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Presenting: Your school holiday bucket list

The school holidays are upon us once again, and you know what that means – Operation Keep the Kids Occupied has commenced. If you’re falling short of ideas, why not head over to Hobsonville Point? Let the kids roam free and tick a few things off your school holiday bucket list. 1. Get out on the water with the Fullers ferryThe Fullers Ferry runs between Hobsonville Point and Auckland City seven days a week from downtown Quay Street ferry terminal...

Many hands make dirt work

The Catalina Community Garden, now six years old, has recently moved to a new and permanent site with better infrastructure. The 29 raised garden beds opposite Hobsonville Point Pa...

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Lindsay comes full circle

We’re sitting at Fabric Café on Hobsonville Point’s waterfront surrounded by pale timber and Italian marble, amid the clatter of flat whites being delivered, but Lindsey Dawson is ...

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Primary school students step up

There were a couple of standout events in 2018 for Hobsonville Point Primary School, according to Principal Daniel Birch. Both involved students putting others at the centre of the...

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Hobsonville Point Secondary School: Five and thriving

At the end of 2018 Hobsonville Point Secondary School reached five years of age. But Principal Maurie Abraham, reflecting on this milestone, says it s...

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Italian-style food and cocktails available at the newly opened Kittyhawk

The Sunderland Hangar in Hobsonville’s Catalina Bay is a communal space serving ...

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New face at Info Centre is a fan of Hobsonville Point

Clare Bliss brings new meaning to the phrase ‘working from home.’ Originally from Nottinghamshire in the UK, Clare took on a part-time assistant role ...

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Hobsonville Point a Great Place to Raise Kids

Quality education, safe communities and the ability to forge strong relationships are some of the most sought after qualities that parents consider when choosing a new home in Auck...

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More Market On Offer

Delicious delights and artisan produce will soon be even easier to enjoy at the Catalina Bay Farmers Market. The market, now situated in its permanent home in Catalina Bay, boasts ...

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Plots to Love at Community Garden

A growing green space has put down roots in Hobsonville Point Park with the opening of the Catalina Community Garden. Located on Buckley Ave alongside the Waterford on Hobsonville ...

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Study shows higher density at Hobsonville Point enhances liveability

Hobsonville Point is emerging as a positive example of how higher density housin...

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Innovative new provider of built-to-rent homes seeks local property manager for Hobsonville Point

New Ground Living’s mission is to trigger an evolution in New Zealand’s resident...

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Resident advocates zero-waste

Kirsty Venter moved to Hobsonville Point earlier this year, and is already making a positive impact on the environment and the community by sharing her journey towards living a zer...

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Community shapes western park design

Representatives from HLC, Isthmus, Hobsonville Point Secondary School and Real Kids Early Learning Centre jointly presented ideas, concepts and plans ...

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Catalina Bay Farmers Market Puts Down Its Roots

The newly named Catalina Bay Farmer’s Market moved to its permanent home by the Catalina workshops next to the Hobsonville Point Ferry terminal on 14 ...

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The Rifle Range: a historical journey

When oral historian Sue Gee was asked to write about the Hobsonville Point Rifle Range she embarked on a journey of historical investigation at Archiv...

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Historic mill house to nurture future generations

Hobsonville Point’s Mill House has new owners and will be given a new lease of life as a childcare centre serving the growing number of families in th...

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Boardwalk opens on costal loop

Its official, the boardwalk running through the mangroves as part of Hobsonville Point’s Coastal Walkway, will open early next year. The waterside walkway, that stretches from the ...

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Te Kanohi O Te Manu

Nestled at the head of Harrier Point and standing proudly between the playground and fitness equipment, with its head turned gazing out to sea, a new member of Hobsonville Point wi...

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New look for best dressed tree

 The giant Pohutakawa tree on Hobsonville Point Road (near the Sunderland Avenue intersection) is once again standing taller and more colourful than ever roughly a year after its o...

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Historic Mill House to nurture future Hobsonville Point generations

Hobsonville Point’s Mill House will be given a new lease of life as a childcare ...

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Keeping the kids entertained

Parents have plenty of options to keep the kids busy at Hobsonville Point with the recent opening of the new Harrier Point Park. The latest addition to the play and recreation spac...

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New home for old favourite

Memories of the former Hobsonville North Kindergarten are once again on public display, with a permanent home secured for a much-loved artwork. The kindergarten formerly occupied a...

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Business coming to the bay

Interest in Catalina Bay has been strong since plans for the waterfront precinct were announced by developer, Willis Bond & Co, earlier this year.The 1.8 hectare site will in time ...

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Precinct taking shape

Exciting signs of progress will soon be apparent in Launch Bay (formerly the Marlborough Precinct), the waterside site under development between Jimmy’s Point, Launch Road and Cata...

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Makeover for Community Cottage

The upgrade of Hobsonville Point’s historic Chichester Cottage begins this month, readying the building for use as a bookable community facility.The cottage, which is located along...

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Explore what came before

The use of the Upper Harbour’s ‘highways’ for travel and transport will be in the spotlight during this year’s Auckland Heritage Festival.The annual two-week festival, which this y...

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Rifle range at the ready

With summer sunshine around the corner, Hobsonville Point’s repurposed Rifle Range is ready for all to enjoy.The public space, which opened in March, was formerly an Air Force shoo...

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Milestone Home For Hobsonville Point

Over 1000 homes have now been completed in Hobsonville Point, with the number growing steadily each day.The new owners of the 1000th house, Bryce and ...

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New online home for residents

Hobsonville Point Residents Society (HPRS) has a new website for use by everyone who calls Hobsonville Point home.Featuring HPRS’ new logo, the site - www.hprs.co.nz - has had a co...

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Hop onboard

Is your set of wheels costing you a lot but not taking you far?Hobsonville Point is part of the Cityhop car sharing initiative, which enables members to hire communal cars by the h...

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