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Media Statement From Ross Clow, President Portage Licensing Trust

MEDIA STATEMENT FROM ROSS CLOW PRESIDENT, PORTAGE LICENSING TRUST Yesterday I was made aware of comments allegedly made on social media last year by Paul Davie, an Elected Member of the Portage Licensing Trust, representing the Blockhouse Bay, Avondale, New Windsor and Mt Albert areas. Mr Davie’s alleged comments and his personal political views do not, in…

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First Aid Kit

Saline Solution Update 20th March 2019

Update on Saline Solution Issue Here is an update on the saline solution in the free first aid kits issued recently by The Trusts. On Monday March 18 we alerted you to a potential problem with floating particles in the saline solution provided in the kit.    We also asked you to open your kit and…

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First Aid Kit

Saline Solution Update 18th March

Hello West Auckland If you have one of the free first aid kits issued recently by the Trusts, please read this. We apologise that we have an issue with a component of our First Aid Kits.  We have been alerted today to a potential problem with floating particles in the saline solution provided in the…

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Predator-Free Cornwallis Peninsula Within Reach

Predator-Free Cornwallis Peninsula Within Reach Thanks to the support of The Trusts and the dedication of the volunteers from Save Cornwallis Old Wharf (SCOW), a predator-free Cornwallis Peninsula is now a real possibility.   Originally set up to stop the impending demolition of the Cornwallis wharf, SCOW is now focusing on wider environmental projects that safeguard the natural habitat of…

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More StarJammers Out West!

More StarJammers Out West! Million Dollar Mission funding has been used by StarJam Auckland to develop their programme of music and performance workshops for young West Aucklanders with disabilities. Up to one in five New Zealanders is living with a disability. For young people with disabilities and their families, StarJam provides essential opportunities to channel…

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Piha SLSC

Crucial Support For Piha Surf Life Saving

Crucial Support For Piha Surf Life Saving The summer is the busiest time of year for the lifeguards at Piha Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC). As well as patrolling the beach and carrying out rescues, the club also offers an extensive programme of education for children and youngsters including water and surf safety. An iconic…

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Come On Waitakere United FC!

Come On Waitakere United FC! Waitakere United has a proud history of success in New Zealand’s top domestic soccer competition – the ISPS Handa Premiership. Since the club’s formation over 12 years ago, Waitakere United has won an impressive five championships as well as five premierships making it one of the top football clubs in…

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Mr Illingsworth

Mr Illingsworth has opened!

Mr Illingsworth has opened! While many Aucklanders were at the beach over the summer break, our Te Atatu team were hard at work opening Mr Illingsworth, the newest addition to West Auckland’s bar and restaurant scene. Two years in the planning, Mr Illingsworth is part of a revamped range of food, beverage and retail stores…

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Fair Food

Fair Food: Feeding People, Not Landfill

Fair Food: Feeding People, Not Landfill The West Auckland-based food rescue charity, Fair Food, is making a massive difference to local communities. As well as reducing waste and the amount going to landfill, Fair Food is also helping disadvantaged local families to put food on the table. A recipient of $33,335 of Million Dollar Mission…

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Titirangi Badminton Enjoys New Lighting

Titirangi Badminton Enjoys New Lighting Million Dollar Mission funded court lighting has made a dramatic difference at Titirangi Badminton Club. The club successfully applied to the Million Dollar Mission for $11,010 to replace the existing outdated and high maintenance court lighting with new, brighter and energy efficient LED lighting. “The entire hall is so much…

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