0 Comments 14 April 2016

New signage for Piha and North Piha beaches The Local Board have consulted with regard to new signage at Piha The consultation was with United North Piha, Piha SLSC, Piha Ratepayers & Residents (not on their website !), Piha CoastCare, Protect Piha Heritage and Waitakere Ranges Protection Society. The new signs are being erected regardless […]

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Fiona Anderson Piha QSM

Local News

Fi receives her QSM

2 Comments 12 April 2016

Fiona Anderson, of Piha, received her QSM today I took a couple of minutes of Fiona’s time on the phone last night to have a quick chat about the ceremony today in Wellington. Of course she was busy : taking up hems of someone’s dress for the occasion and organising where they might eat out […]

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Surf Break Research

Environment, Local News

Surprising there was so few

0 Comments 12 April 2016

A ‘Surf Break Research’ meeting in Piha poorly attended Nine public attended this meeting on April 2nd in Piha SLSC ! I was very surprised not to see more people there.  I was definitely expecting someone  from the Waitakere Ranges Local Board and the Piha Residents & Ratepayers to be there.   It was a very interesting presentation and […]

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West Coast Lagoons

Environment, Local News

Water testing finished but $$$ available

0 Comments 11 April 2016

Auckland Council’s Water Quality testing has finished Now it’s time for us to do our bit as property owners. The summer season testing for Lagoons and Beaches is over for the season.  We’ve had consistent ‘failures’ for Piha Lagoon but, says Council, the level of pollution generally has been ‘down’. Now it’s time for us […]

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