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Surf club raises fund with stunning photos

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Piha Surf Life Saving Club raised $25,000 towards its rebuild plans over the summer and $5320 of that was through an online auction of dramatic photos by well-known photographers. http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/western-leader/67797944/photos-help-fund-piha-surf-club-upgrade

Surf club’s pop-up bar

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Piha Surf Life Saving Club launched a new asset on Friday night (16 January). A pop-up bar – a partnership between Corona and the club – provided a taste of what the renovated clubhouse could provide in terms of a new hospitality offer. The club is raising funds for an expanded clubhouse, with better surveillance tower, improved  [ Read More ]

New design for Piha clubhouse unveiled

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Piha community members had a chance on Sunday afternoon (3 August 2014) to see plans for a new expanded frontage for the Piha SLSC clubhouse. On hand to explain were club president Peter Brown, project manager Warren Smith, and architect Brent Hulena. Called Project 80 as the club is in its 80th year, the expansion achieves  [ Read More ]

Piha Surf Club welcomes huge gift from Remuera Lions

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The afternoon of Saturday 26 October saw a big celebration at the Piha SLSC clubhouse as the members acknowledged the generosity of the Lions Club of Remuera. Each year the Remuera Lions Club holds a World Festival of Magic with the proceeds going to a worthy recipient. This year the lucky recipient was Piha Surf  [ Read More ]

Piha Rescue makes waves in NZ Herald

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Piha Rescue in the news today with some locals claiming they over-dramatise and are deterring people from visiting by painting the beach as dangerous. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10794279 Last weekend’s coverage in Herald on Sunday http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10792770

Piha Surf Club lifesavers up for awards

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Piha clubbies nominated as finalists for Waitakere’s biggest sporting awards. To be decided at The Trusts Stadium Friday 25 November. Sealed Air Junior Sportswoman of the Year – Kirsty Wannan Italian Stone Administrator of the Year – Peter Brown Douglas Pharmaceuticals Coach of the Year – Mark Bourneville Canan Construction Team of the Year – PSLSC Senior  [ Read More ]

Rodge honoured with national surf life saving award

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Piha’s Rodger Curtice was recently honoured with one of surf life saving’s highest awards, a Life Membership Award given at the DHL In it For Life Awards. Rodger followed his father, Charlie Curtice, and uncle, Tiger O’Brien, into the Piha club, and has held many offices. He was also instrumental in the inauguration of the  [ Read More ]

Piha Nippers win Karma Fund, new boogie boards on their way

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Piha SLSC got right behind its Nippers to win the Localist Karma Fund prize for the West. The $4000 prize will go towards training for Nippers 5-13 years old and 30 boogie boards for Tadpoles 5-7 years. Watch for those brand new boards on the beach in no time.

Sad death of Jess Hosking of Piha SLSC

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  Piha Surf Life Saving Club this morning announced the death of one of its young members, Jess Hosking It is with great sadness we hear the news that Jess Hosking has passed away in her sleep, while overseas in Paris.She had only been away from home a few months, and in the short time  [ Read More ]

Piha surf club success in Northern Region Awards

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Piha’s amazing female competitors cleaned up in the sportswomen of the year categories and Bugsy’s Pirates win topped off a fantastic season for the boys. 2011 Awards of Excellence Winners Piha Rookie Lifeguard of the Year – Caitlin Dove Piha U16 sportswoman of the Year – Emily Hodges Piha U19 Sportswoman of the Year –  Kirsty Wannan Piha  [ Read More ]