GrantsWorkshopa

Local News, What's Happening

Environment & Heritage $$$$$$

0 Comments 29 July 2015

Find out more about grants from Local Board Where:  Waiatarua Community Hall, 911 West Coast Road When: Wednesday 5th August 2015 @ 6:30 – 7:30pm Recent changes have been made to granting ratepayers’ $$$  to applicants.  If you’re interested get along to this meeting or read about it on council’s website Each Local Board has […]

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Maggie01

Environment, Local News

Maggie comes West

0 Comments 28 July 2015

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry came out West It was very interesting to meet and  listen to Maggie Barry, Conservation Minister, talking about the ‘wilding pines‘ down south in Otago  at a meeting held in Lopdell House recently. Maggie also touched on the recent partnership established between the Department of Conservation (DoC) and New Zealand’s Tourism Industry Association […]

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ShonaM

Environment, Local News

That was great – thanks

0 Comments 27 July 2015

Piha CoastCare hosted wetlands workshop It was a great group of around 25 that met in the Piha Library for a ‘Wetlands Workshop’, hosted by Piha CoastCare, with  ecologist Shona Myers and Piha’s Jeff McCauley.       We were treated to a wonderful talk by Shona looking at the ‘bigger picture’ following by Jeff McCauley who is superb […]

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OpenMinded

Piha Opinion

Pathetic behavior

0 Comments 27 July 2015

Your behavior is pathetic . . . . “The Piha R&R has a proud history of promoting the wellbeing (sic), environment and development of the Piha community since 1938.”  so says their website but time and time again we find this not to be the case. As an example here is some recent correspondence that, […]

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ProjectManagement

Local News

Perfect job for a Westie #2

0 Comments 23 July 2015

Another perfect job for a Westie with Council Project Manager – Parks, Sport and Recreation – Henderson, West Auckland We are seeking a professional project manager with parks sector experience – wanting to make a positive impact at a local level on Auckland’s future.  If you’ve already got project management/contract management or parks experience combined with […]

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TheHillary2016

What's Happening

It’s not the mountain we conquer . . . .

0 Comments 23 July 2015

‘The Hillary’ announced for 2016 “We are super excited and stoked to announce that entries are now officially open for the 2016 event of The Hillary!” says The Hillary Facebook page  “The event is booked for the 27th February and early bird entries are available until the 21st August 2015. We are expecting to fill the […]

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KISSa

Piha Opinion

It’s not hard – just KISS

0 Comments 22 July 2015

Just Keep it Simple Stupid Because it’s too hard the proposed new dog bylaw reads in part “Piha Beach including the lagoon and stream area and North Piha Beach up to 61 Marine Parade North:–  Dogs prohibited at all times on the beach and under control on-leash at all times on all adjacent parks. Piha South […]

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UnitaryPlanIHP

Local News, What's Happening

Waitakere Unitary Plan Hearings

0 Comments 21 July 2015

Auckland Unitary Plan : Independent Hearings Panel Dates have been set for the Waitakere Hearings: 5th & 6th November 2015 All hearings are at: Hearing Room 1, Level 16, Tower One. 205 Queens Street Session Evidence times. 05 Nov 2015 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. […]

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ACLogo

Local News

Do you qualify for rebate ?

0 Comments 20 July 2015

Rates and valuations – financial help With the rates increases in the news lately I thought I would remind everyone that ‘rebates’ are available to those that qualify. The amount of rebate you will qualify for will vary on: the amount of your Auckland Council rates for 2015/2016 the number of children or other dependents […]

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Sewagetanks

Environment, Piha Opinion

Tanks overflowing ? Alarms etc

0 Comments 20 July 2015

What happens to our water tank overflow? Where does your water tank overflow go? Ours have overflow pipes that direct it toward part of our property were it causes no flooding harm Is it over your sewage drainage piping? No because that eventually enters the waterways and pollutes them Does it run over your ‘old’ sewage […]

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ForLifeb

Local News

“In it for Life” @ Piha SLSC

0 Comments 19 July 2015

Two ‘Life Memberships’ given to Piha Locals At Piha SLSC Annual General Meeting today two locals were awarded ‘Life Memberships': Jonathon Webber and Anna Schubert were presented with ‘In it for Life’ awards. <meta http-equiv=”X-Frame-Options” content=”DENY” /> Left: Jonathon Webber’s Award. Huge congrats to you both.  Well deserved.

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AucklandLiveLogoa

Local News

Auckland Live job anyone ?

0 Comments 18 July 2015

Event Services Attendants, Auckland Live I keep a close eye on Auckland Council jobs. Here is one that would be perfect for a Westie that is looking for part-time, random work that sounds like fun. Have a look here for more details 

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