Luxon expresses support for Tonga

Botany MP and National Party leader Christopher Luxon is expressing concern for the people of Tonga following the recent volcanic eruption and tsunami. The undersea...

Zero waste innovators get funding boost

More than 30 organisations and businesses are receiving a boost in funding from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation Innovation Fund (WMIF). Collectively, the 32 grant recipients...

High risk of illness in swimming at beaches

The torrent of heavy rain the past few days has caused potentially hazardous waters at upper North Island beaches due to the predicted high...

Mission Heights Primary retains gold

Mission Heights Primary (MHP) is the first school in New Zealand to do their Enviroschool green-gold review online. On December 3 MHP students and teachers,...

Stay safe in the water this summer

November is Water Safety Awareness month and, with summer approaching, Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) is cautioning New Zealanders that more fatalities occur in...

Fishers snapped with large catch

A group of fishers may face charges after being caught with 99 snapper on their boat in east Auckland. Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) fishery...

Roadside fishing draws criticism

Concerns are being raised about safety issues for pedestrians and motorists caused by people fishing from an east Auckland roadside. Bucklands Beach resident Glenn Cochrane...

Free contactless e-waste drop-off events

Auckland-based company Computer Recycling is hosting free contactless electronic waste drop-off days on Saturdays at their site based in Penrose. Computer Recycling says it is...

Tupuna Maunga closed to public for Guy Fawkes

The Tupuna Maunga is closed to the public in the evenings during Guy Fawkes 2021. The closure of these ancestral mountains/volcanic cones, including Pigeon Mountain,...

New name and pilot for coastal management plans

Auckland Council's second Shoreline Adaptation Plan (SAP) pilot - which targets Beachlands and the eastern coast - has been launched with a focus on...

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