Auckland Council endorses Mayor’s Emergency Budget proposal

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee today voted to endorse Mayor Phil Goff’s proposal for the Emergency Budget 2020/2021, which responds to the $750...

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,...

Public reserves on the chopping block

The fight to stop a number of public reserves in east Auckland from being sold has failed. The Howick Local Board voted at its August...

Councillor: Residents concerned by road works ‘overkill’

An east Auckland elected representative says she's heard from residents concerned about the "overkill" of road works and orange cones in the local community...

Final approval for Erebus National Memorial

Final landowner approval for the Erebus National Memorial to be built at Parnell's Dove Myer Robinson Park was given by the Waitemata Local Board...

Council – We’re keen on your feedback

SAVING LOCAL RESERVES In August last year the Local Board was asked to provide feedback on the disposal of local properties as part of Auckland...

Keep away from public amenities during lockdown

Even if you can’t see a closed sign at a playground or equipment in the park, the fact that Covid-19 can live on a...

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...

Historian Alan La Roche to step down

Alan La Roche, who is responsible for the creation of the Howick Historical Village, is taking a back seat at the village. La Roche was...

Keon larger-than-life community man

Long-time former Manukau City Councillor Barry Keon, who with his wife Suzi raised their family in Beachlands for 35 years, has died. Keon, referred to...


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