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Hobsonville Point School Team Off to the USA

The Hobsonville Point School Aquabot Team is off to Atlanta, USA to compete in the USA National Sea Perch Competition. After winning the NZ event last year the team is frantically fundraising to enable them to compete in the USA competition in May 2017.

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GO SMOKE FREE

One of my aspirations as a GP is to empower patients to help themselves.  In many aspects of health and wellbeing, the doctor can merely educate and advise.  One example is smoking cessation.  Stopping smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health.  As I am sure most of you are aware, smoking increases the risk of many illnesses such as heart disease, strokes and several cancers such as lung and bladder cancer.  It can also…

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NEW YEAR NEW HOME

The Hobsonville Point Farmers Market has moved locations, but don’t worry we haven’t moved too far. Our new home is in the Fabric Bay building right next door to our old spot in the Seaplane Hangar.

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TE ARA MANAWA

HLC and students from Hobsonville Point Primary thanked those involved in the design and construction of the two bridges that form part of the coastal walkway – Te Ara Manawa.  Everyone enjoyed the walk along the bridges, then enjoyed a BBQ put on by the students.

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December ISSUE 12

It seems surreal that I’m sitting down in my office and writing the editorial for the last issue of 2016. It was around this time last year that starting a local newspaper for the residents of Hobsonville was just a thought and now here we are 12 issues later and going into a new year.

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December Gardening

Watering will be on our minds over the next few months, especially if the wind continues to dry everything out. Keep a check on your most vulnerable plants that need it the most. Many Herbs are coming into flower and this is good news for the bees. Borage is an especially good one to grow for them. Keep up with your mulching and cover your berries with bird netting. Enjoy the summer days in the garden. Lemons are plentiful at…

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