Community News

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 ...
 
 

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 ...
 
 

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 ...
 
 

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 ...
 
 

Coffee Club successes keep brewing

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

KC Rivercare Update

11th of June 2022
THANK you to those who attended on-farm Field days in the last month; there’s plenty more coming ...
 
 

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 ...
 
 

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, ...
 
 

Piopio Fruit & Vege Stand Update

11th of June 2022
THE Latest Surplus: Piopio Community Fruit & Veg Stand We’re starting to get into that time of ...
 
 

Message from outgoing editor, Kate Carter. How lucky are we?

12th of June 2022
For as long as I have known it, Piopio has been a community of proactive, get up and go kind of ...
 
 

Olympic Games - Ex student's Silver medal success

9th of August 2021
MASSIVE congratulations to ex student Hannah Osborne who won Olympic silver in the Rowing ...
 
 

Aria Primary School finally presents...

7th of March 2022
Aria School finally presented – “Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies”. After a four-week ...
 
 

PIOPIO PRIMARY SCHOOL UPDATE

7th of March 2022
Kia ora koutou, I am Sue Coyle, the new principal/tumuaki at Piopio Primary School. Although my ...
 
 

PIOPIO LIONS CLUB

9th of August 2021
The Club recently had its Change of Officers at a lunch at the Panorama in Te Kuiti. Our new ...
 
 

PIOPIO RUGBY MILESTONE!

9th of August 2021
Well what a season it was and one as a coach I throughly enjoyed. With an unbeaten run through pool ...
 
 

FAREWELL AFTER FIVE YEARS OF VICTORIES— JOHAN VAN DEVENTER

7th of December 2021
My Work as Principal of Piopio College: January 2017- December 2021 I unequivocally believe that ...
 
 

HANNAH OSBOURNE’S JOURNEY TO THE OLYMPICS

9th of August 2021
Hannah Osborne started rowing in 2009 for Te Awamutu Rowing Club while at Piopio College. As the ...
 
 

WELCOME BACK TO LYNNE

7th of December 2021
Just a little about myself… I have returned to Piopio to continue my Real Estate career after ...
 
 

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 Community Fruit & Veg Stand

7th of December 2021
The Latest Surplus: As most of you will know our Community Stand hasn’t been open during Level3 ...
 
 
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 ...
 
 

Rural themed art to brighten Moa Street Building

15th of April 2015
The Aria Toy Library together with Project Piopio Trust are running an art competition for ...