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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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Have Your Say on the draft Active Recreation and Sport Strategy

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Have Your Say on the draft Active Recreation and Sport Strategy

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains a news item about the draft Active Recreation and Sport Strategy and feedback opening on Wednesday 24 April 2019. Updated: 17/04/2019 12:00 a.m. A strategy that aims to make sure 80 per cent of people in the Whangarei District can get to active recreation facilities without having to […]

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Exploring Parua Bay recycling options

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Exploring Parua Bay recycling options

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about possible changes for Parua Bay recycling. Updated: 17/04/2019 12:00 a.m. ​A new proposal that may help solve some of Parua Bay’s waste transfer station woes should be coming to Council in May.  Community members and Council staff have been working together for months to find options […]

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August completion for Omanaia water plant

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Far North District Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on August completion for Omanaia water plant

Source: Far North District Council Work on a new $2.8 million water treatment plant near Omanaia is on track for completion by August this year. The new facility, which is being built at Omanaia, will replace a 1950s Rawene plant 13km away that treats raw water sourced from Petaka Stream. The new plant is good […]

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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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Mackesy Road and Awarua River Road slip-lane work to ease traffic congestion

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Mackesy Road and Awarua River Road slip-lane work to ease traffic congestion

Source: Whangarei District Council Major improvements to Riverside Drive will soon allow traffic heading into Whangārei from Mackesy Road and Awarua River Road to merge seamlessly with Riverside Drive traffic.  However, building the new merging lanes and resealing the stretch of road from the bottom of the Onerahi Hill to Riverside Park (by Burnsco Marine) […]

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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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Papakura preparing for StreetFest in May

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 Papakura preparing for StreetFest in May

Source: Auckland Council Preparations are in hand to turn Papakura town’s Great South Road into a festival zone on Saturday 4 May, 10am-2pm. After the success of last year’s inaugural StreetFest, organisers are keen to showcase what Papakura has to offer. Town centre manager Tracy Shackleton says the festival will be a whanau friendly event […]

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Easter Holiday and Anzac Day Bin Collections

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Easter Holiday and Anzac Day Bin Collections

Source: Auckland Council Easter weekend and Anzac Day are just around the corner. Remember that your council kerbside bin collection may be a day later than usual. Don’t miss your collection day All collections will return to normal on Monday 29 April 2019. See the table below for your collection dates over this period: If […]

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Cast Glass Introduction

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Cast Glass Introduction

Source: Auckland Council When Cast Glass Introduction 2019-05-19 10:00:00 2019-05-19 17:00:00 Pacific/Auckland UXBRIDGE Arts and Culture, 35 Uxbridge Road, Howick, Auckland Ashley Grogan info@uxbridge.org.nz Cast Glass Introduction: Sun 19 May 2019 10:00 AM, Cost: $185 – $195 Bookings: Call now or Book online, https://ourauckland.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/articles/events/2019/05/cast-glass-introduction/ This is an introductory ‘mini-workshop’ on the wonderfully creative world of […]

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Albany Community Hub to host first Family Fun Day

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Albany Community Hub to host first Family Fun Day

Source: Auckland Council For the first time, Albany Community Hub comes alive with a programme of music, outdoor activities, games, craft, food and more for their first Family Fun Day on Sunday 19 May. The Family Fun Day provides an opportunity for families to actively engage with their kids and other people in their community. As the […]

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Good work applauded in Albert-Eden

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Good work applauded in Albert-Eden

Source: Auckland Council Community groups and volunteers working throughout Albert-Eden were honoured at a recent event for their efforts to make the area kinder and more livable. Many of the area’s community groups are supported by funding awarded by Albert-Eden Local Board. “The number and diversity of community groups working in Albert-Eden is astounding,” says […]

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Mayor welcomes construction accord

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Mayor welcomes construction accord

Source: Auckland Council Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed Government’s announcement of a construction sector accord to help increase the performance of the construction sector and lift the pace and scale of housebuilding in Auckland and New Zealand. “I welcome government’s construction sector accord. Agreeing a set of principles between central government and the construction industry […]

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New bus services offer more direct journeys for east Aucklanders

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New bus services offer more direct journeys for east Aucklanders

Source: Auckland Council New limited-stop bus services in east Auckland will provide more choice and more direct bus trips while the first stage of the Eastern Busway is built from Panmure to Pakuranga. Auckland Transport (AT) is putting on two new bus services to provide people with more travel choices. Both services will be free […]

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Nominations open for Howick Celebrated Citizens Awards

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Nominations open for Howick Celebrated Citizens Awards

Source: Auckland Council Do you know someone who deserves to be recognised? Nominate them for a Howick Celebrated Citizens Award. “We have people doing an amazing array of tasks right across our area,” Howick Local Board Chair David Collings says. “There are incredible volunteers everywhere. Many of them toil away without any kind of recognition […]

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Hall at heart of Smiths Ave community’s revival

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Hall at heart of Smiths Ave community’s revival

Source: Auckland Council We all want to live in a place where the neighbours look out for you, the environment is cared for and there’s plenty to do. But good communities aren’t born, they’re made. As part of OurAuckland’s Live Local. Love Local month, we talk to Aucklanders striving to make their local areas better, […]

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Fancy a treasure hunt these school holidays?

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Fancy a treasure hunt these school holidays?

Source: Auckland Council There’s now even more reason to hit Akl Paths, grab some fresh air or walk the dog these school holidays – you could win some awesome prizes like skateboards, rugby balls, picnic rugs, scooters and more. Just visit one of the 10 featured paths shown on aklpaths.co.nz, snap a pic of the […]

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PopUp Business School helps get your ideas off the ground

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on PopUp Business School helps get your ideas off the ground

Source: Auckland Council West Auckland and Puketāpapa locals with great business ideas can now get practical tips and real-world mentoring from the PopUp Business School Aotearoa. Over the years this social enterprise has helped more than 500 people around New Zealand get on their feet and turn their passion into an income, including courses in […]

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Steady progress towards a world class city

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Steady progress towards a world class city

Source: Auckland Council We are in the first year of the largest capital investment programme Auckland has ever seen. The 10-year Budget promised $26 billion of capital investment towards improving Auckland’s critical infrastructure along with environment and community outcomes, driving Auckland towards its vision of becoming a world-class city. Over the past two weeks, the […]

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