Developer, council investigating illegal rubbish dumping

Auckland Council is investigating illegal dumping near the new Donegal Park subdivision. Senior Waste Advisor Jan Eckersley said Auckland Council looks after public land, and...

Water restrictions impact businesses

Auckland's drought is having a major impact on local businesses whose owners say they've struggled to keep operating due to the city's water crisis. Restrictions...

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...

Environment Court imposes big penalty on Formosa

Auckland Council has filed six charges under the Resource Management Act against Formosa (NZ) Limited, with the company pleading guilty to all counts. In a...

Board battle over Howick Santa Parade funding

Several members of the Howick Local Board have argued in favour of cutting the funding it provides toward east Auckland’s most popular annual community...

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,...

Locked down…again!

Members of the Howick Local Board quickly adjusted their way of working to comply with the restrictions of Covid-19 Level 3 and currently 2.5. Workshops...

Call for working bee help

McLeay Reserve in Mellons Bay - which was first tended to in the 1970s by residents Doug and Elena McLeay - is to get...

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...

Botany rapid transit busway project still on track

Work is continuing into the feasibility of a $1.8 billion rapid transit public transport connection between Botany and Auckland Airport via Manukau. The business case...


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