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Party vote results from Piha booth

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Elections results for the party vote at Piha have been released. In the 1914 the Greens made the most votes at Barnett Hall, 192 of the 464 total votes cast. This year the Greens were third, behind Labour and National. At 331, total votes were also down, probably a result of early voting depleting the  [ Read More ]

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Accused pleads not guilty to Piha fires

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Cory Marson-Wood appeared in the Auckland High Court this week pleading not guilty to fires that destroyed the takeaway on Marine Parade North, fires at The Gap and Tasman Lookout, and other charges. He has elected trial by jury which is set down for March 2018. http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/06/piha-arson-accused-pleads-not-guilty.html#.WWalo-TGXEw.email

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Auckland Council consulting on Taitomo Concept Plan

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In December 2016 Auckland Council published a draft concept plan for The Gap at Piha consultation and as a result received submissions from 9 community groups and 75 individuals.  There was a general response that submitters wanted to see more about restoration of the environment, more about reducing the fire risk and less about recreation and new tracks until  [ Read More ]

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Sand dune to be topped

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At the request of the Piha surf club, the Parks Department of Auckland Council will be taking the top off the dune in front of the surf club during the winter. The surf club has said that the growth in height of the dune is obscuring their view of the rip around Lion Rock from  [ Read More ]

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Wooden rails extend safe walking

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Auckland Transport has recently extended the roadside wooden rails along Seaview Road to the Domain entrance. This means the whole stretch of road from just below the library to Little Lion Rock conrer is safe for pedestrians and parking is excluded. This was the original intention of the safe walking project but for some reason  [ Read More ]

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Piha SLSC AGM

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1 pm Sunday 31 July 2016 Piha Surf Life Saving Club

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Trumbo – movie night

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7 pm 2 July Barnett Hall Tickets $10 at West Coast Gallery, $15 at door In 1947, Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) was Hollywood’s top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. TRUMBO (directed by Jay Roach) recounts how Dalton used words and wit to win two Academy Awards  [ Read More ]

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Bob (Neville) John McNeil 1935 – 2016

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The death occurred on 11 June 2016 of Bob NcNeil and he was farewelled at the St Mary’s Catholic Church in Avondale on Thursday 17 June. Bob was a West Auckland boy through and through. Though born at Coromandel, he came to Avondale as a child and grew up there, attending St Mary’s School. He  [ Read More ]

Piha and United lifeguards win awards for rescue

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Posted by SLSNZ Media on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 Surf Lifeguards were among the recipients of the prestigious New Zealand Search and Rescue (NZSAR) Council Awards in Wellington tonight. These awards are presented annually in recognition of outstanding achievements in Search and Rescue nationwide. Jackson Smith (Red Beach), Duncan Clarke (Piha), Nicholas Tomkins (Orewa), Leilani  [ Read More ]

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Wine Tasting and Dinner at Bowler

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The Piha Bowling Club has arranged a wine tasting and dinner with Babich and Westie wines wiyh a two course dinner for $40 Monday 6 June at the Bowler Contact Eloise 0220733262 Or call at the Bowler Open to members only

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