Community News

  • 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 
  • 18 Nov, 2011
    Be in to win 4 tickets for this Saturday's game. Simply register at retailers in Clevedon displaying the poster - Clevedon Woolshed, Barfoot & Thompson, Clevedon Hotel, Clevedon Village Pharmacy. Also at Springcurl Lodge and Turf Science. See instore for more details. Competition closes Friday... read more »
  • 8 Nov, 2011
    Valiant supporters of Totara Hospice south auckland (formally Hospice South Auckland) braved inclement conditions yesterday to celebrate the opening of the Valerie Adams Rose Garden and the $100,000 contribution the project has made to supporting Totara Hospice’s ongoing service in the South... read more »
  • 29 Oct, 2011
    A group of pupils from Clevedon School have created a colourful mural depicting Clevedon, to help beautify the playground and public toilet area. The Manukau Beautification Trust provided the paints and materials, while the Clevedon Business Association provided the panels via Morton Timber. The... read more »
  • 24 Oct, 2011
    On behalf of our judges, Brian and Noreen Clevedon's rural posties, the Clevedon Business Association is pleased to announce the winning letterbox/gate on Clevedon-Kawakawa Road (see the photo). The judges were impressed with the overall concept and extent of installation undertaken to be eye-... read more »
  • 17 Oct, 2011
    Clevedon has done it again and showed it's wit, creativity and ability to join in by particpating in the districts Adopt-a-second-team 'Game On' letterbox competition. Rural posties for Clevedon, Brian and Noreen, had a great time delivering mail over the last month and did find it hard to choose... read more »
  • 7 Oct, 2011
    Clevedon Scenic Reserve and the Hunua Ranges are an important sanctuary for kauri in the Auckland region. Kauri dieback disease is killing kauri trees in many areas of Auckland, but so far the kauri in Clevedon Scenic Reserve remain healthy.   To help keep Kauri free from disease, barriers are... read more »
  • 30 Sep, 2011
    As part of Clevedon's destination marketing during the rugby tournament, an ad has been placed in the special edition of Rugby News. See if you can find us, whilst enjoying this great publication. Rugby News World Cup Special Edition Digital Magazine http://rugbynewsnz.realviewdigital.com/?iid=54381
  • 6 Sep, 2011
    A group of up to 70 Clevedon residents, business owners and school children got a 5am bus out to the airport on Wednesday 31st to greet the RWC English rugby team. The BaaBaa girls along with the school children did a great job of promoting the BaaBaa Races as well as the Wairoa Rangers showing... read more »
  • 6 Sep, 2011
    The village is dressed black, white and red, so join in and get creative with your letterbox and/or gate. We are looking for the best dressed of the RD2 and RD5 Clevedon area. Decorate your letterbox or gate a combined England and New Zealand theme. Have some fun, perhaps show the final score,... read more »
  • 14 Jul, 2011
    Auckland will look its best come the start of Rugby World Cup 2011, thanks to the city’s Town Centre Tidy-up initiative. People in 39 town centres from Wellsford to Pukekohe will be rolling up their sleeves in the next few weeks to tidy up their main streets in time for the Tournament’s kick-off on... read more »
  • 14 Jul, 2011
    Keep New Zealand Beautiful Week 2011 Roll your sleeves up and join the rest of New Zealand preparing to welcome our RWC 2011 guests, by making the country look beautiful before, during and after the Tournament. Kiwis across Aotearoa are invited to get on board for Keep New Zealand Beautiful Week... read more »
  • 6 Jul, 2011
    On Saturday 6 August (rain date 20 August) – commencing at 1pm until 5pm from the Clevedon Hall – there is a big community event to clean up our village, as part of the ‘Mayor’s Town Centre Tidy Up’ prior to the start of the Rugby World Cup 2011.  We are hoping to get as many people as possible (... read more »
  • 28 Jun, 2011
    Local painter and licensed minister at the Clevedon Anglican Church, David Quinlan has been selected as one of 500 artists to exhibit in the New Zealand Art Show in Wellington’s TSB Arena from Friday 29 July to Sunday 31 July.  Coming from an artistic family in the UK David was demonstrating... read more »
  • 26 May, 2011
    Construction on Transpower’s new overhead transmission line has progressed to schedule and we are now entering the final stages of construction in the Clevedon and Hunua Districts.  The majority of the new transmission towers have now been erected in the Clevedon and Hunua areas with the remaining ... read more »

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