In the pink – Speak up, stand together, stop bullying

Jun 1, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments < 1 min

Reading Time: < 1 minute It was wonderful to see all the pink across St Joseph’s Catholic School for Pink Shirt Day in May.   Celebrated annually around the globe, Pink Shirt Day began in Canada in 2007 when two students took a stand against homophobic bullying, after a another student was bullied for wearing a pink shirt. In New Zealand/Aotearoa, ...

Earth Action Trust here to help with your next community clean up

Jun 1, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Earth Action Trust turned out with their rubbish claws to join the recent Onehunga Bay clean-up organised by MP Priyanca Radhakrishnan. They want to help beautify another area, and they want to hear from you!   Twice a month, the group organises a street clean, from 10am – 12pm and they’re always keen to hear ...

Bring it on!

Jun 1, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Onehunga local, Tevita Tu’ifua, is preparing to travel to the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this June to coach the Tongan Sevens Rugby team – and he’s hoping that this time nothing will get in the way of his plans. Tevita, who is the Onehunga Business Association’s community liaison officer, has been the Tongan National coach ...

On her own turf

Jun 1, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments < 1 min

Reading Time: < 1 minute The new novel  by well-known multimedia artist and local, Coco Solid (aka Jessica Hansell), has landed – and it’s already creating an impression. Hansell is co-director of Onehunga’s Wheke Fortress at Tin Tacks Corner; an inclusive art space providing an ultramodern gallery and meeting space for experimental artists. She grew up in Māngere Bridge and ...

Schools monitor stream health

Jun 1, 2022 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Onehunga People’s Garden has teamed up with two local schools to not only improve the maintenance of their patch, but also to engage students in creating a better environment. It started when students from Royal Oak Intermediate (ROI) took part in the Experiencing Marine Reserves programme, which connects schools and communities with the marine ...