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It’s an Anzac thing

0 Comments 22 April 2016

Respect for Anzac Parade in Piha

Beach Valley Road Project tidy up for Anzac Parade 2016

Dan Real PihaLeft: Dan Real planting opposite Piha RSA Oct 2010 as part of the Beach Valley Road Project.

It’s become a bit of an annual thing – having a good old weed and tidy up by the Beach Valley Road Project around the Piha RSA for the Anzac Parade.

Photos: Below left 7th April and on the right 20th April.  These are Black Sand Lodge‘s wwoofers from Germany helping Bobbie out.

Beach Valley Road 4th April 2016 Beach Valley Road Piha 20th April





Then Dan Real, Parks Ranger and all round good guy, phoned to say he had some Duke of Edinburgh Hillary award teenagers looking for some work.  I dragged myself out of bed at 8am (I’m not usually up to at least 9.30) and we got to work

Duke of EdinburghLeft: Here they came – willing and able.

Teenagers from Auckland’s North Shore doing their Duke of Edinburgh Hillary GOLD Awards 



Anzac Piha  Anzac Piha

The photo with white in it is a Corokia cotoneaster that Dan sprayed a wasp nest we found in it.  We found 2 !

Wasp nest  Beach Valley Road Project

Piha Project



Left:  8.27 in the morning





Left 10.58 same day.


Lest we Forget



Shame Auckland Transport had to destroy the natives growing under the bollards in front of Marco’s place !!!

Piha Design Guidelines Beach Valley Road Natives






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