Tag archive for "Surf"

Surf Break Research

Environment, Local News

Surprising there was so few

No 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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Surf Break Research

Environment, Local News, What's Happening

Surf Break Research Piha

No Comments 23 March 2016

Surf Break Research Stakeholders Workshop – Piha We are holding the second of a series of national workshops on developing guidelines for monitoring and preserving New Zealand’s national and regional surf breaks on April 2nd, 2016, 2:00pm – 4:00pm.  The purpose of the workshops is to scope ideas on factors that should be considered in developing these […]

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Surf break study

Environment, Local News

Government funding surf protection

No Comments 08 January 2016

Surf study to track top breaks “A gadget only a little more high-tech than your average waterproof watch will play a key role in a study assessing New Zealand’s best surf breaks. Left: Top NZ surfer Maz Quinn at Piha. Photo / Brett Phibbs In a three-year-long, Government-funded project, researchers from Raglan firm eCoast Marine […]

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NorthPihab

Local News, What's Happening

NZ politicians raise money

No Comments 17 May 2015

NZ politicians take the field to raise money New Zealand politicians went head to head on the rugby field today with an aim to raise $10,000 for the Waitemata Rugby Club & Piha Surf Lifesaving club. National MP Alfred Ngaro says “It’s about raising funds and the local charity is the Piha North Surf Life Saving […]

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Ultimate Waterman - Summary

Local News, What's Happening

Ultimate Waterman – Summary

No Comments 12 March 2015

15 March Summary of Events from Surfing NZ 2015 THE ULTIMATE WATERMAN – SURF EXHIBITION –15 MARCH Dear Resident/Business, The Ultimate Waterman is a new and unique international surfing event that will be hosted in Auckland, New Zealand from 14-21 March. In line with Auckland Council requirements, I would like to provide you with a […]

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DSA00

What's Happening

‘Have-a-go’ Day returns to Piha 7th March

No Comments 19 February 2015

‘Disabled Surfers’ last event for the year will be in Piha 11 – 2pm on 7th March come to Piha Beach and enjoy the sight of sheer exuberance on the faces of the disabled surfers. Have a look at the faces on some of them in the photographs here If you’d like to volunteer then […]

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Environment

The science of the surf

No Comments 22 January 2015

The science of the surf | NIWA Nothing says summer holiday quite like the rhythmical sigh of waves breaking gently on a sun-drenched shore. But waves are so much more than a soothing accompaniment to our afternoon nap: they’re the outcome of a fascinating combination of physical processes, they tell us a lot about the […]

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Comp12

Local News

NZ Surf Champs @ Piha Beach

No Comments 17 January 2015

Huge thanks to Subaru and Billabong : NZ Surf Champs at Piha Beach Ricardo Christie thrilled the kids |  Treasure Hunt | Conditions got rough @ Piha after a week of 1 – 1.5 metre                                        Huge thanks to this lovely young lad working at Blairs who carried […]

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ChristmasPresent

Piha Opinion

Best Xmas present for beach

No Comments 17 December 2014

What’s the biggest hassle at the beach?  The car keys ! Where to keep them safe? Not lose them in the sand? Can’t leave them on the tire any more and even magnets can drop off. Here, at last, the perfect answer Here is one I found surfing the net for $60

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Roachie

Environment, Local News, Piha Opinion

Rochie got it right . . . .

No Comments 14 December 2014

Sand and tide attack stunning coastline The other week I was attending a Piha Ratepayers & Residents committee meeting where again I had to listen to a local surf instructor go on and on and on and on for 25 minutes in open forum about how Jim Dahm doesn’t know this and doesn’t know that […]

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DSA00

Local News

They make me feel all gooey

No Comments 13 December 2014

The Disabled Surfers Assn NZ came to Piha again today I could tell you how much I admire them.  How much they give.  I could tell you how the sight of the huge smiles on the disabled surfer’s faces make me feel all gooey. But nothing tells the story like photos so here they are.   […]

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Disabled Surfers

What's Happening

‘Have a go day’ in Piha

No Comments 14 October 2014

‘Have a go day’ returns to Piha Piha Beach: 13th December About Disabled Surfers Assn:  The Disabled Surfer’s Association of New Zealand caters for all disabled people wanting to experience the surf in a safe, happy environment.   It is a not-for-profit association relying on volunteers and   donations from the community. More information on DSA website

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