Shooting for Success
Tucked away along one edge of the Mt Wellington quarry, the Auckland Netball Centre is an impressively large community facility that gives locals and visitors from further afield the opportunity to enjoy netball and a variety of other sports.
From Rubbish Tip to Reserve
Many years of hard work by an enthusiastic band of locals are behind the beautiful nature reserve of Tahuna Torea, right on the back doorstep of the Wai-O-Taiki Bay community.
A post and rail wooden fence in a quiet street in Wai-O-Taiki Bay conceals a very special community place – two-and-a-half acres of land where horses graze peacefully and visitors can enjoy sweeping views across the water to Half Moon Bay.
The A-frame building is a local landmark and also the headquarters of the last remaining pony club in the inner suburbs of Auckland.
Learning the Ropes
Getting children out, enjoying time on the water and encouraging boating are among the aims of the Glendowie Boating Club.
By listening carefully to his customers, Avon Rzoska, owner of Avon’s Butchery, has kept his business humming for close on 40 years.