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Council takes cautious approach to water restrictions

Auckland Council has resolved to maintain residential water restrictions for the time being and, from October 12, to slightly adjust restrictions on outdoor water...

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...

Dam levels rising slowly but surely

Steady and often heavy rainfall is making small but incremental rises in water levels in Auckland’s drought-hit dams. In the Hunua Ranges 14mm of rain...

More rain please – weekend rain does little for dam levels

Auckland may have had plenty of rain over the long weekend however it's barely made a difference to dam levels heavily impacted by drought. The...

Auckland Council to make decision on water restrictions

Auckland Council’s Emergency Committee will today consider introducing mandatory water restrictions in response to the ongoing drought, which despite recent rainfall has resulted in...

Tanks run dry in our rural communities

Blomfield’s (Darren Blomfield) latest cartoon which follows our stories on water tanks running dry out around Beachlands, Maraetai, Whitford and Clevedon due to the...

PlaceMakers offering free water for drought-affected residents

Building materials supplier PlaceMakers Pakuranga is offering free water to those whose water tanks have run dry. Many residents in Whitford, Beachlands, Maraetai and Clevedon are...

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