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The fight to save our forests

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on The fight to save our forests

Source: Auckland Council Pathogens with microscopic spores too small to see are causing havoc among our native trees. The latest to arrive on the scene is myrtle rust, a fungus that thrives on the leaves of many of our native plants. Myrtle rust attacks leaves, starving plants of food until they die. With a special fondness […]

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The fight to save our forests

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on The fight to save our forests

Source: Auckland Council Pathogens with microscopic spores too small to see are causing havoc among our native trees. The latest to arrive on the scene is myrtle rust, a fungus that thrives on the leaves of many of our native plants. Myrtle rust attacks leaves, starving plants of food until they die. With a special fondness […]

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Restoration angels of Albert-Eden

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Restoration angels of Albert-Eden

Source: Auckland Council Committed local volunteer-run organisations are working tirelessly to restore urban streams in Albert-Eden Oakley Creek/Te Auaunga and the Meola Creek/Waitītīko flow from Hillsborough through Mt Roskill, Owairaka and Waterview, and from Mt Albert through Western Springs, respectively, to the Waitematā Harbour. With abundant native and exotic flora and fauna, these streams are […]

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Auckland secures $45m worth of business events

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland secures $45m worth of business events

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB), in conjunction with its members and industry partners, has won an impressive $45 million worth of business events in the year ending June 2018. As a result of these wins, more than 100 different business events have been secured and will be held at various times over the […]

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Auckland wins $45m worth of business events

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland wins $45m worth of business events

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB), in conjunction with its members and industry partners, has won an impressive $45 million worth of business events in the year ending June 2018. As a result of these wins, more than 100 different business events have been secured and will be held […]

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Wellsford Skate Park now open

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Wellsford Skate Park now open

Source: Auckland Council [embedded content] Hundreds turned out on Friday to celebrate the opening of the new skate park and play zones at Wellsford War Memorial Park. Rodney Local Board member Tessa Berger says the community’s vision is embraced in the new play zone which combines challenging play, recreation areas and really optimises the park […]

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Wednesday with Mother Mary Cecilia Maher

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Wednesday with Mother Mary Cecilia Maher

Source: Auckland Council To celebrate the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, every day this week we’re exploring the stories behind great Auckland women and the legacy they’ve left behind. You can also check out the buildings around the city honouring them. For Wednesday, discover the life of Mother Mary Cecilia Maher who founded […]

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Discover events near you at Auckland Heritage Festival 2018

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Discover events near you at Auckland Heritage Festival 2018

Source: Auckland Council This spring, celebrate the people and cultures that make up our city at the 2018 Auckland Heritage Festival. Bringing together the heritage stories from every corner of the city, each region has plenty of events to explore as part of the festival from 29 September to 14 October. The Ah Chee Family. Used […]

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Council launches dog registration checks

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council launches dog registration checks

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Council launches dog registration checks Far North District Council will launch a door-to-door campaign next month to update dog registrations and reduce the number of roaming dogs in some Far North communities…

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Meet the app that makes reducing construction waste easy

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Meet the app that makes reducing construction waste easy

Source: Auckland Council CivilShare is making it easier for the construction industry to give unwanted materials a new life and to avoid sending waste to landfill. About 86 per cent of the waste that goes to landfill comes from commercial and related activities according to the 2018 Auckland Waste Management and Minimisation Plan. CivilShare is […]

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Tuesday with Marianne Smith nee Caughey

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Tuesday with Marianne Smith nee Caughey

Source: Auckland Council To celebrate the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, every day this week we’re exploring the stories behind great kiwi women and the impact they’ve had on our society.  For Tuesday we’re exploring the story of Marianne Smith (née Caughey), the founder of Smith & Caughey’s department store. “A nimble sixpence rather […]

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Make sure these 10 items go in your recycling bin every time

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Make sure these 10 items go in your recycling bin every time

Source: Auckland Council Most Aucklanders are good recyclers, but it’s easy to get confused about how to ‘recycle right’. Just because something has a recycling symbol on it, it doesn’t always mean it can be recycled. There are many reasons for this, and where you live and how your recyclables are processed can determine which […]

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Half Moon Bay pontoon repairs underway

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Half Moon Bay pontoon repairs underway

Source: Auckland Council Work is underway at Half Moon Bay to repair and replace pontoons and piles severely damaged by a storm in January this year. Howick Local Board chair David Collings and Howick ward councillor Sharon Stewart stopped by the site to get an update on progress this week. Both have fielded plenty of inquiries […]

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Rodney waste transfer stations remain open

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Rodney waste transfer stations remain open

Source: Auckland Council Northland Waste has accepted Auckland Council’s offer to extend the lease of both the Lawrie Road and Rustybrook Road waste sites and will continue to operate waste services until the end of June 2019. This agreement will provide a continuous service to the local community for the next nine months. From July […]

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Eco-neighborhoods of Albert-Eden show the way

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Eco-neighborhoods of Albert-Eden show the way

Source: Auckland Council There is a groundswell of activity in Albert-Eden and at the centre of it are committed locals propelling the community towards sustainable living by forming Eco-neighbourhoods.   Eco-Neighbourhoods is an Albert-Eden Local Board initiative. The programme connects like-minded neighbours across local suburbs, so they can find fun ways to make a positive difference […]

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Former PM visits Ellen Melville Centre

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Former PM visits Ellen Melville Centre

Source: Auckland Council To coincide with the one-year celebration for the revamped Ellen Melville Centre, former prime minister the Rt Hon Helen Clark was guest of honour at an event held in a room named in her honour. The upstairs room retains its original Pioneer Women’s Hall name, while the five rooms in the centre […]

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Monday with Ellen Melville

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Monday with Ellen Melville

Source: Auckland Council To celebrate the 125 anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, we explore the stories behind great kiwi women and the impact they’ve made on our society.  An independent professional woman who vigorously sought full participation in public life. – Sandra Coney Ellen Melville during the 1920s. Photo Credit: Sir George Grey Special Collections.  […]

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Council acknowledges passing of Assid Corban

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Council acknowledges passing of Assid Corban

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council acknowledges the passing of Assid Corban OBE, JP, FRIH, a stalwart in local government in the Auckland region and a long-standing public figure in west Auckland. Mayor Phil Goff recognised Mr Corban’s half-century contribution to local politics. “Assid Corban made a huge contribution to the community, particularly in Henderson and […]

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Conservation champion joins council team

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Conservation champion joins council team

Source: Auckland Council Liz Brooks is no stranger to New Zealand’s conservation community – from joining the Department of Conservation and the Motutapu Restoration Trust, to now working with Auckland Council, she’s been there, done that, planted this and eradicated that. Now as Senior Biosecurity Advisor Hauraki Gulf, Liz helps to protect the precious flora […]

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Independent review of building consent process released

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Independent review of building consent process released

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council has today released the findings of an independent review into its capability to meet the demands of unprecedented growth in current and future building consent numbers. The independent report – ‘Review of the Auckland Council Building Consents Meeting Demand Programme’ – was commissioned by Auckland Council to ensure that its […]

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