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...

Connecting beautiful trails

    Pohutukawa Coast Trails (PCT) is an aspirational plan of inter-connecting pathways throughout the Pohutukawa Coast area. With a goal to connecting communities, the objective is...

Trampers’ efforts boost kōkako numbers

Two groups of enthusiastic Auckland trampers have become integral to the growth of the kōkako population in the North Island’s Pureora Forest. For 10 years...

For the love of bugs

He didn’t just open a can of worms, but a bag full of insect specimens, invertebrates and menacing traps. Bug man Ruud Kleinpaste recently opened...

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...

Illegal rubbish dumping in Flat Bush

Two local board members have expressed exasperation over the return of illegal dumping in the Flat Bush area. Howick Local Board member Mike Turinsky noticed...

‘Bee a Hero’ this September for Bee Aware Month

New Zealand's bees and beekeepers are calling on Kiwis to 'Bee a Hero' this September, as the country celebrates Bee Aware Month. Bee Aware Month...

Ducks ‘dying like flies’

Kym Skelton recently pulled out three duck carcasses in different stages of decomposition from the Logan Carr Reserve in Botany. The Whitford resident, who moved...

Minister and Mascot visit Cockle Bay Primary

By Jim Birchall Eugenie Sage, the Minister of Conservation and Land Information, has been spreading the message of conservation with a local school. She recently visited...

Howick continues battle against weeds

Are moth plant and rhamnus weed out of control in your backyard? Howick Local Board wants you to help it win the battle to rid...

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