Community News

  • 23 May, 2014
    Kokako bird conservation volunteers got together recently to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Hunua Ranges kokako project.
    It became a reunion for those involved over that time.  A group of about 40 were present for the unveiling of a sign at Piggots Campground, which told the timeline of rescuing the kokako population in the Hunua Ranges, from one pair to now thirty. Some of the original surveyors of the birds and the... read more »
  • 14 Feb, 2014
    Organisers of New Zealand’s favourite house and garden tour are looking for volunteers. The annual NZ House & Garden Tours 2014 return to Auckland in March, and for the first time, Clevedon and Alfriston is hosting a tour. This is the country’s biggest national charity house tour,... read more »
  • 3 Feb, 2014
    This district's representatives (Wairoa) on the Franklin Local Board will once again be available to meet with residents on Fridays. In addition, local community association representatives will continue to meet on the first Friday of each month. The local community organisations respresentatives... read more »
  • 17 Jan, 2014
    Want to meet new people and have the experience of a lifetime?  Join the SPLORE Volunteer Crew.   There are all sorts of exciting positions available.  Sign up now to get in behind the scenes of one of Aotearoa's iconic music festivals and volunteer in exchange for entry and camping.   Love and... read more »
  • 5 Nov, 2013
    Police Volunteers needed!
    Clevedon Police Station is manned by a band of volunteers in the newly refurbished and comfortable District Centre, Monday - Friday  11.00 a.m.  -  2.00 p.m. The role is to maintain a presence within the community under the leadership of Clevedon Community Constable Mark Payne. If you would be... read more »
  • 31 Oct, 2013
    Get ready for summer!
    All winter, the Clevedon School Community Pool committee has been chasing funds to upgrade the pool. Although there has been huge community support for its operation we have been seeking funding for its heating, painting and repairs to future proof it.  Thanks to The Endeavour Community Trust (and... read more »
  • 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 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 »