Community News

  • 5 Sep, 2013
    Speech by Clevedon School pupil Toby Wheeler.
    Why you should live in Clevedon? Clevedon you say, where? Clevedon is a rural area with its very own village with a dairy, hairdresser, bottle shop, chemist, coffee shop, fruit and vege shop, cafe, fish and chip shop, real estate agent and my Dad's favourite place, The Clevedon Hotel! Clevedon has... read more »
  • 17 Aug, 2013
    Murphy Buses is looking for a permanent part time driver based near Clevedon for morning and afternoon school runs.
    Some charter work may be available between school runs. We are looking for someone to commence as soon as possible. Preference would be given if you hold a clean Class 2 Licence & P endorsement.  You must have a good understanding of English, have a friendly and enthusiastic manner and be well... read more »
  • 14 Aug, 2013
    A warm welcome to the new owner of Acorns, Karol Stephens, who has recently bought the business from Dianne Cunningham.
    Maintaining the excellent variety of stock and the friendly welcoming atmosphere created by Dianne and her staff is core to the on-going life of the shop, and Karol has been wermed by the generosity existing customers have extended to her.  People have been so friendly introducing themselves and... read more »
  • 1 Jul, 2013
    Great decision-making skills? Former alcohol licensing experience? We are calling for expressions of interest from Auckland residents that are interested in making decisions on alcohol licensing throughout the region.
    On the 18 December 2013 a new licensing body, the District Licensing Committees (DLCs), will be responsible for issuing all alcohol licences in Auckland. Each DLC will be made up of three people; two members and one chairperson. We are looking for a minimum of 30 people in total to fulfil these... read more »
  • 1 Jul, 2013
    Clevedon man Jack Holmes is cycling to Base Camp of Everest! From 14 June – 11 July 2013, the BIG CYCLE team are undertaking the grueling challenge of climbing 10 mountains (of which 5 are over 5,000 meters in height!!) from Lhasa to Kathmandu, including Everest Base Camp; all in the name of... read more »
  • 1 May, 2013
    The planning, consultation and paperwork have been completed and now the real action is about to begin. On Monday 6 May, Construct Interiors will begin removing the 80’s décor and work on transforming the interior into a comfortable, updated, flexible use space. Regular users are being temporarily... read more »
  • 4 Apr, 2013
    The Clevedon Business Association, through independent research company Ben Parsons & Associates, has launched a survey called “Let’s Talk Business”. The survey targets business owners who run a business from – Ardmore, Brookby, Whitford, Pine Harbour, Beachlands, Omana, Maraetai, Clevedon,... read more »
  • 21 Feb, 2013
    View this Saturday 23 February, 10am – 11.30am at the centre or check out here. Although there are no visible signs of any work taking place, a lot has been happening finalising plans and consulting with Clevedon community groups to get the plan just right.  The project was originally started by... read more »
  • 19 Nov, 2012
    Jim Mora spoke to 3 Clevedon locals on his afternoon radio programme 'Your Place' on Radio New Zealand. This the third year in a row that Clevedon has had this opportunity to talk about Clevedon, why people love to live here and spend time visiting. We think Jim must love Clevedon too.http://www.... read more »
  • 15 Nov, 2012
      We want to make this year’s footprints in the sand come alive again in 2013! Following last year’s successful dance performance on Orere Point beach, Dance Incorporated and Orere Point Community & Boating Club are hoping to run another project in 2013 from January 11th to 26th.  This project... read more »
  • 12 Sep, 2012
    http://www.therock.net.nz/Challenge-5-Through-Glass/tabid/1269/articleID... Hayley from Village Hair Co. in Clevedon won a trip with The Rock radio station. Check it out! 
  • 7 Sep, 2012
    STRINGING ACTIVITIES ON NEW TRANSMISSION LINE STARTS THIS MONTH  We are starting conductor (wire) stringing in Brookby, the last significant phase of overhead line work for the North Island Grid Upgrade Project. This work includes delivery of insulators and the hanging of conductors between the... read more »
  • 24 Aug, 2012
    On the verge of closure due to a lack of youth members and leaders, the Clevedon Scout Group is making a fabulous resurgence. We have tripled the numbers of Keas (6-8yo) and Cubs (8-10.5yo). The Scout Troop (10.5 to 14.5yo) will soon be re-opening. We are looking for new youth members and urgently... read more »
  • 13 Aug, 2012
    Clevedon Lions Club is celebrating 40 years of service to Clevedon and the surrounding area this year. To celebrate and fund a special event, a raffle is being sold. Tickets: $5.00 each Prize: 1 nights experience for 2 people at Springcurl Lodge & Deer Park. Including a cooked breakfast. www.... read more »
  • 8 Aug, 2012
    McNicol Homestead has had a make-over!  Auckland Council decided to repair or strip paint and wallpaper, replace carpets, clean and wax floors. The Clevedon & Districts Historical Society with volunteer help from the Clevedon community had to remove all of their exhibits into storage until the... read more »
  • 18 Jul, 2012
    New Zealand Aid and Development agency TEAR Fund is calling for  Auckland businesses, schools, groups and clubs to enter The Poverty Cycle Challenge and raise funds for the world’s most vulnerable and at-risk children. The Poverty Cycle Challenge is a road relay race that pits teams of five against... read more »
  • 21 Jun, 2012
    A proposal on the future of the Clevedon District Centre has gone out to Clevedon residents via community group emails, meetings and 2 'drop in' sessions. "We've had some good constructive feedback, support and new ideas, but we'd like more. We don't want to assume the quiet majority are ok with... read more »
  • 13 Jun, 2012
    Following the positive community feedback of the art and photographic exhibitions around Rugby World Cup last year, Angela Fulljames (Chair of the Clevedon Business Association) presented to the Franklin Local Board the concept of making the Clevedon District Centre a vibrant, lively, community and... read more »
  • 21 Mar, 2012
    Exciting news from Clevedon Business Association members, Helen and Richard Dorresteyn of the Clevedon Valley Buffalo Company. Their Vanilla Bean Buffalo Yoghurt won a Cuisine Artisan Award in February and their buffalo mozzarella won A Cuisine Champion of Cheese award in this years NZ cheese... read more »
  • 1 Dec, 2011
    Turanga Creek's New Wine Bar is now open, come down for a wine, beer or just something to eat.  Open Thursday - Sunday 11am - 8.30pm. www.turangacreek.co.nz 

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