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The BC reports  new Committee was voted in at the recent AGM . They are as follows: President, Women’s Match Convener – Jacqueline Neville Patron – Shirley Atkinson Treasurer – yet to be found – anyone keen? Secretary and Vice President – Julie Savage Men’s Match Convener – Brad Lucas Committee – Ross Duder, Mary Binney,  [ 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 ]

Tennis in the sun

Drizzly rain is not so good for sun-bathing or sand csatle competitions, but is great for the bush and the winter’s plantings. The Piha Tennis Club managed to get a blindingly hot day for its first senior contest on Saturday 29 December. Winners were Peter Stokes and Katie Meynell (seen above) who defeated Peter Hosking  [ Read More ]

Informal Opening of new Tennis Courts

Piha Tennis Club celebrated the new tennis courts and fences with a big morning clean up and a glass of bubbly and hit-up in the afternoon. The new court surfaces were judged a success and all ready for hot competition in the summer. The photos shows President Ross Pownall cutting the ribbon.

Tennis court resurfacing underway

Resurfacing Piha Tennis Club courts is underway, which will also accommodate any future netball. The tennis fences are also to be replaced. The work was funded by the club and grants from the Waitakere Licensing Trusts. To update members of both Tennis and Bowling Clubs on progress on the new combined premises there will be  [ Read More ]

Basketball half court for Piha Domain

The Piha Kidz Charitable Trust has won support from the Waitakere Ranges Local Board for a new  basketball  half-court on the Piha Domain and the Board has also put in funding. The existing basketball court between the tennis courts and bowling green will need to be moved to make way for the new sports facility  [ 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 ]

Is this a record? 16 boats off the beach

Such great weather and an ultra calm bay and Piha’s boaties came out in never before seen numbers on Waitangi Day, Monday 6 February. Took this photo – pardon the flax stalk, but I could not reach to shift it without falling over the cliff. As it happened, one at least of the boaties struck  [ Read More ]

Calling all consultants….

The co-location project between the Piha Tennis Club and the Piha Bowling Club has been given a big boost with the awarding of a grant of $50,000 by the Waitakere Ranges Local Board for design and resource consent preparation costs. Now the Piha Community Sport and Recreation Club can proceed with the design and consent  [ Read More ]

Any netballers out there?

The Tennis Club is looking at resurfacing its courts. Although there doesn’t seem to be any current demand for netball, the club intends replacing the netball lines as part of the resurfacing. This will add about $500 to the bill but will future proof the courts for any future netball use. But are there any  [ Read More ]

Piha Community Sports and Recreation Club gets $50,000 boost

Media Release – 18 January 2012   The Piha Community Sport and Recreation Club’s proposed new sport and recreation centre can proceed to design and consent stage following a Waitakere Ranges Local Board decision to fund $50,000 for design and resource consent preparation costs for the project. Co-chairmen of the club’s steering committee Larry Gibson and  [ Read More ]

Hot tennis tournie

Forget about Stanley Street. There’s been some hotly contested tennis at the Piha Tennis Club including today (Thursday’s) men’s doubles, won eventually by Hamish Coney and Jeremy Stratton, with runners-up, Peter Hosking and Mike Murane. There’s only the Vets to do (Friday) before the wind-up banquet at the Bowler.

Men’s Championship 4s decided

The Men’s Championship Bowls was decided on Sunday 30 October at the Piha Bowling Club. It was a closely contested match, 16-all with two ends to go, but the final score was 18-16. The winning four was Malcolm Donald, Keith Nelson, Paul Laidlaw and Renato de Fiore. Runners-up were Geoff Wilkins, Larry Gibson, Greg Lucas  [ Read More ]

Piha Community Sport & Recreation Steering Committee selects architect

Hulena Architects Ltd. has been appointed to undertake the design and project manage the construction of the proposed new structure for co-location of the Piha Bowling and Tennis Clubs. Brent Hulena, the firm’s principal, has owned a property at Piha for the last 8 years and has designed several residential projects at Piha. His firm  [ Read More ]

Basketball Hoop

To be found in the Domain between the Tennis and Bowling Clubs, this popular hoop is available for anyone, no charge.

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 ]

Indoor Bowls

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

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 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 ]