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  • Issue 1315 - 23 August 2019
    In this issue:
    - Principal raising the bar at Papakura High School
    - Ardmore author launches debut novel - be in to win a copy!
    - "Right mix of skills" within Te Puru's new board of trustees
    - Additional AED for police station
    - Community high tea raises almost $1k for hospice
    - Clevedon feature
    - PC Times Ag Day photo competition entries
    - Father's Day feature
  • Issue 1314 - 16 August 2019
    In this issue:
    - High School a hot topic at Bridge's public meeting
    - Glitz and glamour planned for Maraetai Beach School auction night
    - Weekend a busy time for burglars
    - Commissioners set to consider second fill site on Twilight Road
    - Beachlands police welcome new face to front counter duties
    - White water battles see Beachlands teen ranked in world's top 20
    - Rugby games cancelled, but the fun continues
    - New food bank service offers help to Coasters in need
    - Health & Lifestyle feature
  • Issue 1313 - 9 August 2019
    In this issue:
    - Intermediate students have wicked time at the ball
    - Watercare puts price on Clevedon water and wastewater connection
    - a day in the life of a small rural school principal - letter from Kerry Forse, Orere School prinicpal to Education Minister Chris Hipkins
    - Grants from local board boost education and health
    - Students race for finish line at cross country champs
    - Te Puru groups work towrads future
    - Bay health clinic hosts Wellness Day
  • Issue 1312 - 2 August 2019
    In this issue:
    - Sewage pipe ruptures on Okaroro Drive - again
    - Association invites input to build picture of Clevedon's identity
    - Tidy effort by local youth at beach clean-up
    - Beachlands locals give hope to neglected and abandoned dogs
    - Full house at Beachlands Medical Centre's women's health night
    - Call goes out for help to preserve reserve
    - Dancers from Coast jazzed about stage show opportunity
    - Travel feature: Spoilt for choice in Bali, and Exploring the Med like a local
    - East Auckland feature
  • Issue 1311 - 26 July 2019
    In this issue:
    - Clevedon families "casting the net wide" in search for high school options
    - Council issues further abatement notice to Formosa
    - 'Good Eggs' wanted
    - Lure of the Pacific hooks young Brookby adventurer
    - Beachlands Maraetai feature
    - Sports News
    - Council aims to sell 2m wide reserve
  • Issue 1310 - 19 July 2019
    In this issue:
    - Warbirds member's special connection to first moon landing
    - Family left homeless after Maraetai fire
    - Letters to the editor
    - Local board tags projects for future spending
    - Potholes cause problems
    - Health & Lifestyle feature
    - Playtime and music at new coast sessions
    - Forest & Bird hosts bait and trap day
    - Swimmer hopes to make big splash at world juniors
    - Council seeks candidates for local elections
  • Issue 1309 - 12 July 2019
    In this issue:
    - Digger driver back on two feet, 22 months after accident
    - Firefighter's quick thinking leads to a 'good save' in Clevedon fire
    - Green waste site for the coast nearly a reality
    - Bricks raise funds for church project
    - Dry spell prompts Watercare warning
    - Education and tuition feature
  • Issue 1308 - 5 July 2019
    In this issue:
    - Council approves changes to Whitford waste treatment
    - Busy night for brigade
    - Urban East feature
    - Schools compete at Showquest
    - Masters provides golden opportunity for weight-lifter
    - Stolen motorbike reunited with owner
    - Proposed fishing catch limits released for public feedback
    - PCCA organises street clean
    - Local wins 20-year fight for Brookby turning lane
    PLUS, WIN:
    - family passes to the Aotea Ice Rink
    - double passes to Howick Little Theatre's 'The Book of Everything' show
  • Issue 1307 - 28 June 2019
    In this issue:
    - Locals brave winter plunge
    - Feedback sought on Sunkist Bay Reserve plans
    - Local groups benefit from grants
    - Tiny art sure to please Outlander fans at exhibition
    - Orere residents keen to support each other
    - Clevedon & Whitford feature
    - Beachlands Maraetai feature
    - Underwater hockey players dive deep into fundraising for worlds
    - Clevedon tennis stalwarts honoured at awards evening
    - Students showcase design skills at Wearable Arts event
  • Issue 1306 - 21 June 2019
    In this issue:
    - Stabi the cat recovers from shooting incident
    - Artist hopes to raise weka awareness with mural
    - Join the vocal locals at a singalong choir workshop
    - Tolkien gesture from op shop goes down a treat with seniors
    - Get your togs on! Time for Rotary's mid-winter plunge.
    - Health & Lifestyle feature
    - School holiday feature
    - Sports news and results
  • Issue 1305 - 14 June 2019
    In this issue:
    - Documents show history of waste issues at Formosa
    - Emotions run high at meeting to discuss boy racer problem
    - Letters from Formosa and the Beachlands Community Trust
    - Cop Shop News
    - Group donates blankets to kids
    - Sports News & Results
    - Auction offers public chance to bid for deer memorabilia
    - Social auction to raise funds for Clevedon School
    - Property Guide
  • Issue 1304 - 7 June 2019
    In this issue:
    - Whitford Maraetai Road crash survivor's words of advice for motorists
    - Council investigates non-complying practices at Formosa and Ti Papa
    - Motoring feature
    - Ardmore water plant to test new gas alert loud speaker
    - Urban East feature
    - Local day spa provides services to people with terminal illnesses
  • Issue 1303 - 31 May 2019
    In this issue:
    - Burnt out by burn outs - residents lose sleep over boy racer issue
    - New website offers local hobbyists a one-stop-shop platform to sell their arts and crafts
    - Beachlands art exhibition promises to push the boundaries
    - Local pest control efforts necessary to deal with 'mega mast' season
    - Weekend programme teaches life skills to intermediate-age students
    - Boating feature
    - Clevedon teen puts life saving skills to the test at St John's competition
    - Warbirds at Ardmore this weekend!
    - Fire service issues advice in wake of Whitford house fire
  • Issue 1302 - 24 May 2019
    In this issue:
    - Coastal cat rescue service inundated
    - Pine Harbour Marina Limited's latest resource consent application "unnecessary" say berth holders
    - Women's Institute honours outstanding member for leadership
    - Council seeks youth feedback about connecting to local areas
    - Hunua School takes its turn at hosting What Now television show
    - Beachlands-Maraetai feature
    - Volunteers sought for Wairoa River planting this Sunday
  • Issue 1301 - 17 May 2019
    In this issue:
    - Maraetai local named Cook Island Sportswoman of the Year
    - Grant from local board boosts bike club plans for forest trails
    - Health & Style in retirement feature
    - Speech language therapist overcomes fear of public speaking to win at Toastmasters
    - Orere School Easter Gala raises $10k
    - Firefighters tackle Sky Tower Stair Challenge
    - Beachlands auctioneer sells himself at international competition
    - Whitford teen brings home two national road cycling titles
  • Issue 1300 - 10 May 2019
    In this issue:
    - Retirement village proposed for Kawakawa Bay
    - Hunt for suspects ends on boat ramp
    - Nine escape early morning house fire
    - What Now films at Brookby School
    - Coast to benefit from new initiatives
    - Sports news and results
    - China trip leads to social media stardom for Maraetai students
    - Coast & Country Property Guide
  • Issue 1299 - 3 May 2019
    In this issue:
    - Anzac Day coverage
    - Crashes and chases keep emergency services busy
    - Mother's Day feature
    - Ness Valley residents welcome forestry practice review
    - Urban East feature
    - Local riders help Auckland bring home national eventing trophy
    - Clevedon to Kaiaua trail hoped to be operational by year end
  • Issue 1298 - 26 April 2019
    In this issue:
    - Athlete lifts his way to four silver medals at world games
    - Horse riders seek extension of 50kmh limit past Pony Club
    - Remembering our ANZACs feature
    - New facelift sends Clevedon's old post office back in time
    - Lebanese flavours find favour with judges at national food awards
    - Beachlands-Maraetai feature
    - Education and Tuition feature
    - Clevedon student leaders organise Amazing Race event
    - Volunteers wanted to help with planting at local regional parks
  • Issue 1297 - 19 April 2019
    In this issue:
    - Community's aspirations recognised in Clevedon village plan
    - Official ANZAC Day services cancelled - Clevedon residents forge ahead with unofficial service
    - Riley uses ambassador role to raise funds for Child Cancer Foundation
    - Rugby club registers record number of players for new season
    - Travel Feature
    - Lifestyle Feature
    - Maraetai Beach School celebrates Easter with family picnic
    - Sports news and results
  • Issue 1296 - 12 April 2019
    In this issue:
    - Dawn service cancelled amid security fears
    - Pascoes applies for second fill site in Brookby
    - Mangemangeroa Gorge bridge claims concrete truck
    - Students wait five years to pay back teacher for prank
    - Anonymous donation lifts kitchen project from the back burner
    - Maraetai Beach tennis club senior champs
    - Equestrian feature
  • Issue 1295 - 5 April 2019
    In this issue:
    - Formosa unveils plans for residential development
    - Cop Shop News
    - Rock legends inspire Beachlands musician's debut album
    - Beachlands leads the way in adopting reusable cup scheme
    - Urban East feature
    - Student Voice column
  • Issue 1294 - 29 March 2019
    In this issue:
    - Close shave for six-year-old student
    - Good times for the green fingered at Ayrlies Plant Fair
    - Fun run event raises $11k for Maraetai Beach School
    - MP talks to Beachlands School students about Christchurch attacks
    - Ethan $10k closer to walking thanks to Monster Garage Sale
    - Great prizes up for grabs at charity golf day
    - Families enjoy fun in the sun at children's hospital fundraiser
    - House & Garden feature
  • Issue 1293 - 22 March 2019
    In this issue:
    - First Maraetai half marathon described as "an extraordinary achievement"
    - Beachlands returns to Beachlands - the epic 18,000km journey undertaken by an inexperienced local boatie
    - Beachlands & Maraetai feature
    - Clevedon & Whitford feature including update from Watercare
    - MP attends prayer session with Muslim community
    - Beachlands teen to tackle white water in Europe following Oceania success
  • Issue 1292 - 15 March 2019
    In this issue:
    - 4 Legged competitors brave wet conditions
    - New Presbyterian church celebrates opening
    - Franklin Local Board to consult on Sunkist seawall
    - Whitford event to raise awareness of ME/CFS
    - Volunteers sought for weka count
    - Sewage main leaks on Okaroro Drive
    - Have your say on proposed dog rules
    - Lifestyle feature
  • Issue 1291 - 8 March 2019
    In this issue:
    - Weather turns it on for trolley derby
    - Council turns down plans for Clevedon's first big subdivision
    - Local GP Barry Claridge puts away the stethescope after 43 years
    - Sculpture undertakes uplifting journey across the Gulf
    - Boomer season for Kokako following pest control operation in Hunua ranges
    - Jack Lachlan footpath plans hit a roadblock
    - Coast & Country property guide
  • Issue 1290 - 1 March 2019
    In this issue:
    - Clevedon teens rides into NZ Polo Open history
    - Auckland Transport consults on proposed speed limit changes - see the full list of local roads where changes are proposed on page 9
    - Sunkist Bay seawall replacement plan meets local opposition
    - Flash new set of wheels helps volunteers keep crime at bay
    - Clevedon community farewells iconic local name
    - Cafe upcycles plastics to create ecobricks for children's playhouse
    - Touch and Tennis finals results
    - Brigade paddles home to victory in raft race
    - Urban East feature
  • Issue 1289 - 22 February 2019
    In this issue:
    - Hunua MP gets the hump on desert expedition
    - 80-year-old breathes new life into jaded jag
    - Cop Shop News
    - Beachlands-Maraetai feature
    - Clevedon feature
    - Weddings feature
    - Clevedon Jazz, Wine & Food festival returns
    - Maraetai powerlifter in fine form in lead-up to World Games
  • Issue 1288 - 15 February 2019
    In this issue:
    - Maraetai rescue impeded by beach crowds
    - Theatre director breaks a leg, but says the show must go on
    - Competitors get set for Trolley Derby
    - Freedom camping: time to have your say on freedom camping in our local hotspots
    - The 4-legged Race gives a leg-up to low decile schools and students
    - Kids off couches fishing competition results
    - Health & Style feature
  • Issue 1287 - 8 February 2019
    In this issue:
    - Beachlands Police trial new technology
    - Communities rally to help local family after devastating house fire
    - Signature Building appeals Bell Road childcare centre decision
    - Te Puru hosts Rummikub games for all to enjoy
    - Tiny jellyfish put the sting into coastal swimming
    - Kawakawa Bay Volunteer Fire Brigade Annual Raft Race - get your entries in!
    - Urban East Feature
    - Coast & Country Property Guide
  • Issue 1286 - 1 February 2019
    In this issue:
    - Hall kitchen splashback photo competition
    - Win tickets to the Land Rover NZ Polo Open!
    - Helping on holiday with Habitat for Humanity
    - Residents cover back-to-school costs for local families in need
    - Beachlands has it's own fault line!
    - Orere Community and Boating Club fishing comp - results and photos
    - Boaties encouraged to 'Take 3 for the Sea'
    - Clevedon Art Trail wrap-up
    - Pregnant women sought for clinical fish oil supplement trial
    - Education & Tuition Feature
    - Ardmore Teachers College reunion

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