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July 17, 2017
The Beach Haven Signs have been mounted to the existing posts on Beach Haven Road and Rangatira Road gateways.
Huge THANKS to everyone involved in this long process, including the KLB who provided the funding, John Christenson who picked up the components of the signs a...
July 18, 2016
The Placemaking group had its regular monthly meeting on 18 July in the Beach Haven Hall.
Lisbeth Alley has stepped down from the chairpersons role after four years of dedicated work which saw the Opaketai Beach Haven Garden go from a dream to a reality. The group reite...
February 12, 2016
The photo competition has returned for 2016!
No Entry Fee - all entries are welcome.
Amateur, enthustiast or beginners submit your best photos of your Beach Haven or Birkdale and be in to win. All entries are welcome with every entry on show in an exhibition on the 12th...
The 'Scarecrows in the Garden' competition is back for 2016.
November 13, 2015
Speech from Lisbeth Alley, Chairperson of the Beach Haven Placemaking Group on the opening of the new Opaketai Beach haven Garden;
Kia Ora, Talofa lava, Greetings, Hello to you all.
We have come together today to celebrate the opening and the naming of Opaketai Beach H...
November 6, 2015
After years of work, the official opening day for the new Beach Haven community garden is nearly here.
The day’s festivities will start with a blessing by mana whenua, followed by local musical entertainment, face-painting and other activities.
A free sausage sizzle an...
September 27, 2015
Do you have plants you wish to donate to the new Beach Haven Garden?
If so, come to the Community Planting days on Sundays Oct 4th and Nov 1st.
We will be gardening between 10am and 12pm.
Feel free to drop the plants off and we will plant them, or plant them yourself i...
September 24, 2015
Our new community space featured in Our Auckland;
Beach Haven has a vibrant new community space in the heart of the village, inhabiting the site where the old post office building once stood.
Features of the new space include a paved area with picnic tables, an oval lawn...
September 8, 2015
The Beach Haven Placemaking Group and our wonderful garden featured in the NZ Herald.
If you met nurse Lisbeth Alley or former landscaper Robyn Laurenson on the street, the word guerrilla would probably not be the first description you would reach for. But the pair - w...
August 17, 2015
Construction of the site going well and most of the main parts are done. There will be a replanting day when the community areas are opened up to the group and community to plant. We've saved as many plants from the original garden to replant.
We talked about the openin...
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Time for a break!
Monthly meeting July 2016
Life in Beach Haven and Birkdale through the lens
Scarecrows return to the garden!
We have come together today to celebrate the opening and the naming of Opaketai Beach Haven Garden
Its official - the opening day is nearly here!