Pohutukawa Coast Times 22-08-14

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FRIDAY August 22 2014 Issue 1074

Stone seawall needed says expert Beachlands resident Len Lavas knows how to build seawalls. His company, Auckland Stonemasons, has built hundreds of them across the country. And he says a big, solid, stone seawall is what Maraetai beach needs to protect the erosion-prone foreshore, the sand and the road. The Lavas family are third generation stonemasons. Len is director and master stonemason with the company. The best known example of his company’s work locally is the seawall at Sunkist Bay Beach, Beachlands. “We won the contract and suggested this wall, which would look a lot nicer and we wouldl do it slightly cheaper. They said ‘no problem’. It would be impossible to do that these days, the resource consent wouldn’t allow it,” says Len. The wall was built about 20 years ago and since then has withstood raging storms with waves crashing over the top and a huge slip several years ago which collapsed on top of the wall. The wall remained intact. It has been re-grouted just once. The wall is built of solid rock and concrete with rock right through. “The same storm that hit Maraetai hit this wall. Look at the difference!,” says Len. “The timber wall at Maraetai was a major mistake. Timber walls never work in the sea. They always fail. Stone walls will fail, but only if they are not built right. “ That’s a beautifully built timber wall at Maraetai but it’s just not right for what is needed. Because it is built vertically the waves don’t ride up the wall, they smash into it. Part of the wave action goes up and part goes down. The part that goes down swirls around and sucks sand out from bottom of the wall.” Len has a design for a seawall at Maraetai Beach. He proposed the wall a few years ago when the council was considering what to do following an earlier round of storm damage. “I suggested a wall like this [Sunkist Bay] but at a 45 degree angle to deflect the waves, and along the top so the so road wouldn’t flood at high tide.” • TO PAGE 2


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A Beachlands family had a lucky escape last week when a freak wind gust toppled a pohutukawa tree across their front lawn. “We heard a loud noise about 10pm and our daughter Anna, who was staying the night rushed out to see what had happened,” says Sandy Birkenhead. “The tree was right across the lawn but it missed the house and the carport.” She says usually a campervan is parked in the driveway or her daughter parks her car there when she stays. “Luckily she’d left her car on the road that night.” The falling tree is the third in a string of incidents that have plagued Sandy in just over a week. An upstairs hot water cylinder burst flooding a linen cupboard and leaking into the kitchen below. “We had to buy a new cylinder and a new stove now this is the third thing and hopefully the last,” says Sandy.

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Let’s put politics back into our election campaign THE EDITOR SAYS BY DUNCAN PARDON duncan@pctimes.co.nz General elections are an irksome time for small community newspapers like the PC Times. How, with limited resources, do we do justice to a nationwide election campaign? We’ve tried various approaches over the years. These include letting candidates write their own articles… yawn. The past couple of elections we’ve attended meet -the-candidate meetings and tried to report on those. But these events are very stage-managed and it’s hard to gain much of an impression about either the candidates or their policies. So this year we’ve decided to take the plunge and actually meet and interview each Hunua candidate one-onone. This is not as easy as it sounds. Just finding them is a mission. This isn’t their fault. Hunua is a huge electorate and candidates by necessity spend most of their time in the major population areas such as Pukekohe. Their time in our sparsely populated part of the world is limited. THE BIBLE SAYS: But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. (1 Corinthians 15:57)


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to focus on because most of the mainstream media is already doing that. And the danger is that in so doing, we lose sight of what elections are actually for. This can be dangerous because we then allow ourselves to become ill informed about the Bigger Picture. We will be asking our Hunua candidates to tell us a bit about themselves so we can get a small picture of who they are as people. We will be asking them how much they know about their party’s policies, which of those policies they want to champion, which do they believe are important to the people of our district, what do they want to achieve should they end up being elected, and what is their vision for the future of our nation. “Gotcha” politics may be fun for those in the media, but at the end of the day what the people of New Zealand want to know is that their families are going to live and grow-up in a country that is caring, safe, prosperous, treats everyone equally and provides quality jobs, education and health care. We hope to start introducing you to our Hunua candidates as of next week’s PC Times.

Barging in sand only solution to Maraetai erosion This is my view of the erosion problem at Maraetai: Back in 1957 I lived with my grandmother, Mrs Bregman, in Rosemary Cottage on Maraetai Drive. This was the second house from the eastern end of the houses on Maraetai Drive. Back then Maraetai Drive was a gravel road along the top of the sandbar in front of the houses. Between the sandbar and the houses from the Central Store (Birch’s) towards the eastern end of the beach was a depression which used to collect water in the winter and during very high tides. Just to the seaward side of the large pohutukawa was a large pond which remained most of the year (good for catching frogs and tadpoles in).


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What’s more, none of them - except the National Party candidate – have a dog’s show of actually winning, so it is understandable that the amount of time, effort and resources they are willing to put into a futile battle is going to have its limits. The candidates themselves no longer decide the election anyway. Under MMP, it’s the Party Vote that determines who governs the country. Electorate candidates are cannon fodder. Their job is primarily to stump up the Party Vote, except in electorates that are genuinely marginal (and Hunua isn’t one of them). They are a small cog in a very large wheel. However, I still believe voters like to put faces to parties and policies, so for that reason we will once again be focusing on the electorate candidates . Don’t get too excited though, because there are quite a few issues you won’t be reading about in these profiles. You won’t be reading about leaked emails, Kim Dotcom, dirty politics, racist jokes, gender apologies and Whale Oil. It’s not that these issues aren’t important. The moral integrity of those who govern says a lot about who we are as a nation. But these are not what the PC Times wants

On the seaward side of the road in front of the houses was a large shell bank which had grass on it in places. Locals pulled their launches on to the top of the shell bank for winter storage and maintenance. The beach was shelly, not sandy as it is today. Sea grass grew on the mudflats out to where the boats were moored in the summer. Back then, from memory, there was the two lane road, a shell bank with patches of grass on it which was wide enough for launches to be left at the top at right angles to the road. The large rock in the beach at the end of the houses only showed when a storm dragged sand down the beach and as children it was a big job to dig a channel around it so that it became an island at high water on spring (king) tides. So what changed and what went wrong?

Maraetai was a real trip away from any large urban population. Once cars became more common and more people came out, the shellfish beds were raped by people over-fishing the resource. This caused a lack of replacement shell as the existing shell broke down naturally and became sand. The road was widened and sealed. Iron implements were used to dig for shellfish. Vehicles were used very occasionally on the sand. Worst of all, in recent times, the council allowed contractors to use machines to push and scrape sand back up the beach to try to stop erosion along the edge of the road. Shellfish only live in the top 150mm of sand from the middle of the beach to the low tide mark. The very machines which are supposed to be repairing the erosion

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From the Pohutukawa Coast Times of August 20 1999... • Orere Pt residents and Manukau City Council can’t agree on the best way of dealing with the small community’s flooding problems. Manukau Consultants Ltd has now rejected an alternative flood management proposal put forward by the local residents association. • The annual Beachlands v Maraetai rugby clash has run into a slight hitch. The Maraetai team seems to have gone into hiding. “We’re ready, but where’s the opposition?,” Beachlands coach Ivan Lavas wants to know. • Clevedon Drama Club is hoping for a revival. The club has struggled in recent times and for the past few years a lack of members has meant it has had to combine with neighbouring Hunua to put on productions.

are actually making it worse for the immediate future. They not only crush and kill the juvenile shellfish but any which survive are pushed too far up the beach where they die. This leaves no, or insufficient, shellfish to grow and then die to replace the shells which are breaking down naturally. Consequently we end up with less and less sand so the waves come further up the beach and the erosion gets worse. My belief is that to remedy the current situation the only way is to barge sand in and

build up the beach so that the sand is about half a metre higher than the current seawall and maintain this for two to three metres out from the wall. Build up only half the beach – from the creek by the boat club down to the end of the houses – at the start then in a few years’ time when the shellfish have had a chance to recolonise this new sand, then finish the rest of the beach. This way we would be working with nature instead of against it. ROGER WALTON Beachlands

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Stone seawall built to last • FROM PAGE 1

But at that time it needed approval from the then Auckland Regional Council. The ARC didn’t like stone seawalls . “They would only allow a timber wall which is what they got. And they certainly didn’t get a permanent structure!,” says Len. He says sand dunes and planting won’t work, either. “There’s not enough room. It gets used by hundreds of thousands of people every summer who walk over it. It needs a permanent stone wall, constructed properly so there are no issues with it.” He agrees that stone seawalls are expensive but makes the point that, when built properly, they will last a very long time. “They’ve already spent a fortune along that beach with retaining walls and walkways and it’s just a big waste of money…all because the ARC said ‘no’ to a stone seawall. “It’s one of the most used beaches in New Zealand, yet one more big storm and the road will go.”

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The crew at Coastguard Maraetai are falling into line for their first ever female Crew Chief. Kara Gribble, a keen boatie and fisherwoman, moved from Mt Albert to Maraetai with her partner, boat builder Izzy Saraiva, in 2012. The lifestyle change has exceeded Kara’s expectations as she was promoted to Crew Chief at Coastguard Maraetai in January this year. The only thing that hasn’t quite come together for the couple is the refurbishment of their 1980s Sea Nymph Gullwing, which Izzy is doing in his spare time. “He repaired the boat beautifully, then we bought a 1970s motor from back in the days when motors were coloured orange. I repainted it orange again so we could be rescued if we got into trouble. But we haven’t got that far yet. The motor looks terrible and it doesn’t work!,” Kara says.

Visiting Capenwray Bible School students are looking for people to help out while they are in Beachlands in the first week of September. “If you know someone who could do with an extra pair of hands to do some jobs around their home then we want to hear from you,” says co-ordinator Jackie Matthews. “We will be accepting nominations in the form of a short explanation - no more than 300 words.” More than 150 overseas students visit the Capenwray campus in Cambridge each year. As part of their study, a group of young people spends a week on the Pohutukawa Coast running lunchtime programmes at Beachlands and Maraetai primary schools and helping out at several weekly community events. “We will try to fulfil as many of the nominations as we can based on time and resources,” says Jackie. Please email your nomination to jacsmatthew@ gmail.com.

However, managing the crew at Coastguard Maraetai is proving to be more rewarding, says Kara. Usually the Crew Chief role is awarded to a member with a minimum of three years’ service. But Kara made her way through a series of six courses to become qualified as operational in short order. She was soon also recognised for her management skills. “At work I am a textile buyer and I am a manager in my field,” she explains. “I thought Coastguard would be a ‘roll along and join in’ activity. It is quite the opposite, it is a well-oiled machine.” Crew Chief is a management and organisational role, leading the 44 members who all have different skill sets. Kara manages the three crews and six skippers on a three week rolling roster. Kara says she has learned a lot about com-

municating with different types of people and values the experience. “At first it was daunting trying to project that confidence at crew meetings when you don’t know your subject back to front, but everyone is being super supportive. Now they are incredibly well behaved and every time they speak they do whatever I say!” “I am of the newschool – emails, online blog. But now I know not everyone works that way and there are other ways of communicating. “The best thing is if everyone is fully informed so I do a monthly ‘what’s coming up newsletter’ so everyone knows what is happening.” One of her highlights to date was organising this year’s awards dinner, prompting her to consider her future in management and the community. Kara says she now

Kara Gribble is Coastguard Maraetai’s first woman Crew Chief. aims to apply her skills “He got it done just to event management, after Christmas but the hoping to further her motor still won’t go. I dream by managing guess I will have to find events in the community a new motor.” she has quickly learned to love. As for the good-looking but dysfunctional family boat, Kara is guardedly hopeful.


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Men’s soccer settle for draw

BMAFC Men’s 1st had to settle for a 0-0 draw when they met Glen Eden at Te Puru Park on Saturday. BMAFC went into the game as under-dogs having lost 4-0 when the two teams faced-off earlier in the season. However, it was the home side who dominated from the onset, but failure to capitalise on goal scoring opportunities resulted in a stalemate and meant they lost out on claiming the three points. Paul Stephens, BMAFC coach, lamented the wasted opportunities, but praised his team for how far they’ve come this season. “Before today, this game was the one I was most concerned about”, says Stephens. “But our guys rose up to the challenge.”

He says recent results show how much his squad has improved and attributes it to the “great work” being put in by the team. Glen Eden’s coach, Michael Semp, says BMAFC “deserved the win”. “The whole team did their club proud. They played really great football and are a credit to you [Paul Stephens]. “No matter what we tried or changed, we couldn’t get a grip on the game.” Man of the match was awarded to stalwart Eric Schlaffer who battled hard for the full 90 minutes ensuring the BMAFC defence was impenetrable. The next home game is against West Auckland, 30th August, 2.45 pm at Te Puru Park

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Clevedon soccer results

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Gunners finish runners-up in Div 2 comp

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Beachlands-Maraetai AFC soccer results, August 16-17:

9th Grade Clashers lost to Onehunga Strikers 0-4, POD Carlos Borrie; 10th Grade Cheetahs lost to Waiuku Panthers 0-1, POD Ethynn Kington; 11th Grade Chix lost to Western Springs Milan 3-7, POD Ella Freemon; 12th Grade Coyotes beat Eastern Suburbs Glover 3-1, POD Ryan Slipper; 13th Grade Crocs drew with Bucklands Beach Karsten 2-2, POD Ben Wilson; 13th Grade Crystals drew with Western Springs Falcons 0-0, POD Charlie Byrne; Clevedon M6 lost to SAR Mongrels 1-3, POD Bart Van Essen. www.pctimes.co.nz

1st Team drew with Glen Eden 0-0, POD Eric; Div 4 Honey Badgers lost to Manurewa 3-0; Over 35 Lions beat Mt Albert Ponsonby 1-0, POD Graham; 9th Grade Coastal Kickers drew with Papatoetoe Avatars 6-6, POD Jonathan Lowe; 9th Grade Jedi Knights beat Papakura City Spain 4-1, POD Harrison; 9th Grade Girls/Dynamos lost to Clendon Rascals 2-0, POD Amber; 10th Grade Gunners beat Manurewa Panthers 4-0, POD Callum Campbell; 10th Grade Spartans lost to Papakura City United 3-1; 11th Grade Tigers lost to Fencibles Watt 2-1, POD Ben www.pctimes.co.nz (updated everyParnell; Thursday) 11th Grade Sharks beat Waiuku Tornados 3-0, POD Asher Gilpin; 12th Grade Coasters lost to Pukekohe Red 1-0, POD Jack Also visit our facebook page - Pohutukawa Coast Times Forman; 13th Grade All Stars lost to Papatoeote The Reds 3-1, POD Samuel Williams; 14th Grade Girls/Steelers beat Western Springs Dragons 4-0, POD Sophie Ruka; 17th Grade lost to Bucklands Beach Lloyd 5-1, POD Marlin Brown; Senior Women drew with Ellerslie Rebels 1-1, POD Anke Raich.



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1st Team lost to Te Atatu 2-0, POD Anthony Schomaker; Div 4 Honey Badgers lost to Western Springs Oly 3-1; Over 35 Lions beat Mangere Utd Waituri 4-2, POD Matt Santry; Over 35 Legionnaires drew with Waiuku 2-2, POD Footie; O35 Coasters lost to Manurewa 2-0, POD Tony Masterantonio; 9th Grade Coastal Kickers beat Manurewa Sharks 6-2, POD Riley Biddulph; 9th Grade Jedi Knights beat Onehunga Mangere Mustangs 1-0, POD Kayden; 9th Grade Barracudas lost to Manurewa Mustangs 8-2, POD Todd Caruthers; 9th Grade Cobras lost to Papatoetoe Pumas 4-2, POD Luka Ropers; 9th Grade Girls/Dynamos lost to Papatoetoe Panthers 2-1, POD Jade & Rebecca; 10th Grade Gunners beat Fencibles Manchester City 2-1, POD Hamish Scott; 10th Grade Spartans drew with Fencibles Wolves 0-0, POD Zachary McIvor; 11th Grade Thunder beat Western Springs Espanyol 5-0, POD Jake Sutherland; 11th Grade Tigers beat Manurewa Leopards 1-0, POD George Partridge; 11th Grade Sharks drew with Fencibles Pullman 1-1, POD Aidan Lloyd; 12th Grade Girls/ Enforcers beat Eastern Suburbs Yellow 3-2, POD Sofie Keane; 12th Grade Coasters drew with Papatoetoe Dolphins 0-0, POD Christopher Anderson; 14th Grade Girls/Steelers beat Ellerslie Red 7-0, POD Charlotte Mimilo; 17th Grade lost to Bucklands Beach Gallen 2-0; Senior Women lost to Clendon Cats 2-0, POD Lisa Fromont.

The 10th Grade Gunners from Beachlands Maraetai AFC after winning their match on Saturday and finishing top of the table of Division 2.

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Winners of the Brock Trophy which was played for on July 2 were – Annette Cochrane (skip), Terry Willats, & Graeme Davis; runners up were Julie Fowler (skip), Sally Wotherspoon, John Clare & Paulla Garrett. The Championship Singles held on August 6 was won by Annette Cochrane and the runner up was Sheryl Hall. Indoor Bowls is held at the Maraetai Hall, every Wednesday evening at 7.15pm. All gear is supplied. Visitors and new members are welcome. Please phone 536 5786 for further details.

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Beachlands 27 Pine Harbour Parade SHOES OFF From the moment your socks glide across the polished hard wood floors the wow factor kicks in. Style and depth were a big part of the brief on this immaculately presented 347 metre former show home. Wonderful family living and dining areas are open to the designer kitchen while separate lounge retreats await you on both levels. The owners are relocating and are keen to get the ball rolling.






Auction: 12:00pm 16 Sep 2014 at Conference Centre, Manukau Sports Bowl (unless sold prior) View: Saturday & Sunday 1:00 - 1:30pm www.barfoot.co.nz/527523 Ian Boswell M 027 285 9314 A/H 09 530 8403 E i.boswell@barfoot.co.nz Beachlands 09 536 4990 Mark Van Etten M 027 523 2245 P 09 536 7284 E mark.vanetten@barfoot.co.nz Beachlands 09 536 4990

Patty Moyes AREINZ M 027 458 2980 A/H 09 536 6364 E p.moyes@barfoot.co.nz Beachlands 09 536 4990 Kathryn Morris M 027 486 3488 A/H 09 530 8694 E k.morris@barfoot.co.nz Beachlands 09 536 4990

8 POHUTUKAWA COAST TIMES (August 22nd 2014)

what’s on ?

sunday services

Traditional Service – 9.30 am Family Service – 11.00 am with Kids Friendly Kidz Club

also Kawakawa

Bay - 9.30am

friday youth

JCYG (Years 7 - 8) – 4.30 - 6.00 pm CYG (Years 9 - 13) – 7.30 - 10.00 pm

the family centre

Mon 110.30am You, Food and Faith- Roxy Gahegan Tues Intercultural event Wed 9.30 am Sewing and Craft- Elvene Stevenson 2.00 pm. Book group & Poetry reading Morrie Gasson Thur 9.15 am Senior Exercise - Cath Neike 10.15 am Senior Event - High Tea for Life Recovery Bibles Denise Levy speaker Fri 9.00 am Tai Chi Jack Jin 10.30 am Art Class – New members welcome - Marian Sharp

New brochure of term’s events now available for more info Heather hchapman@clevedonpresy.co.nz church ph 2928 061 family centre ph 292 3085 www.clevedonpresy.co.nz

Real people caring for real people

WHAT’S ON FRIDAY AUGUST 22: Maraetai Beachlands Playgroup meets at the Maraetai Hall, Rewa Road. 9.30am until 11.30am. Every Friday during term. Playtime session for children under 5 years and babies. Come for a coffee/ tea and chat with other parents or caregivers. Indoor and outdoor play area with lots of toys. Any further info contact Louise 536 4281 or Sarah 536 5013. SUNDAY AUGUST 24: 3pm downstairs bar of Maraetai Boating Club, Info Day and Registration day for the new summer season for sailing/windsurfing/ paddleboarding. We are changing the format for registration day this year and combining it with a presentation. Come along to hear about our upcoming season’s coaching programme for all those newbies keen to learn to sail. Level 2 and above sailors and all ages welcome. Then register for the upcoming sailing season which starts on September 28. Limited Opti hire available - on a first in first serve basis. MONDAY AUGUST 25: And every Monday Pohutukawa Coast Plunket Playgroup meets Mondays 10am12pm during term time at Beachlands Memorial Hall, Wakelin Road. Bookings now open for our baby fair being held on 19 October. Do you have kids and baby gear that they’ve grown out of, then book a table at our annual baby fair. Please call Tania to hire a table 5365780. Tables are from $20 and you keep the proceeds from your sales. THURSDAY AUGUST 28: Jason & The Argonauts. The Greek city of Argos needs a new ruler...will it be Jason? Come along and join his adventures.Until Sunday August 31. 7pm (2pm Sunday) at Beachlands Hall, Wakelin Rd. Child $5, Adult $10, Family Pass $25. Family = 2 adults 3 children. Ph: 536 5232 or email admin@ logcabin.org.nz Tickets can be purchased from Beachlands School (under blue cover before school finishes) or Beachlands Chartered Club office 8.30am to 2pm weekdays. Or Log Cabin, Sunkist Bay. THURSDAY AUGUST 28: At 10.15am at the Clevedon Family Centre. High Tea for Life Recovery Bibles. Denise Levy our speaker will share her story and tell of her current work in the Women’s Prison. All proceeds to help provide bibles for this important and life changing ministry. Entry by donation. Recommended minimum $10. (Cost of each bible $25). Bookings required. Contact Heather Chapman 2923 085 or email hchapman@clevedonpresy.co.nz

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THURSDAY AUGUST 28: Film Screening at Uxbridge Cinema Club - Farewell My Queen. Rating: R, 8pm Tickets: $8. In July 1789, the French Revolution is rumbling. Far from the Royal Family and their courtiers keep on living their usual carefree lives. But when the news of the storming of the Bastille reaches them, panic sets in and most of the aristocrats and their servants desert the sinking ship. Which is not the case of Sidonie Laborde, the Queen’s reader, a young woman, entirely devoted to her mistress.Uxbridge Creative Centre, 35 Uxbridge Road, Howick. Contact for Tickets Phone (09) 535 6467 www.uxbridge.org.nz

opened Re&Boutique Fashion and clothing boutique owned by Ginny Kington. You will see familiar faces comparing and modelling, as well as the talented Helen Jarrett providing entertainment. Tickets are limited so contact Heather as soon as possible to book. Tickets $15 -includes food and drink. All clothes and accessories modelled are available for purchase on the night. For bookings or further information contact Heather 2923085 or email hchapman@clevedonpresy. co.nz SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13: Whitford Pony Club registration day, 10am to 12.30pm. Come alomg and see what the club is all about – watch a rally, meet coaches, talk to members, sausage sizzle. Free gymkhana for lead rein riders. Membership forms from: www.whitfordpc.co.nz or phone head coach Kerry Currie 021 173 5318 SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 14: Maraetai Tennis Club Enrolment for the 2014-15 season will be held at clubrooms in Te Puru Park from 12-4pm. Bring your racquet and have a hit or borrow one of ours. Join up the family and join in the fun playing tennis throughout the summer. You can also enrol online by visiting www.maraetaitennis.co.nz For further info phone our club secretary on 021 0827 9118 or email us at maraetai.tennis@gmail.com TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 16: Age Concern’s “Navigating the Health System” continues this month with “Where from Here, Part 1”, downstairs in the Café at Howick Presbyterian Church, 11 Vincent St, Howick from 10am – 12.30pm. Guest speakers from Senior Line and Nationwide Health & Disability Advocacy Service and will do a short presentation on their services, (including Health Passports) with plenty of time for questions and answers. Morning tea included. No cost but donations always welcome. (Coming up in October is the Independent Living Service.) Bookings essential – to secure your place, ring the Age Concern office on 279 4331 ext 800 or email sandya@accm.org.nz. SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 20: Ardmore School Agricultural Day, 10.30am - 2.30pm. Ardmore School, PapakuraClevedon Road, Ardmore. Come and enjoy a traditional country school fair, where the students get a chance to showcase their animals, and budding artistic talent! Lots of fun for the family including Stalls, Auctions, Raffles, Bouncy Castles, Gala Games, Kidz Zone and much more! Tasty hot and cold food, drinks and Eftpos available. Entry: FREEContact: 299 6228 or www.ardmore.school.nz This column is for free or low cost for community events. Send your listing now for any event during 2014.

Pohutukawa Coast Netball Club results, August 16: Seniors – S1 lost to Mellons Bay S2, 41-53, POD Charlotte Gibbs & Catherine Scott; S2 drew with Pakuranga United S7, 18-18; S3 lost to Pakuranga United S8, 19-24; S4 beat Carlston S1, 22-10 & lost to Waiheke Dolphins 10-18. College – C1 lost to Tangaroa C2, 21-26; C2 beat Waka Aranga C1, 21-14 POD Greer Fitzgibbon; C3 beat Rebels C2, 32-14; C4 lost to Carlston C1, 18-24. Juniors – J1 lost to Waiheke Dolphins 7-19; J2 beat Willowbank J1, 13-7, POD Maya Louw; J3 beat Howick 9-6 & lost to Mellons Bay 12-27, POD Bella Sinclair; J4 beat Waiheke Dolphins J6,18-0, POD Caprice Howes; J5 lost to Waka Aranga J4, 1-14; J6 beat TTSP 7-5

Results August 9: Seniors – S1 lost to Howick United S2, 33-48, POD Tracey McIntosh; S2 beat Pakuranga United S5, 23-12; S3 lost to Howick United S4, 14-15; S4 beat Owairoa S2, 9-4. College – C1 beat Elim 23-18; C2 beat Sunnyhills C2, 24-16; C3 drew with Howick C4, 1919, POD Yvie Bailey, Gemma Singleton & Laura Sinclair; C4 lost to Sancta Maria C6, 11-28. Juniors – J1 beat Elim J1, 34-9, POD Katie McKie; J2 drew with Cockle Bay J2, 9-9, POD Bella Foliaki; J3 lost to Mellons Bay J5, 1810 & beat Willowbank 1613, POD Alex Lee; J4 lost to Cockle Bay J6, 14-22, POD Angelina Strother; J5 lost to Carlston J3, 5-12; J6 drew with Mellons Bay J11, 5-5; J7 beat Sunnyhills J12, 4-1 POD Alana Jones.

Cross country ‘rite of passage’

SATURDAY AUGUST 30: Fundraising night for Kawakawa Bay Kindergarten and Orere School. Trivia night at the Kawakawa Bay Hall, 7.30 sharp start. $15 per person, includes supper and lucky door prize. Tickers available from Kawakawa Bay Garage or call Stephanie on 2922 517. MONDAY SEPTEMBER 1: 7.30 pm at the Clevedon Family Centre. Local Doctor Teresa Kelly will be looking at issues specific to women’s health. These will include PMT, pregnancy and post natal health, menopause, breast screening and general health issues. Plenty of time for questions and discussion. This will be a great evening for women of all ages. Cost $5 includes supper. Bookings please. Contact Heather Chapman 2923085 or email hchapman@clevedonpresy.co.nz MONDAY SEPTEMBER 8: 7.30pm at the Clevedon Family Centre. Spring Fashion Parade and Fine Food evening. At this special evening of fun, fashion and food, we highlight local girls modelling clothing from the newly

Learn to Sail/Windsurf Info & Registration Day

For Junior & Senior Sailing, Windsurfing & Paddleboarding

Sunday 24 August 2014 starts 3pm In the downstairs bar at the Maraetai Beach Boat Club Learn about our sailing programme and register while you’re here. Limited spaces & hire available – first in, first serve. All beginners, ages, experienced sailors welcome Sailing Commences Sunday 28 September Ph Office 536 6649 ext 2 for more details Email: admin@maraetaiboatclub.org.nz www.maraetaisailingclub.org.nz

Netball results

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Maraetai Beach School recently held its annual cross country race at Omana Regional Park on a typical winter’s rainy day. Pictured is the start of the Year 4 Boys’ race. It was the first time the school had used the park. Usually the race is held around the streets of Maraetai. “We felt it was a bit of a Kiwi rite of passage to run on fields where there was a bit of mud and dirt,” says Year 5-6 teacher Lexi Andrews. Teachers also took part in the races as well as providing the “tail end charlies” to herd home any stragglers. Teachers also manned checkpoints while parents braved the weather to watch their children run. The rainy day meant a planned lunch at the park was cancelled to allow everyone to get back inside and get warm and dry after the event. Each age group ran a different course. Year 8 children ran the 3.1 km perimeter track, Year 7 ran 2.8 kms, Year 6 ran 2.6 kms, Year 5 ran 2.4 kms, Year 4 ran 2.1 kms, Year 3 ran 1.8 kms, Year 2 ran 800 metres and Years 0-1 ran 600 metres. “It was a fantastic day and we’d really like to say a huge thanks to the Omana Park Rangers for making the park available to us on the day,” says Lexi.

Another Tremlett adaptation on stage Creativity keeps flowing out of the Beachlands Log Cabin, this time with a new play from The Log Cabin Theatre Group, penned by Beachlands student Elliot Tremlett. Elliot, who studies Classics and History at Auckland University, was captivated by the age old story of Jason and The Argonauts, adapting the tale to suit the growing group of talent that is the Log Cabin Theatre Group. In March the troupe successfully removed all seriousness and some of the tragedy from Shakespeare’s Othello in Elliot’s ‘lighthearted and modern Cockney musical,’ version. Again he has taken a humourous approach to Jason and the Argonauts, a complex saga of challenge, adventure, love, betrayal and revenge based on the myth of Jason and the Golden Fleece, dating back to 1300 BC. In the original tale, which is sometimes known as an analogy for the colonisation of the Black Sea, the characters are larger than life from gods to kings; but in the Log Cabin version everyone is a local. Codirector, Jackie Matthews, promises that everyone in the audience will recognise someone amongst the dancers, cast and crew, aged from seven to over 40. While the troupe has grown considerably since its last production, the players were still short of an actor for Hercules, so playwright Elliot took on the role as well as being co-director.

Pastor honoured

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August 9 rugby results

Beachlands Maraetai Junior Rugby results, August 9: U6 Navy lost to Karaka Red 14-12, Player of the Day (POD) Martin Tromp, Rip of the Day (ROD) Clements Olds; U6 White drew with Karaka Blue 14-All, POD Ethan Monk, ROD Caleb Ashton; U6 Orange lost to Karaka White 12-10, POD Josh Marsh, ROD Daniel Ritchie; U7 Navy beat Manurewa Green 12-11, POD Kurtis Fisher, Try of the Day Jack Parsons; U7 Orange beat Manurewa White 17-11, POD Sebastian Thornton, MVP Beau Nicholson; U8 Navy lost to Ardmore Marist Yellow, POD Sam Owen, Tackler of the Day (TOD) Luke Berriman; U8 Orange lost to Ardmore Marist White, POD George Hardie and Campbell Norton; U9 drew with Waiuku Green 8-All, POD Jackson McCredden, TOD Mathew Ritchie; U10 lost to Bombay Black 10-6, POD Preston Broadhurst and Hunter Donley; U11 lost to Te Kauwhata, POD Ghandi Chadfield, Play of the Day Ethan Boyle; U12 beat Onewharo 30-0 by default.

August 16 rugby results in next week’s PC Times

Members of the cast: (From left) MacKenzie Alley as Castor, Lisa Hensby as Jason, Elliot Tremlett as Hercules and Cadence Strother as Pollyx. Jackie says the audience can expect plenty of humour and audience participation, features becoming trademarks of the Log Cabin Theatre Group. “There are lots of little things in it which make it crazy humour, it’s left field all the time,” she says. “There is something for everyone, it is family entertainment although our witch is scary – look out for her!” Jackie also promises plenty of well-known tunes to keep the audience humming, as their songs are all covers with brand new lyrics, based on the tunes of ‘I’m on my way’, ‘You can’t touch this’ and ‘We are the champions’. Performances will be next Thursday 28, Friday 29 and Saturday 30 at 7pm with a 2pm matinee on Sunday 31 August at the Beachlands Memorial Hall. The group aims to have the hall full for each two hour show as they did at their last production. Profits from the play go to the Log Cabin Theatre Group Trust, which is working towards purchasing its own sound and lighting equipment. Tickets are $5 for a child, $10 per adult or $25 for a family pass. They are available at the Beachlands Chartered Club Office, The Log Cabin, Maraetai Beach School office, and at Beachlands School unSchool of Visual Arts der the blue cover before the afternoon bell; otherwise phone 5365232, Drawing, cartoons, illustration, 021 660 212 or email painting, sculpture & more Age 10 - adults. 6 students per class admin@logcabin.org.nz.


Services: Sunday 10am 24 August: Steve and Heather Pound 31 August: Rachel Murray; Director NZBMS Toy Library: Monday 6pm and Thursday 10am Coffee and Kids: Tuesday 10am Mainly Music: Thursday 9:30am Beach Uth: Friday 7pm and Monday 7pm

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Retired Maraetai pastor Don Hopkins, pictured with wife Edna, was recently bestowed the title Pastor Emeritus at a special celebration service at Beachlands Baptist Church. Don has close to 30 years association with the local church as a former pastor and for the past 25 years as an elder. “The honour is not an automatic one but is in recognition of Don’s exceptional and outstanding service to our church,” explained current pastor Neil Hamilton. Don, now 86, has given more than 60 years of service, pastoring in six churches during that time. After graduating from Baptist College Don took up his first role as a minister at Waihi Baptist in 1953 where he spent five years. He went on to pastor at Otahuhu, then at two Christchurch churches and Ranui in West Auckland before being appointed pastor at Beachlands Baptist in 1987. Don and his wife Edna have lived in Maraetai since that time but their association with the seaside settlement goes back more than 50 years when they visited their holiday cottage which later became their home. Don says he was “touched and grateful” to receive the honour. A former florist, Edna was presented with a large bouquet of flowers. Their children and grandchildren attended the special service. Don led his family in singing to the congregation. The couple are well-known in the community for their involvment in many local groups.

A casual vacancy has occurred on the Howick College board of trustees for an elected parent representative. The board has resolved under section 105 of the Education Act 1989 to fill the vacancy by selection. If ten percent or more of eligible voters on the school roll ask the board, within 28 days of this notice being published, to hold a by-election to fill the vacancy, then a by-election will be held. Any eligible voter who wishes to ask the board to hold a by-election should write to: Peter Jones Board of Trustees Howick College PO Box 38142 Howick Auckland 2145 By: 25th August 2014

A thank you note from the Clevedon Woolshed ... I’m pleased to advise that the store is to enter another phase: under the new ownership of Susan Alberts and her husband Jan (from Drury), who unlock the door for the first time this week. Susan has some wonderful plans for the future of the store, so be sure to call in, say hello and keep up with the changes! What will not change however, is product quality and the personal service for which the Woolshed is known. Pleased to say that longserving Karin Botica and Lynne Blyth both remain on staff and I wish Susan and her team every success in the future. Retirement beckons - and after 11 enjoyable years of working with exceptional people and meeting incredible new ones - I’m swopping my business hat for my old gardening one ! I’ll miss all my fabulous customers hugely and sincerely THANK YOU for your loyalty, support and smiles over the past decade. It’s been a pleasure and much fun! Take care. Sincerely, Susie Schroder


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WANTED TO RENT: Large garage or barn for storing furniture. Short or long term. Any area considered. Ph: Denise 277 6740 or 022 601 8947



2 x Homelite 14” bar $120 Pro Mac 20” bar $320 Both in good running order Ph: 536 6026 FERTILISER: Chicken manure fertiliser supplied, carted and spread. Also lime spreading. Ph: Neil 021 724 327/ 299 6486 SHAVINGS: In woolsacks - sawdust also available. Ideal for horse stables and calf pens. Ph: Ph: Neil 021 724 327 or 299 6486.


Mobile Footcare • Nail Clipping & Filing • Corn Removal • Hard Skin Removal • Ingrown Toenails • Massage • Foot Bath Professional Treatment in your own home for Men & Women - NSI Qualified Ph: Nicolle Janssen on (09) 291 9298 Mob: 021 134 1575


for hire. Split your own wood now. Dry hire or with operators. Ph: Leighton 021 752 687.




beauty room


beauty therapy / make-up • Blend Method Electrolysis • Facials using Sothy’s products • Waxing • Lash/Brow Tinting • Manicures & Pedicures • Make-up for Weddings or Special Occasion using MAC Cosmetics • Gift Vouchers available.

In Winter it’s still important to come for a groom Overgrown feet means muddy floors in your living room Thick knotty coats and shaggy ears when it’s cold and wet Will be uncomfortable and painful and make an unhappy pet ..

Call: Julie 09 536 4484 or 021 175 1644

Phone Denise 09 536 4639


Inward Bound Yoga, Te Puru Community Centre. Evening Classes Tues/Thurs 6.30pm; Day classes Friday 9am. Restorative Yoga Friday 10am. Ph: Dee 536-5240


Fiona Bailey. Qualified Dog Trainer. Flexible Training Options Available. Ph: 536 5388 and Mob 021 243 8089


Professional & Trade Services From Page 11


This Saturday August 23 at 44 Karaka Rd, Beachlands, 8am to 12 noon. Baby stuff, pushchairs, household bric a brac.

VEHICLES 4 SALE RAV 4: 1996 auto, petrol,

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MARAETAI BEACH BOATING CLUB Restaurant open from 5.30pm Thurs to Sun and public holidays. Menu changes weekly and bar snacks available Hire the club for private functions or conferences Mon,Tues, Wed & Sat. Members & guests welcome. Become a community member to dine in our restaurant.

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The JOLLY ROGER Pub Enjoy a 12” pizza for $12 on Monday nights (choose your three favourite toppings) Quiz Night every Tuesday MONDAY TO FRIDAY LUNCH MENU JUST $10! Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheJollyRoger

Our menu is constantly changing and popular right now is our Seafood Laksa with its delicious lemongrass and coconut milk base, Restaurant and Bar or the long slow cooked Pork Belly with open Thurs to Sun cabbage & mash, the juicy Eye Fillet and from 5.00pm - close Scotch dolloped with sticky sweet onion jam or for members the crisp skinned Salmon Fillet on lemon rice. and their guests

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Our Blue Cheese Beef Burger along with Hand Cut Chips and or Battered Fish continue to create headline news (amongst our members anyway)


ALL MAINS ~ $17 WEDNESDAY NIGHTS New Menu here now! Tues: 10am-4pm Wed-Fri: 10am till late Sat/Sun: 9am till late

And the Kids just love the Macaroni Cheese & Bacon Parcels. But it’s the Ice Cream and Lolly boxes that score points with the kids (and their Dads)


If you haven’t been down to see us lately, don’t forget we are open Thursday through to Sunday evenings.

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Friday’s from 4pm till late Italian Pizza Night small plates, platters, wine tasting, events Also available for private functions/weddings sales@turangacreek.co.nz 133 Whitford Park Road, Whitford PH 530 8936 www.turangacreek.co.nz

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Clean your carpets now to NZ standard. 2 brm unit cleaned from as little as $79, 3 brm from $99. Single rooms, upholstery, rugs. Free deodorise. Ph: Shane 536 6397 or mob 0800 747 262 CARPENTER: Odd jobs, gib fixing, door locks, window and door easing, waterblasting, tank cleaning, gutter cleaning, site rubbish removal. Ph: Marty 0276 888 082



For repairs to: Fisher & Paykel and all major brands of stoves, fridges, dishwashers,washing machines, dryers etc For prompt reliable service


You name it... gardening, retaining, fencing, landscaping, trellis, light building and maintenance work. Ph Gary 021 90 30 20.

MARINA Visit your LOCAL dentist for all your dental needs

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After Hours Appts by Arrangement Dr Alex Mechkov Dr Juliane Techima



3, 4.5, 6 & 9 metre bins 3, 4.5 metre hardfill bins We are reliable and we recycle! Ph: 0800 PINK BINS (746-524)

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WHITE WASTE LTD ph: 0800 720 710

WoodAlsochipping service. visit our facebook page Coast Times Up to- Pohutukawa 60mm dia branches. Full service, cutting, chipping, spreading and clearing available. Ph Gary 021 90 30 20

The Family Trust Specialist

DRAINAGE • All Drainage Requirements • Water Tanks Supply and Install • Retaining Walls • Concrete Work • Truck & Digger Hire


Jacques Vannoort, LLM

tel 273 2173 www.sanctuarytrustlaw.co.nz


Julie’s Home Grown Nursery

For a FREE Quote:

Josh on 021 367 431

18 First View Ave, BEACHLANDS

OPEN 10am – 4pm WED TO SUN • Potted Colour • Shrubs • Topiaries • Grasses • Trees • Bedding Plants

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536 4266 Mob 027 270 6792 email: juleez@xtra.co.nz

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For prompt professional electrical services with a smile • www.awe.co.nz • help@awe.co.nz • free quotes


Providing electrical services on the Pohutukawa Coast & throughout Auckland

Licensed builder available for new homes, renovations, additions, re-cladding, decks and all other aspects of the building trade

JACK OF ALL TRADES Honest & Reliable Trade Certified Builder

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• Decks • Bathrooms • Tiling • Painting (updated every Thursday) • Gibstopping


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Call SHAY on 0212 767 797


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gine repairs, mowers, ride-on mowers, chainsaws, weedtrimmers, and chain saw sharpening. No job too small. Free pick-up local area only. Ph: 536 5621 or mob 027 308 7777

No job too small! Gib stop & paint, brick & block laying, tiling, paving, property maintenance. Ph: Dean 536 5164 or 0221 361 620 ROOFER: Qualified roofer, Stephen Perfect, 12yrs experience in metal roofing offers free quotes to fix or re-roof, also specialises in gutters, repairs & maintenance. Ph 027 389 5253, a/h 536 5527 VENTILATION: DVS Home ventilation systems www.pctimes.co.nz Full supply and installa(updated every Thursday) tion service. Smartvent Also visit 5 our facebook page NZ made year parts - Pohutukawa Coast Times warranty. Act before winter. Ph Gary 021 903 020

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Evening appointments available Call us now on 530 8461 or 530 8271 Whitford Village, Whitford, Auckland

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moved, or chipped for mulch or landscaping. Inorganic removal and section clearing. Ph: 536 5955, 021 056 0793 ALL TREE WORKS: All tree work and removals, stump grinding, hedge trimming, section clearing, green removal and mulcher hire, reasonable rates. For a free quote: 536 5621 mob 027 308 7777

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Business Listing - phone 536 5715 or fax 536 5714

ACCOUNTING SERVICES Sheryl Lane, chartered accountant 530 8219 Ian McLennan, CA www.iwm.co.nz 536 6715 Diane Myers CA, diane@myersca.co.nz 2929 470 Beanies2U, call Tanya chartered accountant 536 6297 ACCOUNTING & BOOK KEEPING Fair Value Accounting, Natasha www.fairvalue.co.nz 536 5195 AERIALS, TV & HOME THEATRE Smart Home Technology. Freeview, aerials, phone jacks, TV outlets, home theatre, new home prewire. Phone Sunny 0800 786 266 or 027 2841 325 Auckland Wide Electrical 536 6800, 021 998 665 AGGREGATES Beachlands Building & Hire Centre 536 6567 ALUMINUM WINDOWS: www.windowrenovations.co.nz Repairs and Replacements 021 297 2320 APPLIANCE SERVICING Axial appliance servicing Service@axial.co.nz 573 0877 ARCHITECTS Peter Diprose www.diprose.co.nz 530 9065, 021 125 1498 ARCHITECTURAL PLAN & DESIGN Ross J Willoughby 530 9358 ASPHALT Asphalt & Civil Projects Ltd 527 8718 or 0274 969 817 AUTO ELECTRICIAN Mobile Auto & Marine 0800 662 352 Alert Auto Electrical, Alan 021 176 4214 BEACHLANDS STORES Go to Mo’s 536 6505 Liquorland Beachlands 536 6345 Beachlands Building & Hire Centre - hardware, hire and garden centre 536 6567 Karishma Foodmarket 536 6601 Meat to Please 536 6866 BEAUTY THERAPY Maraetai Day Spa 536 4453 or 021 036 6237 BED & BREAKFAST Brookwood Lodge (Beachlands) 536 6975 BOBCAT & TRUCK HIRE Clevedon Bobcats, Dennis Marx 021 275 8544 BRICK & BLOCK LAYING Dave Stones 021 287 0188 Coastal Blocklayers Ltd - Clinton 0272 856 912 2922 939 BUILDERS Kelvin Storm LBP 536 6119 or 0274 745 039 Bryant Builders Ltd 0274 935 507 or 2928 777 Neal McKendrick Builders 2928 583 0274 374 896 Xact Construction, Greg Waterhouse 530 9032, 021 878 071 Dean Hartshorne Builders Ltd 536 5645 or 027 536 5645 Homing Instincts Ltd, ph Gareth Price 021 618 181, 536 6422 Michael Nootebos LBP 536 6628 or 0274 799 776 Cleave Building & Civil Ltd 577 3193 or 021 322 258 specialistbuilders.co.nz Craig 0800 54 64 64 or 021 392 092 NAS builders Ltd Neil 021 079 2589 BUILDING CERTIFIERS Compass Building Consultants Ltd 272 2269 BUILDERS SUPPLIES Morton Timber Co. Clevedon 292 8656 Dysart Timbers Drury ITM 294 9410 Dysart Timbers ITM 521 3609 or 021 928 941 CARPET CLEANING Carpet, upholstery cleaning services Ph Supakleen 536 5090 CARPET & VINYL SUPPLY & LAY Eddie 536 5218 or 0274 889 150 CHANDLERY Pine Harbour Marina 536 5157 CHILD CARE CENTRES Lilly’s Locker Montessori preschool 530 8697 CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU Botany CAB for free, confidential advice & information 271 5382 (Botany CAB) 576 8331 (Pakuranga CAB) COMPUTER SERVICES Andrew: WhatWhyWhen.com 0210 230 7897 or 536 6514 CONCRETE WORK Trumps Concreting Ltd 0274 589 899, a/h 536 4172 Asphalt & Civil Projects Ltd 5278718 or 0274 969817 DANCE STUDIO Coastal School of Dance (Danielle Saunders) 536 6371 DECKING Deckreation 0800 2 QUOTE, 536 4948 www.deckreation.co.nz DENTISTS Sanctuary Dental 273 2173 – Dr Yvonne Vannoort, Dr Abraham Thavamani, Dr Sylvia Hong – Dr Shayeste Irani – Hygienists Michelle Felton, Caron Thorne, Helen Lu Whitford Dental Group 530 8461 or 530 8271 – Dr Rick Parfitt & Dr David Cain – Hygienist – Shelley Chadwick 530 8461 or 530 8271 Anthony Hunt Dental Ltd, Dr Anthony Hunt, Clevedon 292 9071 Marina Dentists Pine Harbour 536 4361 DENTURES Howick Denture Services 534 8113 DIGGER & TRUCK HIRE www.hollandlandscaping.co.nz 292 8109 Entwood Enterprises 021 767 743 or 534 2481 The Little Digger 027 278 0335 or 536 4424 DOCTOR Beachlands Medical Centre 536 6006 Maraetai Beach Medical Clinic 536 5292 DOGS, CATS & PETS Clevedon Kennels and Cattery 292 8789 Howick Country Kennels & Cattery 530 8664 Brookby Lodge accommodation for dogs & cats 530 8675 Fairfield Boarding Kennels & Cattery, Clevedon 2928 852 Noah’s Ark mobile inhome pet care 530 8136 Riverlee Pet Lodge, Clevedon 292 8789

DOG GROOMING Bracks Dog Grooming www.brackscats.co.nz 536 4639 DRAINLAYERS Mike Forde Contracting Ltd (reg. drainlayer) 021 636 816 J & R Hack Drainage 021 367 431 Bay Earthworks 0274 925 771 DRILLING Drillforce – water bores, divining, pump advice 09 267 9100 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION B/M Playcentre Mon-Fri. 9am-12 536 6015 in Beachlands School grounds Whitford Pre-School Centre 530 8726 Clevedon Kidz Early Childhood Centre 2928 358 PORSE in-Home Childcare 262 4044 Coastal Kids 536 6737 Coastal Kids Pre-School 536 5313 Stems From Home Professional In-Home Child Care 536 7103 Connections In The Home (In-Home Child Care) 533 3512 EARTH MOVING CONTRACTORS Henri & Lynda Habraken 0274 961 472, 536 6806 Coast2Coast Earthworx Ltd 536 4536 or 021 364 536 Mike Forde Contracting Ltd 021 636 816 Padlie-Hall Ltd 533 0917 or 027 243 7156 John Minnee 1.5 tonne digger 530 8998 or 021 993 863 Cleave Building & Civil Ltd 577 3193 or 021 923 076 www.brookbycontracting.co.nz 3.5t w Augers 530 9290 027 530 9290 ELECTRICIANS Auckland Electrical Services 536 4074, 0274 741 579 Auckland Wide Electrical 536 6800, 021 998 665 Pohutukawa Electrical 536 4076, mob 021 769 964 Positive Electrical Services 021 801 606 Powered Up Electrical 021 660 065 , 299 1122 ENGINEERING & WELDING M & K Anderson, onsite engineering 09 948 2160 or 021 02677369 Amediate Engineering Ltd 09 265 2200 or 021 725 609 ENGINEERS - CIVIL/ENVIRONMENTAL/ STRUCTURAL CLC Consulting Group Ltd 576 3276 FARM KILLS Kevin Rogers 292 4725 FARM SUPPLIES/STOCK FEED/HARDWARE Clevedon Rural Supplies 292 8404 Farmlands Pukekohe 09 238 8853, fax 09 238 8688 FENCING CONTRACTORS Craig McLeod 027 292 5844 Shilo Urlich 027 256 6813 White Fencing 2928 064 or 0274 957 868 FIREWOOD Phone John anytime 530 8462 Eastern Firewood 534 6299 Ignition Firewood 0800 WOOD NOW FLOORING All About Floors, Darrel 570 5300, 021 688 875 FLORIST Clevedon Flowers, www.clevedonflowers.co.nz 292 9540 FRAMERS Howick Frames & Gallery 534 1307 FUNERAL DIRECTORS Resthaven Funeral Services Rachel Benns & Raewyn Proctor 533 7493 & 267 2530 Papatoetoe Funeral Cottage 279 9098 Fountains Funeral Directors & Monumentalists Papakura, Franklin and Manurewa 298 2957 or 266 6177 Ensom Funerals (John Ensom) 09 266 9942 or 09 524 6765 Souly Cremations Beachlands 0800 47 68 59 GARAGE DOORS Repairs & Service, Metro Garage Doors 263 6608 GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES Fraser Thomas Ltd 278 7078 GIBSTOPPING Alpha Drywall, Geoff 022 027 0290 or 536 6653 Wayne Mackenzie 021 882 276 or ah 530 9031 Greg Brown 021 067 6104, ah536 5989 Tony Hardyment -stopping & painting 0274 966 394 or 536 6477 specialistlinings.co.nz We fix, stop, and paint 0800 54 64 64 Mark Mangham, small to large jobs: Phoenixplasterers@gmail.com 021 456 275 ah 536 4140 GIFTS, SOUVENIRS, FLOWERS Clevedon Woolshed Crafts/Gifts 2928 615 GLASS AND GLAZING Manurewa Glass 266 7794 Howick Glass 535 4180 GRAPHIC DESIGN Nikki Croxford www.clickcreative.co.nz 536 7142, 021 920 630 Kirsty Black www.kgb-folio.co.nz 536 5421, 021 549 193 Joanna Beasley www.joannabeasley.co.nz 536 6497, 021 148 8613 HAIRDRESSING Les Chevaux Hair Salon 536 5559 Hair 4 You - hair salon 536 6658 Spirit Hair-Makeup-SprayTanning 536 6855 Nobel Hair Design 536 5805 Hair Do’s @ Maraetai ph Denise 536 4571 Look @ Me, Whitford, ph Charlotte 530 8939 Cooper Hairdressing, 16 Te Pene Rd, Maraetai 027 329 1781 HANDYMAN SERVICES Local Handyman: 536 5050 or 021 156 7370 Oakes Landscaping/Building Services, Ph Gary 021 903 020 Lifestyle Property Services Ltd 536 6735 or 0272 533 336 HAY & HAYLAGE CONTRACTOR McInnes Contractors Ltd 0274 992 648 HEALTH & FITNESS Perform Fitness 536 7231 HIRE & GARDEN CENTRE Beachlands Building & Hire Centre 536 6567 HOME APPLIANCE REPAIRS Graymac Appliances 535 5093

HOME CLEANING SERVICE Phone Meky HORSES Manufacturing Horse Leads

022 653 1465 021 653 041

IMMIGRATION ADVICE Licensed Advisor - Lisa Seaborn 0210 229 9588 INTERIOR DESIGN Design consultant Toni Hedgland 536 7018, 0274-597301 (home furnishings, drapes, colour consultant) KITCHENS La Bella Kitchens Ltd, www. labellakitchens.co.nz 530 9092 Kitchen Craft Ltd www.kitchencraft.co.nz 09 274 4221 ~ For Sizzling Kitchen Design & Cabinetry – Ph Warren Inhouse Design & Concepts Ltd 021 272 1974 or 536 4625 LANDSCAPING Cornerstone Landscapes Ltd – for all aspects of landscaping 530 9126 or 021 312 266 or 021 412 110 LANDSCAPING/GARDEN SERVICES www.hollandlandscaping.co.n 292 8109 Eastside Landscapes 021 484 158 LAUNDROMAT 7 DAYS, at GAS Maraetai, 536 4218 131 Maraetai Drive, Maraetai LAWNMOWING & GARDENING SERVICES Pohutukawa Coast Lawns 536 5830, 021 072 7799 The Keane Gardener, phone James on 021 292 1679 Greenacres – Stephen Howe 292 4165, 021 2266 753 Ride On Mowing - Scott 021 02475434 / 537 2966 Henry & Max Lawn & Garden Service 533 6018, 0210 556 309 LAWNMOWERS SALES/ SERVICE/ REPAIRS Stihl Shop, 18 Harris Rd, East Tamaki 274 6238 B’lnds/M’tai mower/chainsaw repairs 536 5621,027 308 7777 Reliable Lawnmower Services 278 5592 LAWNMOWING (LARGE AREAS) Holland Landscaping 292 8109 www.hollandlandscaping.co.nz Kingcraft Mowing & Gardening 021 447 095 LEGAL SERVICES Swayne McDonald & Co (Beachlands/Maraetai/Whitford) 265 2700 John Burton - Maraetai & Beachlands 536 5279 or 299 7780 Sanctuary Trust Law, Jacques Vannoort, LLM 273 2173 LOCKSMITHS Local Locksmith - Tony 536 5050 or 021 156 7370 Armstrong Smarter Security 0800 506 111 MARQUEE HIRE Megan www.maraetaimarquee.co.nz 536 5771/0274 385130 MARRIAGE CELEBRANT Helen Rutledge 027 245 5837 or 536 5981 Neil Hamilton 027 224 2265 Lyn Buchanan 021 135 3643 or 536 6774 MASSAGE THERAPY Brookby Massage Studio -Sports, deep tissue, trigger point, relaxation 530 9129 Tracy Henderson - Massage therapy/Naturopathy 536 6605 Holistic Therapeutic Practitioner available, Whitford For appointments phone 021 749 517 MECHANICAL REPAIRS Clevedon Automotive 292 8441 Maraetai Service Station 1996 Ltd 536 6542 Pohutukawa Motors, 57 Third View Ave, Beachlands 536 6664 Clevedon Garage & Tyres Ltd 2928 289 Clevedon Motorcyles & Machinery 2928 927 or 021 2544 686 MIRRORS Howick Glass 535 4180 ORGANIC PRODUCTS Shop from home: www.moonwillow.mionegroup.com 2924 080 OUTBOARD REPAIRS / MARINE ENGINEERING Eastern Marine ~ Outboard, Petrol & Diesel Motors 536 6252 PAINTERS & DECORATORS DTS Wright Contracting Ltd 536 5239 or 021 40 1094 S.T. Taylor, Member of Master Painters 021 912 515 Mustills Painting Services 536 4356, 027 619 2619 4U2C Decorators 027 648 3565 specialistlinings.co.nz We fix, stop, and paint 0800 54 64 64 PANELBEATERS & PAINTERS Whitford Panelbeaters 530 8695 Pristine Autobody, Panel & Paint 262 3757 Auto Collision Panel & Paint 534 2190 PERSONAL TRAINING WOWFIT Personal Training-James 0800WOWFIT, 021 771015 Envision Personal Training, Garyth 536 6327, 021 299 1482 PEST CONTROL Coastal Pest Solutions (including rats, rabbits,possums, wild cats, pest birds, wasps & bees) 536 6020, 0273 932 125 Pestblasters-R-Us 0800 888 338 PHOTOGRAPHER Timeless Images Photography 021 022 19653, 950 4675 PHYSIOTHERAPIST Ultimate Physio unit 4 45 Wakelin Rd, Beachlands 536 5904, 272 9294 PLASTERING (SOLID) Bruce Parsons 021 981 812 PLUMBERS SMS Plumbing 0212 767 797 Pohutukawa Plumbing 536 6879, 0275 366 879 Call The Plumber Ltd 24/7 service 536 5516, 027 202 3212 Abbotts Plumbing & Drainage 0800 949 344 Ford Plumbing - 24 hour callout - phone Mark on 022 601 3216 PLUMBERS & GASFITTERS Ashby Plumbing & Gas 2922 445, 0272 553 499 K. Dadzie Plumbing/Gas call Brett on 021 501 421, 536 6592 Pohutukawa Plumbing 536 6879, 0275 366 879

PRINTER C&D Print 2929 167 or 021 107 6750 PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Harcourts Beachlands Real Estate 536 6121, 0276 480 240 Rent People Ltd 0800 426 580 RobsonKerr Property Management 0508 762 766 PUMP SALES & REPAIRS Auckland Electrical Services 536 4074, 0274 741 579 Pump Service Centre 536 7083, 0274 308 538 Water Pump Specialists 536 5447, 0274 982 419 Clevedon Pumps & Engineering 2928 404, 0274 797 741 Malmaks Water Sho 530 8872, 021 353 158 Pohutukawa Plumbing 536 6879, 0275 366 879 REAL ESTATE AGENTS Harcourts Beachlands Real Estate 536 6121 Barfoot & Thompson Clevedon 2928 348 Barfoot & Thompson Whitford 530 8292 Barfoot & Thompson Beachlands 536 4990 Ray White Lighthouse Licensed Real Estate 536 7011 Professionals 555 9136 ROOFING SERVICES Eastern Roofing Services, ph Steve 536 5875, 021 865 615 SCAFFOLDING Scaffold Connect Ltd 09 215 4855 SECURITY SYSTEMS ADS Security Ltd (alarms & monitoring) 536 6860 Armstrong Smarter Security and Alarms 09 274 0999 SEPTIC TANK CLEANING SST Services phone Rob 09 2947611 or 0274 967430 SHEEP SHEARING Mr Clip Ltd - sheep, goats, 276 1219, 0274 853 234 SHUTTLES Coast Shuttle-local hire & airport trips 536 6488, 0274 722 613 Omana Shuttles - Airport Transfers 536-5935 SPRAY TAN SPECIALISTS Colour Me In 536 6766 Mob 027 662 9897 SURVEYORS - LAND Hollier Greig & Associates 2928 745 McInnes, Read & Lucas Ltd 2987 288 Fraser Thomas Ltd 2787 078 Churchill Land Development Services Ltd 2734 182 CLC Consulting Group Ltd 576 3276 SWIMMING POOLS Peninsula Pools Ltd 0274 958 861, a/h 530 9115 Bluestone Pools Ltd 021 2731 779, ah 536 7125 Partridge Pool & Spa 299 8659 Oasis Heat Pumps Mob: 021 605 557 Office: 535 8891 TANK CLEANING John’s Farmlet Services 0800 327 653 TREE WORK S.T.H. (stumps, trees, hedges) 536 5621 or 027 308 7777 Tree stump grinding (NZAT) 530 8741 or 0274 989 080 TYPESETTING & GRAPHIC ART Steve 536 5276 TYRES - SALES & SERVICE Maraetai Service Station 536 6542 UPHOLSTERY & CANVAS Stackpole’s Upholstery Ltd 274 8585 VALUERS-PROPERTY Property Valuations Ltd, Papakura 299 7406, fax 299 6152 Seagar & Partners Ltd, Charlene 272 9660 or 021 945 806 VETERINARY SERVICES Franklin Vets (Beachlands) 538 0010 WALLPAPERING Wallpapering 021 1748 466 or 536 5899 WATER DELIVERY Beachlands/Maraetai Water Supply 273 9763 Beachlands Water Service 536 6508 Clevedon Water 292 8099 Whitford Water Supplies 530 8164 Rural Water, freephone 0508 787 254 or 021 765 628 John’s Farmlet Services & Water Supplies 0800 327 653 The Original Johns Water Supplies 536 6696 or 530 8155 Maraetai Blue Ltd 536 6437, 027 536 6437 Carlton Haulage 0800 420 246 Coastal Water Cartage 0508 COASTAL, 021 0757 757 Todd Wheeler Transport Ltd 0508 426 246 or 0274 752 832 Seaview Water 0508 732 843 – $250 for 17,000 litres; $225 for 13,500; $180 for 10,000 WET AZZ – keeping it local 0800 WET AZZ (0800 938 299) Local Water (Beachlands & Maraetai) 536 5683 WATER TANK CLEANING & REPAIRS Green Clean Co ($100) 0274 982 419 or 536 5447 Rural Water, freephone 0508 787 254 or 021 765 628 John’s Farmlet Services 0800 327 653 WATER TREATMENT Anthony Preston Ltd 534 5127, fax 535 6353 167 Moore St, Howick Malmaks Water Shop 530 8872, 021 353 158 NZ Water Filters Ltd 576 9649 or 021 138 7679 WEDDING VENUE Te Puru Centre 536 5360 Maraetai Beach Boating Club 536 6649 Brookwood Lodge, Beachlands. Garden setting. Ceremony only. 536 6975 or 0274 796 453 WEIGHT LOSS HYPNOTHERAPY Virtual Gastric Band www.avrilcarpenter.com 021 626 805 WINDOWS www.windowrenovations.co.nz Repairs and Replacements 021 297 2320 WINDOW CLEANING/HOUSE WASHING Panoramics 530 8136 or 027 245 3444 BEST Property Services 0508 932 532 or 021 366 615

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