Puhoi Road Closure

[Via NX2]
The full list of upcoming works is at Latest Road Closures For Motorway Related Works Update for Puhoi

Dear Neighbour

The Ara Tūhono – Pūhoi to Warkworth team is planning to start work on resealing part of Pūhoi Road/intersection under the Arawhiti ki Pūhoi viaduct in June, in preparation for constructing the new motorway’s on and off ramps. For safety reasons and to minimise the disruption to the travelling public, the work will be carried out at night and will require the road to be closed.

Night-time road closure – Pūhoi Road

A small section of Pūhoi Road will be closed for up to eleven nights, from Tuesday 08 June 2021 to Thursday 24 June 2021, between 9.30pm and 4am, (no work will take place on Friday and Saturday nights). Signposted detours and traffic management will be in place. Please note the dates are weather dependent and may be postponed if necessary.

We will keep you updated if anything changes, or the weather allows the road to stay open. The traffic management team may set up road cones and signage from 7pm, but Pūhoi Road will not be closed until 9.30pm. You will be able to travel through the area until this time.  During the Pūhoi Road closure, signposted detours will be in place. As the detours will add a considerable amount of time to your journey, we encourage you to take care and plan your travel for outside the closure hours, where possible.

Please don’t hesitate to contact our communications team if you have any questions.

Warm regards,

Roslyn Prictor

NX2 Stakeholder and Communications Team

P. 0508 P2WK INFO (0508 7295 4636)  E. info@nx2group.com         W. nx2group.com

A. 45 Wyllie Road, Warkworth   P.  P.O Box 690, Warkworth 0941

Judith’s Puhoi Newsletter 15th May 2021

Dear residents of Puhoi and friends of our community,Please find attached below some Neighbourhood Support news, the latest Puhoi Heritage Museum newsletter and news of the passing of Brian Carley, whose daughter, Beth Houlbrooke, is well known to Puhoians for her role as former head of the Rodney Local Board and sometimes board representative on our Puhoi Communuty Forum.
R.I.P BRIAN CARLEYCARLEY, Brian Joseph. 9 December 1927 – 9 May 2021 Dearly loved husband for 67 years of Moira (nee Bowen). Devoted father to Roxanne (deceased), Clare, Gerard (deceased), Ruth and Terry Mills, Sara and Pulung, Beth and Barry Houlbrooke, and Bruce. Grandfather to eight grandchildren and one great grandchild. In lieu of flowers, donations to Family Life International NZ, BNZ 02-0248-0211768-00, would be gratefully received. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at Holy Name Catholic Church, Alnwick Street, Warkworth, on Monday 17 May at 11.00 am. Well done thou good and faithful servant.
A very busy Beth found time to send me these brief notes on the life and career of her father, which I had requested – my appreciation, Beth – plus a further note on the role her father (and mother) have played in the northern end of our Warkworth- Puhoi Catholic Parish.LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF BRIAN CARLEY

Chartered Accountant

Father of seven children

Married to Moira for 67 years

Former resident of Epsom, Te Atatu and Hobsonville

Warkworth resident for 21 years

Past District Governor and multi-award winning member of Lions International since 1964

Knight of the Southern Cross

Trustee of multiple charitable trusts

He loved the outdoors and nature

His interests were tramping, snow skiing, boating, sailing, fishing, waterskiing, scuba diving, and reading.

Part time resident of Campbells Beach (Takatu) for 61 years
“It was during all our summer weekends and holidays that dad attended Holy Name parish until they moved here permanently,” Beth says.


Attached below is the latest issue of the Puhoi Heritage Museum’s regular monthly update, including a fascinating item on the former Schollum house removed by motorway works from its old site to the north of the State Highway 1 bridge and now beautifully restored by its new owners, also Schollums, on their Pukapuka farm.But, most heart wrenching for me was the 1872 letter from old Caspar Plescher to his son, Vincent, on the latter’s migration to New Zealand, giving news of the old friends and relatives left behind in the Bohemian homeland. This, surely, would be guaranteed to make the tears flow on its receipt.Please take especial note of the notice of the Puhoi Heritage Museum Society’s Annual General Meeting, directly below, with our gratitude to the museum society for ensuring the continuation of the history of our Bohemian ancestors.
Puhoi Heritage Museum AGM Sunday 30th May 2.00 p.m. in Museum Records Room.

And welcome to new residents  Sean McKinney and Kathryn Piper of  59 Lenzen Road – hope you are settling in well.

And , especially since the Puhoi Village Market is in recess now until  September, please keep in mind our fortnightly produce swap (no money involved) at 4pm at the band Rotunda reserve. Tomorrow, Sunday, May 16, is the next one. People bring along almost anything produced and tradeable – preserves, plant books, fruit, eggs, seedlings, indoor plants – I came away with some sugarcane plants – do you think they will survive in our climate?

And here’s a plug for our Mahurangi West neighbours and a lovely fundraising function they are organising for the end of this month to support their Te Muri crossing initiative.

Te  Muri  Crossing High  Tea  at Tu  Ngutu  Villa

30 May 2021



 Sunday 30 May 2021, 2.00pm – Sunday 30 May 2021, 5.00pmWhere

Tu Ngutu Villa, 106 Ngārewa Drive, Mahurangi, Auckland

Show mapCost

$80pp includes drinks and refreshmentsBookings



Cimino Cole


027 462 4872

Distinguished Professor Sir Peter Gluckman, inaugural chief science adviser to a New Zealand prime minister, is guest of honour.

Sir Peter will give a short talk about the challenges that New Zealanders face in democratically choosing an informed, sustainable future, and the role of the coastal trail.

Mahurangi Coastal Trail  will ultimately connect from Waiwera to Waipū, link 1000 contiguous coastal hectares of Mahurangi regional parkland and form the first, sublime, non-urban section of Te Araroa north of the metropolis.


Every blessing of health, safety and happiness to the members and friends of our Puhoi community,

Your loving neighbour,

Judith Williams

Puhoi news communicator,


Puhoi Anzac Ceremony

The official Anzac Day, Sunday, April 25 2021 commemoration ceremonies will commence at 9.30am at Puhoi’s War Memorial gates at the entrance to the Sports Club grounds.
After the Sports Grounds ceremonies, the uniformed members, followed by all our community, will parade to the Puhoi Centennial Hall with its display of military records and other district Rolls of Honour, followed by a community morning tea.
The hall will also be the default venue if rain interrupts the Sports Grounds function.
Our appreciation to the Puhoi Fire Brigade for the organisation of this event.
Roll of Honour – men who gave their lives, who left from the Puhoi area or who are descended from the Bohemian settlers
World War I World War II
Charles KROHN Cecil McCATHIE
Frederick SCHOLLUM

Quiz Night at the Hall

Quiz Night is back at the Puhoi Hall – Come join us for a great night of fun and madness! Tickets at the door, Best Dressed Team Theme Prize and more! DONT FOR GET YOUR GOLD COINS FOR OUR AWSOME RAFFLES! Book Your Team Table – Send us a private message to our Hall Facebook Page with your TEAM NAME no double ups and no special requests please, just keep it simple 😍 (number of people per team to be confirmed soon).

Fire Season Change

The fire season for the Auckland region is changing tomorrow Wednesday, 7 April 2021 at 0800am.

The Auckland Region will be operating in three different zones:

  • The mainland will be in an Open Fire Season
  • Hauraki Gulf Islands – For Waiheke, Great Barrier, Rakino, Kawau & Ponui Islands will be in a Restricted Fire Season [Fire by permit only].
  • All other islands of the Hauraki Gulf will remain in a Prohibited Fire Season [Total Fire Ban]

All permit enquiries need to go through our website, www.checkitsalright.nz   

If you have any questions, please contact us on 0800 658 628 or email Firepermit.auckland@fireandemergency.nz

For further information please visit our website www.fireandemergency.nz

Kind Regards,

Sandy Dubey

Auckland Rural – Te Hiku


0800 658 628


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