• Temporary road closure on (part of) Bomb Point Drive

    a temporary road closure to a short section of Bomb Point Drive in the coming weeks. This is due to […]

  • The Marine Centre Construction has begun

    The Hobsonville Point Marine Centre is underway with the first stage of the project being a platform, jetty and water […]

  • Have your say in the Hobsonville Point Cycleway consultation

    Auckland Transport is proposing a protected cycleway along Hobsonville Road. If you would like to provide feedback, please go to […]

  • HPRS Christmas Lights Competition

    Light up your house to BE IN TO WIN in the Hobsonville Point Resident’s Society Inaugural Christmas Light Competition Proudly supported by Barfoot […]

  • Construction of Apartment Development

    November 2021 Dear Neighbour Notification of Work – Construction of Apartment Development This letter is a courtesy notice to advise […]

  • Wasp Hangar update

    The ‘Save the Wasp Hangar’ petition has been presented to the following Boards: Upper Harbour Local Board (17/06/21) Auckland Council […]

  • Your Survey Results – May 2021

    Dear Residents, Your Committee would like to thank everyone that shared their thoughts and priorities by completing our brief online […]

  • Reminder and related information – HPRS Mid Year General Meeting 16 June 2021

    Dear Residents We hope you will be able to join your committee at the HPRS Mid Year General Meeting as […]


    The future of the large yellow heritage hangar owned by Auckland council at the top of Launch Road in Hobsonville […]

  • AT submissions

    MORE FERRIES, BETTER MOTORWAY ACCESS? BRING IT ON… Do you want more ferries – and the ramps to and from […]

  • Upper Harbour Marine Centre Update

    Professor Errol Haarhoff (former Committee member) has been re-elected by the current committee to represent HPRS interests until Dec 2022. […]

  • Wasp Hangar future

    The committee has been working with Councillor Wayne Walker (Albany Ward) on ensuring that HPRS is formally on record in […]

  • HPRS Survey

    We have constructed a one minute survey for the purpose of asking for your help to prioritise ideas and suggestions […]

  • Chichester Open Day

    It was a fabulous day at the Chichester Cottage Open Day meeting local residents. The Habitat Hobsonville crew were there […]

  • Road closures for the “Run the Point”

    ROAD CLOSURES: Sunday 28th March Catalina Bay Run the Point As part of the North Shore Run Series, the run […]

  • Chichester Cottage Open Day

    Take two – Chichester Cottage Open Day. Unfortunately, we had to cancel the first open day due to the Covid […]

  • Hobsonville Point

    Hobsonville Point in the media

    Hobsonville Point has been showcased on Seven Sharp as a great place to live. This was a segment on a […]

  • Chichester Cottage Open Day – Meet the Committee

    The HPRS Committee looks forward to meeting Hobsonville Point Residents this Sunday from 9am. Committee members will be available to […]

  • Additional Ferry Sailings from Hobsonville Wharf

    We were informed by Councillor John Watson of the following: There are now “four additional ferry sailings from Hobsonville Point, […]

  • Chichester Cottage booking process

    We have been busy working behind the scenes to update the online booking process for Chichester Cottage, in order to […]

  • HPRS Committee first quarter update

      Dear HPRS resident Please see attached a message from your Committee HPRS Committee first quarter update David Allen Chair […]

  • Marine Recreation Centre

      See the brief on the proposed Marine Centre Overview This is a major project for ’The Point’ and HPRS […]

  • Bomb Point update

    As you may be aware, the hazardous materials have been removed from Bomb Point, which is an important step but […]

  • Message from your new committee 

    D Message from your new committee  Dear residents,  This is a message on behalf of your newly elected committee to […]

  • Would you like to arrange a local event this summer?

    Would you like to arrange a local event this summer? Do you have a terrific community initiative you’re keen to […]

  • AGM – Thursday 07 October 2020 at 7:00pm

    Yes, it’s AGM time again!  Mark your calendar: It’s coming up on Thursday Oct 7, 7pm, online (details soon).  On September […]

  • By request garden waste collection happing from this weekend Sept 10

    By request Hobsonville Point garden waste collection is happening this weekend  By request from Thursday 10 September Big Mals will distribute Flexi-bins […]

  • Healthcare – what do you do during ALERT LEVEL 2? (as at 2 Sept, 2020)

    Healthcare – what do you do during ALERT LEVEL 2? (as at 31 August, 2020) 1.      Feeling well? You can […]

  • Greenspace Gratitude

      Survey Update: Hi everyone, in the last newsletter update we advised that a survey was being undertaken  with some […]

  • New Park Shaping Up nicely

    A long-awaited outdoor half-sized basketball court and adjoining play area is not too far off completion on the land behind […]

  • Keen to join the HPRS Committee?

    Keen to join the HPRS Committee? If so, it’s time to get a move on! All owners should have received […]

  • Alert Level 2.5 Update (as of 31 August)

    COVID-19 Update – (as at 31 Aug, 2020). We are at Alert Level 2 for all of New Zealand, and […]

  • Beacon Pathways Results from Hobsonville Point Survey

    HOBSONVILLE POINT SURVEY RESULTS WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE THINK You may remember back in February being asked to fill […]

  • Maureen Reid: a reminder of our blessings

    Maureen Reid: a reminder of our blessings Evidence of Air Force history litters Hobsonville Point. Recently a group of residents […]

  • COVID-19 Update – (as at 22 Aug, 2020)

    COVID-19 Update – (as at 22 Aug, 2020). We are at Alert Level 3 in the Auckland region, and Alert […]

  • COVID-19 Update as of 14 August

    COVID-19 Update – (as at 14 Aug, 2020). We are at Alert Level 3 in the Auckland region, and Alert […]

  • Auckland moves back into Alert Level 3

    New Zealand’s Alert Levels are changing at 12 noon on Wednesday 12 August New Zealand’s Alert Levels are changing at […]

  • Habitat Hobsonville Weed Attack! 5 Sept

    Saturday 5 September | 9:30am – 12:30pm Bomb Bay – meet at the plant nursery  Spring is nearly here! Lighter […]

  • Election Debate – Meet the Candidates on Sunday August 16

    Election Debates Sunday August 16 HQ building, 214 Buckley Avenue, 3 pm-4.30pm Seven candidates standing for the Upper Harbour electorate […]

  • Circle of Friends weekly on Mondays from 11am at Chichester Cottage

    Chichester Cottage is open for bookings most days for birthday parties, AGM’s or small gatherings. Please get in touch with […]

  • Are you keen to be a funding reviewer for local projects, activities and events?

    Who’d like to be part of the group of volunteers that handles applications for funding of local projects, activities and events? […]

  • Greenspace – ABC

    A is for Action After our post lockdown introduction, the wheels have been really been put in motion and initial meetings […]

  • Harbour Sport ActivAsian Community Information Evening Aug 5

    On Wednesday 5 August from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Harbour Sport ActivAsian is putting on an Community Information Evening at Harbour […]

  • Integrated fares launching for ferries

    Ferry customers will soon have a simpler and more affordable journey across Auckland Transport’s (AT) network. Starting Sunday 26 July […]

  • Expressions of Interest for new HPRS Committee Members

    Are you an aspiring committee member, a Hobsonville Point resident, and have 5 hours per month to dedicate to community […]

  • Community Meet Up @ Chichester Cottage

    Come meet the HPRS Committee for a cuppa, croissant, and conversation on Saturday 8th September from 10.30am – 12.30pm. Find […]

  • Sparkle Parade Schedule

    Sparkle Parade Schedule for today… Saturday 18th July Our flagship event is the Sparkle Parade will take place tonight despite […]

  • Sparkle Parade schedule for this Saturday!

    Hi Everyone, Here’s a timetable of events for the Sparkle Parade! The weather is looking cloudy but good for the […]

  • Have your say in Upper Harbour

    Upper Harbour Local Board want to hear what residents and community groups think of their new draft local board plan […]

  • Winterfest on the Point returns this week from 13 July – July 20

    We are tickled pink to announce that Winterfest on the Point will return for a second year from July 13 to July […]

  • Green is GO!

    Dear fellow Pointers, Your HPRS Committee is delighted to announce some exciting news. As you may remember a ‘greenspace’ sub-committee was […]

  • Photography Competition Winners

    Presenting the winners of the HPRS Lockdown photography competition. Congratulations to our overall winner Arifah Wight, and runners up Christella […]


    Are you a retired or semi-retired Hobsonville resident who would enjoy the company of others? Probus Hobsonville was established at […]

  • Winter Safety Reminders

    It’s that time again we rug up and prepare for the cooler months. Here’s a few reminders for safety around […]

  • Te Onekiritea – Bomb Point to close for land remediation

    As part of the process to vest the 10.7 hectares of land at Te Onekiritea (Bomb Point) to Auckland Council, […]

  • Habitat Hobsonville Bokashi Workshop

    Bokashi Zoom Talk (Habitat Hobsonville) – Compost Collective This Zoom talk is hosted by Kaipatiki Project (in partnership with Habitat Hobsonville) […]

  • Garden Waste Collection Weekend 14 – 18 May

    Good weather is forecast for our bi-annual Hobsonville Point garden waste collection weekend. Remember to pack down your waste to […]

  • Guidance at Alert Level 3 for at risk people or severe illness


  • Eateries open for business in Hobsonville

    Here’s a fantastic list of places open. Feel free to add more. What will you eat / do first? Big […]

  • Do you know someone who’s an essential worker that’s a HPRS resident or renter? If so you can nominate that […]

  • HPRS Lockdown Photography Competition – Capture > Click > Share

    Enter our HPRS Photography Competition! CAPTURE > CLICK > SHARE Open to all ages – HP residents only (owners & […]

  • COVID-19 General Update & Resources

    IMPORTANT: COVID-19 Update – (as at 18 April, 2020) New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 4 – Eliminate. Information […]

  • Winners of the Habitat Hobsonville Design a Logo Competition announced

    We are thrilled to announce the three winners of the Habitat Hobsonville design a Logo Competition below: The Overall Winner […]

  • Community-based COVID-19 Testing Centres

    Community-based COVID-19 testing centres: Location Centre Name, Address and Opening Hours Referral Process NORTH Shorecare Northcross 948 East Coast Rd, […]

  • Protecting yourself

    During these unprecedented times there could be extra strain on yourselves, family, friends or neighbours. The Government have released an […]

  • Message from Mark Kaneko our Chairperson

    Kia ora! After recently taking over the Chairperson role for the Hobsonville Point Residents Society I thought I’d take a […]

  • Auckland Emergency Management (AEM)

    AEM has set up a welfare system to assist Aucklanders who may be struggling to access basic household supplies due […]

  • Hobsonville Point Gets Ready Initiative

    As a new community with fragile social infrastructure, Hobsonville Point’s elderly and people wth special health needs are vulnerable to being isolated […]

  • Independent Food & Beverage Stores Delivering throughout the Lockdown

    Want another option for obtaining your food and beverages, Deliver Eat is an extensive list of Independent food and beverage […]

  • Habitat Hobsonville Logo Competition Finalists

    Drumroll… we are thrilled to announce the finalists for our #HabitatHobsonville logo design competition. Now you have the opportunity to […]

  • Habitat Hobsonville Logo Competition

    Good news we had 17 entries for the Habitat Hobsonville Logo competition! Thank you to all who took the time […]

  • We are all in this together

    Kia ora koutou, As we reach Level 4 in our COVID-19 response, please ensure you and your whānau are prepared. […]

  • Coronavirus Advice

    Following the outbreak of the coronavirus in China in January 2020, the Ministry of Health has provided public health advice […]

  • Have your say about the future of Upper Harbour

    Currently our local body members are drafting the Upper Harbour Local Board Plan 2020-2023 (Pre-draft engagement). Now is the time […]

  • Art for Everyone the Didsbury Art Trail is officially open

    DIDSBURY ART TRAIL CELEBRATES ART FOR EVERYONE AT HOBSONVILLE POINT Auckland’s newest destination for art lovers, the Didsbury Art Trail, […]

  • Lots happening this weekend – March 6

    There’s lots happening in our backyard this weekend… Didsbury Art Trail from 10am both Sat & Sunday, starting from Catalina […]

  • Habitat Hobsonville launch and logo competition

    A team of great like-minded people lead by Dorian Scott will be launching Habitat Hobsonville community wide greening initiatives. The […]

  • Handy tips to save water from Auckland Council

    Prolonged dry weather in the Auckland region is putting pressure on water supplies for rural residents. This might also apply […]

  • Hobsonville Point Primary School Proposed Zone

    The Ministry of Education as issued proposed a new zone for Hobsonville Point Primary School as outlined below: For more […]

  • Scott Point Primary School Community Meeting

    Scott Point Primary School will be opening in 2021. There will be a community meeting held next Weds 19 February […]

  • Waitangi Day on the Point

    We are creating something new… Waitangi Day on the Point. What better way to spend a public holiday than by […]

  • Join our Weed Team!

    We need you! Want to join a fun group taking practical steps to enhance Hobsonville Point green-spaces? Can you offer 2-3 […]

  • Next Community Fund Application Deadline is Feb 28

    As the holiday season putters out and work winds up again, you might be thinking about projects or events you’d […]

  • Chichester Cottage is nearly ready

    The long wait for Chichester Cottage is almost over. It’s the cute little black and white building on Te Ara Manawa […]

  • Clark Road has reopened

    Good news Clark Road has reopened once again for all traffic to use in both directions. From Jan 8 however, […]

  • Harrier Point Park’s slide closed due to safety concerns

    A message from KaingaOra in regards to the Te Kanohi o Te Manu Pied Shag Slide: “We’re very concerned to […]

  • Calling all professional ‘streetscape’ project managers

    Hobsonville Point Residents Society (HPRS) is looking for an energetic and commercially savvy project leader to initially set up and […]

  • Shade Sails are up in time for Christmas

    As promised the Catalina Waterpark shade sails are up and providing shade just in time for Christmas! Thanks to the […]

  • Pied Shag arrives to nest in Harrier Point Park

    The long awaited 10-metre-high pied shag bird slide created by sculptor Philipp Meier has arrived at Harrier Point Park – […]

  • Changes to the Hobsonville Ferry

    The Hobsonville Point weekday ferry timetable has revised the timetable in response to customer feedback. Customer feedback showed that passengers […]

  • Toy Library benefits from community events

    Congratulations to the North West Toy Library who have received donations recently at our HPRS community events. The Christmas Market on the […]

  • Hobsonville Point Park Opens

    Hobsonville Point Park which is located on Sidney Wallingford Way will open to the public from next week. There will […]

  • HPRS Levy is now overdue

    You should have received your 2019-2020 annual levy invoice from Crockers and made payment by 30 November. If you haven’t received […]

  • Catalina Waterpark gets Shade Sails from Dec 9

    Good news shade sails for Catalina Waterpark are coming! Construction work will take place from week of December 9 and […]

  • Christmas Market on the Point this Saturday November 30

    Here’s the venue map for Christmas Market on the Point this weekend from 10am at Sunderland Lounge to plan your […]

  • HPRS $150 Levy is overdue

    This is a friendly reminder that your $150 annual HPRS levy is overdue. If you’ve paid already, well done you! But […]

  • The big bird flies in to Harrier Point Park

    Coming soon, the best-ever slide in Auckland will open soon at Harrier Point Park above Launch Road. This long-awaited pied […]

  • Apply for funding for a local project  

    Looking for funds to help to run a project or event? HPRS’s community grants fund offers up to $500 a time for worthy activities […]

  • Battery Recycling project launched

     A small team of local volunteers has set up a household battery recycling scheme. Batteries from small household devices such […]

  • Photography Exhibition

    Make sure you have this in your diary as it’s coming up this weekend! A range of local photographers is […]

  • $150 Annual Levy due this month

    You’ve received your 2019-2020 annual levy invoice from Crockers. Those who attended the AGM approved the budget for a whole lot […]

  • Photography Exhibition Weekend Nov 29 – Dec 1

    Photos on show Local photographers are showcasing their beautiful images at a homegrown exhibition starting on Friday 29 November 2019. […]

  • AGM Wrap Up – and much more

    Dear Residents, We had a really good turnout at the 2019 annual general meeting on Oct 30. The crowd size […]

  • Welcome to Crockers’ Laura Van Engelen

    Welcome to Crockers’ account manager Laura Van Engelen who has recently come to work at Hobsonville Point. Laura is now […]

  • Diwali #BlingonPoint this Saturday!

    Don’t miss Diwali this Saturday Hobsonville Point will enjoy its very own Diwali Festival, #BlingonPoint, this Saturday, Oct 19, at the […]

  • Yes, it’s AGM time again!

    Dear Residents, Yes, it’s AGM time again!  Mark your calendar: It’s coming up on Oct 30, 7pm, at the Hobsonville […]

  • Hobsonville Point Map

    Kāinga Ora―Homes and Communities has provided a new map showing updated positions of show homes and also naming new streets […]

  • HPRS Community Grant

    HPRS has set up a fund to offer financial assistance to residents who are keen to set up community events and […]

  • Nomination Form

    It’s the Season of Change!

    Dear Residents, HPRS is seeking fresh faces for our Residents Society committee for the 2019-20 year. If you want to […]

  • It’s Democracy in Action Time

      Note that the call for new members for the HPRS committee has nothing to do with postal voting for […]

  • Diwali breaks out on October 19

      A team of energetic locals led by Amar and Dee Trivedi is planning a bright and beautiful Diwali festival […]

  • Bomb Point Hobsonville

    Twyford talks back on Bomb Point 

      You may recall that the Society’s chair, Errol Haarhoff, wrote to the Minister of Urban Development, Phil Twyford, expressing […]

  • The Laundry Dilemma

      Complaints arrive frequently about washing being hung out to dry on lines rigged up on people’s front decks and […]

  • Nomination Form

    HPRS Nomination Form

  • Weekend ferry passenger numbers

    HLC has provided passenger numbers from Auckland Transport for weekend ferry services between January and July this year (see table […]

  • Bring on Spring!

    Dear Residents, Hobsonville Point continues to grow, with more than 2000 dwellings now completed. The big billboard at the traffic lights […]

  • Proposal for new marine centre

    Initial plans have been drawn up for a Marine Sports Recreation Centre at the end of Launch Road to replace […]

  • Bomb Point technical issues explained

    You may be aware of recent assurances given by HLC that all of Bomb Point will remain a park. Some […]

  • Streetscape Maintenance Proposal

    HPRS needs your advice! The committee is well aware that keeping our streets looking fresh, tidy and well-groomed is a […]

  • Roll up, roll up!

    Hobsonville Bowling Club says newcomers are welcome to turn up at their “roll up” days and have a go. It’s […]

  • Perk up our parks

    Auckland Council is working on a management plan for Upper Harbour parks and wants to know how you use our […]

  • Where to find HPRS meeting minutes

    Minutes of our monthly meetings are available via your page at www.my-community.com. Crockers, our account manager, set up this portal […]

  • Who wants to be on the committee?

    Next month HPRS will put out the call for candidates interested in standing for election to the committee. We are […]

  • Snippets

    The long-awaited big bird sculpture that will be a waterfront feature on the hill at Harrier Park is slowly nearing […]

  • Welcome information

    It’s great to see the flow of new residents moving in to join our community. Welcome everyone! HLC has published […]

  • Garden Ramble news

    The organisers have been offered a great bunch of gardens for the 2019 ramble set for November 16, but are […]

  • Local venue update

    Good news! The HQ building is finally set to re-open after having to close late last year due to wastewater […]

  • Smarter streetscapes

    Residents and HPRS have been asking AC for many months to trim dead fronds from the double row of phoenix […]

  • Clarifying Bomb Point’s Future

    Given recent concerns expressed by residents over the future zoning of Bomb Point Park, HPRS chairperson Errol Haarhoff wrote a […]

  • Our Winterfest Warmed Up Winter’s Darkest Week

    Hi residents, HPRS was delighted to bring you Hobsonville Point’s first Winterfest, which ran from June 26 to July 3. […]

  • What’s on at Winterfest 2019

    So our nights have become cold and dark – oh, yes. All the more reason to brighten them up with […]

  • It’s Winterfest This Weekend!

    Our keynote event, the Sparkle Parade, is coming up at 5pm this Saturday. Gather at The Oval, off Hudson Bay […]

  • Put Winterfest 2019 on your calendar

    When the Residents Society asked you last year for ideas to help boost happy living here, you said, ‘Please give […]

  • Shared work spaces opening at The Hangar

    The Hangar at Catalina Bay is opening in June. Built under the curved roof above Little Creatures, The Hangar offers […]

  • More gardens needed for the 2019 Ramble

    The group planning this year’s Hobsonville Point Garden Ramble (scheduled for November 16) is seeking residents who may have a […]

  • Phoenix palm news

    We had many complaints about fallen phoenix palm fronds that littered part of Buckley Ave in recent few weeks. HPRS […]

  • Management structure for Sunderland Lounge and HQ

    The Upper Harbour Board (UHB) has granted the management contract for operation of its two Auckland Council-owned venues on the […]

  • Give Council your thoughts

    Auckland Council and the Upper Harbour Local Board are refreshing the Upper Harbour Greenways Plan. The intent of a greenways […]

  • Committee membership interest

    Thanks to those who responded to our email seeking to find residents interested in standing for election to the HPRS […]

  • Get a grant for your great idea from Auckland Council

    The council’s Upper Harbour Board (under whose umbrella Hobsonville Point sits) has announced the dates for its rounds of grants […]

  • Plans for a springtime Hobsonville Point Garden Ramble

    Please note in your diary the return of this very popular bi-annual event. Don’t miss it. There won’t be another […]

  • An InnoHub begins on the Point

    A group of locals interested in bright ideas and innovation met in April to brainstorm how to move forward with […]

  • Local venues update

    We wish we could announce opening dates for Chichester Cottage and the Sunderland Lounge – and the reopening of the […]

  • Into the cool months we go

    It feels like 2019 is racing by, with shorter, chillier days signalling the approach of winter. But no need for […]

  • Who’s up for joining the next committee?

    Dear community – here’s an oppportunity we’d like you to consider. Later this year we’ll be seeking new members to […]

  • Opening of Sunderland Lounge edges closer

    Yes, we know that every time you walk or drive past the Sunderland Lounge on Launch Road, you ask ‘when […]

  • Streetscape appearance

    Your committee is well aware, from the many emails that flood into Crockers every month via our account manager (at […]

  • Beach cleanup at Bomb Point

    The Kaipatiki Project is seeking help from residents who’d like to venture down to the Bomb Point beach to pick […]

  • Movie Night at the Rifle Range

    Backyard movies at The Point – it sounds like a great way to entertain the family on April 12, with […]

  • Music in Parks reminder

    Late in every summer, Auckland Council brings this annual free music event to The Point. When the weather is mellow […]

  • The Women’s Hub arrives

  • Vote to raise funds for sailing dinghies for local kids

    The Hobsonville Yacht Club has been selected as one of the finalists for The Trusts Million Dollar Mission 2019. This […]

  • The next Hobsonville Point park takes shape

    Work is well under way on the Point’s next green area – Western Park on Sidney Wallingford Way, between Mapou […]

  • The seasons turn and there’s a lot going on

    Here we are in mid-March with the end of the first term of school only four weeks away. Summer lingers […]

  • Extra weekday ferry sailings

    Great news! Alongside the new weekend ferry service, extra weekday sailings are being added to the Hobsonville Point and Beach Haven […]

  • The dog rules

    Reports are coming in of dogs (and people) intruding on the intertidal zone at Bomb Point. Despite warning signs with […]

  • HQ’s temporary closure

    Our community Headquarters building on Buckley Ave had to be closed before Christmas and is still shut, unfortunately. Here’s a […]

  • Summer heat equals weeds

    As the hot, dry weather goes on, weeds are growing tall and ugly all over the place. Many of you […]

  • Farmers Market now open five days

    Feb 6 was a special day at the Catalina Bay Farmers Market as it marked the start of trading five […]

  • Summer Events Upcoming

    You and your family and friends are invited by the Hobsonville Community Trust to ‘Summer in the Park’ on Feb […]

  • The wait for Chichester Cottage goes on

    We’ve been promising Chichester Cottage will open soon for a long time now – and we’re STILL saying it, as […]

  • February marches on…

    In this balmy February our schools have started up again, the working year is under way and there’s plenty going […]

  • The search for shade continues

    Last year some parents approached the committee asking for some shade to be provided for the play area at the […]

  • Chichester Cottage

    Wanted: Keen helpers to bring Chichester Cottage to life

    Our very own little cottage for small local events will be opening in a couple of months, and there’s a […]

  • Security issues and cameras

    If you’ve lived here for a year or two, you’ll know that there’s been much discussion about whether we should […]

  • Buckley Ave gets a makeover

    If you’ve tried since Tuesday to drive along the top part of Buckley between the Squadron Drive corner and the […]

  • 2019 is up and running!

    Welcome to this fresh new year on Hobsonville Point, where we will keep right on becoming the most interesting place […]

  • Rabbit Shoot

    As part of HLC’s pest management programme, there will be a rabbit shoot at Bomb Point and surrounding areas for […]

  • Have your say (by Friday!) on better future ferry services

    Auckland City Councillor John Watson, who represents the Albany Ward, is urging Hobsonville Point locals to have their say on […]

  • Airfields Sales Office Opens

    You are welcome to drop into the new Airfields sales office that has opened on Hobsonville Point Road, opposite the […]

  • Hey Women, Want Somewhere of Your Own?

    A new arrival in Hobsonville Point would love there to be some kind of women’s hub here that promotes the […]

  • Unkempt Roadsides

    We often receive complaints from residents about messy, weed-filled spots around our streets and HPRS is trying to get things […]

  • Headquarters Temporarily Closed

    As you may have heard, our local Headquarters community hub has had to shut up shop for a while. Due […]

  • Big Art by Small Artists

    Dear Residents, Four young students at Hobsonville Point Primary School are responsible for the pretty new ‘watery’ artwork, Stream of […]

  • Our cottage was a hit

    If you went out and walked at least some of Te Ara Manawa last weekend, you’ll know how good the […]

  • Don’t forget that discount!

    Dear residents, Don’t forget that discount! This is to remind homeowners/HPRS members that you have until November 30 to get […]

  • Sign Up for the HQ Newsletter

    Our community centre, the very versatile Headquarters building, has a lot going on every week. If you’re keen to get […]

  • Do you Know Your Neighbours? Are you Connected with Your Block?

    One of the best ways to improve security and safety of our homes and vehicles is to be well connected […]

  • A Plea from the Catalina Community Garden

    The community garden is looking lovely, BUT some people have recently had produce and items taken from their plots. So […]

  • Good Things Going On!

    There’s so much happening in the next few weeks. For starters, it’ll be busy all round the Point this coming […]

  • What an awesome AGM

    It was a standing-room-only crowd at Tuesday night’s Annual General Meeting of the HPRS. So very good to see the […]

  • Our AGM is coming up fast

    What: HPRS AGM When: 7pm, October 30 Where: Hobsonville Point Secondary School Auditorium See you there! We need more than 200 […]

  • Spring Garden Trim ’n ’Tidy, Oct 27-28

    Now that everything’s growing like crazy, it’s nearly time for flexible garden waste bins to be placed around the Point […]

  • Shade protection update

    Early this month HPRS held a consultation meeting at HQ for people interested in seeing some shade protection for children […]

  • Calling all interest groups

    Many of you have asked for a one-stop place on the HPRS website where you can see who’s doing what, […]

  • Marine Recreation Centre location

    Planning is progressing slowly on a new marine centre at the foot of Launch Road. Several sporting, community and local […]

  • Coastal Walkway Name – Te Ara Manawa

    Our coastal walkway is going to fully open as a loop walk next month – stand by for news from […]

  • Western Park is under way

    There’s a new park still to come near the top end of Hobsonville Point – a wedge-shaped space that’s currently […]

  • Weekend Ferries!

    Come have your say on funding at our upcoming AGM on October 30. Yes, plans are coming together for weekend […]

  • Open day at HQ this Saturday

    It’s Community Open Day this Saturday, Aug 25. The action kicks off at 10am with an Air Cadet parade followed […]

  • Where’s that bird?

    The long-awaited steel sculpture for the Harrier Point play area at the foot of Launch Road is still coming as […]

  • Another garden ramble next year

    Garden lovers have been asking when the next open garden day will be held. The previous two outings were very […]

  • “The Block” terraces near completion

    The Society has nothing to do with filming of TV3’s The Block, but for those of you who are interested, […]

  • What else is happening?

    Yes, you’ve been hearing for ages about new things in the works that have not yet come to fruition. There’s […]

  • You Have Spoken!

    Dear Residents YOUR RESPONSE TO THE SOCIETY’S LONG-TERM DRAFT PLAN You have spoken! Thanks to all of you who either […]

  • Survey Results Are In

    Many thanks to the 200-odd residents who took time to either attend our face-to-face community meeting on July 22 or […]

  • We have a plan – now we want your input

    Your HPRS committee has begun the process of setting a strategic plan in place so the Society has a clear […]

  • Burst Into Song

    Roll up on July 26 at the Hobsonville Primary School Hall at 7.15pm to get a feel for what it […]

  • Caring for Cedar

    External walls on some of the first houses built at the Point are now beginning to need re-staining or re-coating. […]

  • Catalina Community Garden to Open

    You may have noticed how the Catalina Community Garden on Buckley Avenue, opposite the children’s playground, is looking ready to […]

  • Security Patrols Are Up and Running

    Noting how often residents are being upset by petty crimes and car break-ins, your committee has decided to hire a […]

  • Have Your Say on High-Rise

    There’s been much chat on Facebook and in the community about the proposed construction of a cluster of apartment buildings […]

  • Nurturing the Good Life – Long Term

    Your committee spent a full day last weekend brainstorming a long-term plan and vision that aims to make Hobsonville Point […]

  • Thank You!

    Dear residents, Thank you for your participation last weekend in tidying up your gardens and helping to keep Hobsonville Point […]

  • Garden Trim’n’Tidy is ON this weekend: June 9 – 10

    With a fine spell coming up we will be distributing orange Flexi Bins around the Point for your use. Six […]

  • Garden Trim’n’Tidy POSTPONED

    Following our announcement that Queen’s Birthday was when we’d distribute garden waste bins around the neighbourhood, it’s becoming clear from […]

  • Phoenix palm maintenance

  • Buckley Avenue mowing

    After The Gathering we received follow-up queries about the mowing arrangements for the broad areas of lawn at the upper […]

  • A great new place to meet

    Good news for those longing for pleasant indoor spaces to hire for community meetings, events and activities. The old art […]

  • Additions and alterations process made more simple

    Those of you looking to change or add to your homes have been faced with a pretty bewildering process in […]

  • Notes on The Gathering

    A good crowd turned out on April 29 for The Gathering – an afternoon event for residents and tenants. Attendees […]

  • It’s a busy time at the Point!

    Your committee is currently focused on laying down plans for the good future management of our unique area. There are […]

  • Garden Clean-up Opportunity

    Plans to supply kerbside garden waste bins for a short time around the Point are under way, giving residents a […]

  • Windmills’ Whereabouts

    Someone asked recently about the pretty windmills that used to stand opposite the Early Learning Centre at the end of […]

  • Chichester Cottage Update

    The upgrading of historic Chichester Cottage, tucked away on the left at the end of Buckley Avenue under the big […]

  • Pointers on Repainting Your House – An Update

    With renewal of paint finishes on older homes at the Point becoming an issue, the HPRS committee is grappling with […]

  • Garden Waste Bins

    Some of you have been asking about the autumn drop off of communal garden waste bins to allow householders to […]

  • Panuku Gets to Work

    Extensive earthworks have been going on behind the Kerepiti information office and across from the homes now being completed on […]

  • Weed to Please

    We don’t have big gardens on the Point so weeding’s not the tiresome chore it used to be in the […]

  • Big Blocks Arrive

    Big apartment blocks are now rising around the Point, with two major structures creating interest along Hobsonville Point Road.  The […]

  • Apartments on the Rise

    Apartments are going up fast around here, with settlement of the first building to be completed in Bernoulli Gardens (pictured) […]

  • Let’s Talk About the Future

    As you’ll have noticed, there’s a lot of building going on around our area as Hobsonville Point expands. Your residents’ […]

  • Maintenance Matters

    Your committee is receiving requests for advice on re-painting/staining houses or caring for wooden panelling that is part of their […]