Heavy rainfall pushes dam levels above 50 per cent capacity

Auckland’s dams have received a welcome top-up pushing them to their highest level since early April. Watercare today confirmed that while the dams still need...

AT commits to environmental trial to protect endangered fish

An Auckland Transport (AT) environmental programme will see a population of endangered giant kōkopu fish protected on Waiheke Island. AT will finish the sealing of a 1491m section of...

Mary: inorganic policy is rubbish

By Jim Birchall Buckland’s beach local, 79-year-old Mary Wilton is fed up with Auckland Council’s inorganic collection policy. The current system, allows for a ratepayer to...

Trap pests in your backyard

The school pest free project is a first in Auckland and here’s an opportunity to learn about why and how residents can be pest...

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...

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...

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....


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