Bride Coe lives with kororā (little blue penguins) under her floorboards. She tells us about these delightful birds and asks us to look out for Paekākāriki’s resident taonga.
Nick Martin has created a new app called Knot Ninja. Read about its creation and how you and your kids can become expert knotters.
The Paekākāriki Community Trust has had a busy year running St Peter’s Hall and fundraising for its upkeep. Sarah Te One fills us in on the details.
The community of Paekākāriki have bought a second house to provide housing for local whānau. Mark Amery reports on the Paekākāriki Housing Trust’s activities from their recent annual hui.
Michael O’Leary has written a fitting tribute to Tony Taylor, a man of great enthusiasm, knowledge, compassion and integrity.
Paekākāriki, amongst many stand-out qualities, is likely the smallest town outside Burma to have its own support group. KT Julian tells us about this group’s important mahi and her personal experience of living there.
St Peter’s Hall recently held their annual fundraising Book Fair. And it couldn’t be done without the help of all the volunteers! Ian Clark from the Paekākāriki Community Trust pays tribute to you all.
The Perching Parrot cafe has been part of Paekākāriki village life for almost a decade. Nicole Duke shares her coffee journey and why she switched to local coffee roaster, Dark Horse.
Hitch is an exciting new carbon-reducing commuting scheme starting up in Wellington. Paekākāriki has been chosen to trial this car-sharing initiative and you can be part of it.