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Hobsonville Point: Right for us

Sally Hughes and John Milligan chose Hobsonville Point because it is such “fantastic value for money”. One year on, they say living at the Point has delivered several unexpecte..

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Lockdown brings out the best in Hobsonville Point locals

Back in February, a group of friends in Hobsonville Point got together to talk about the looming crisis of Covid-19. Although it was early days, they ..

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Front Steps Project captures local bubbles

From left: Greg Torchia, Leanne Silver and Paul SmithGreg Torchia is well-known to most Hobsonville Point locals. Not only does he run the waterfront ..

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Thank you, Hobsonville Point community!

The Hobsonville Point community, Kāinga Ora and our partners: together, we can achieve amazing things. We thought it was a great time to take a lo..

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Calling dogs of Hobsonville Point: It’s your time to shine

Franklin the miniature dachshund and his human Abigail Stroll around the Coastal Walkway at Hobsonville Point on any given day and you’ll meet pup..

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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 Dawso..

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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 servin..

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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 r..

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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 resi..

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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 1..

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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 ..

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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 th..

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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 ..

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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 childcar..

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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 t..

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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 Ca..

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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 alo..

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