Tag archive for "KAREKARE"

Safe Swim

Environment, Local News

Water Quality Results : November ’16

1 Comment 08 December 2016

Lagoon Water Quality Results High-risk locations At some locations Auckland Council have identified ongoing water quality issues. We do not recommend swimming or recreational water activities on the West: Piha Lagoon North Piha Lagoon Te Henga (Bethells) Lagoons Laingholm Beach Wood Bay These are the results of Te Henga, Piha and North Piha permanent ‘warning’ sites Week […]

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Karekare poetry in the dunes

What's Happening

Poetry in the dunes – Karekare

No Comments 15 August 2016

<meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”0; URL=/events/292835901064854/?active_tab=highlights&_fb_noscript=1″ /> Inaugural Karekare Poetry Event ‘Runes of Fact & Fiction” West Auckland poets are winding up to wow you and woo you, provoke and entertain you. Join Sam Sampson,  Janet Charman,  Serie Barford,  Jenny Clay,  Sandra Coney,  Rewi Spraggon, Elizabeth McRae & Sue Gee with special guests  ‘The Rutherford Writers’ from […]

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PAUP Auckland Unitary Plan

Local News

PAUP: enabling of people and communities

2 Comments 27 July 2016

Auckland Unitary Plan – Recommendations Independent Panel listens to the people I was there till the end AND I was listened to.  Submissions to the Unitary Plan – All I wanted was for the Panel to acknowledge PEOPLE live in communities in the Ranges AND we love our environment. I submitted to the ‘Proposed Unitary […]

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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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Lagoon pollution report

Environment, Local News

Lagoons report published

No Comments 14 June 2016

Auckland West Coast Lagoons: Sources of Faecal Contamination From: Catchments & Incentives | Environmental Services | Infrastructure & Environmental Services Executive summary The west coast beaches at Karekare, Piha, North Piha and Te Henga (Bethells) have excellent water quality based on long-term monitoring information; however, the lagoons at these locations have poor water quality. The […]

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rubbish Piha

Local News

Rubbish date reverts to Monday

4 Comments 13 June 2016

Rubbish collection date reverts Communication from Councillor Linda Cooper “Council realised the glitch last week and collection day will stay on Monday.  HOWEVER there may be one or two weeks on Wednesday while council work on getting the contract altered to suit. They are sorry for this glitch.” Thank you Linda <meta http-equiv=”X-Frame-Options” content=”DENY” />

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First Response

Local News

Looking for more volunteers

No Comments 26 May 2016

<meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”0; URL=/?_fb_noscript=1″ /> Piha & Karekare First Response are looking for more volunteers. Are you looking to get more involved? Our Piha & Karekare 1st Response Unit are calling for more volunteers. This is your opportunity to make new friends, be a part of an amazing team, receive training and make a difference. […]

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Anzac2016Karekare

Local News

Karekare 2016 Anzac Service

No 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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Anzac Piha

Local News, What's Happening

Anzac Services Piha & Karekare

No 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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Karekare Fire

Local News

House fire on Karekare Road

No Comments 08 April 2016

Nasty house fire on Karekare Road. This was an historic bach: one of the oldest in the  Karekare valley built from sawn mill timber and split logs No residents were home at the time but sadly three dogs perished in the house. Fire crews from Piha, Glen Eden and Henderson were quickly on the scene […]

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Karekare SLSC Anzac

Local News, What's Happening

Special Anzac Service @ Karekare

No Comments 12 March 2016

Final 80th Anniversary of Karekare SLSC event – Anzac Day Dear Friend of Karekare and the Surf Club, This is our 80th year and it has been a hugely successful in bringing back to the club former members, family and friends. The book “Voices from the surf” has been an outstanding success, and has also […]

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Karekare bus

Local News

Bus misses Karekare height restriction

3 Comments 11 March 2016

A bus dropping kids in Karekare is stuck The driver of this bus, dropping kids at a camp in Karekare, missed this height warning at the entrance to Karekare off Piha Road. The bus cannot get underneath the tree and is far too big to back up.     The ‘height restriction’ signs, I understand, […]

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