Names chosen for new public roads

Agreement has finally been reached on the names assigned to three new public roads being built in east Auckland. The Howick Local Board was initially...

Who mows the berms?

LOOKING AFTER OUR TREES Council's arborists have been busy over recent weeks. Two large dead/declining trees overhanging the road at Shepherds Lane in Flat Bush,...

Dozens of eels found dead

An investigation is under way into what led to the deaths of dozens of eels in an east Auckland waterway. Burswood resident Paul Taylor posted...

Memorial unveiled to athletics legend

The late Dick Quax is being publicly honoured for his numerous political and athletic accomplishments. Two interpretative signs have been installed along a stretch of...

Emotions run hot at public meeting on housing

Several hundred people packed into a local school hall on a recent Monday night for a rowdy and at times heated public meeting about...

Celebrating Chinese art and culture

The Pakuranga Chinese Association has been a part of the community for 18 years with well over 900 members. East Auckland was witness to the...

New road names stir debate

An attempt to name three new public roads in east Auckland was delayed when questions were raised over the process taken to reach agreement. The...

Finalists named in 2020 Conservation Awards

Two local groups feature in this year's Mayoral Conservation Awards. Despite this year being a difficult one for those on the frontline due to the...

Water restrictions adjusted for summer

Auckland Council has voted to adjust the city’s water restrictions. From December 14 residents will be able to use handheld hoses fitted with trigger nozzles,...

Auckland’s water restrictions may be eased

Residents' efforts to save water and large spending on increasing the city's water supply means consideration can be given to easing restrictions, mayor Phil...


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