Coastal Walkways update

In May 2017, severe weather battered this area and damaged dozens of local walkways and coastal paths, including Lotus walkway (at the northern most point of Browns Bay beach) and Crows Nest Rise walkway (on the clifftop between Murrays Bay and Mairangi Bay.) ShoreLines contacted John Schermbrucker, Auckland County Council's community facilities head of [...]

Coastal Walkways update2019-06-19T00:37:32+12:00

Protecting our beautiful corner of the world

Pest Free Hibiscus and Bays is a new initiative, supported by the Local Board and part of a broader project across Auckland. The goal is to bring together and assist individuals and groups who are working to reduce pest animals and plants. Richard Chambers is the local co-ordinator, and he says that his main [...]

Protecting our beautiful corner of the world2019-06-19T00:44:13+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

Rotary Club of Browns Bay supporting Trees for Survival

Trees for Survival is the only environmental programme currently supported by the Rotary Clubs of New Zealand. The project began in 1991, and is administered by a charitable trust that promotes the growing and planting of native trees by school children. The hope is that, by encouraging organisations to sponsor and support primary and [...]

Rotary Club of Browns Bay supporting Trees for Survival2019-05-23T00:32:09+12:00

Get a haircut @ Amanda Baker and help save the Planet

You may be surprised to learn that the salon industry sends more than 1,500 tons of recyclable aluminium back to landfill each year in Australia and New Zealand alone. That’s 1.5 million kilos, about 715 cars, or four jumbo jets! Unfortunately, aluminium doesn’t degrade easily; it actually contaminates the soil for 500 years. Add [...]

Get a haircut @ Amanda Baker and help save the Planet2019-06-19T00:52:40+12:00
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