Building confidence with sport

Apr 9, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments < 1 min

Reading Time: < 1 minute For Year 7 Marcellin College pupil, Blessing Mata, listening to his mother has proved to be a route to success and lots of fun. Blessing has CIDP (Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy) which is a rare autoimmune disorder where the body attacks its own tissues. It affects the nervous system and as a result his balance, ...

Buchanan Park – Onehunga’s hidden gem

Apr 9, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nestled amongst the established homes and gardens of Onehunga, Buchanan Park is a hidden gem. At the entrance to the park in Arthur Street, an elegant archway decorated with scrolled ironwork welcomes visitors and, once inside, it boasts an inviting, well-maintained playground that its namesakes would have approved of.   Buchanan Park stands on the ...

Kai connections brings people together

Apr 9, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments < 1 min

Reading Time: < 1 minute The annual Neighbours Day has always been a highlight on the Oranga Community Centre calendar, delivering events and programmes to unite the community. Due to the current pandemic and restraints regarding health and safety and capacity limits, they decided to merge this year’s event in March with the World of Cultures celebration. World of Cultures ...

Filling in the gaps

April 9, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Navigating through the Covid-19 pandemic’s systems and rules has been challenging enough for most, but for somebody with a disability extra help is often needed. Candace McCabe, of CCS Disability Action in Royal Oak, says she has often had to step in to help isolating families, where one or more is disabled, because there was ...

Garside Village to be demolished

Apr 9, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes The clock has been ticking on Onehunga’s Garside Village since 2018, when the residents there were told it was being redeveloped by Kāinga Ora, which is building 185 new homes, comprising of a mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments. The project is part of their Jordan Avenue North redevelopment. Four years’ later, its time ...

On their bikes – safely!

Apr 9, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Royal Oak Intermediate is reviving one of the great traditions of New Zealand schools. Bike racks and sheds used to be a permanent fixture in all schools, but have faded from popularity this century. However, the bike rack has made a return to ROI, where increasingly, students are choosing to cycle to school. The return ...