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All go at the Tennis Club

The Tennis Club annual champs are in full swing with the Combines, Women’s and Men’s Doubles played. Winners of the Combines were Chris Dearsley and Bev Holt. Winners of the Men’s Doubles were Hamish Coney and Chris Dearsley (seen here with their cup). Women’s winners were Gayle Barclay and Judy. The AGM was held on Friday  [ Read More ]

Members vote to retain Bowling Club premises

At its AGM on Sunday 30 June, members of the Piha Bowling Club voted 19 to 8 (with one abstention) not to go-ahead with co-location in a new building with the neighbouring Piha Tennis Club. Instead the club will raise money to proceed with a $200,000 renovation which will involve removal of asbestos-cement roof and  [ Read More ]

Piha the winner with number of groups

I have frequently quoted that Piha has 26 community groups, a number I counted up a few years ago. I’ve heard people quoting this number too, so I thought I’d list all the groups. Right now I can remember 26, so if you can name more, let me know at email s_coney@xtra.co.nz Beach Valley Road Sustainable  [ Read More ]

History of the Piha Bowling Club

The Piha Bowling Club was established in 1955 in the Piha Domain. The greens were bulldozed by “Tiger” O’Brien and the first president was W Hall. Frank Barnett, from Garden Road (who gave his name to Barnett Hall at North Piha) was foundation treasurer. A Piha Women’s Bowling Club was founded the following year (1956) with  [ Read More ]

Plans for new Piha Community Sports and Rec Club unveiled

Saturday 12 May saw a meeting at the Bowling Club for Bowling Club and Tennis Club members to have presented in more detail plans for the new combined club premises. The project has recently had granted by the Waitakere Ranges Local Board $50,000 towards the project. The clubs are working up an application to Auckland  [ Read More ]

New court surfaces for tennis club

The Piha Tennis Club has been successful in an application to the Trusts Charitable Foundation for funds to resurface the tennis courts and replace the perimeter fence. The astroturf courts were installed on the club’s 50th anniversary in 1996 so have done good service in the challenging salt-laden environment of Piha.  A total of $65,000 has been granted  [ Read More ]

Piha Deep Sea Fishing Club

c/- Piha RSA, Beach Valley Road President Rodger Curtice 8128 633 Secretary Janet Smith Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at RSA Recognises heaviest fish in a particular category each month Swaps fishy tales

Bowler-Tennis Club building project

Members of the Piha Bowling Club voted this Wednesday to pursue a plan to build joint club facilities for the Bowling Club and Tennis Club. The Tennis Club earlier has endorsed a similar plan. The plan involves building new club rooms in the space between the two clubs now occupied by the Tennis Club’s volley board.  [ Read More ]

Piha R&R AGM

The Piha Ratepayers and Residents AGM elected a new committee consisting of: President Graham Webber Vice-President Ken Cowan Secretary Monique Olivier Committee Dale Kaiser, Helen Pearce, Graham Caley, Jan O’Connor, Alberto Bonini In Matters Arising, there was discussion of the fireowrk problem, and I put a motion that was passed unanimously, ‘That the Piha R&R  [ Read More ]

Protect Piha Heritage Society Inc

Contact email protectpihaheritage@xtra.co.nz PO Box 3, Piha Activities Holds regular seminars and workshops on matters to do with the natural and historic heritage of Piha Publishes monographs and documents on the historic heritage of Piha Works on natural heritage projects, for example, pest control Holds events to celebrate heritage of Piha eg Piha Mill Gala  [ Read More ]

Indoor Bowls

Every Thursday 1pm – 4pm at Barnett Hall. Ring Shirley 8128 792

Piha Playgroup

Runs a playgroup at Barnett Hall for kids and parents on Mondays 9.30 am- 12.30 am. Tea/coffee and biscuits for parents. For more information phone the Preschool on Mondays 8128 013

Piha Tennis Club

  Piha Tennis Club operates on two all-weather astroturf courts in the Piha Domain. The club was founded in 1946 and every summer has a full programme of competitions with club nights every night over the Christmas break. Juniors are encouraged and there is often free coaching for the young ones. There is a small clubhouse,  [ Read More ]

Piha Boardriders

Piha Boardriders (formerly Wildcoast Boardriders) was formed in 2001 by a group of surfing parents to support young surfers who were keen to develop their surfing skills in a social club environment. Auckland, and its most famous surfing beach Piha, had lacked support structures for young and upcoming surfers since the days of the former Waitemata  [ Read More ]

Piha Community Centre Society

Barnett Hall manager Premo 021 1199 402 satpremo@yahoo.com Membership $20 (includes Piha Community News) Address PO Box 35, Piha 0646 Runs Barnett Hall which is available to hire with discounts to members, produces Piha Community News. Piha Preschool and Playgroup attached.

Piha Memorial RSA

President Rodger Curtice 3 Beach Valley Road Phone 8128 8138 Manager Sheila DeWit Contact phone number 0210479402 email piharsa@xtra.co.nz Piha RSA website Hours: Monday to Thursday: 4.30-10 pm; Friday and Saturday 4.30-11 pm, Sunday 2.30-6.30 pm Meals served Monday to Sunday 5.30-9 pm http://www.piha.co.nz/piha-rsa/

Piha Bowling Club

President: Jacqueline Neville Ring the Clubhouse 8128 845 Social Membership: $35 First year $40 Full Membership: $80 Family $50 Collegiate member $10 Located in the Piha Domain, 21 Seaview Road, the entrance is near the Lagoon. Hours: Wednesday 5pm-10pm Thursday 5 pm-10pm (from 12/10) Friday 5pm-10pm Saturday: 5pm-midnight Sunday 5pm-8pm Dinner served from 5.30 pm The  [ Read More ]