Onehunga Community Patrol – appreciation and recognition  

Oct 7, 2021 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Recognising its volunteers and generous sponsors was the order of the day for Onehunga Community Patrol at a special event in July. Held at the Royal Oak Bowling Club, 21 volunteers were presented with a Patrol Service Award Certificate and a Service lapel badge by Onehunga Community Constable, Don Allan.    The volunteers are a highly active group, ...

A celebration for new classrooms 

Oct 7, 2021 Latest News 0 Comments < 1 min

Reading Time: < 1 minute Prime Minister Ardern watches a cultural performance in the new classrooms    With planning and preparation four years in the making, five new classrooms were officially opened at Oranga Primary School in July by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.     It was an exciting day for parents and visitors as they packed the hall for the 10am ceremony, as they waited for the ...

A proud history for local football club 

Oct 7, 2021 Latest News 0 Comments < 1 min

Reading Time: < 1 minute Onehunga Māngere United AFC was looking to celebrate its centenary in August, until lockdown returned and they had to postpone the event.  They had already won promotion to the Northern Region Football League’s First Division, and only needed four points from three games to also confirm the Second Division Championship. They intend to celebrate in style once the restrictions are eased.   Originally the Onehunga Methodist FC, the ...

The perfect idea – Water Run an inspired success 

Oct 7, 2021 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes In August, the Water Run fundraiser organised by Royal Oak Intermediate’s Room 9 students was an outstanding success, with the pupils raising $1,800 for the Beyond Water charity.  Beyond Water’s founders, Sharon and Peter Crean, attended the event, and just as they had inspired the pupils it seems the children have inspired them!  They say they had been looking for a distinctive way to promote fundraising ...

Determined Paralympian vows to be back 

Oct 7, 2021 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s been a long but rewarding road for Paralympian, Ben Tuimaseve, who returns home after representing New Zealand for the first time at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.    The former Onehunga High School student was aiming for a top six finish in Tokyo with the goal to make the final, but although he produced an Oceania record of 13.31m in round two, he just missed out ...