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Trustpower Far North Community Awards

On July 28 Focus Paihia was named the SUPREME WINNER at the Trustpower Far North Community Awards for the Horotutu – Our Place project. Over 130 people gathered at Te Ahu in Kaitaia for the Trustpower Far North Community Awards which were presented by Mayor John Carter and Trustpower Community Relations Manager Graeme Purches. For winning the Supreme Award, Focus […]

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Paihia Phantom Placemaker (PPP) Projects 2012

In March 2012, following another round of placemaking workshops with David Engwicht, Creative Communities, Paihia’s volunteer placemaking force was ready to take action. In April, funding was approved for several different new projects and the completion of the 2011 Bay Belle project. Volunteer ‘drivers’ of each project got their working team together and began planning. […]

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Bay Belle

The “Bay Belle” project is now complete and is a true success as a centre piece for Paihia where people can interact and enjoy sitting and meeting other members of the community. The main object was for the community to work together and meet people that they have not met before. This was achieved in […]

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Paihia Op Shop

This great little initiative is run by a team of very enthusiastic volunteers. Located in the back row of shops on Selwyn Road, you can find all sorts of treasures at very reasonable prices. The team will be very grateful to receive any quality second hand items that you no longer require, such as bric-a-brac, […]

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Beach Cleaner

The beach cleaner was purchased via a grant from Pub Charity Inc. Thank you Pub Charity! The aim is to keep Waitangi and Paihia beaches clean of debris (such as what gets washed up after storms) and other nasty things that get left behind by us humans – such as glass, cigarette butts and such […]

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