7 days ago

Weed worries – cut those seed-heads!

Leah Mulgrew from Devonport Peninsula Trust

Two of the worst weeds on the Devonport Peninsula have been flowering and their seeds are ripening right now: Wild Ginger is obvious with its yellow flowers and bright orange seeds, these seed heads can be cut off and disposed of in the rubbish to prevent spreading, and Woolly Nightshade, which has…View moreTwo of the worst weeds on the Devonport Peninsula have been flowering and their seeds are ripening right now: Wild Ginger is obvious with its yellow flowers and bright orange seeds, these seed heads can be cut off and disposed of in the rubbish to prevent spreading, and Woolly Nightshade, which has large furry leaves and stems – this should be cut at the base and the stem painted with strong glyphosate gel, use gloves as contact with the plant can cause skin irritations.

Contact the Restoring Takarunga Hauraki group for info, at pestfreedevonport@gmail.com
Or visit norats.org...

norats.org
24 days ago

Devonport Mid Winter Swim

Leah Mulgrew from Devonport Peninsula Trust

When: Sunday 17 June, 11:00 am at Devonport beach, Windsor Reserve.
Calling all mid winter swimmers! Come along in your best swimming costume and join us in celebrating Matariki and the mid winter solstice at this iconic Devonport event! The dip in the sea will be followed by a cup of hot soup …View more
When: Sunday 17 June, 11:00 am at Devonport beach, Windsor Reserve.
Calling all mid winter swimmers! Come along in your best swimming costume and join us in celebrating Matariki and the mid winter solstice at this iconic Devonport event! The dip in the sea will be followed by a cup of hot soup for all swimmers and prize giving. For more info contact Amanda 0211847271.

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28 days ago

Winter Fun Preschool Play starts up again 5 June

Leah Mulgrew from Devonport Peninsula Trust

Toddler time to play with big toys, be active and make new friends. Sessions are casual/free entry, caregiver supervision required.

When: Tuesdays 9:30am-11am, 5th June to 30th October
Venue: Rose Centre, School Road, Belmont
For more info, contact Moira or Maria ph: 445 9533 or email: …View more
Toddler time to play with big toys, be active and make new friends. Sessions are casual/free entry, caregiver supervision required.

When: Tuesdays 9:30am-11am, 5th June to 30th October
Venue: Rose Centre, School Road, Belmont
For more info, contact Moira or Maria ph: 445 9533 or email: maria@devonportpeninsulatrust.nz

Organised by Devonport Peninsula Trust. Special thanks to Devonport-Takapuna Local Board for their support.

devonportpeninsulatrust.nz/community-events/category/preschool-play
57 days ago

Kauri Talk this Thursday

Leah Mulgrew from Devonport Peninsula Trust

Restoring Takarunga Hauraki have invited Mels Barton from the Tree Council to talk to our community about Kauri dieback on the 26th of April - please spread the word, as the more knowledge we can share the better about this massive threat to our kauri giants and the ecosystems they support

norats.org/2018/03/26/kauri-dieback-public-talk/
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76 days ago

Read what is going on in and around Devonport in our monthly eNews here

Leah Mulgrew from Devonport Peninsula Trust

Our monthly eNews is out this week with details of what is coming up in and around Devonport in April. This week make sure you catch: Tonight ~ Wednesday 4 April, 95BFM Out On The Freak 6.00pm at The Vic. Thursday 5 April, Heritage and Contemporary Heritage night, 7:30pm at the Devonport Yacht …View moreOur monthly eNews is out this week with details of what is coming up in and around Devonport in April. This week make sure you catch: Tonight ~ Wednesday 4 April, 95BFM Out On The Freak 6.00pm at The Vic. Thursday 5 April, Heritage and Contemporary Heritage night, 7:30pm at the Devonport Yacht Club. Sunday 8 April Achilles Reserve Weeding Bee, meet at the Seabreeze Road entrance to the reserve at 9am. Sunday 8 April, The Devonport Dog Parade, 12:30pm-4:30pm at the Windsor Reserve. Sunday 8 April The Auckland Mandolinata Orchestra, 3pm at the Rose Centre Theatre.

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92 days ago

Devonport Dog Parade: Sunday April 8th.

Leah Mulgrew from Devonport Peninsula Trust

Sunday 8 April, 12:30pm-4:30pm
Windsor Reserve, Devonport Waterfront

Celebrate our love of dogs with a free action-packed day of events, entertainment, doggy goods and services.
Plus the chance to showcase our beloved four-legged friends in a parade. Great prizes too! All proceeds go to …View more
Sunday 8 April, 12:30pm-4:30pm
Windsor Reserve, Devonport Waterfront

Celebrate our love of dogs with a free action-packed day of events, entertainment, doggy goods and services.
Plus the chance to showcase our beloved four-legged friends in a parade. Great prizes too! All proceeds go to Greyhounds as Pets.
For more information contact Robyn Fond ph: 445 6736.

devonportpeninsulatrust.nz/community-events/devonport-dog-parade
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96 days ago

Devonport Dog Parade art Competition

Leah Mulgrew from Devonport Peninsula Trust

Theme: My Fabulous Dog
This fabulous dog could belong to you, a family member or be an imaginary friend.

To enter: Respond to the theme, be as creative as you want! Any medium is great and make it A4 size.
Please ensure your entry can be easily hung for display.
Entries must include their …View more
Theme: My Fabulous Dog
This fabulous dog could belong to you, a family member or be an imaginary friend.

To enter: Respond to the theme, be as creative as you want! Any medium is great and make it A4 size.
Please ensure your entry can be easily hung for display.
Entries must include their name, age and contact details on the back of their submission.

Deadline: drop your entry to iSite at 3 Victoria Road in Devonport on/before 28 March.
You must attend the Dog Parade event on 8 April to see if you have won!

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97 days ago

To celebrate Neighbours Day on 25 March

Leah Mulgrew from Devonport Peninsula Trust

The Devonport Youth Forum in collaboration with the Devonport Peninsula Trust bring you the Devonport Family Fun Picnic: Sunday 25 March 2pm-4pm, Windsor Reserve, Devonport.

Bring a picnic, your family and invite your neighbours to join us at Devonport’s Windsor Reserve to celebrate Neighbours…View more
The Devonport Youth Forum in collaboration with the Devonport Peninsula Trust bring you the Devonport Family Fun Picnic: Sunday 25 March 2pm-4pm, Windsor Reserve, Devonport.

Bring a picnic, your family and invite your neighbours to join us at Devonport’s Windsor Reserve to celebrate Neighbours Day! There will be a preschool play zone, bouncy castle, faceprinting and live music to keep us entertained along with a sausage sizzle and ice cream for sale. Caregivers are responsible for people under the age of 14 at this event.
Special thanks to the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board for their support.

devonportpeninsulatrust.nz/community-events/devonport-family-fun-picnic
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121 days ago

Folk In The Park this afternoon (18 Feb) in Devonport

Leah Mulgrew from Devonport Peninsula Trust

Sit back and relax while listening to free live music on Devonport's stunning waterfront, presented by the Devonport Folk Music Club.

Food and drinks will be for sale, or bring a picnic to enjoy. There will also be a preschool play zone to keep the little ones entertained (caregiver …View more
Sit back and relax while listening to free live music on Devonport's stunning waterfront, presented by the Devonport Folk Music Club.

Food and drinks will be for sale, or bring a picnic to enjoy. There will also be a preschool play zone to keep the little ones entertained (caregiver supervision is required).

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126 days ago

Summer fun Preschool Play rain cancellation

Leah Mulgrew from Devonport Peninsula Trust

Morena ~ there will be no Devonport Peninsula Trust Preschool Play this morning at Winsdor Reserve due to rain

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127 days ago

Kids Athletics Series begins next week

Leah Mulgrew from Devonport Peninsula Trust

Kids aged from 5 - 11(ish) can have a go at a variety of athletic activities for free in a non-competitive environment including high jump, running races, shot put, agility games and more. Tuesdays, six sessions held weekly starting Tuesday 20th of February, 4pm-6pm, at Vauxhall Sports Reserve …View moreKids aged from 5 - 11(ish) can have a go at a variety of athletic activities for free in a non-competitive environment including high jump, running races, shot put, agility games and more. Tuesdays, six sessions held weekly starting Tuesday 20th of February, 4pm-6pm, at Vauxhall Sports Reserve (rugby club grounds), Devonport.
For more info contact Maria or Carolyn ph: 445 9533 or email: maria@devonportpeninsulatrust.nz
Organised by the Devonport Peninsula Trust. Special thanks to the Devonport Takapuna Local Board for their support.

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131 days ago

Looking forward to Folk in the Park at Windsor Reserve, Devonport 18 Feb

Leah Mulgrew from Devonport Peninsula Trust

Bring the family to Folk in the Park on Sunday 18 February, 1 - 4pm, Band Rotunda, Windsor Reserve.
Line up presented by the Devonport Folk Club! Food and drinks will be for sale, or bring a picnic to enjoy.

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138 days ago

Summer FUN Preschool Play

Leah Mulgrew from Devonport Peninsula Trust

Our Summer Fun Preschool Play in Bayswater Park this morning (Thurs 1st Feb) has been cancelled due to weather.

ALSO please note, there will be no Summer Fun Preschool Play on Windsor Reserve on Tues 6 February, Waitangi Day.

See you again at Bayswater Park on Thursday 8th February!

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191 days ago

Devonstock 2017 - today from 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Chris Cudby from Devonport Peninsula Trust

The weather's looking good for today's Devonstock 2017 music festival at Windsor Reserve! An amazing array of talented young musicians will be rocking out at this year’s Devonstock Music Festival! ☀️

All ages can experience local music, summer sun for FREE and enjoy the stalls at…View more
The weather's looking good for today's Devonstock 2017 music festival at Windsor Reserve! An amazing array of talented young musicians will be rocking out at this year’s Devonstock Music Festival! ☀️

All ages can experience local music, summer sun for FREE and enjoy the stalls at this smoke-free and alcohol-free event by the Devonport waterfront.

When: Sunday 10 December, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Venue: Windsor Reserve (by the waterfront), Devonport
FREE, all ages
Smoke-free and alcohol-free

Organised by Devonport Peninsula Trust and Devonport Youth Forum. Special thanks to Devonport-Takapuna Local Board, Depot Sound Recording Studio, Music Planet NZ and Phantom Billstickers for their support.

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195 days ago

Devonstock 2017 - Sunday 10 December, 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Chris Cudby from Devonport Peninsula Trust

Coming up this Sunday is the annual Devonstock 2017 music festival at Windsor Reserve. An amazing array of talented young musicians will be rocking out at this year’s Devonstock Music Festival! ☀️

All ages can experience local music, summer sun for FREE and enjoy the stalls at this …View more
Coming up this Sunday is the annual Devonstock 2017 music festival at Windsor Reserve. An amazing array of talented young musicians will be rocking out at this year’s Devonstock Music Festival! ☀️

All ages can experience local music, summer sun for FREE and enjoy the stalls at this smoke-free and alcohol-free event by the Devonport waterfront.

When: Sunday 10 December, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Venue: Windsor Reserve (by the waterfront), Devonport
FREE, all ages
Smoke-free and alcohol-free

Organised by Devonport Peninsula Trust and Devonport Youth Forum. Special thanks to the Devonport Peninsula Trust, Depot Sound Recording Studio, Music Planet NZ and Phantom Billstickers for their support.

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