Avoca

Surfing the Spectrum well received

A surfing not-for-profit which introduces children with autism to the joy of surfing has been named one of the Heart Foundation’s 2019 Active Australia Innovation Challenge winners. Surfing the Spectrum…



Terrigal Beach recorded a grading of ‘Poor’

The Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) has published their 2017-18 Central Coast State of the Beaches Report, including Terrigal, Wamberal, Avoca & MacMasters among 32 local swimming spots. The…





5 Lands Walk up and running

[Central Coast] With the date set for Saturday, June 23, arrangements are well in hand to make this year 13th annual 5 Lands Walk the most successful ever. The 2017,…



Coal Alliance fundraiser well attended

Almost 200 people turned out in wet weather to attend an Australian Coal Alliance fundraising film night at Avoca Theatre on February 26. Five locally made independent films, covering various…




Avoca mates clash at Pro

Teammates are set to become rivals as pro surfers and Avoca locals Wade Carmichael and Ace Buchan gear up for an all-out battle in the 2017 Maitland and Port Stephens…



Carnage at Avoca Beach

At least 20 people were knocked off their feet and smashed against rocks near the cliffs at the southern end of Avoca Beach at lunch time on Australia Day. Two…



Local kayakers are world champions

The Avoca Kayak Club (AKC) is a recently formed club in Avoca that supports elite athletes in sprint kayaking as well as developing new paddlers all over the Coast. Top…



Sawtell a good example for Avoca

A successful community campaign to save a cinema in the state’s north has given renewed hope to members of the Avoca community who want the Avoca Beach Picture Theatre to…



Avoca Dve nominated for Black Spot Program

A stretch of Avoca Dve has been nominated for the Coalition Government’s Black Spot Program in response to a recent fatality as well as many other accidents. Federal member for…