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Neighbourhood Support is in the process of being revitalised in Pukehina Beach.

Pukehina Neighbourhood Support is looking for a volunteer coordinator to get the association up and running again for our community. Please contact Bruce Banks — Manager — Western Bay of Plenty Neighbourhood Support for further information.

Community Constable – A warm welcome to Constable Te Awa Anderson – one day a week based at Pukehina commencing soon!

Security Camera Installation is completed ( PRRA initiative) – with vehicle number plate detection capability.

Pukehina Beach, New Zealand

Beach Erosion Issue 2018

View more details (PDF file 297kb)

Community LED Centre Response Plan Meeting

Contact Team Leader Carole Forrester for further information  5334249

Civil Defence Meeting 24 April 2019 (PDF file 54b)


Bus Information

BUS 143 Whakatane to Tauranga: New bus service travelling via Paengaroa and Pukehina Beach on different days of the week.

Pukehina Beach – Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, pick up outside Pukehina Beach Community Center on Pukehina Parade at approx. 10am with a return approx. 3pm.

Paengaroa – Monday, Tuesday, and Friday

For further detailed information please refer to the Bay bus website:

Volunteers needed please!

Pukehina Community Patrol Needs help.

Our patrol numbers are down; we need your help now!


1) Any age or gender with a driver’s license
2) Single or couples
3) Clean Police record
4) Approximately 4 – 5 hours per month

Our main role is prevention and we act solely, as the
“eyes and ears” for the Police

Contact us now to join!
Denise 5333880 / Cheryl 0272959116

Walkway/Cycleway update

WBoP District Council has advised that before Christmas the route will be pegged and a digger with a mulcher will clear the vegetation.

Septic Tank Cleaning

Note: When buying property it is “buyer beware” and part of the due diligence process to have the tank inspected and cleaned. It is recommended by WBoP District Council to have tanks cleaned /emptied every two – three years.