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Canine champions take chauffeured commute

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Canine champions take chauffeured commute

Source: Auckland Council For most of us, we get to work by bus, car or maybe our own two feet. Meet the team of tenacious terriers who commute in style – in a specially designed wagon pulled by an electric bike! These furry friends ride the wagon from their home base to the wharves in […]

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Have your say on the future of Sunkist Bay Reserve

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Have your say on the future of Sunkist Bay Reserve

Source: Auckland Council The next stages of Beachland’s Sunkist Bay Reserve development open for feedback on 30 June from 12-2pm at the Log Cabin. Auckland Council staff will be on hand to explain the next stages, largely centred on access, seating, planting and place-making. Franklin Local Board chair Angela Fulljames says better connections to the […]

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Bridge set to light up with sparkling iwi narrative

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Bridge set to light up with sparkling iwi narrative

Source: Auckland Council Find a vantage point on Auckland’s inner harbour coastline and watch with wonder. From 6pm on Thursday 27 June, Auckland Harbour Bridge will be the canvas for iwi story-telling in spell-binding light and sound. This event is part of a smart energy partnership between Vector and Auckland Council and is also part […]

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Matariki Dawn Karakia captivates crowd

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Matariki Dawn Karakia captivates crowd

Source: Auckland Council It was pre-dawn on a crisp, clear midwinter’s morning on Saturday 22 June. Hundreds of Aucklanders gathered in darkness at the foot of Pukekaaroa Hill in Auckland Domain before Kiingi Tuheitia, accompanied by the Mayor of Auckland Phil Goff and dignitaries from iwi manaaki (host iwi) Waikato-Tainui, led a gentle walk to […]

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Panuku plan to unlock Pukekohe’s potential

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Panuku plan to unlock Pukekohe’s potential

Source: Auckland Council A plan to regenerate Pukekohe’s town centre has been approved. Panuku Development Auckland’s strategy to unlock the rural town’s potential, known as a high-level project plan (HLPP), has been green-lit by Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee after being endorsed by Franklin Local Board last month. The plan provides a framework for […]

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A record $2.75 billion of capital investment for Auckland

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on A record $2.75 billion of capital investment for Auckland

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council’s Annual Budget for 2019/2020 was been formally adopted on20 June 2019. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said: “This budget continues to see record investment in infrastructure to support growth and make Auckland world-class. “We’ve committed to capital investment of $2.75 billion. Our projects range from major regional initiatives such as the […]

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Funding awarded to improve road safety around Howick schools

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Funding awarded to improve road safety around Howick schools

Source: Auckland Council Almost $1million is being spent on to improve road safety around schools in Howick. Howick Local Board will spend $520,000 from Auckland Transport’s Community Safety Fund on a Flat Bush Culvert pedestrian bridge to Te Uhu o te Nikau Primary School, and about $460,000 on improving safety outside Botany Downs Secondary College […]

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Marae projects get funding boost

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Marae projects get funding boost

Source: Auckland Council A $150,000 Auckland Council grant has moved Papakura Marae’s kaumātua housing plans a step closer to completion. Manurewa-Papakura Councillor Daniel Newman says the Community Development and Safety Committee’s Cultural Initiatives Fund grant continues the marae’s excellent work. “Papakura Marae is a bastion of our community. Kaumātua and kuia are integral to it […]

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Wriggle and Rhyme: Kids Story Time

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Wriggle and Rhyme: Kids Story Time

Source: Auckland Council When Wriggle and Rhyme: Kids Story Time 2019-06-24 10:30:00 2019-06-24 11:30:00 Pacific/Auckland New Lynn Community Centre, 45 Totara Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland Wriggle and Rhyme: Kids Story Time: Mon 24 Jun 2019 10:30 AM, https://ourauckland.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/articles/events/2019/06/wriggle-and-rhyme-kids-story-time/ Wriggle and Rhyme is a great opportunity for you and your little one to make the most […]

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Have your say on updated Auckland Film Protocol

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Have your say on updated Auckland Film Protocol

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council is asking Aucklanders what they think of a refresh to the Auckland Film Protocol. This protocol outlines the council’s commitment to be film-friendly and enable filming in our public places – while managing and balancing the impact that filming has on our region, communities and businesses. It contains the rules […]

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Explore Auckland with free public transport and Akl Paths

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Explore Auckland with free public transport and Akl Paths

Source: Auckland Council If you’re looking for something to do this Sunday, why not make the most of free public transport and get out and explore some of the great paths our region has to offer. Aucklanders made 100 million public transport trips in the past year, making it the biggest year for buses, trains […]

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Council action on Titirangi chickens and rats

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Council action on Titirangi chickens and rats

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council has begun to deal with the wild chicken and rat population in Titirangi. While the council has limited powers to control chickens, rats and non-native species under both bylaws and the biosecurity act, in the short term it has increased rodent control activity in local parks and facilities and is […]

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Free public transport this Sunday

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Free public transport this Sunday

Source: Auckland Council Leave the car at home this Sunday and take advantage of free public transport across the city to celebrate Auckland reaching 100 million passenger trips on public transport in the past 12 months. From the first service to the end of the day, all buses and trains, along with some ferry services […]

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Teens trying something new at Riverside

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Teens trying something new at Riverside

Source: Auckland Council Taha Awa Riverside Community Centre in Mt Wellington is finding success with after-school programmes aimed at over 13-year olds. “Riverside Community Centre is located next to a primary school and so, historically, we have focused on the younger youth demographic,” says Bevan Chuang, Centre Manager. “Recently we discovered that there is a […]

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Victoria Street Linear Park one step closer

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Victoria Street Linear Park one step closer

Source: Auckland Council The Victoria Street Linear Park is one step closer with the awarding of the contract for the development of the business case. The contract has been awarded to Jacobs New Zealand Ltd who will also work on the conceptual design. The Linear Park will create a pedestrian-friendly link between Victoria Park and […]

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Students provide fresh ideas to Franklin Local Board

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Students provide fresh ideas to Franklin Local Board

Source: Auckland Council Unitec landscape architecture students have delivered fresh ideas to Franklin Local Board on Clevedon and Hunua development issues. The third-year students focused on trails around Clevedon and through the Hunua Ranges, on the Wairoa River and Clevedon Village. The initiative brings Unitec, Auckland Council, board staff and community representatives together to respond […]

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Matariki Festival Diary: Food

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Matariki Festival Diary: Food

Source: Auckland Council The Matariki Festival 2019 programme has been released, with over 100 events running all over Auckland between 22 June and 14 July.  To help pick out the highlights for you, we’ve put together the Matariki Diary grouping together different types of events.  Check out this selection of happenings boasting delicious kai over […]

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Freedom camping update

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Freedom camping update

Source: Auckland Council A decision on Auckland Council’s Freedom Camping bylaw has been deferred. Chair of the Hearings Panel Linda Cooper, in a decision supported by Mayor Phil Goff, has announced the decision to delay the Hearings Panel recommendations report. “We have had a community group signal its intent for potential legal action against the proposed […]

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Sale of Auckland Council’s Graham Street offices goes unconditional

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Sale of Auckland Council’s Graham Street offices goes unconditional

Source: Auckland Council On 29 April 2019, Auckland Council entered into a conditional agreement with Asset Plus Ltd for the sale of the council’s offices at 35 Graham Street, subject to approval by Asset Plus shareholders at their meeting in June. On 17 June 2019 the sale, for an agreed price of $58 million, was […]

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Programme to improve water quality in Meola Creek

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Programme to improve water quality in Meola Creek

Source: Auckland Council Albert-Eden Local Board is working with community groups and businesses to reduce water pollution and improve water quality in Meola Creek. The Meola Creek flows through Chamberlain Park and into the Waitematā Harbour. “The environment of the Waitemata Harbour is important, being home to much marine life, including seabirds, fish and mammals,” says […]

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