A deeper dive into Safeswim

Why might "high risk" warnings be placed on our local beaches? What does it mean when a site is tagged with a red pin? And, where can residents find out more about beach conditions in the Bays? Safeswim is a partnership between Auckland Council, Watercare, Surf Life Saving Northern Region and the Auckland Regional [...]

A deeper dive into Safeswim2020-04-03T11:00:14+12:00

Serving up a smashing time at The Jumbo Tennis Tournament!

Jumbo tennis is a quick fire, team event, where the short games are played with oversized racquets. Rotary Browns Bay's fourth annual fundraising jumbo tennis tournament is on Friday 15 March at the Albany Tennis Centre. Play commences at 4.30 pm, and entry is open to individuals, organisations and schools – basically anyone who'd [...]

Serving up a smashing time at The Jumbo Tennis Tournament!2019-06-19T00:45:18+12:00

Browns Bay’s gentlemen’s walking group

If you're a retired chap who'd like to stretch your legs and enjoy good conversation, why not meet up with the village's walking group. The group's been going for about 20 years, and in fact it started because the gents' wives already had their own walking club. The men gather every Friday at 8.30 [...]

Browns Bay’s gentlemen’s walking group2019-06-19T00:45:42+12:00

Rotary working with Kiwi Harvest

Rotary Browns Bay is one of several clubs in the area who are helping Kiwi Harvest on their Food Rescue mission. Six clubs purchased the van pictured here and, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday throughout the year, they use it to redistribute food from supermarkets and smaller producers to local charities. First call of [...]

Rotary working with Kiwi Harvest2019-06-19T00:47:24+12:00

Rotary Trees for Survival – Update

In late August it was time for Rotary Club of Browns Bay to help the children of Pinehill School with the next phase of their Trees for Survival project around Kaukapakapa. Flaxes were going into the lower wetlands and manuka onto the slopes. The weather gods did not initially smile on these worthy endeavours [...]

Rotary Trees for Survival – Update2019-06-17T01:52:58+12:00

How Browns Bay’s Sunday market is saving lives at sea

Browns Bay's second hand market is always bustling with visitors, eager to snap up a quirky artefact or must-have bargain. But what many people may not know is that the market is a registered charity, and its primary purpose is as a fundraiser for Coastguard North Shore and other projects within the local community. [...]

How Browns Bay’s Sunday market is saving lives at sea2019-05-23T01:16:16+12:00

25 years of International Friendships

East Coast Bays' International Friendship Group has just celebrated its silver anniversary. For 25 years, new migrants have received the warmest of welcomes as they acclimatise themselves to life in NZ. It all began when Lois Dudding (who worked for Adult Literacy and was on the committee of the ECB Community The group's members [...]

25 years of International Friendships2019-05-23T00:33:36+12:00
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