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North Shore gains crucial environmental funding

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on North Shore gains crucial environmental funding

Source: Auckland Council North Shore’s natural environment was given a further boost last week with $158,000 awarded to local organisations through the 2018/2019 Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grant programme funding round. The Kaipātiki Project, Pest Free Kaipātiki, and Beyond the Fence were awarded grants over the next three years, in part funded by the […]

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Birkenhead Town Centre’s transformation complete

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Birkenhead Town Centre’s transformation complete

Source: Auckland Council Birkenhead’s main street improvements project has just been completed in time for summer.  The area surrounding Birkenhead town centre’s roundabout intersection now has wider footpaths, more planting and improved public open space – making it safer and more enjoyable to visit. There is also a new deck and seating under the Norfolk […]

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North Shore gains crucial environment funding

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on North Shore gains crucial environment funding

Source: Auckland Council North Shore’s natural environment was given a further boost last week with $158,000 awarded to local organisations through the 2018/2019 Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grant programme funding round. The Kaipātiki Project, Pest Free Kaipātiki, and Beyond the Fence were awarded grants over the next three years, in part funded by the […]

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Governing Body to consider revised Contributions Policy

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Governing Body to consider revised Contributions Policy

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council’s Governing Body this week will consider a revised Contributions Policy 2019, a key funding source to support the significant infrastructure investment required for Auckland’s rapid growth. At a meeting on Thursday, Councillors will be considering several amendments to the policy based on public feedback and will decide whether to adopt […]

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Christmas heritage – how past Auckland celebrated summer

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Christmas heritage – how past Auckland celebrated summer

Source: Auckland Council Have you ever wondered how Aucklanders celebrated Christmas and the summer holidays over the years? Explore the virtual heritage trail below, and discover a few highlights of Auckland’s historic holiday sites. Stop 1: Santa Here’s Santa at the Hobson Street Farmers in the 1970s. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections, 9-1. It’s not really […]

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Second Otara Sports Awards honours local success

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Second Otara Sports Awards honours local success

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Rugby’s Fa’atiga Lemalu claimed the top sporting honour at the 2018 Ōtara Sports Awards at Kia Aroha College on Saturday 1 December. The Ōtara Sports Awards, which is proudly supported by Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board, celebrates and honours the sporting achievements of local sports people including athletes, coaches and administrators. Lemalu was […]

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DIY but do it right this summer

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on DIY but do it right this summer

Source: Auckland Council It’s that time of the year when some of us feel compelled to dust off the DIY tools and tackle those jobs we’ve been putting off in winter. Backyard DIY projects are as much part of the Kiwi summer as sitting on the beach, but they need a bit more planning. While […]

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Have your say on Northcote land exchange proposal

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Have your say on Northcote land exchange proposal

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council, through its CCO Panuku, is working with central Government on a comprehensive redevelopment plan that will improve Northcote’s town centre, better connect the town centre with local homes, and deliver better housing in the area. As part of that plan, Housing New Zealand Corporation (HNZ) is redeveloping the area around […]

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Quay Street changing for good, from December 26

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Quay Street changing for good, from December 26

Source: Auckland Council We’re making Auckland’s city centre waterfront safer and more people friendly. A first step is to bring Quay Street down to two lanes from Lower Hobson Street to Tangihua Street. If you sometimes drive through this area, you might want to consider taking an alternative route. The bike lanes will remain in […]

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Iconic heritage boat on the move ahead of America’s Cup

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Iconic heritage boat on the move ahead of America’s Cup

Source: Auckland Council An 83-year-old steam tugboat previously based in the Viaduct Harbour now has a new home on Auckland’s waterfront so construction for the 36th America’s Cup race can begin. The William C. Daldy has moved from its former berth on the north side of Hobson Wharf – next to the New Zealand Maritime […]

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Orakei Local Board receives gift for supporting club

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Orakei Local Board receives gift for supporting club

Source: Auckland Council From left to right: Ōrākei Local Board members Ros Rundle, David Wong, Toni Millar, Colin Davis, Carmel Claridge (Deputy Chair) & Kit Parkinson (Chair) with carving gifted by the Eastern Suburbs Association Football Club. The Eastern Suburbs Association Football Club (ESAFC) has gifted Ōrākei Local Board with a special carving in recognition of the […]

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Train disruptions on Wednesday due to union meeting

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Train disruptions on Wednesday due to union meeting

Source: Auckland Council On Wednesday 12 December, Rail and Maritime Transport Union members will attend a meeting between 11am and 1pm. During this time no trains will be running. There will also be cancellations for around two hours either side of the meeting so that the members have time to get to the meeting, and […]

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Christmas Events 2018

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Christmas Events 2018

Source: Auckland Council 10 Dec – 21 Dec The year is 1997 and Go Away Travel agency is preparing for its end-of-year Christmas party. 12 Dec – 23 Dec Take a seat under Auckland’s largest snow globe and learn about the summer sky. 13 Dec – 24 Dec It’s going to be Auckland’s brightest festive […]

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Takapuna North Trust Summer Fun Pre-School Play

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Takapuna North Trust Summer Fun Pre-School Play

Source: Auckland Council When Monday 10 December 2018, 10.00am – Tuesday 26 March 2019, 12.00pm Mon 10 Dec, 10am-12pm – Milford Reserve, Craig Rd – Pre-School Play Tue 11 Dec, 10am-12pm – Kennedy Park, Beach Rd, Castor Bay – Pre-School Play  Mon 17 Dec, 10am-12pm – Jutland Rd Reserve, Hauraki – Pre-School Play  Tue 18 Dec, 10am-12pm – Seine Rd Reserve, […]

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Time for boaties to check their safety equipment

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Time for boaties to check their safety equipment

Source: Auckland Council As boaties head out on the water this summer, Auckland’s Harbourmaster is reminding everyone to stay safe. Harbourmaster Andrew Hayton says all boaties should know the rules and be prepared with the right equipment on board. “Every boat must have a suitable lifejacket for every person on board and if the boat […]

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Walks for every Auckland landscape

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Walks for every Auckland landscape

Source: Auckland Council Auckland – it’s hard to imagine a more geographically diverse region. Whether it’s rugged black-sand surf beaches, dense native forest, rolling green pastures or urban city centres, there’s something different to see and do. Auckland Council’s Head of Parks Services, Mark Bowater, says Auckland’s parks reflect the region’s unique and diverse landscapes. […]

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North Harbour BMX facility opens

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on North Harbour BMX facility opens

Source: Auckland Council Local riders were joined by NZ Men’s Champ Cody Hobbs to test their skills on New Zealand’s first international standard BMX track. The track is part of the new $4.5m North Harbour BMX facility delivered by the Northern Corridor Improvements project. An official opening was held on 6 November at Hooton Reserve […]

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Avondale to Waterview walkway now open

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Avondale to Waterview walkway now open

Source: Auckland Council A new shared path that connects Avondale and Waterview has been officially opened. The walkway provides a connection from Holly St in Avondale to Heron Park in Waterview through a combination of boardwalks and concrete paths as well as a link to Glendon Avenue. Greenways vision Whau Local Board Chair Tracy Mulholland […]

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New Ponsonby civic space reaches a significant milestone

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New Ponsonby civic space reaches a significant milestone

Source: Auckland Council Major plans are underway to develop 254 Ponsonby Road in Ponsonby into a civic space for the community. The site, currently home to a liquor store, was purchased by Auckland City Council in 2006 with the intention to develop part of it into a civic space. However, locals have long campaigned for […]

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Council confirms funding for America’s Cup Infrastructure

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council confirms funding for America’s Cup Infrastructure

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council has agreed to provide a further $14.5 million to complete the infrastructure needed for the holding of the America’s Cup defence in 2021. The decision by the Governing Body to provide additional funding follows the government’s decision to provide further investment of $22.5 million. The additional funding is the result […]

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