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Ōtara set to get a sporting beacon

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Ōtara set to get a sporting beacon

Source: Auckland Council The Ngāti Ōtara Multi-Sports and Cultural Centre is set to go through a major upgrade after Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance committee approved $1.5 million in extra funding. The decision was welcomed by Ōtara Papatoetoe Local Board. The board has been advocating for the multi-sports complex that will provide the local sporting […]

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Green light for larger Millwater sports pavilion

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Green light for larger Millwater sports pavilion

Source: Auckland Council Increasing the size of a multi-sports pavilion at Millwater’s Metro Park East has been approved by the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board. The Metro Park Community Sports Charitable Trust requested the building’s footprint increase by nearly 40 per cent from 286 to 400 square metres to accommodate multiple sports codes and groups, […]

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Third bus service for Rodney in three months

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Third bus service for Rodney in three months

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Transport and Rodney Local Board are introducing a third bus service funded by the Rodney Transport Targeted Rate. On Monday 6 May, the 126 bus service will begin operating between Westgate and Albany, via Riverhead and Coatesville. The service will run hourly and will use two buses travelling in either direction, […]

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Ōrākei Local Board seeks nominations for Community Volunteer Awards

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Ōrākei Local Board seeks nominations for Community Volunteer Awards

Source: Auckland Council Do you know someone who deserves to be recognised? Nominate them for an Ōrākei Local Board Community Volunteer Award. Ōrākei Local Board Chair Kit Parkinson says the Ōrākei board area has many dedicated volunteers and local groups who go above and beyond to contribute towards making the local board area a great […]

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On the upcycle with Hub Zero

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on On the upcycle with Hub Zero

Source: Auckland Council It’s often said that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. And Tara Moala, the main brain behind waste-minimisation social enterprise Hub Zeo, takes that saying very literally. Hub Zero’s office is almost entirely furnished with things other people have thrown away. There are discarded office chairs, and furniture made out of […]

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Panuku reveals new plan for Northcote town centre

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Panuku reveals new plan for Northcote town centre

Source: Auckland Council Like the rest of Auckland, Northcote continues to welcome new residents. To accommodate this growth Panuku Development Auckland, the city’s regeneration agency, is moving forward with the urban renewal of the Northcote town centre.  The newly released Northcote Town Centre Benchmark Masterplan [PDF] shows how the town centre will be renewed. The […]

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Still time to help shape the future of Drury and Pukekohe

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Still time to help shape the future of Drury and Pukekohe

Source: Auckland Council There is still time to have your say on structure plans for future urban zoned land in Drury-Opāheke and Pukekohe-Paerata. “This is an important time for existing and prospective new residents to give feedback on how they’d like to see these two key southern areas developed over the next 10-30 years,” said […]

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Revised cost for City Rail Link

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Revised cost for City Rail Link

Source: Auckland Council [embedded content] City Rail Link Ltd (CRL Ltd) has announced a revised cost envelope for completing the entire Auckland City Rail Link project totalling $4.419 billion, alongside naming its preferred bidder for its substantive C3 Contract to build the underground tunnels and stations and a $75 million Early Works Contract. CRL Ltd’s […]

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Glenavon hub at the heart of the community

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Glenavon hub at the heart of the community

Source: Auckland Council Glenavon Community Hub is doing great things for its community, hosting events and activities that foster community spirit, friendship, learning and ‘doing good stuff’. Since its establishment in 2009, the hub has helped hundreds of families and children through a series of programmes, networks, community services and events which meet the needs of […]

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Creative collaboration inspires Remuera playground

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Creative collaboration inspires Remuera playground

Source: Auckland Council Remuera’s Wairua Reserve has a brand new playground thanks to the collaborative effort of students from St Kentigern Girls’ School and Ōrākei Local Board. Ōrākei Local Board Chair Kit Parkinson says students from the school designed and had input into most parts of the playground. “Our creative collaboration with the students really […]

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Council to turn Safeswim into multi-million dollar earner

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Council to turn Safeswim into multi-million dollar earner

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has today announced a partnership with global engineering firm Mott MacDonald to turn Auckland Council’s Safeswim into a multi-million dollar global product.  The partnership with Mott MacDonald will look to sell Safeswim, Auckland Council’s real-time, region-wide water quality monitoring system, to third party uses such as other councils […]

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Major work at Panmure roundabout over Easter

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Major work at Panmure roundabout over Easter

Source: Auckland Council Construction on the first stage of AMETI Eastern Busway will ramp up over Easter with work starting to upgrade Panmure roundabout. The AMETI project will result in high frequency, rapid transit bus travel for east Auckland along with cycling and walking connections, improvements for general traffic and urban design enhancements. The completed […]

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Progress on Old Māngere Bridge

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Progress on Old Māngere Bridge

Source: Auckland Council The NZ Transport Agency is making good progress towards building a new bridge between Onehunga and Māngere to replace the Old Māngere Bridge, which closed for safety reasons late last year. The new bridge will have space for pedestrians and cyclists to travel safely, and will be designed so that people of […]

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Students hunt for moth plants in Howick

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Students hunt for moth plants in Howick

Source: Auckland Council Environmentally-friendly students have gone hunting in Howick as they try to eradicate an unwanted species, getting rid of as many moth plants as they can find. More than half Howick’s secondary schools are hunting, with Botany Downs Secondary College leading the charge with seven teams. Last year, the college played an ace in […]

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Progress on Old Māngere Bridge replacement

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Progress on Old Māngere Bridge replacement

Source: Auckland Council The NZ Transport Agency is making good progress towards building a new bridge between Onehunga and Māngere to replace the Old Māngere Bridge, which closed for safety reasons late last year. The new bridge will have space for pedestrians and cyclists to travel safely, and will be designed so that people of […]

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The Knitting Grannies clothing Auckland’s babies

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on The Knitting Grannies clothing Auckland’s babies

Source: Auckland Council A chance remark has put beautiful hand-knitted garments on thousands of babies born across south Auckland. When Pukekohe’s Joan Loader, armed with bootees and a hat, went to hospital to visit her grand-daughter and meet her new great grandchild, one of the nurses remarked ‘here comes the knitting granny’. It was like […]

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Explore the world in your own backyard with Taste of Puketāpapa

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Explore the world in your own backyard with Taste of Puketāpapa

Source: Auckland Council Taste of Puketāpapa, a campaign supported by Puketāpapa Local Board, celebrates the area’s diversity and unique cultural identity that is reflected in the unique food, shopping and playing options available. From New Zealand’s first Afghan restaurant to the country’s largest Indian apparel retail outlet, you name it and you can probably find […]

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Car transporters parking under investigation

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Car transporters parking under investigation

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Transport wants to find a solution to the issue of car transporters being loaded and unloaded on suburban streets. John Strawbridge, AT’s group manager parking services and compliance says that AT is worried about safety issues with transporter operators working around car yards particularly in Grey Lynn and New Lynn. “Many […]

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Stay on track this Easter Weekend

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Stay on track this Easter Weekend

Source: Auckland Council While chocoholics and Easter egg enthusiasts are getting excited about Easter, Aucklanders with a fondness for the great outdoors are getting equally excited about brushing off their shoes and heading into the open air. But be warned – if you’re thinking of heading to the Hunua or Waitākere Ranges over the Easter […]

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Be rental ready – insulation requirements have 1 July deadline

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Be rental ready – insulation requirements have 1 July deadline

Source: Auckland Council By 1 July 2019, all landlords need to ensure their rental properties have ceiling and underfloor insulation according to the Residential Tenancies Act or risk penalties. Head here to keep up-to-date with requirements for landlords. Key points to know about ceiling and underfloor insulation standards: Failing to meet these standards by 1 […]

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