Flap, Flap and Away – Great Kererū Count closes Sunday

Kiwis, make your final kererū counts this weekend! The Great Kererū Count (GKC) team needs New Zealanders across the county to keep their eyes on...

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...

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...

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...

Changing regulation biggest concern

The issue that could have the greatest impact on the real estate profession over the next three years is changing government and local council...

Sewage overflow nightmare

Imagine waking up to the pungent smell of the neighbourhood’s sewage overflowing into your backyard. This was the reality for one Pakuranga family who woke...

Getting their hands dirty

    Local primary students recently got down and dirty planting young native flaxes and trees as part of the Trees for Survival initiative. Under the Trees...

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...

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...

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...

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