Residents’ group wanted trees removed

Four large magnolia trees would have been removed from an east Auckland park if a local residents' group had its way. The Howick Ratepayers and...

348 fish found in boat search at Half Moon Bay

MPI fishery officers have caught a group of fishers at Half Moon Bay with more than 45 times the daily snapper limit. Late last week...

Beach users say dogs causing problems

The Howick Local Board has been asked to be "very careful" with the rules relating to dogs on beaches. Local residents Catherine Priscott and her...

Dam water storage levels on the rise

Water levels in Auckland's dams are creeping up following good rainfall over the past week. The region's population has been closely watching personal water consumption...

High risk of illness in swimming at beaches

The torrent of heavy rain the past few days has caused potentially hazardous waters at upper North Island beaches due to the predicted high...

Council advances plan to sell public reserves

Independent commissioners will be appointed to read submissions made as part of the ongoing process to sell public reserves in east Auckland. Auckland Council's finance...

Petition opposes water reforms

Almost 25,000 people have signed a petition opposing the Government's "Three Waters" plan to reform the management of New Zealand's drinking water, waste water,...

Is this east Auckland’s messiest street?

If there was an award given for the messiest street in east Auckland, Elevation Street in Flat Bush would be a strong contender to...

Dam levels rising

Water levels in Auckland dams have nudged over 60 per cent capacity, the highest since February. The region's population has been closely watching personal water...

19,000 plants going in

Local school students, staff and community members will be planting more than 19,000 native plants around a bike track to complement the surrounding forest...

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