Destruction of native bush cause for concern

Mar 3, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Destruction of the last remaining established native bush along the Onehunga industrial area by construction work is being greeted with dismay by locals and environmentalists. Work on the industrial site responsible is under investigation by Auckland Council and is under a stop work notice, however some locals say the diggers are still moving. The large ...

Temporary new home

Mar 3, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Onehunga will be the temporary home of the Auckland Special Olympics training programme for the next few months, as Covid-19 restrictions have resulted in their usual venue, the Auckland University Gym, being closed until at least Easter. Coach, Ellie Long, says that they have not been able to train at all during lockdown last year, ...

Everybody Eats need you! 

Mar 2, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Everybody Eats has opened its doors again, committed to their mission to get food in bellies, not bins, and they need more volunteers to make this happen.   “We’re only able to survive because of our volunteers,” says Onehunga manager, Amanda Butland, who began as a volunteer herself at the pay-as-you-feel restaurant. She says most ...

Wheke Fortress

Mar 2, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Accomplished local artists, Jessica Hansell (Coco) and Tokerau Brown (Toki), are actively working to set up an inclusive creative art space, Wheke Fortress, in premises on Tin Tacks Corner, Onehunga. They are crowdfunding to help raise funds to cover costs towards building renovations, utilities and art programmes. They say the new area will be a ...

Leadership teams

Mar 2, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Congratulations to all the students who have been chosen to be part of the student leadership teams of their respective schools. Both Onehunga High School (OHS) and Marcellin College are changing the traditional approach to school prefects. They will simply be known as head prefects, with the focus on all the prefects as a leadership ...