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Controlled area notices lifted

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Controlled area notices lifted

Source: Auckland Council Controls on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland suburbs of Devonport and Ōtara have been lifted after no further fruit fly have been found there. The decision follows several weeks’ of intensive trapping and inspections of hundreds of kilograms of fruit leading to the conclusion that there are no […]

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Emerging contaminants research starts on World Water Day

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Emerging contaminants research starts on World Water Day

Source: Auckland Council The accumulation of chemicals from consumer products, industrial and domestic waste in the aquatic environment, is a growing environmental issue. Emerging Organic Contaminants (EOCs) are ingredients in common products like shampoos, household cleaning products, and medicines. They are ubiquitous, persistent and impact ecosystems and human health but we know little about their […]

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The World Water Day Quiz

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on The World Water Day Quiz

Source: Auckland Council So, you think you know a thing or two about Auckland’s water? Take our World Water Day quiz and find out! When you’re done, scroll down to have your say on our water strategy. Have your say Clean, healthy water is essential to our future. As our region continues to grow and […]

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Waitematā Local Board seek nominations for Good Citizens’ Awards

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Waitematā Local Board seek nominations for Good Citizens’ Awards

Source: Auckland Council Waitematā Local Board is seeking nominations from the community to help recognise people and groups, who go above and beyond to contribute towards making Waitematā a great place to live. The local board introduced its Good Citizens’ Awards in 2011 and have run the event biennially since then. Waitematā Local Board Chair […]

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Get a head start with Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Youth Scholarship

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Get a head start with Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Youth Scholarship

Source: Auckland Council Let your creative ideas soar with financial support from your local board for your next vocational training, tertiary education, event or art project. To help young people thrive and prosper, Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board is encouraging tamariki to apply for its Youth Scholarship for personal development that can help them advance in their […]

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Councillor aids Aotearoa connection to British civil rights movement

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Councillor aids Aotearoa connection to British civil rights movement

Source: Auckland Council Councillor for Waitematā and Gulf Mike Lee has helped facilitate a connection between a New Zealand descendant of a London civil rights activist and a charity seeking to celebrate black figures in British history. Councillor Lee was surprised to receive a phone call earlier this month from the founder of the Nubian […]

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Kauri dieback confirmed on Rodney tree

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Kauri dieback confirmed on Rodney tree

Source: Auckland Council A kauri tree located behind Mahurangi College in Warkworth has been confirmed to have Kauri dieback disease. Auckland Council Kauri Dieback Manager, Lisa Tolich says the tree, and other nearby trees will be fenced off to ensure people stay away from the area. “With many students walking through this area, the risk […]

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Artists sought for major new art feature

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Artists sought for major new art feature

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about artists or a team of artists expressing interest to develop a new major art feature in Whangraei. Updated: 21/03/2019 11:44 a.m. ​Artists or teams of artists are invited to put forward designs for an original, contemporary, large-scale public artwork in a high-profile location.  The work will […]

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Local board supporting dog safety training for children

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Local board supporting dog safety training for children

Source: Auckland Council Ōrākei Local Board is supporting a community programme that teaches children and young people how to interact safely with dogs. The Kids Safe With Dogs programme started in 2014 regularly visiting schools across the country with trained instructors and their canine companions. Founder Joanna Clough says the programme aims to reduce dog […]

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Making MOTAT even better

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Making MOTAT even better

Source: Auckland Council Capital works projects are currently underway at MOTAT as part of the museum’s long-term site development plans. The major event on MOTAT’s current capital works calendar is the redevelopment of the Aviation Display at the museum’s M2 Meola Rd site. This requires the temporary closure of the entire M2 Aviation Display Hall […]

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Auckland mosques opening their doors to all

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland mosques opening their doors to all

Source: Auckland Council Mosques in the four corners of Auckland will open their doors on Friday night for people of all faiths to gather in remembrance of the 50 lives lost in the Christchurch shootings. Auckland Council is working with the Federation of Islamic Associations of NZ (FIANZ) and New Zealand Muslim Association (NZMA) to […]

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Bascule Park work begins

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Bascule Park work begins

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about the upgrade happening to Bascule Park. Updated: 20/03/2019 1:35 p.m. ​Great things are happening down at Bascule Park by Te Matau a Pohe. Workers set up fences last week to let people safely detour around the site while the area is sealed. Sixty three new car […]

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Prepare for parking fees at Airport

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Prepare for parking fees at Airport

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about parking fees being introduced at the Airport. Updated: 20/03/2019 12:42 p.m. ​On Saturday 30 March parking charges will be introduced at Whangarei Airport, but they will still be the lowest of any commercial airport in the country.  Barrier arms and a ticket machine have gone in […]

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Going places

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Going places

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about Council’s transportation plans for the upcoming 2019-2020 Annual Plan. Updated: 20/03/2019 11:58 a.m. ​We are all about getting around. In fact, did you know that we spend about 24 cents in every dollar on transportation – sealed roads, gravel roads, cycleways, footpaths, bus shelters, parking and […]

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Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel expresses support

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel expresses support

Source: Auckland Council Tweet this quote Share Share this Auckland Council’s Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel is expressing its arohanui, support and solidarity. Auckland Council’s Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel is expressing its arohanui, support and solidarity to the victims and survivors of the horrific terrorist attack in Christchurch on 15 March 2019. “Our panel wants to […]

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Youngsters take Tidy Kiwi pledge

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Youngsters take Tidy Kiwi pledge

Source: Auckland Council Many children head off to school hoping one day they might be nurses or prime ministers, but the kids from primary schools in Mauku and View Road in Waiuku have been putting their skills to the test as volunteer rubbish collectors. The youngsters took to the streets around the Waiuku school armed […]

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Auckland Council secures Eden Park loan

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland Council secures Eden Park loan

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee has today agreed to take over a $40 million loan from ASB Bank to Eden Park Trust and to grant the organisation $9.8 million over a three-year period to fund a capital renewal programme for the stadium. Under the terms of a loan guarantee with ASB […]

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Marine pests prompt local hull cleaning rule rethink

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Marine pests prompt local hull cleaning rule rethink

Source: Auckland Council The Auckland public is being asked for their views on whether a more consistent regulatory framework is required to help stop the spread of marine pests across New Zealand’s four busiest boating regions. For several years, Auckland Council has collaborated with the Northland, Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions, the Ministry for […]

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Pasifika Festival is not going ahead

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Pasifika Festival is not going ahead

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Statement from Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development’s General Manager Destination, Steve Armitage:  Given the need to prioritise police resourcing following the terrible events in Christchurch, we have today decided to cancel the Pasifika Festival for the coming weekend, 23 and 24 March.   Initial discussions with […]

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Pasifika Festival will not go ahead this year

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Pasifika Festival will not go ahead this year

Source: Auckland Council Statement from Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development’s General Manager Destination, Steve Armitage: Given the need to prioritise police resourcing following the terrible events in Christchurch, we have today decided to cancel the Pasifika Festival for the coming weekend, 23 and 24 March. Initial discussions with New Zealand Police gave us hope […]

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