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New design for Piha clubhouse unveiled

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 ]

Lifeline for lifesavers

http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/western-leader/5925405/Lifeline-for-lifesavers The Mad Butcher’s come up with a scheme to raise money for Auckland surf life saving to commemorate Sonny Fai, the talented 20-year-old Warrior who drowned while trying to save his younger brother and nephew at Bethells Beach. Sir Peter Leitch has joined forces with Suburban Newspapers Community Trust, Western Leader and Surf Life Saving NZ  [ Read More ]

Safety signs on beaches

Even before you get you feet on the beach, there are signs to watch out for. All along the beachfront in the carparks, there are signs like this. These aquatic signs were developed by the local community, including the surf clubs, the R&R, the local council and the Auckland Regional Council, and Piha Coastcare. It  [ Read More ]