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Host family needed for an AFS teacher to Pinehaven School

posted 15 Jun 2017, 22:41 by Kenneth Dixon   [ updated 15 Jun 2017, 22:47 ]

Please consider welcoming a TEACHER from China at home or school in July 2017 for 4 weeks.

By hosting a Teacher, your family will have the opportunity to:

• Share our unique Kiwi culture while learning about another
• Establish a life-long friendship and an international connection
• Have fun learning all the things you have in common as well as cultural differences
• Encourage diversity and understanding for your family, school and local community

If your family can welcome an AFS teacher at home, please email or

Upper Hutt Community Earthquake Response day

posted 3 May 2017, 22:55 by Kenneth Dixon   [ updated 3 May 2017, 22:56 ]
Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) is running their first Upper Hutt Community Emergency Hub (Civil Defence Centre) activation:

Saturday 13th May 10-12pm at Silverstream School!

Additional information can be found here:

April Newsletter

posted 21 Apr 2017, 12:42 by Kenneth Dixon   [ updated 21 Apr 2017, 12:42 ]
Thanks to Carol and contributors for the latest Newsletter.
Download here

Old Man's Beard

posted 19 Feb 2017, 18:13 by Kenneth Dixon   [ updated 19 Feb 2017, 18:14 ]
Please read this information on identifying and removing Old Man's Beard:


posted 30 Nov 2016, 10:34 by Kenneth Dixon   [ updated 30 Nov 2016, 10:34 ]

One of the committee members recently had to deal with a swarm of bees on his property and was assisted by someone found on the following website, which he deemed an excellent resource worth sharing.

November Newsletter

posted 19 Nov 2016, 20:14 by Kenneth Dixon   [ updated 19 Nov 2016, 20:16 ]
Thanks to Carol and contributors for the November 2016 Newsletter.

AGM Results

posted 26 Oct 2016, 21:46 by Kenneth Dixon   [ updated 13 Nov 2016, 19:08 ]

Great evening with some good outcomes.
Please see the Committee page for the 2016/2017 committee members and the new ratified PPA Constitution.

We also celebrated three new PPA Life Members for outstanding contribution to the objectives of the PPA.
Thanks and Congratulations to:
  • Barry Yandle
  • Bruce Winter
  • Ross Mason
  • Pat Christianson (reaffirming)

Also please see the presidents report for a review of this past years events.

PPA presidents report 2015-2016.docx

2016 PPA AGM

posted 4 Oct 2016, 12:26 by Kenneth Dixon   [ updated 4 Oct 2016, 20:19 ]

It's that time again, the PPA Annual General Meeting.
Please see the following agenda and attachments for details.

Become a member of the PPA by paying your 2016/17 membership subscription of $5 on the night, and you’ll be entitled to voting rights on AGM agenda items.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Pinehaven Community Hall


Wednesday 26 October 2016


Silverstream Spur Land Swap Meeting

posted 10 Sep 2016, 19:33 by Kenneth Dixon   [ updated 10 Sep 2016, 19:33 ]

Monday 19 Spetember
Silverstream School Hall

Pinehaven Art and Craft Event 2016

posted 10 Sep 2016, 12:37 by Kenneth Dixon   [ updated 10 Sep 2016, 12:38 ]

Don't forget about the annual Pinehaven Art and Craft event coming up this weekend. 
More details can be found on their Facebook Page

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