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Dunedin Heritage Festival in Broad Bay!

Dunedin Heritage Festival in Broad Bay!

Dunedin Heritage Festival 2017  (13 – 23 October, 2017) This year’s theme: ‘Harbour City’ A vibrant festival celebration of Dunedin’s heritage, built and living history through people, with an Otago Harbour focus BROAD BAY BOATING CLUBHOUSE OPEN DAY Sunday 15 October 10am-4pm 683A Portobello Rd, next to the Broad Bay Beach Reserve. QUEEN OF PEACE BROAD BAY CHURCH SERVICE AND OPEN DAY Service 11am OPEN 12noon-4pm Built in 1899 by the first Polish settlers to Otago and Southland, formerly at…

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Highcliff Road Re-Opening!

Highcliff Road Re-Opening!

Dear all,   I’m delighted to let you know that the slip repairs on Highcliff Road will be complete and the road re-opened to all traffic on Monday (11 Sept). We expect to have the road open by mid-morning. Work to repair culverts and install guard rails is expected to be finished by the end of September. Along with new signage and improved sightlines, the guard rails will make the road safer for residents and visitors. Some ongoing traffic management…

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Highcliff Rd Slip Repairs

Highcliff Rd Slip Repairs

Re: SLIP REPAIRS TO HIGHCLIFF ROAD FROM CAMP ROAD TO SEATON ROAD   A number of slips have occurred on Highcliff Road over the last few years, damaging the road significantly. From 17 July to 29 September, work to repair the damage caused by three of the slips will take place, along with improvements to the road’s general resilience and safety.   During this period it will be necessary to close Highcliff Road between Camp Road and Seaton Road, with…

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Rei Owens Memorial Seat (9th July 2pm), plus tyres to give away

Rei Owens Memorial Seat (9th July 2pm), plus tyres to give away

Hi everyone,   Peninsula Pony club have commissioned a memorial seat to be erected in front of the Portobello Domain (the soccer field next to where Pony club is held in Portobello).   We would like to welcome all that would like to attend an official opening of this seat on Sunday the 9th July at 2pm at the domain followed by an afternoon tea.   Please bring any photo’s and memories of Mrs Rei Owens as this is an…

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QUIZ NIGHT (27 June)

QUIZ NIGHT (27 June)

Kia ora koutou 27th June – Kensington Hotel  – 7pm – $5 – Year 7/8 Wellington Camp fundraiser Please sell any tickets you can.   We definitely need to sell more to support this fabulous group of students and  some of you may be able to assist with this. Tickets are available from Lynne or Winnie. Come and join a team on the night or come as a team. Poster below in case you can advertise it somewhere for us. Thank…

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STOP News

STOP News

   Please click on the link below to download the latest STOP News: STOP item for June 2017 Newsletter STOP News STOP is currently co-ordinating the 2017 planting at one of the two catchment planting sites on either side of the Hereweka Harbour Cone Block. The Smiths Creek Catchment stretches from Bacon St in Turnbulls Bay to Highcliff Road below Hereweka Harbour Cone. Working bees are every Tuesday and Sunday morning and we are always looking for more volunteers. We…

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Broad Bay Slip Site

Broad Bay Slip Site

Broad Bay Slip Site These intrepid four – Orma Bradfield, Moira Parker, Jean McGibbon and Heather Collier – having transformed the Portobello Creek, are the Thursday morning STOP team responsible for currently removing the Cape Ivy and the blackberry from the front of the Slip Site (aka the Memorial seat site).  To join them contact Moira moiraparker@clear.co.nz, Ph  478 0214

Trapping Workshop (17 June)

Trapping Workshop (17 June)

Hi All, Please find the brochure for a Community Trapping Workshop on 17th June at the Macandrew Bay Hall. We are offering demonstrations and hands on practice on a variety of trapping techniques for possums, rats and mustelids. We will cover detection methods and a lot of other aspects related to trapping in our community. The workshop is FREE, but we are asking for RSVPs in order to get an idea on numbers, although not essential. Afternoon tea will be…

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