July 2020 – Onehunga Community News

A calling to write

July 1, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Claire Bunt’s love for people has taken her to many wonderful places around the Pacific, and to African countries including Nigeria and Ghana. However, her love of the sea eventually drew her back to live in a house overlooking the Manukau Harbour, where she continues to draw inspiration as a writer in her retirement years. ...

Queen’s Birthday Honours – Ms Barbara Ala’alatoa MNZM

July 1, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ms Barbara Ala’alatoa of Mãngere Bridge was made Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her outstanding service to education. As a New Zealand-born Samoan, she lives by the code that teachers have the ability to change lives. Ms Ala’alatoa has always led from the front, and feels lucky to have held many ...

Onehunga Primary site redevelopment will cater for 800

July 1, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new property plan will see Onehunga Primary School cater for at least 800 students by 2030, with a wholly redeveloped site.   The first of four stages will begin this year, with a four-storey building constructed on the current car park. This will have capacity for 17 teaching spaces, and administration space, and is ...

Planning for Waikaraka’s future

July 1, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Public consultation for the Waikaraka Park Reserve Management Plan (RMP) is finally underway. Having been delayed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the consultation phase finally started on 18th June. It will run for two months until 18th August.   The RMP is a guidance document, providing a policy framework for the future management ...