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Sport Waitakere Excellence Awards

Nominations open for Sport Waitākere Excellence Awards

Nominations open for the Sport Waitākere Excellence Awards Which local sports stars will join the likes of former All Black, Michael Jones, Olympic rower, Mahè Drysdale, Commonwealth Games gold medallist discus thrower Beatrice Faumuina and have their names etched in time at the Sport Waitākere Excellence Awards? Nominations are now open for rising local sports…

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Whau River Catchment Trust

Rosebank Peninsula Environmental Project Gets Started

Rosebank Peninsula Environmental Project Gets Started You may not realise it but the coastal bush, wetlands and mangroves around the Rosebank Peninsula are an important wildlife habitat for nesting and migratory birds as well as a wide range of native species including lizards and insects. However, the area is under threat from animal pests such…

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Henderson High School Van

On The Road With Henderson High School

On The Road With Henderson High School   Developing social and leadership skills is an important aim at Henderson High School. As well as enabling academic achievement, the school’s goal is for students to graduate as mature and confident young people. To this end, Henderson High has an extensive programme of extra-curricular activities. However, getting students to and from the wide-ranging programme was…

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Well Foundation Mobile Dental Clinic

Caring For Our Communities With The Well Foundation

Caring For Our Communities With The Well Foundation The Well Foundation is all about caring for local communities. The Foundation, which is the official charity of Waitakere Hospital, has recently launched a new mobile dental clinic. An amazing $261,538 was raised by the Foundation to purchase the van from a number of charitable organisations including…

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Mission Generates Buzz At Titirangi Primary School

Mission Generates Buzz At Titirangi Primary School Titirangi Primary School is one of our finalists in this year’s Million Dollar Mission. And in a record six days, the school reached its target of $25,000 to carry out much needed repairs to the swimming pool. We went along to the school to find out the secret…

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Paper Bags

Doing The Right Thing For Our Environment

Doing The Right Thing For Our Environment – It’s In The Bag We’re showing plastic bags the door in your local West Liquor or Village Wine & Spirits store.    We’re rolling out environmentally-friendly paper bags to replace the more than 2 million plastic bags used by customers each year.   The new sustainably-sourced carry bags are still strong enough to carry three bottles of wine or six packs of…

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The Trusts First Aid Kit

Saline Solution Recall Update 3rd April 2019

Saline Solution Recall Update 3rd April 2019 Here is another update on the recall of saline ampoules in your free first aid kit from The Trusts. When we were first alerted to the problem, on March 18 we asked households with kits to remove the saline ampoules and retain them in the event they may…

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Media Statement From Ross Clow, President Portage Licensing Trust

MEDIA STATEMENT FROM ROSS CLOW PRESIDENT, PORTAGE LICENSING TRUST 22 March 2019 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, Waterview and Mt Albert areas. Mr Davie’s alleged comments and his personal political…

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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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