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 ? Recycle Rubbish: May 2nd, 16th & 30th 29th of May 16 Inaugural working bee Piha Stream-side Restoration Details to follow   11th June ’16 Piha Movie Night : The Lady in the Van  Barnett Hall      2nd July ’16 Piha Movie Night : Trumbo  Barnett Hall      6 […]

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Piha precinct

Environment, Local News, What's Happening

A passive recreation area in Piha

0 Comments 24 May 2016

Providing a passive recreation area in Piha Plus an off-road short-cut walk between the Art Gallery and Glen Esk Road There has been talk over the years of having ‘short cuts’ to get around Piha and especially to keep kids safe from road traffic.  Here is one . . . . “The aim is to […]

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Piha Community News

Local News

Looking for a new Editor

0 Comments 24 May 2016

Piha Community News is looking for a new Editor Tasha has decided it is time to hand over the reins to a new editor. This is a voluntary position responsible for producing four editions a year – Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter by compiling stories and advertising.  This Piha quarterly is operated by the Piha Community Centre […]

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skating in Piha

Piha Opinion

Has the focus been lost ?

0 Comments 21 May 2016

“A skateboard facility and a cycle way for the kids” So why is the focus now on buying the ‘Educational Land’? Left:  submissions to the Local Board in Sep ’14.  ‘The Piha Kids Charitable Trust‘ has asked the Local Board to include an upgrade to the sports field area of the Piha Domain,  a skateboard facility […]

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Not about us without us

Piha Opinion

No closed meetings Piha R&R

2 Comments 20 May 2016

Why would Piha R&R want a closed meeting ? From the Piha Ratepayers and Residents Minutes 5/2/16 “Community hui. A closed meeting for chairs and deputy chairs of Piha’s wide number of organisations to discuss issues of mutual concern and interest, with a view to collaboration where appropriate.“ I can’t understand why the Library Trust […]

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Kykuyu

Environment, Piha Opinion

Stop wasting our money !

0 Comments 15 May 2016

Why can’t you get it right ? Waitakere Ranges Local Board : you’re wasting our money again ! Why are you planting these natives in kykuyu? You planted all the wrong plants at your last attempt and now your ‘preparation’  is sadly lacking to nonexistent!   A: Plan and prepare.  B: Plant  C: Maintain A and […]

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Beach Valley Road Piha

Environment, Piha Opinion

It won’t happen overnight but . . .

0 Comments 10 May 2016

It won’t happen overnight but it WILL happen In my opinion there is a real lack of ‘biodiversity’ in Piha. Planting what we think  ‘should’ be there doesn’t always help nature do her own thing.   After minimal planting there are areas that we just weed now and let nature grow what she wants to. […]

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Waitakere Ranges Local Board

Local News

Our Local Board advocates for . . . .

4 Comments 10 May 2016

WRLB submits to Governing Body Annual Budget<meta http-equiv=”X-Frame-Options” content=”DENY” /> The Governing Body heard today from each of Auckland’s Local Boards on the Annual Budget. Steve Tollestrup reports the following for Waitakere : “Our WRLB team advocating this morning before the Governing Body of Council.  This is an annual meeting with the Governing Body. It is […]

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Traffic vision

Environment, Local News

The fence is the problem now

2 Comments 07 May 2016

Beach Valley Road Project had a ‘deal’ with AT Auckland Transport (AT) said they’d remove the fence when the plants grew The plants grew but AT changed their mind and won’t remove it. Have a peep through that gap that a motor bike made and see how easy it is to see the traffic coming […]

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Bush Road Waiatarua

Environment

Shameful mess: what’s happening?

2 Comments 05 May 2016

Corner of West Coast and Bush Roads Waiatarua This ‘weed control area’ is a shameful mess.  When will it be fixed? The Waitakere Ranges Local Board has this ‘weed control area’ but this  is what we’re left with.     I’m sickened every time I drive up past. Maybe the Local Board  could give us an update […]

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EducationLandPiha

Local News

Education Land: transparency

0 Comments 26 April 2016

Piha Community Wetland Project – January 2016 A proposal for partnering between Piha community groups and the Auckland Council   Piha wetland meeting, 11/01/2016 at Barnett Hall, North Piha Present: Waitakere Ranges Local Board: Sandra Coney (Chair), Steve Tollestrup Piha Kids Charitable Trust: Stu Leighton, Johnny Stokes West Coast Gallery: Andy Mardell Piha Coastcare: Dave Bryant, […]

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Anzac2016Piha

Local News

Piha 2016 Anzac Service

0 Comments 26 April 2016

2016 Anzac Day Service 25th April Piha Piha’s Anzac Service seems to grow each year There are always faces missing – those we’ve lost over the year.  They are replaced by new people making Piha special to them. I’ve included photos of the Parade, Service and a few more personal ones that just caught my […]

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Anzac2016Karekare

Local News

Karekare 2016 Anzac Service

0 Comments 25 April 2016

2016 Anzac Day Service 25th April 2016 Honouring eight decades of Service Karekare Surf Club. A special service to honour the young men from the Karekare Surf Club who served in World War II.  Watchman Rock, Karekare. Parade led by Waitakere Auckland City Brass Band Welcome led by Mr Will Cooper, Chair 80th year Committee […]

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