A century of service

Paekākāriki Auto Services has closed its doors after 100 years of repairing the cars of locals and those needing urgent help while travelling on State Highway 1 north of Wellington. It's the end of an era for the 'oldest garage on the coast'. Owner Chris Clarke is retiring and the building … [Read more...] about A century of service

Scoreboards & brawls

Jenny Clarke gives us a run-down of recent celebrations of Paekākāriki's sporting history with images by Mick Finn. There is always plenty for Paekakariki residents to do and see. The History Day on September 15 was a splendid opportunity to gather in St Peter's Hall to learn about … [Read more...] about Scoreboards & brawls