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Summer Gardening

The garden should be producing well for you now if you have fed the plants well. Sometimes we don’t realise how much the vegetables take out of the soil and how much we need to add. 

Featured Articles Hobsonville Point School Team Off to the USA ?>

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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Featured Articles NEW YEAR NEW HOME ?>

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.

Featured Articles TE ARA MANAWA ?>

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.

Featured Articles OCTOBER UPDATE ?>

OCTOBER UPDATE

The world of property and finance has been interesting over recent months with new rules designed to slow the property market having the desired effect in some ways, but causing total confusion as well.  Kiwis have always been used to having an open market when it comes to borrowing money, and until very recently the banks have been in charge of making the rules which dictate who they are able to lend money to. Of course, banks are in the…

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Featured Articles GOING CRACKERS WITH OVER THE MOON CHEESE ?>

GOING CRACKERS WITH OVER THE MOON CHEESE

– Interview with Roland Moss DH: When did you start selling Over the Moon cheese and what made you decide to venture in the cheese world and start your business Cheese and Crackers NZ? RM: I started selling cheese made by Over the Moon Dairy in 2007. Tamara and I were on our way back from Martinborough Fair, and we stopped at a café called ‘The Two Mad Cows’ in Putaruru and noticed Over the Moon Dairy across the road,…

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Featured Articles PERSONALITY OF THE MONTH: KATHLEEN WALDOCK ?>

PERSONALITY OF THE MONTH: KATHLEEN WALDOCK

I’m originally from Ireland and have been living here for 17 years. My husband is a kiwi; we’ve two kids, Eoghain 10, Ashlin 7. I’ve been working for the Hobsonville Land Company for eight years, starting when it was still an active airforce base. Being part of it from the start has been great. My job is around Placemaking – putting on or supporting events/art/history projects and activating spaces that help give residents a sense of place and connection to…

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