Save the Howick Horticultural Society

The Howick Horticultural Society, now in its 96th year, could be facing extinction. Save the 96-year-old Howick Horticultural Society and preserve a slice of Howick...

Developer appeals Sandspit Rd decision

  The property developer seeking to construct 71 apartments on land zoned for nine single houses on Sandspit Road has now appealed to the Environment...

Rainfall good for dams

Despite heavy rainfall on Tuesday night – and the wettest August since 1992 – water utility company Watercare continues to warn Aucklanders to be...

Development activity is underway at Ormiston Town Centre

  Plenty of construction activity is underway at Ormiston Town Centre. Development activity is underway on several blocks at Ormiston Town Centre, working with Todd Property....

Marking the millionth tree milestone with Puriri planting

More than 50 Mission Heights Junior College Year 7 students joined 250 other volunteers at Totara Park last week to support Auckland Mayor Phil...

Good news for birds, bad news for pests

It’s now easier for the community to join the fight to protect native bird species. Howick ward residents can now borrow pest traps from a...

Smoke testing begins in the fight against sewage overflow

Smoke testing has begun in Cockle Bay in a bid to reduce wastewater overflows. This comes after local residents’ cries for help to stop sewage...

Students win cash prizes for destroying moth pods

Six local schools, 10 teams and 38 students from different schools were all on a mission to banish an invasive species of moth pods...

Bucklands Beach erosion – time, tides & politics

Erosion may be a slow process but the progress of local bodies to stop it in its tracks can feel slower still. Although the wheels...

Environmental green jam

There’s up to $2000 to be won by students who are serious moth pod hunters—one pod at a time. “The best green jam ever” is...

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