Pohutukawa Coast Times 05-09-14

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FRIDAY September 5 2014 Issue 1076

At home with Judith! Back at the beach she calls home, Papakura MP and Maraetai resident Judith Collins took a quick breather with the PC Times this week as she refocuses on her campaign, after falling prey to the Dirty Politics scandal. Judith Collins who lives at Maraetai Beach with her husband David Wong Tung, stood down as Minister of Justice last Saturday after months of accusations, allegations, leaked communications, and a starring role in the Nicky Hager book Dirty Politics. Firmly ensconced in her happy corner at Maraetai Beach’s Bach’n Café, Judith remains resolute in her determination to firstly keep hold of the Papakura seat which she has held for National for 12 years, and to clear her name. The liberation of being able to manage a regular election campaign without the intensifying pressure for resignation is not lost on her, and her energy for that task is undiminished. “I am really happy to be home,” is Judith’s initial sentiment, grateful for her support from Maraetai, Papakura and beyond. “My husband and I have been coming down here every weekend to have a coffee and looking at the beach it makes us grateful for what we have.” “The biggest job I have right now is answering my support emails. I have a stack of them, it’s incredible to think that this has brought out yet more people who want to help with the campaign.” “These things bring out the worst in people and the best, this is a great time of learning who your friends are and by God do I know who my friends are,” she says. Judith still counts Blogger Cameron Slater, accused of assisting her with alleged corrupt practices, within her circle of friends but counters his television assertion that “Judith always gives back double.” “He does exaggerate, that’s how he communicates,” she laughs. “I don’t give back double, I am simply going to stand my ground and not budge because I have not done anything wrong at all. I am not giving an inch on this. I can do that from my base in the electorate where I am from, with the people who have elected me.” Judith says she not only welcomes an enquiry into all Dirty Politics but actually requested it, thus creating the vacancy in the Justice Portfolio, which she had held since the last election, previously being Minister of Police. “I said to the Prime Minister we really need an enquiry into this but I had to stand down for that to take place. I want the enquiry because I will be exonerated and I will be cleared - I am one hundred percent that I have done nothing wrong.” It is her hope that the New Zealand Police will be involved in the upcoming enquiry. “I think they will find the people who have stolen

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Time to consider long term answers to erosion THE EDITOR SAYS BY DUNCAN PARDON duncan@pctimes.co.nz The Maraetai beachfront has been a hive of activity this past week or so as Auckland Council contractors fix all the recent storm damage. The wharf is being repaired along with the wooden seawall. The foreshore behind the wall is being patched up. The wharf repairs will, hopefully, fix the damage from two storms – given that damage from the initial storm still hadn’t been fixed when the second one struck. The bad news, however, is that the work is literally a fix: it doesn’t seem to address the long term threat to the beach and adjacent road. Of course, we may go another 10 years before we get another “100 year” storm, during which time the beach and foreshore may be perfectly fine. Or we may not. And judging by the weather patterns of recent times I’m betting on the latter. The Pohutukawa Coast Community Association is talking of holding a public meeting to discuss the foreshore erosion problem. That’s a very good idea and I hope they would also encourage Beachlands, Kawakawa Bay and Orere Pt residents so come along because it’s a problem

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that affects all these communities to some extent. There are some good ideas out there. There’s the sand dune planting option which has certainly worked well down country while the experimental planning at the eastern end of Maraetai Beach has shown encouraging results. There’s the use of man-made groynes and judging from the example at Whitford Pt, Kawakawa Bay, there is evidence that this method can also work.

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Then there is Len Lavas and his thumping great seawall. The article on our front page a couple of weeks ago met with some scepticism as some people suggested that Len had a vested interest in making sure his option gets the nod. Well, of course he does. His company builds seawalls. But that doesn’t mean he’s wrong. In my view, all the above options have their merits and it’s time we put all these ideas on the table. I’m sure it would be useful from Auckland Council’s point of view – and especially our Franklin Local Board – to know what local residents’ thoughts are, and especially the long-time residents who have studied the impact of the weather on our beaches over a period of decades. It will all come down to money. But if the people of Maraetai can show a clear preference on a particular course of action, then at least that’s a start. It may help prod into action a council that seems to think Auckland City ends at Newmarket. Take, for example, the report in the New Zealand Herald that the Council plans to spend $40 million fixing the seawall between Princes and Queens wharves in downtown Auckland because it could fail in a moderate earthquake. This in spite of the fact the Council admits the earthquake risk is low (last time there was a major earthquake in Auckland, anyone?), and that the wall currently poses no physical threat to anyone.

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Thank you, Mr Walton (PC Times letters August 22) for your interesting portrayal of Maraetai as it used to be and the changes that have occurred over the years. There is a another major contributing factor to the beach’s current situation that I have learnt from discussions with a geologist. Although there is a superficial layer of sand on a beach created by shells, the dominant contributor to a sandy beach is nearby cliffs. As the sandstone cliffs erode the resultant sand builds up on a beach in close proximity. Certainly humans contribute to the recession of a sandy beach but our contribution is more likely to come from our building of roads around the bottom of cliffs, stopping storm water runoff and the prevention of cliff erosion which prevents

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the constant renewal of sand. Another source of beach sand can be from far away. It may have been deposited there eons ago when the structure of the land was quite different. If you look north up the East Coast you will find that the beach sand there was washed from the volcanic plateau by the Waikato River when the river mouth was in the Firth of Thames rather than exiting on the west coast as it does now. A cliff face is a work in progress; it will con-

tinue to erode by stint of weather and sea action until it reaches a natural angle of repose. Until it reaches that gentler angle it will continue to contribute to the nearby sandy beaches if allowed to do so. Certainly Mr Walton’s view is valid, and it is fascinating to hear how the beach once looked, but it is man’s decisions in roadmaking and erosion prevention that have made the big difference. LINDA WILLS Beachlands

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Summer tennis season beckons Maraetai Tennis Club is holding its Enrolment Day for the 2014-2015 season on Sunday September 14 from 12-4pm at the clubrooms, behind Te Puru Sports Hall. With an emphasis on having fun playing tennis, Maraetai Tennis Club welcomes new members of all abilities and the club looks forward to seeing the community enjoying the great facilities on offer. The club has two synthetic turf courts and two hardcourts that are now also being resurfaced in synthetic turf. There is floodlighting available for extended play in the evenings, a new volleywall for all to enjoy, and all members receive a key to access the courts anytime. A new and experienced coaching staff will help to ensure an exciting season of tennis ahead. The new season kicks off mid-September with organised club play for

Coastguard rescue On Wednesday August 27 Coastguard Maraetai rescued two men from McCallum’s Island. Their vessel had broken down, they did not have an anchor and were blown onto a lee shore. The unit took the men back to Kawakawa Bay.

The front two courts at Maraetai Tennis Club are being resurfaced in synthetic turf. all levels. Juniors and Intermediates play Tuesday evenings from 5-7pm and Seniors play Monday and Wednesday mornings 9-11am as well as Monday and Tuesday evenings 7-9pm. Coaching is provided to all members on Thursday afternoons and evenings and new head coach Marcel Thorpe and his coaching crew from Ace Sports is warmly welcomed to the club for the upcoming season. Marcel is passionate about developing junior tennis and will bring a fresh and exciting ap-

proach to the club. Social events throughout the season will see the continuation of home and away social tennis challenges with neighbours Clevedon Tennis Club, a battle of the bridge tournament between Maraetai and Beachlands residents, plus a number of family social evenings on the

calendar. Come along for a hit on Enrolment Day, meet the new coaching crew and join in the fun playing tennis. For further details, contact Maraetai Tennis Club on 021 0827 9118. Enrolments can also be made online by visiting www.maraetaitennis. co.nz

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Beachlands-Maraetai AFC soccer results, August 30-31: Counties ManukauKnockout Cup – 1st Team beat South Auckland Rangers Orange Force Kings 2-0, POD Shane Dalton; 1st Team drew with West Auckland 2-2, POD Johnny Rist; Over 35 Lions lost to Manurewa 3-2, POD Praveen; O35 Coasters lost to Mangere United Waituri 1-0, POD Mark Corboy.

New roads for Maraetai Maraetai has two new road names. Herbert Pollard Drive and Te Makuru Lane have been approved by the Franklin Local Board and will be in the new Maraetai School Rd subdivision. Subdivision developer, The Neil Group Limited, propsoed the two names after consultation with the Ngai Tai Ki Tamaki Tribal Trust and the Beachlands, Maraetai & Districts Historical Society. ‘Herbert Pollard’ was selected from a list of early land owners and family names associated with the area. Herbert Pollard was a key figure in the community, purchasing land in the 1920s, and was responsible for the development of the Maraetai Beach Estate. He also began planting of the Whitford Forest. Te Watene Te Makuru was significant to early sales of which this subdivision is a part of and to the Ngai Tai Ki Tamaki Tribal Trust in representing them in the Fairburn Purchase in 1836 in their attempts to hold on to their land.



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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 5: 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. FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 5: “Out of the Shed” includes artworks by a number of emerging and nationally recognised artists from East Auckland and beyond – including Kawakawa Bay’s Sarah WalkerHolt. The artworks are inspired by objects found, constructed or used within the shed. Exhibition runs until October 14 at Uxbridge Creativee Leisure Cente, 35 Uxbridge Rd, Howick. SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 6: Clevedon Pony Club Registration Day. New members welcome. From 3pm at the clubrooms, A & P Showgrounds, Monument Road. Leave your pony at home, but bring your old gear for our Bring & Buy sale table. Details at www.clevedonponyclub.org.nz. SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 6: Alfriston Country market, 9am - 12 noon. Hand knitting and sewing for home and family, jewellery, cards, toys, preserves, bread, plants, delicious morning tea. Community Hall beside Alfriston School corner Mill and Alfriston Roads, Manurewa. Contact Gendy 2665134 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 8: And every Monday Pohutukawa Coast Plunket Playgroup meets Mondays 10am-12pm during term time at Beachlands Memorial Hall, Wakelin Road. Bookings now open for our baby fair being held on October 19. 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 536 5780. Tables are from $20 and you keep the proceeds from your sales. MONDAY SEPTEMBER 8: Dances of the Heart in South East Auckland on 7.30pm - 9pm at Flatbush Old School Hall, cnr Murphys Rd & Flatbush School Rd, East Tamaki. All welcome! No partner or experience needed! These dances are simple, meditative, joyous and uplifting multicultural circle dances with chants from many sacred traditions of the earth. Contact Sally 0212 352 386 sally4peace@gmail.com WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 10: The Cordelia Flute quartet brings outstanding chamber music to Uxbridge, presenting a varied programme from traditional masterpieces to charming witty arrangements for south American tunes, 1pm $7 at Uxbridge Creative Centre, 35 Uxbridge Rd, Howick. Bookings essential, call 09 535 6467 to book THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 11: Listen UP Community choir rehearses weekly every Thursday evening at St Hildas Church, Wakelin Road in Beachlands from 7.30pm THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 11: The Pohutukawa Coast Probus Club is holding its monthly meeting at the Maraetai Beach Boating club at 10 am. This meeting will celebrate 20 years since the formation of our club and the Te Atatu Mens Choir will entertain.

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 11: Beachlands-Maraetai Country and Variety Music Club meets 7.30 pm at the Maraetai Bowling Club, cnr Te Pene Road and Maraetai Drive. Club meets fortnightly. Come along for a night of music. Everyone welcome – sing, play or listen ! For further information phone Mary 5365098. FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 12: St Mark’s Anglican Church, 104 Maraetai Drive: Sing along to your favourite old songs from the 1940’s 1970’s, when songs were still singable! 1.30pm - 3.30pm with Afternoon Tea; $2 donation. All welcome. Need transport? Call Christine 530 8601. SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13: Beachlands Community Trust working bee at the Pohutukawa Community Gardens at 5 Sunkist Bay Rd, 9am start. Bring wheelbarrows, tools, gumboots and gloves. More information at www.logcabin.org.nz Also on Sunday Sept14 SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13 : Memorial Service for Mrs Mardie Mills at St Mark Anglican Church, Maraeati at 2pm. Refreshments after the service. SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13: “Spring into Summer”! Beachlands Market & Car Boot returns, 9am to noon at the Beachlands Chartered Club. Bring the family along for a fun morning with a variety of stalls, sausage sizzle, quick fire raffles. Collect up your unwanted items and have a car boot sale for $10 or stall for $20. Phone/text Margaret 536 6735 or 0274 954 312 to book. SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13: Whitford Pony Club registration day, 10am to 12.30pm. Come along 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 SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 20: Ardmore School Agricultural Day, 10.30am - 2.30pm. Ardmore School, Papakura-Clevedon Road, Ardmore. Come and enjoy a traditional country school fair, where the students get a chance to showcase their animals, and budding artistic talent! Fun for all the family. Entry: FREE SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 21: Brookby School Agricultural Day, 10am to 2pm. Animal judging, bbq, auctions, cakes/jams/plants/sweets, cafe, raffles, bouncy castle, white elephant, spin the wheel, helicopter rides, man’s cave and chick’s corner. SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 21: Free Breakfast at St Hilda Community Hall at 3 Wakelin Road, Beachlands. This column is for free or low cost for community events. Send your listing now for any event during 2014.

Bike ace in Beachlands Motorcycle ace Andrew Stroud and an example of the Britten motorbike he helped make famous will be in Beachlands this weekend. Andrew and the Britten will be the star attractions at a ‘blokes weekend” being organised by Beachlands Baptist Church. On Saturday at 7.30pm there will be a “blokes evening” with a light supper. Andrew will then speak and those attending can examine the Britten motorbike close-up. The evening costs $15 and is at the Baptist Church, Third View Ave. And, yes, ladies are also welcome! Then on Sunday, there will be a “blokes” church service at 10am at the Baptist church where Andrew will again be guest speaker. Says Wikipedia: “Andrew Stroud started racing in 1986 and won his first championship in 1988 in the NZ 250 Production class. He then raced at Bathurst where he finished second in the 1988 Arai 500 km Superbike race. “In 1988, he raced in the US Endurance series and the Suzuka 8 Hours. For the next 10 years he competed internationally, riding for various Superbike and Grand Prix teams. “He first rode the New Zealand-built Britten V1000 at Daytona in 1992 where the bike stopped with a couple of laps remaining. “However, he won both Daytona races in 1994 on the Britten bike while setting the fastest top speed recorded by any motorcycle at Daytona (189 mph or 305 kph). “One of the few people to have had the privilege of racing one of John Britten’s superbikes, Stroud won the Battle-ofthe-Twins at Daytona on Britten superbikes in 1994, 1996, 1997 and 1998... “Stroud has competed in 41 World Superbike races, 20 FIM 500 GP races, 4 Suzuka 8 Hours races, 1 Isle of Man race and 3 24 hours World endurance races. “Stroud’s first superbike national championships was in 1988. He repeated this in 1995 and 1998 (riding a Britten V1000) and, riding a Suzuki GSX-R1000 (latterly the GSXR1000K9), in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, and 2010. In 2011 Stroud became national champion for the last time.” Stroud announced his retirement from motorcycle racing in August 2013.


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someone with an impressive CV to hold off stiff competition put up by the nine other people wanting to be the next National candidate for Hunua. Andrew and his wife have lived at Karaka for the past 10 years. They have three boys. Andrew initially trained as an accountant before joining one of New Zealand’s premier banks. He was seconded to London and for a period of five years worked on some of the world’s largest privatisations at that time as well as listing many companies on the London Stock Exchange. After returning to New Zealand, he wanted to work for himself and cofounded an Australasianbased strategic advisory firm that lists governments, local authorities, and Australasian corporates among its clients. The company’s multidisciplinary teams deliver projects across the health, infrastructure, property, food and agriculture, economic development and tertiary sectors. Andrew has also been the chair and a director of several companies. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the NZ Institute of Management, NZ Chartered Institute of

Corporate Management and the UK Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. With his twin brother, he has owned a hill country farm and a range of other businesses, including an award-winning composting and recycling environmental business at Pukekohe that services horticulturalists and orchardists. He is also an adventurer. He has been a Territorial officer in the New Zealand Army and the British Parachute Regiment. On his return he took up adventure running and has completed three Coast to Coast races. As he got older he turned to mountaineering and has climbed the highest mountain in New Zealand (Mt Cook) and Antarctica (Vinson Masiff). He has also pulled a sled to the South Pole. Now he is looking for an adventure in politics and admits he is enjoying the intellectual challenge of running a campaign. He already has an impressive track record having run the 1996 campaign for Belinda Vernon in Maungakeikei helping her turn a 3000 Labour majority into a National seat. He has been an electorate chairman and a regional councillor for National. But this is the first time he has been a candidate. “I live in this electorate and my family and business is here. My wife is treasurer of the

Andrew Bayly has just door knocked his 10,000th home in the electorate. - that of Hunua resident, Mary Sommerville, pictured here with Andrew. Pukekohe Hockey Club. We live, work and play here. It’s the only seat I’m interested in standing for,” he says. Andrew has four priorities as electorate candidate for Hunua. “Firstly, I want to get the infrastructure we deserve. We’ve just seen an accident on Whitford Rd while driving here today, so I’m well aware of the need to improve roads, and access for school kids,” says Andrew. “There’s a lack of bus services – none at the weekend – and I’ve already spoken to the new ferry owner [Sealink].” As part of his infrastructure priority, Andrew is already facilitating a group of Beachlands-Maraetai business and community leaders to come up with a strategic plan for the future of the district. Second priority for Andrew is promoting the farming and equestrian industry in Hunua – particularly equestrian which he believes has a

lot of untapped potential. “Thirdly I plan to be a fierce advocate for making sure we get the health services we need provided locally. “There is a move towards integrated family area health centres. In Beachlands we have a doctors’ hub but as the area grows we will need other services – such as a radiologist – on the same site.” “And fourthly, I want to help create opportunities for businesses to flourish. “One way to create new jobs is to create great communities. If you do, CEOs and business owners start to live here and that’s when they start creating jobs around them.” Andrew has door knocked 10,000 homes and says “at the end of the day people want a sound economy; they want to see growth, jobs, and earn decent money to afford the housing and so on that comes with it.”


Pohutukawa Coast Presbyterian Church

“Christ-Centred & Community-Facing” CHURCH SERVICES Meeting temporarily in the Beachlands Anglican Church on Wakelin Rd. Each Sunday at 11am. You are very welcome to come along and join with us as we learn more about what faith means in everyday life. September events include... • Thursday Sept 11: Crafty Finers – Sharing Christmas ideas, recipes, craft. • Sunday Sept 21: “How Far is Heaven” movie night, 7pm St Hilda’s Church Hall, cnr Beachlands and Wakelin Rd. • Youth Bible Study and Breakfast 8am Weekly events include: • Small groups for men and women • Friendship group meets 10am each Tuesday • Kids Zone Thursdays afterschool at Maraetai School Contact us for support, information about our weekly small groups, helpful prayer, special celebrations for your children, weddings etc. We're here to help! Please contact us mob 021 135 3643 email pcpchurch@gmail.com

Maraetai’s Mardi ‘lived for others’

The recent passing of Mardi Mills will leave a huge gap in the Maraetai community. Mardi (93) had lived at Maraetai for 39 years, moving from Tokoroa when her husband Cecil (Ces) became manager of the Manurewa branch of the ANZ Bank. She died on August 8 having spent the past few months in a rest home. Mardi and Ces were both very active in the community but Ces died suddenly in 1986 aged

only 64 years. That prompted Mardi to become even more involved with local community groups. She joined the local theatre group and renewed her interest in acting, having as a child performed in radio plays for Auckland 1ZB. She was involved in a large number of different groups including the Beachlands-Maraetai Social Club organising events and trips for the elderly (many a lot

older than herself), was vice-president of the local Grey Power, a life member of the Country & Variety Music Club, librarian at the Maraetai Library, did Meals on Wheels, and was a Middlemore Hospital Red Cross Blue Lady in the Accident & Emergency ward for over 35 years until aged 90. All these contributed to her award as New Zealand Senior Achiever in 2000. Her church community

was always important to her and her association with the Clevedon Anglican Parish, then the Maraetai Church, goes back over 50 years. Mardi made many friends and had been a special carer to many who have passed away before her. “She always lived as a servant to others and didn’t feel her day had been fulfilled unless she had done something for someone else,” says son Chris.

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“Even in the rest home in her last few months she was always worrying about others and making sure they were okay.” Mardi had three children – Ann, Bruce and Chris – 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. The Maraetai Anglican Church is holding a remembrance service for Mardi at 2pm on Saturday September 13. RIGHT: Mardi Mills.

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Young Labour candidate hopes to bring out young voters

worked. So I did, and kept up that involvement through my university days and as [Auckland University] student union president.” Arena has worked for Labour in a number of campaigns – the Ikaroa Rawhiti and Te Tai Tokerau byelections, and the Tamaki Makaurau general election campaign. Prior to that, she helped put up hoardings for David Cunliffe in his electorate! Now the Clarks Beach resident is a first time election candidate, and still getting asked the age question. “How old I am is a question I often get asked. I got asked that

It seemed an impolite question to ask Hunua Labour Party candidate Arena Williams, but I couldn’t help myself: “How old are you, if you don’t mind my asking?” The answer is 24 but even more surprisingly, Arena is already a political veteran. She’s been involved with Labour since age 15. “I got involved around the time Labour passed the foreshore and seabed bill; it was about reacting to the way a policy had been pushed through quickly and without a lot of consultation with the people affected,” says Arena. “I really wanted to help change the way it

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recently at a Pukekohe Rotary meeting so I turned the question around to ask ‘why aren’t more young people involved in politics?’ I hope by being involved myself I can get more young people – at least in Hunua – interested in wanting to vote.” Arena may be contesting the fifth safest National Party seat in the country with little realistic chance of winning, but she is applying all her time and energy to the task. “I quit my job at the BNZ [she has a B.Com/ LLB degree] and wanted to do this full time. To do justice to a huge electorate like this you need to, so I’ve been at it for a few months now.” So just what is the message Arena wants to get across to those Hunua residents she talks to on their doorsteps? “This Labour Government will be absolutely focused on regional debt and housing, two policies Hunua will benefit from. I’m passionate about pathways for young people through work and getting them into home ownership.

“We have an ideal in Franklin and surrounding areas about home ownership and how it gives you a stake in the community. We value the stability that comes with people, having something invested in their local area. Declining home ownership in an area like this with more people renting, then inevitably you lose that stability and sense of community. Being able to offer young people, a pathway into their own home is really important – and not just those individuals and families. “Under Labour we will see a concerted effort to stop house price inflation as a result of foreign investment, and also through building 100,000 new homes – mostly in Auckland.” Arena’s personal focus is on getting young people into education and training. As someone who has benefitted by coming through the university system she believes it is the right of all young people to not necessarily go to university but to gain apprenticeships or other qualifications and pathways

into work. “The big thing I’m excited about is Labour’s plan to put all under 20 year olds into education training or work. It’s a $182 million package but guarantees, for instance, that 9000 young people who would otherwise be on the benefit will be given places in businesses willing to take them on as apprentices in exchange for what they would be paid on the dole.” The big issue for the country at this election, says Arena, is that of trust. “People are looking for a government they can trust. In the last term we’ve seen unparalleled financial unrest in our economy and to deal with that we need a government that acts on its word and whose ministers can be trusted. People really want to know they can trust their politicians.” Regardless of the outcome of the election in Hunua, anyone who spends time with Arena comes away with a strong impression that this is a young woman with a huge future in politics. You read it here

It was a trip down memory lane for Dunedin North MP David Clark (left) when he and Hunua Labour election candidate Arena Williams (right) went on a hand-shaking expedition down the main street of Beachlands last week. David lived in Beachlands for 16 years and his mum, Faye, still lives here. He recalls attending Beachlands School when there was a roll of less than 200 students. He and Arena visited the school while in Beachlands. “The school has transformed but the kids are so proud and well adjusted. You get a sense of a really good feeling in the school,” says David. David moved to Dunedin from Beachlands to study at Otago University and ended up staying. He became a Minister of Religion (and is still a Presbyterian minister) and worked at a parish in Newmarket before completing a Ph.d in Dunedin, He then worked for Treasury in Wellington. He returned to Dunedin to run Selwyn College, his old halls of residence. “I would still be doing that if I hadn’t thrown my hat in the ring when Pete Hodgson retired – sooner than I was expecting.”

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Switzerland is a country that crops up a lot in conversation with New Zealand First’s Hunua candidate, Jon Reeves. He lived there – as well as other parts of Europe – during his time as a business headhunter, an aircraft buyer/seller and route planner, and with the oil and watch making industries. These days he’s an account manager with Radio Networks. The Swiss are a sensible lot... and NZ First is the party of “common sense”, as Jon reminded the Beachlands Hall audience at frequent intervals during a recent meet the candidates evening. Take land ownership, for example. “The Swiss don’t do it [let foreigners buy up land]. You have to live there for five consecu-

tive years before getting a permit to allow you to buy land,” says Jon. “Switzerland is a very nationalistic country. They don’t make it easy for foreigners to own property and as a result the value of houses rises just 1-2% a year. “We’ve got to stop wholesale land sales to overseas interests – people who never live here, whether they are from Shanghai or Paris. This is not in the interests of New Zealand. “It means there are lots of people I know in their 30s who can’t afford to buy here because they are bidding against people in Shanghai who are on the telephone. “You and I are being stung with high interest rates and will become second class citizens in our own country. “You can’t go to China

and buy a property – you can lease it but not buy it. We have got to stop selling our land.” The sale of land to overseas interests is a top priority election issue, says Jon. But Jon’s personal passion is campaigning for better public transport, an area in which he has considerable expertise. “I chose [to stand in Hunua] because I have been involved with the Campaign for Better Public Transport lobby as a committee member. “I ran the campaign for Waikato commuter trains and as a result spent lot of time in Pukekohe, Paerata and surrounding areas. “I got to know the area well and I know the problems with public transport this whole electorate has. “Beachlands-Maraetai has, Clevedon has, Pukekohe semi-has, and Waiuku is worse off than you are!” Jon speaks with the confidence that comes with experience and is convinced he and NZ First

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters (left) was in the Hunua Electorate last Sunday. He and Hunua candidate Jon Reeves (right) visited the Clevedon Village Farmers Market, Glenbrook Vintage Railway, did a speech at the Kentish Hotel in Waiuku, then visited a retirement village and hospital in Waiuku. The highlight was the “Winston Express” steam train which they caught from Pukoware into Waiuku. can solve the problems. “It is a fundamental issue. If you live out here you are solely dependent on cars. “I had a good discussion with the Managing Director of Sealink [owner of the Pine Harbour ferries] discussing issues here.

“I realise Andrew Bayly [National’s Hunua candidate] has also talked to Sealink but he never analysed it. The New Zealand Transport Agency has to come to the party to fund the service. The NZTA is the Government and this • TO PAGE 9

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Conservative candidate calls for ‘power to the people’

scrap it. But heaps have now become criminalised as a result of it.” Neville is appalled by child abuse, but he says the reality is that since the anti smacking law has been in place, child abuse has actually gone up by up 34% so clearly the legislation isn’t working. He was “super impressed” with the new Conservative Party that formed just five weeks before the last election and still got 2.6% of votes. “We believe we’ll get 6-8% this time. We have work to do but it’s a target that’s achievable.” Neville is General Manager of Bowden Storage and Distribution based in Mt Wellington – a third

Neville Hudson. party logistics company providing warehousing and distribution services. Previously he spent nearly 21 years in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, helped start the courier company CourierPost, worked for Dick Smith Electronics as a store manager, then Movements International as a branch manager,

and for several trucking and warehouse companies in various roles. He is a member of the Pokeno Community Group and invited member of the Tuakau Community Board. He is married to Karen and the couple have four grown-up children. So why Hunua? “I don’t do anything

Hunua needs better public transport • FROM PAGE 8 Government is holding the purse strings closed for public transport but completely wide open for roading projects all around the countryside. “Towns like yours are being left behind.” The solution, says Jon, is a better bus network, shuttle buses from Beachlands and Maraetai to the Pine Harbour ferries; hourly or half hourly buses to Botany, East Tamaki and Manukau train station so everyone here can link with the rail network or airport bus service. And once again Switzerland crops up. “Switzerland is a public transport utopia. They have learnt a lot about how to get small towns integrated.”

NZ First, says Jon, has a public transport policy “of which even the Greens might be envious!” Education is also a big issue, he says. “The current Government has turned it into a money making exercise with charter schools. I firmly believe it’s not about making a profit for your mates; it’s about education, and we need to concentrate on that.” Jon also wants to see the Hunua electorate get more of a say in Auckland Council. “The way it was constructed by Act and National isn’t advantageous for people in Hunua. There needs to be a review and it needs to be more democratic so our electorate has more of a say.” Because, says Jon, “it’s common sense.”

COMING UP IN NEXT WEEK’S PC TIMES.... Ian Cummings (Act New Zealand) Huia Mitchell (Democrat Party for Social Credit) Tom Phillips (Maori Party)

Listen Up: Singing coaching comes to Beachlands Listen Up – Beachlands and Maraetai’s recently formed community choir is organising a Choir For A Day Workshop for anyone who wants to benefit from having professional singing coaching and join the choir for the day. Listen Up is partnering with Kate Bell – a professional choir director, arranger, composer, singing teacher and Suzuki piano teacher – who as well as singing with the University of Auckland Chamber Choir, is musical director of Stonefields Choir and the Sister Shout women’s choir on Waiheke Island. With her friend and colleague, Steven Rapana, she also directs Volcanic City Voices, Zimmerstimme (a project chamber choir), and the increasingly popular ‘Choir for a Day’ workshops. Kate has travelled extensively in her work, able to bring a wide range of experience and best practice from around the globe to the ‘Choir for a day’ workshop. Felicity Wooding, one of the founder members and driving force behind Listen Up, says: ‘We are delighted to bring someone with the immense talent, skills and experience which Kate brings to our Choir

for a Day workshop. “This workshop represents the perfect opportunity for anyone who has ever had an interest in singing and would like to sing for just one day or be part of our regular choir.” The workshop will be relaxed, informative and fun. Choir for a Day takes place at Maraetai School on Sunday September 14 from 9.30am to 4pm. The cost is $70. For more information, or to register for the workshop, please contact Felicity on (09) 536 5426 felicitywooding@gmail.com



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“You have to do the same in BeachlandsMaraetai. You have got a good group to do that [the PCCA] and you must lobby council direct.” The Conservative Party has four main election policies, with the bottom line being the introduction of binding referendums. “There have been five referendums that have been ignored. “If we can give power to the people then anything is possible for this country. If people are in control, things will change for the better. It will change the face of government and things will get done. Other key policies are:

• first $20,000 of earnings tax free, then a flat tax after that. • justice for the victims of burglaries • equal rights and representation for all One policy that’s not in the four, but which Neville is particularly keen to pursue is a review of the Auckland Super City. “With the Auckland Super City we were promised efficiencies and savings. Most people I speak to can’t seem to point to anything. “We will call for a review to see if it has met the promises we were told. We don’t believe it has. If that’s the case, then we will ask people if they want to get rid of it or keep it.”

Pohutukawa Coast Netball Club 2014 PRIZEGIVING Sunday September 14 Beachlands School Hall from 11am SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING Tuesday September 16 To be held at Te Puru Community Centre at 7pm The committee is calling for nominations to fill the Offices of President, Treasurer and Secretary of the Netball Club. All Club members welcome.


Hunua Conservative Party candidate Neville Hudson comes to you courtesy of the antismacking legislation. The Pokeno resident was a strong National Party supporter but became angry when prior to an election John Key said he would not support moving Sue Bradford’s anti smacking bill under urgency, yet supported it once elected. “Within weeks of being elected he pushed the legislation through,. That was not what he said he was going to do – 92% of people said in a referendum that they didn’t want it. “He also said if any family becomes criminalised because of light smacking, he would

in Waikato. I live and work in the Auckland area, shop in Pukekohe. My playground has been Maraetai and Omana Park. It’s the area I know and am comfortable with,” says Neville. He says there’s a big difference in what he is hearing from Hunua voters in the built up areas when compared with those in Hunua’s rural areas. The towns are concerned with poor public transport, council and growth issues. In the rural areas farmers are concerned about the Emissions Trading Scheme which he says is costing some as much as $20,000 a year with nothing to show for it. In Beachlands-Maraetai growth and development is a big talking point, he says. “Pokeno has gone through this. We formed a community group and worked with council as to what we believed Pokeno needed. We can’t stop the development but we want a say in how it looks. When there is a problem, we talk to council about it. We don’t win every battle but if we don’t try we won’t win any.

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IN MEMORIAM Stephen Bryce Campbell. Tragically 5th Sep 2010 My heart still aches with sadness, and secret tears still flow, What it meant to lose you no one will ever know, My thoughts are always with you, Your place no one can fill In life I loved you dearly and in death I still do Much love Alli

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Mardi Mills

Memorial Service at St Marks Anglican Sept 13 at 2pm. A celebration of her life. All welcome.

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EVERYONE MOST WELCOME If you require transport or further information contact Lee on 536 5526

or at lee.beachlands@gmail.com


where hopes are fulfilled For a delicous taste of authentic Indian cuisine Ph: 536 5689 Dine In • Takeaway • Delivery

TUE & WED DINNER SPECIAL $12.99 Curry, rice and plain naan bread


cnr Wakelin Road and Third View Ave, Beachlands

Great range of

PIZZA & PASTA 2/5 MARAETAI SCHOOL RD Sun – Mon 11.30am to 8pm Tues – 3.30 to 8pm Wed – 11.30am to 8pm Thurs – Sat 11.30am to 8.30pm

Ph: 536 4400

FREE delivery Beachlands & Maraetai for orders over $40

Down to Earth Wine Bar OPEN: THURS/FRI 11AM - ’TIL LATE, SAT/SUN 11 AM - 5PM

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

Ruean Thong Authentic Thai Restaurant

Fresh, Healthy and Delicious!

Ph: 536 5749 or $536 5719 Dine In or Takeaway

New Menu here now! Tues: 10am-4pm Wed-Fri: 10am till late Sat/Sun: 9am till late

Also available for private functions/weddings



Main of the day + Side + Glass of wine ALL FOR ONLY $24.50 PP HOURS: • TUES-FRI 5pm onwards for dinner • SAT/SUN 11am onwards for breakfast, lunch & dinner

Ph: 536-5023


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.

Phone: 536-6649 ext 2 www.maraetaiboatclub.org.nz


this Sunday, 7 Sept. with us! BOOK NOW! ~ FREE local delivery every day except Fri & Sat - minimum order $50 ~



251 Maraetai Dr, Waterfront

Group Bookings Welcome! week Mid- ER N I W T IAL SPEC

Mediterraneo... by the sea


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

PINE HARBOUR MARINA • 536 6535 www.the jollyrogerpub.co.nz


At the Roundabout, Whitford RESTAURANT HOURS: Wed - Fri from 6pm till Late; weekends from 10am BAR HOURS: Mon-Fri from 3pm, weekends from 10am Bar meals available at all times

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2001 Renault Clio 4 door hatchback auto. Very economical. 88,000kms. 2 lady owners. NZ new. 1400cc. Blue metallic. Excellent condition. Ph: 0274 546 491

Professional & Trade Services Guide DENTAL


LANDSCAPING Opening Hours:

Mon & Wed: 8am - 6pm Tues & Thurs: 8am - 8pm Fri: 9am - 6pm Sat: 9am - 5pm


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

you should love visiting the dentist...

Authorised Whirpool service centre



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: Maintnance, decks, fences, water damage, bathrooms, gutters, roofing etc. Free quotes Roger 021 042 1497 or 536 5962

We offer:


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)

Email: bins@pinkbins.co.nz


WHITE WASTE LTD ph: 0800 720 710

Your Local Skip Bin Supplier



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

09 536 5605 or 021 263 4101 kath@landscapestudio.co.nz

E: pineharbour@marinadentists.co.nz


Make the right choice about your dental care



The Family Trust Specialist Jacques Vannoort, LLM

tel 273 2173 www.sanctuarytrustlaw.co.nz


Julie’s Home Grown Nursery 18 First View Ave, BEACHLANDS

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

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

For a FREE Quote: 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

• Odd jobs – Doors/Windows Eased • Holes Plastered • Rotten Boards Replaced • Roof Repairs • Floors Repaired

Email: josh@hackdrainage.co.nz Web: www.hackdrainage.co,nz

• Decks • Bathrooms • Tiling • Painting • Gibstopping


"Proud to be Sponsors of the Beachlands Fishing Competition"

ELECTRICIAN Your Local Registered Electricians

Ph Neil 021 079 2589


Josh on 021 367 431

0800 949 344 www.abbotts.co.nz

Ph 536 6800

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

Quality workmanship no matter the size of the job • Renovations • New Homes • Pumps • Spouting • Hot Water Cylinders • All Plumbing Repairs

Providing electrical services on the Pohutukawa Coast & throughout Auckland

PHONE TONY 021 919 101 or 536 6686

Renovation Specialist

Call SHAY on 0212 767 797 MOB 021. 769. 964 - PH 09. 536. 4076

Easthaven Builders WOOD


Wood chipping service. Up to 60mm dia branches. Full service, cutting, chipping, spreading and clearing available. Ph

David 0274 583 120


Call BRETT on 021 501 421 or 536-6592



Certifying Plumber & Gas Fitter

• Kitchen renovations • Bathroom renovations • House alterations • Leak repairs • Design service available Free Quotes

Quality workmanship, prompt efficient service

• Drain Unblocking • Vacuum Loading • CCTV Video Survey & Tractor camera • Plumbing • Gasfitting • Roofing • Drainlaying • Pipe Relining – Nuflow

YOUR plumber living on the Coast!


Window’s in/out,exterior house wash,gutter clearing. Exp operator, Ph Keith at Panoramics 0272 453 444 or 530 8136

Ph: 536 4361

BDS DENTAL SURGEON, BSc, Dip.Dent.Technology

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



After Hours Appts by Arrangement Dr Alex Mechkov Dr Juliane Techima


Phone Aaron Ross, Beachlands. Ph: 021 0233 2673

Online Book

W www.thekeanegardener.co.nz

MARINA Visit your LOCAL dentist for all your dental needs

David Cain B.D.S (UK) Rick Parfitt B.D.S. Shelley Chadwick





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

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

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 Full supply and installation service. Smartvent NZ made 5 year parts warranty. Act before winter. Ph Gary 021 903 020

021 2921 679 Your local garden specialist

*Terms and conditions apply, contact us for full details

• Teeth whitening • All ceramic tooth filling materials using Cerec3 cad-cam 3D technology • Permanent tooth replacements with dental implants • For gum health and maintencance call our hygienist Shelley Chadwick • All aspects of general dentistry




We are dedicated to your personal well-being through dental health

take the cleaning stress out of your week, leaving you to enjoy your days at home. Honest, reliable, local and experienced. Ph: Lisa 536 7286 or 027 555 1642


Online Booking Available

• Sleep dentistry for relaxation and anxiety • Holistic and amalgam free dentistry • Free dental treatment for young adults from year 9 to 18 years old* • Payment options: GE, Farmers, Q Card

HOURS: Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm; Sat 9.30am-2.30pm


Quality+Quantity=Value. 40 yrs exp.refs avail.ph Rob 0211848173 or email rpskiwi@gmail.com.

Lawn mowing • General gardening Tree trimming & removal • Pruning Spraying • Chipping


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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09 273 2173

Full Comprehensive Dental Assessment including: 2 x-rays & Panoramic OPG Imaging (Full Mouth Digital X-ray)



Unit 20, 2 Bishop Dunn Place Botany, Auckland


Part time and on call position with drivers licence. Please call 021 332 190 or 536 6595.




More than 20 years’ experience


• All Plumbing Maintenance • Pumps & Filters For ALL Domestic • Water Tanks & Commercial Work • UV Sterilisation • Rain Water Harvesting

• All Gas Maintenance • Electric Hot Water Cylinders • Gas Water Heating • Gas Fire Places • New & Existing Housing

Ford Plumbing 24 HOUR CALLOUT

Pensioner Discounts Local Beachlands-Maraetai Craftsman Plumber Call Mark on



022 601 3216

12 POHUTUKAWA COAST TIMES (September 5th 2014)

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 Electrolysis Hair Removal 536 5377 or 027 536 5377 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 Marina Supplies (Pine Harbour) 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 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 Clevedon Garage – Design/Build/Repairs/M’nance 2928 289 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 022 653 1465 HORSES Manufacturing Horse Leads 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 9294PLASTERING (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 Pohutukawa Motors, 57 Third View Ave, Beachlands 536 6664 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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