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  • Issue 1275 - 12 October 2018
    In this issue:
    - MPI says shark bodies no-fin to worry about
    - Two dogs die from suspected 1080 poisoning
    - Bus feeder to Pine Harbour ferry still years away says AT
    - Countdown building listed for sale
    - Ngai Tai requests extension of cockle harvest ban at Umupuia
    - Truck rolls at Waikopua Road intersection
    - Health & Style feature
    - Clevedon Christmas parade to be bigger and better than ever
    - Te Puru plans renovations
  • Issue 1274 - 12 October 2018
    In this issue:
    - Auckland Transport answers questions about local repairs
    - Young environmentalist cleans up our beaches
    - Local Board approves road names
    - Girl Guides receive highest awards
    - All you need to know about the Rotary ALLFit Fun Run
    - Franklin Local Board's response to AT's comments about roading
  • Issue 1273 - 5 October 2018
    In this issue:
    - Onwards and upwards for Downlights
    - Metlifecare progresses retirement village plans behind the scenes
    - Speed and alcohol factors in Whitford crash
    - Busy month for Coastguard
    - Urban East Feature
    - Tuition and Recreation Feature
    - Local dance tutor organises workshop opportunity of a lifetime
    - Weight lifter snatches top three placing at nationals
  • Issue 1272 - 28 September 2018
    In this issue:
    - Land slip halts work at Brookby fill site
    - Scooters cruise the coast to raise funds for Blue September
    - Court says OK to 1080 drop
    - Road surface repairs draw criticism from locals
    - Beachlands/Maraetai feature
    - Clevedon/Whitford feature
    - Ag Day photos
  • Issue 1271 - 21 September 2018
    In this issue:
    - Are Coasters paying too much for their waste water?
    - Fire destroys Ardmore workshop
    - Court further delays 1080 drop
    - Maraetai Beach School production photos
    - Scouts serve up smiles at community dinners
    - Breast cancer battle inspires Pink Ribbon volunteer
    - Te Puru Gymnastics club champs
    - Health & Style feature
    - Country Living feature
  • Issue 1270 - 14 September 2018
    In this issue:
    - Auckland Transport plans to reduce speeds
    - 1080 - can we afford not to? / Court halts 1080 drop / 1080 information feature
    - Teen vandals target Beachlands
    - Cyclists fear rural roads
    - Coastguard releases new app for boaties
    - School holiday feature
    - Ag Day photo comp winners announced
    - Starship Foundation benefits from Family Fun Day
    - Good times at Te Puru's senior circuit classes
  • Issue 1269 - 7 September 2018
    In this issue:
    - Another flood closes roads, blocked drains cause damage
    - What Now comes to Clevedon
    - Chance to be a Youth MP
    - Olympians pep talk inspires Beachlands AIMS Games competitors
    - Playcentre visit brings joy to rest home residents
    - Ag Day photo comp entries
    - Artist inspires pre-school creativity
    - Urban East Feature
    - Coast boasts two of the country's top five young referees
  • Issue 1268 - 31 August 2018
    In this issue:
    - Residents frustrated by phone and internet issues
    - 'Pig Corner' crash "scariest thing ever seen"
    - Little Monsters take the stage at Maraetai Beach School
    - Sip 'N Paint class proves popular in Maraetai
    - Ag Day photo comp entries
    - Wedding Feature
    - Sports News
  • Issue 1267 - 24 August 2018
    In this issue:
    - Temporary speed limit reduces crash rate
    - MOE's decision re high school unpopular
    - Watercare embarks on major tree planting exercise in Hunuas
    - Maraetai Coastguard's rescue vessel gets a makeover
    - Ag Day photo comp entries
    - Father's Day feature
    - Clevedon feature
    - Beachlands/Maraetai feature
    - Intercultural basketball tournament a hit with local youth
  • Issue 1266 - 17 August 2018
    In this issue:
    - Ministry of Education dashes hopes for local high school
    - Global gourmet journey starts at home for Beachlands family
    - International students enjoy Maraetai homestays
    - Love and Money on show in Hunua
    - Brookby School showcases its 'Little Stars'
    - Promising paddler takes another step towards Olympic dram
    - Health & Style Feature
    - Ag Day photo comp entries
  • Issue 1265 - 10 August 2018
    In this issue:
    - Our public toilets: time Auckland Council spent a penny?
    - Beachlands' Countdown goes plastic bag free
    - School closures planned as teachers strike
    - 1080 drop planned for Hunua Ranges
    - New playground design approved for Kahawairahi Reserve
    - Ag Day photo competition
    - Sports news and results
    - Freedom camping bylaw delayed
  • Issue 1264 - 3 August 2018
    In this issue:
    - Waikopua cottage saved from wrecking ball
    - Early childhood centre proposed for Bell Road
    - Local dance talent showcased
    - New deputy principal joins Beachlands School
    - AT plans footpath and consults on speed reduction for Jack Lachlan Drive
    - Urban East feature
    - Kawakawa Bay's thriving op-shop a bastion of community support
    - Shared sports facility now a reality for Clevedon
  • Issue 1263 - 27 July 2018
    In this issue:
    - what's happening in Clevedon? we look at the major developments in the pipeline.
    - teacher shortage crisis hurts local schools
    - Watercare applies for resource consent for providing water and wastewater services to Clevedon - Council has notified the application
    - Sheila, one of Kawakawa Bay's three female breeding weka, dies after beak injured in trap
    - the new app-based taxi service that has female safety in mind
    - Dominos Beachlands says 'thanks' to the community with $2 pizzas
    - Cycling the length of Aotearoa - why everybody should do it
    - Maraetai powerlifter going from strength to strength
  • Issue 1262 - 20 July 2018
    In this issue:
    - Clevedon floods again
    - Maraetai Hall at risk of returning to Council
    - Local board approves community grants
    - Community organisations struggle for volunteers
    - Plans announced for Rotary AllFit coastal fun run
    - Freedom camping bylaws under review
    - Orere school celebrates Matariki
    - Seniors benefit from exercise classes
    - Travel and Health & Style Features
  • Issue 1261 - 13 July 2018
    In this issue:
    - full coverage of Ngai Tai ki Tamaki's treaty settlement
    - NZ Polo Open giveaway
    - Beachlands students help at Duder Regional Park
    - Property Guide
    - Tuition and Recreation feature
  • Issue 1260 - 6 July 2018
    In this issue:
    - 88 year old pulls off textbook emergency landing
    - 197m2 section sizes included in proposal for new Clevedon subdivision
    - Elderly man dies in Ardmore house fire
    - Asbestosis no barrier to national age group swimming champ
    - Brookby School students urge Whitford businesses to go plastic-bag free
    - Beachlands School students sew more than 200 Boomerang Bags
    - Public invited to contribute at national mental health inquiry forum in Clevedon
    - Urban East feature
  • Issue 1259 - 29 June 2018
    In this issue:
    - Swimmers brave chilly temperature at mid winter plunge
    - Beachlands clothes swap event seeks pre-loved fashions
    - Home off the range: Kaimanawa pony enjoys new life in Clevedon
    - Pet feature
    - Beachlands rower selected for world champs
    - Pizza and prostates draw good crowd
  • Issue 1258 - 22 June 2018
    In this issue:

    - Parties reach agreement at Clevedon Quarry mediation
    - New GP a familiar face at Kawakawa Bay
    - Te Reo classes at Te Puru receive rave reviews
    - School holiday feature
    - Beachlands clothes swap
    - Coastguard Maraetai rescues young boaties
    - Double pass giveaway to Casino Royale fundraiser
  • Issue 1257 - 15 June 2018
    In this issue:
    - Pine Harbour Marina berth holders unhappy about $70m development approval
    - Parties reach agreement on Clevedon Quarry conditions
    - Te Puru Scouts achieve Chief Scout awards
    - Hunua School earns silver enviro-award
    - First upcycle market draws crowds
    - River ramble showcases Clevedon trails potential
    - Health & Style feature
  • Issue 1256 - 8 June 2018
    In this issue:
    - pest numbers up after long hot summer
    - new road signage gets mixed reactions
    - past Clevedon School student lends Papakura High a helping hand
    - decision imminent on Pine Harbour development
    - a week in the life of a Franklin Local Board member
    - nightshade a woolly issue on our rural roads
    - young designers present ideas for the coast
  • Issue 1255 - 1 June 2018
    In this issue:

    - $180M retirement village development proposed for Beachlands
    - new flight path over Whitford from 2019
    - Te Puru's AED device saves another life
    - temporary speed reduction draws outcry from road users
    - Clevedon's own Dancing With The Stars star
    - Maraetai Beach School's Casino Royale-themed fundraiser
    - Clevedon Lions in danger of folding
  • Issue 1254 - 25 May 2018
    In this issue:

    - Donations sought for Brookby church restoration
    - Wedding tossers - Beachlands couple win a free wedding, with a catch!
    - Local graphic designer wins Plastic Free Pohutukawa Coast logo design competition
    - Downlights candle business wins plenty of fans after going viral on social media
    - Beachlands gears up for first Upcycle Market on 9 June
    - Franklin Local Board gives nod to local projects
    - Clevedon fermented foods business takes the next step with new fermentary
    - Offenders arrested in Maraetai liquor store ram raid
    - Auckland Aero Club celebrates 90 years
  • Issue 1253 - 18 May 2018
    In this issue:

    - Clevedon artist James Wright turns trash to treasure on reality TV series
    - Regional fuel tax proposal gets thumbs down from majority of Franklin residents
    - East Auckland Tourism aims to lure more visitors to Pohutukawa Coast and country
    - Maraetai Indoor Bowls Club celebrates 60 year hall occupation
    - Firefighters prepare for annual Sky Tower stair challenge this weekend
    - Retirement Feature / Health & Style Feature
  • Issue 1252 - 11 May 2018
    In this issue:
    - Clevedon wins 'most successful region' at NZ Food Awards
    - It's time to give feedback on Auckland's draft Regional Land Transport Plan - what does it mean for our area?
    - Board approves Sunkist Bay plan 'in principle'
    - East Auckland Tourism venture aims to boost visitors to our district
    - Sports news and results
    - Fabulously fit Flora turns 80!
    - Mums celebrated at St Hilda's High Tea event.
  • Issue 1251 - 4 May 2018
    In this issue:

    - Anzac Day coverage
    - Grandmother collects for Jammies In June
    - Music concert in Clevedon to raise funds for performing artists
    - Boaring end to school hols in Maraetai
    - Kauri dieback forces closure of Hunua ranges areas
  • Issue 1250
    In this issue:

    - new business aims to offer work opportunities for people with Down Syndrome
    - nearly 90 and knitting for a good cause
    - Maraetai dad and daughter take on the ocean
    - new initiative encourages Coasters to ditch plastics
    - soup, scones and salads a hit at community lunches
    - Clevedon companies voted top food producers
    - 42-lap Sladdin climb raises $2k for Starship
    - inaugural plant fair to raise funds for Ayrlies Garden
  • Issue 1249
    In this issue:
    - Clevedon to get water and wastewater services
    - Coast powerless against mother nature
    - Young athlete to climb local equivalent of Everest
    - Suspects apprehended after Maraetai mugging
    - Kawakawa Bay community health clinic signs agreement with PHO
    - Auckland Transport postpones Whitford Road chip sealing
    - Beachlands teen selected for canoe slalom world champs
    - Anzac Day service details
    - Beachlands hall kitchen and log cabin get makeovers
  • Issue 1248
    In this issue:
    - Coast puts the Fun into Fundraising
    - Collaborative effort aims to restore Waikopua Islands
    - Hunua residents push for speed limit reduction
    - Hunua school cleans up Umupuia Beach
    - NEW - Equestrian Feature
    - Board rejects funding for Clevedon multi-sport facility
    - Botany Downs College students left without bus transport
  • Issue 1247
    In this issue:
    - What storm? Maraetai almost back on its feet
    - Game Fishing Club donates to restore Camp Sladdin
    - New cycle trail to link Clevedon with Kaiaua
    - MP urges MOE to plan for secondary school
    - Win tickets to see The Supremes