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Community News Archive

Piopio Birdtalk Magazine

4th of June 2019
See the Piopio "Birdtalk' Magazine in colour? You can download the pdf to the right of our ...
 
 

Local School Newsletters

22nd of May 2019
See our right column of the Community News page for a pdf of the Piopio College, Piopio Primary and ...
 
 

Piopio Lions Celebrate 50 Years

23rd of November 2022
PIOPIO LIONS Club recently celebrated its 50th Reunion with a finger-food lunch and get-together ...
 
 

Local represents NZ in Croatia

23rd of November 2022
FOR THE past two years, Aria clay target shooter Natalie Foss has been smashing competitions across ...
 
 

ANZAC - Looking forward

2nd of October 2022
Despite uncertainly around Covid restrictions our 2021 Anzac Commemoration service went ahead with ...
 
 

Fence-a-thon for our youth

2nd of October 2022
ON Saturday, Piopio local Heath Barnsdall and his support crew completed a 24-hour ...
 
 

Fat Owl spreads its wings

11th of June 2022
WHAT’S in a name? Who-whoooo knows? (‘scuse the owl-related pun). Previously known as the ...
 
 

Farewell to our caring Koro - Raymond Kopereihana Coffin

2nd of October 2022
My name is Shayna Le Gros. It is a true honour to call this man our Koro and on behalf of all his ...
 
 

Birdtalk Magazine welcomes new team member

11th of June 2022
Introducing Jules Hi everyone! It’s Jules Taitoko here . . . you may know me from such ...
 
 

Local heroine, Val Perry retires from St John

11th of June 2022
LOCAL heroine Val Perry is retiring from ambulance duty after 16 years of volunteer service with St ...
 
 

Piopio College welcomes new principal

11th of June 2022
“Ehara taku toa I te toa takitahi Engari, he toa takitini” My strength is not as an ...
 
 

Curious Keas Celebrates 10 years!!

12th of June 2022
It feels like only a year or two ago that Curious Keas opened its doors to Piopio’s Preschoolers, ...
 
 

The Food Goes Wild in Aria

2nd of October 2022
SOME wonderfully wild dishes were presented at the Wild Food Cook-Off at Aria Cosmopolitan Club ...
 
 

Coffee Club successes keep brewing

11th of June 2022
PIOPIO College Trust Coffee Club supports 14 Piopio College students for their successes and ...
 
 

Piopio College & Community Library - Here For All

4th of June 2019
Piopio Community Library is on the College grounds. It’s open Tuesday to Friday from 10am-2pm, ...
 
 
Piopio's Vintage School Bus Reaches Parliament

Piopio's Vintage School Bus Reaches Parliament

8th of November 2016
'Arapae', Piopio's replica vintage school bus has made a visit to Wellington where it was driven ...
 
 

Piopio Retirement (Paearuhe) Village

4th of April 2020
Although Paearuhe Village is enjoying almost full occupancy, there is not a large waiting list of ...