December 2020 – Onehunga Community News

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Happy Christmas from us all at Onehunga Community News

December 1, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments < 1 min

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Onehunga Community News team: L-R Tim Plant, Janet Hannah, Sharleen Haimotu-Tavai, Amanda Peart, Rachel Sturges  When I wrote last year’s Christmas message, little did I know what was in store for us in 2020 – nobody would have believed it. Yet here we are at the end of the year, in good spirits despite ...

Onehunga Primary finally get their mini-fair

December 1, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments < 1 min

Reading Time: < 1 minute Onehunga Primary students finally got their 2020 mini-fair in November, after Auckland stayed at alert level 1. The mini-fair is a tradition at the school, and is held usually twice a year on a Friday for a few hours during the day. The November fair had a sausage sizzle, ice-cream, baking provided by school families, ...

St Oswald’s closes its doors for good

December 1, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is the end of an era for St Oswald’s Anglican Church in One Tree Hill, as their congregation voted to close their doors permanently due to an ongoing decline in numbers. After almost a century of service to the community, people were invited to bid their final farewell at the last morning service at ...

Cornwall Park and Maungakiekie/One Tree Hill road closure update

December 1, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes During Covid-19 Alert Levels 4 and 3, the Tūpuna Maunga Authority and Cornwall Park Trust worked together on closing both parks to vehicle traffic. However, while most of the park has opened up again, regular visitors to Cornwall Park and Maungakiekie/One Tree Hill Domain will have noticed the current road closures preventing vehicle access all ...

Cardboard Boat Race comes to the Onehunga Festival in 2021

December 1, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments < 1 min

Reading Time: < 1 minute Registrations are now open for 2021 boat race as part of the Onehunga Festival. This inaugural event will see handmade cardboard or corflute boats race across the Onehunga Bay Reserve lagoon. Boats of any shape or design can be entered and a team can number 1 or 100. The primary rule is they can only ...