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Environment, Local News, What's Happening

The Gap – have your say

No Comments 07 December 2016

‘The Gap’ Draft Concept Plan Waitakere Ranges Regional Park When: 10th December Where:  Old School House (behind West Coast Gallery) Time: 10am – 2pm NOTE: Online feedback available online from 10th December

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Piha CoastCare walk

Local News

Council Freedom Camping Update

No Comments 02 December 2016

Potential pilot for freedom camping What you need to know I received this from Councillor Linda Cooper this evening Over the last few days, a number of emails have been circulating among Local Board members on a potential freedom camping pilot. The information circulated to Local Board members last week was not completely clear on […]

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Keep Calm Truth

Environment, Piha Opinion

Why don’t you share it ?

3 Comments 18 November 2016

The Piha Ratepayers & Residents are not sharing Quote “Piha R&R has been sampling the Piha Lagoon for analysis by the Auckland Council’s Laboratory (Aqualab), at it’s own expense, for several months and before Council recommenced testing in the first week of November.” If you, at your own expense, are having Piha Lagoon tested for […]

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Local News

Blood Cancer Awareness Week

No Comments 08 November 2016

Blood Cancer Awareness Week 7 – 13 November You can donate to Leukemia and Blood Cancer NZ  HERE On 22nd Sep 2016 I was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma – blood cancer.  This was just 10 days after I presented with the first obvious symptoms.  I am now undergoing chemotherapy and am fortunate enough to be a […]

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Environment, What's Happening

Just have another hui !!

6 Comments 07 November 2016

Permanent Health Warning Five swimming areas in Waitakere now have ‘permanent health warnings‘. I think I might take my car into Henderson tomorrow.  Then I’ll remove it’s ‘Warrant of Fitness’ and go cruising.  If I’m spotted by police I’ll snub my nose at them then wait and see how much the fine is and if […]

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Piha Opinion

Butt out – you’re stupid !

1 Comment 10 August 2016

Piha’s Crash Corner – leave it alone 3 cars go off the road this year but the sign isn’t quite right ! In the Piha Community News latest issue the front page is about Piha’s Car Crash Corner that I wrote about early this year.  ‘Off-roading in Piha‘. On the 14th of March this year […]

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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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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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SAR award Duncan Clarke

Local News

Awards for rescue at Piha

No Comments 25 May 2016

Rescue & Resuscitation at Piha brings SaR Awards It took a team of brave people to save a woman’s life. Westies really are amazing people.  They volunteer their time to help absolute strangers.  Sometimes they’re just at the right place at the right time – again for strangers. Photo:  (L-R) Surf life-savers Jackson Smith, Nicholas […]

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Local News

Waitakere grants available

No Comments 08 April 2016

Grants available for local Waitakere Projects Funding available from Waitākere Ranges Local Board to support local projects The Waitākere Ranges Local Board invites individual and groups to apply for the current round of grants funding to assist with local projects in the areas of arts and culture, sports and recreation, heritage, events, community activities and […]

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Piha Domain Camp

Local News

Not welcome @ Piha Camp

11 Comments 23 March 2016

Piha Domain Camp reject Wicked Camper Van The Piha Domain Camp advertises: “We are a Camp for families and the mature Camper offering a safe environment for children to roam and experience freedom not known in suburban lifestyles. We have 4 Beach Huts, hot showers, kitchen and laundry facilities. No Party Groups.“ Fiona refused to […]

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Titirangi Festival

What's Happening

Titirangi Festival of Music in April

No Comments 19 March 2016

About the Titirangi Festival 8 – 10 April Headline Acts: Dave Dobbyn and The Black Seeds Now in its 11th year, the Titirangi Festival of Music is well established with a core audience of music lovers and community enthusiasts. Festival Director David Parker is thrilled to have two knockout concerts featuring in this year’s festival, and […]

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