Education Land Piha

Local News, What's Happening

Will Auckland Council purchase Edu Land?

No Comments 17 July 2016

Education Land in Piha Acquisition of public open space – Piha AC’s Parks, Recreation & Sports Committee meet this Wednesday July 20th and will decide whether to purchase the ‘Education Land’ in Piha behind the Art Gallery. There are three ‘groups’ in Piha interested in using the land The West Coast Art Gallery – use […]

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Save Maui

Local News, What's Happening

Write a ‘Dear John’ letter

No Comments 15 July 2016

Write a ‘Dear John’ letter to the Prime Minister We all want to save the endangered Maui Dolphin As a result of ‘‘You joking – surely?‘‘ Piha Local Hannah Slade has initiated giving our Local MP and Prime Minister, John Key, the ‘Save Maui‘ message through letters. Left:  Poster by Eva Real (Hannah’s daughter) Fabulous […]

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PihaRescue0709a

Local News

Lucky fisherman saved at Piha

1 Comment 09 July 2016

Fisherman saved at Piha Quick acting Piha locals save fisherman washed into Piha Beach Two friends were fishing near The Camel when one was swept into the sea.  His quick thinking friend threw him the ‘angel ring’ and told him to stay calm. Photo: the friend who threw the Angel Ring with Westpac Rescue Helicopter. The […]

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West Coast Gallery Piha

Local News, What's Happening

You’re invited to participate

No Comments 07 July 2016

Piha’s West Coast Gallery invite you to participate ‘Creatures’ | Re-cycle, Re-vamp & Re-create Using materials you have re-cycled, re-vamped or re-created, we encourage you to use your imagination – you may have older works that can be repainted or reworked. This is going to be a fun exhibition and works will be for sale […]

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Tim Shadbolt and Pita Turei

Local News, What's Happening

An afternoon with Pita and Tim

No Comments 03 July 2016

How the West was Won Tim Shadbolt, Pita Turei, Local Kapahaka and Dam Native afternoon in Piha This event was sold out before it even started and I’m not surprised.  The Piha Bowler was packed and people were standing outside.   Thanks heaps to Sooz Fougere Hardie for arranging this wonderful afternoon with Tim Shadbolt […]

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Fiona020716ear

Local News

Fiona becomes a postulant

No Comments 03 July 2016

The Priory of the Order of St John in NZ Fiona Anderson becomes a postulant Fiona became a ‘postulant’ this weekend receiving her medal from NZ’s Governer General  Sir Jeremiah “Jerry” Mateparae Fi invited some friends to the actual investiture and others out to lunch afterwards.  I really enjoyed accompanying her and her mother Carole to […]

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Lagoon pollution

Local News, Piha Opinion

Did you receive one of these?

No Comments 01 July 2016

Not all Piha or Karekare received this A ‘Love your Lagoons’ brochure with a fridge magnet ‘Handy Wastewater Tips’ Financial restraints, I am told, meant only households in the ‘Lagoon catchment’ areas received one of these.  Silly, in my opinion, as all our water ends up in the ocean somehow. Handy Wastewater Tips: ensure your […]

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Welcome Pack Heritage Area

Environment, Local News

What would you like ‘Welcome Pack’?

No Comments 30 June 2016

You’re moving into the Waitakere Ranges Heritage Area What would you like to see in a  ‘Welcome Pack? So you’ve never lived in the Heritage Area but are about to move in.  Some of the things you might like to know could be: Rubbish collection including recycling Information, maybe, on your Local Area Plan Information on […]

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Julia Marin Piha

Local News, What's Happening

Junk to Jewellery in Piha

No Comments 29 June 2016

Piha Workshops with Julia Marin Workshop for Adults and one for kiddies Adults Workshop: Saturday 16th July 10 – 1pm $20 Kids (7 – 12yrs)  Workshop: Sunday 17th July 10 – 1pm $10 The Old School House behind the Gallery Book your space at West Coast Gallery  

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Vote Local Elections

Local News, What's Happening

2016 Local Elections : Get ready

1 Comment 27 June 2016

Get ready to vote in the 2016 Local Elections Councils, Local Boards, District Health Boards elections will be held later this year. Are you aware that if you own a property in Piha or Karekare or Anawhata etc and in the city that you can vote for two Local Boards? You only get ONE vote […]

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SAR award Duncan Clarke

Local News

Rescue of the Year includes Piha’s Duncan

2 Comments 26 June 2016

Surf Life Saving Northern Region’s rescue-of-the-year Five, including Piha’s Duncan Clarke and United North Piha’s Simone Hollier and Leilani Fuemana from United North Piha, awarded ‘Rescue of the Year’ Lifeguards honoured for rescue of woman at Piha Jack won the Surf Life Saving Northern Region’s rescue-of-the-year award at the organisation’s annual awards last night. The […]

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Wetland area dug up

Environment, Local News

Storm water in Piha – Wetlands

1 Comment 22 June 2016

Bad timing between Council departments ? Piha folk are upset after ‘wetland planting’ in Piha Domain dug up The following was posted on Piha Community Facebook page “Gutted to see what left of our planting , done 2 weeks ago, after Fulton Hogan put a drain through. Why didn’t someone in Council works communicate with […]

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