November 2020 – Onehunga Community News

Happy anniversary Taumanu!

November 4, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes This month marks the fifth anniversary of our award-winning foreshore reserve and beaches, Taumanu Reserve. Its opening, back in November 2015, marked almost 40 years since SH20 sliced through Onehunga Bay, our beaches and our access to the harbour. What’s important to acknowledge, is that these beaches exist because our community fought for them. In ...

Onehunga War Memorial Pool refreshed for summer

November 4, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Onehunga War Memorial Pool has a new look for its summer season, with the refurbishment of the changing rooms and reception area giving the pools a fresh, modern overhaul. The Onehunga War Memorial Pool Comprehensive Renewal Project has been in progress since 2016 when the project was approved by the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board.  The ...

Oranga Kai Ora Gardens opens for the community

November 4, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes After days of gusty wind and rain, the sun came out for the launch of the Oranga Kai Ora Gardens on the first day of October – and so did the community. Neighbours, community leaders, Kāinga Ora staff, builders, and children from the local community centre programme, all gathered together to bless the garden and ...

Shave for a cure

November 4, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thirteen year-old Mason Lockhart has shed his signature locks in the Shave for a Cure fundraiser, helping raise awareness and funds for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC). LBC is the national charity dedicated to patients and their families living with a blood cancer or a related blood condition. Funding for core services such ...

Cornwall Park farm tour another sold-out success

November 4, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Around two dozen people gathered for a behind-the-scenes look at Cornwall Park last month, at the annual farm tour. The yearly tour is usually booked out and offers a rare insight into how the farm operates, what has happened across the year, and some history about the park. Of course, a tour also includes getting ...