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Playcentre marks 50 years

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In November, Onehunga Playcentre marked its 50th Golden Jubilee with a huge celebration. Past and present whānau came together to chat, reminisce and enjoy the sunshine, celebrating their contribution over the years to the early childhood education (ECE) of hundreds of local children.

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Representing with pride

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In December, the biannual Onehunga Primary School Arts and Cultural Festival took place. Students and staff all looked the part, geared up in elegant traditional wear and colourful costumes, to represent the many cultures and talents of Onehunga’s diverse community.

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Growing leader organises lagoon clean up

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It’s a sunny Saturday morning in November, and amongst the dog walkers and joggers, a small clutch of children with flapping plastic bags can be seen picking their way through the bushes and trees around Onehunga Lagoon.

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Drop, cover, hold

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Students at Mangere Bridge School were among more than 850,000 New Zealanders who took part in the national ShakeOut drill on 18th October.

The annual exercise prepares people for an earthquake or tsunami and reminds them of the right action to take during these natural disasters.

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An Orange Sky at St Peter’s

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A free, mobile laundry and shower bus for rough sleepers has started up in Auckland, with its inaugural operation starting at St Peter’s Anglican Church last month. The plan is to be in Onehunga every week, and rotate around other areas in Auckland on a regular basis.

Petra Zaleski, Vicar at St Peter’s, says “It was an incredible morning. Every Thursday morning at St Peter’s the truck will pull up for laundry, showers and chat, no agenda, and no one will be turned away.”

 

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Senior idols inspire younger generation

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For the second year in a row, the New Zealand Senior Indian Idol took place at the Shanti Niwas’ Charitable Trust headquarters in Onehunga. The closely-contested singing competition was part of a free event in October to celebrate the International Day of the Older Person. 

 

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