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Warkworth library celebrates Kiribati Book Launch

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Warkworth library celebrates Kiribati Book Launch

Source: Auckland Council Last Thursday saw Warkworth Library celebrate Kiribati Independence Day (12 July) with a unique book launch. In a cross-Council initiative, Warkworth Library, the Central Library’s Heritage Collections team and cartoonist Nooroa Te Hira Anguna have created a set of one-of-a-kind Kiribati language books. The books teach numbers, colours and ABCs in Kiribati and […]

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Flood Review Community Consultaion

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Flood Review Community Consultaion

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 20 July 2018 12:00 a.m. Flood Review Community Consultation Day Rotorua Lakes Council and Bay of Plenty Regional Council have co-commissioned an independent review into the serious flooding that occurred in the Ngongotahā Catchment on 29 April 2018. The purpose of the review is to make recommendations to […]

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College Rifles turf upgrade

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on College Rifles turf upgrade

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council has approved a partnership grant of $750,000 to College Rifles Rugby Union Football and Sports Club for the replacement of the two artificial playing surfaces at their Haast Street site in Remuera. While 41 per cent of rugby participants in the Ōrākei Ward currently play at College Rifles, the existing […]

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QuizAKL: What’s your plastic profile?

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on QuizAKL: What’s your plastic profile?

QuizAKL: What’s your plastic profile? By MIL OSI Publisher  /  July 20, 2018  /  Comments Off on QuizAKL: What’s your plastic profile? Source: Auckland Council Six ways to use fewer plastic bags now Both Countdown and New World have committed to phasing out single-use plastic bags at checkouts by the end of the year. But why […]

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Read this month: Top Ten Matariki books

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Read this month: Top Ten Matariki books

Source: Auckland Council Stuck for reading inspiration? Check out our monthly list of top picks from Auckland Libraries’ collections, hand-selected by our own librarians. To celebrate Matariki here are our top ten book titles at Auckland Libraries to learn about the origins of the celebration and the constellation itself. Matariki: te whetū tapu o te […]

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Growing love for badminton in Epsom

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Growing love for badminton in Epsom

Source: Auckland Council A public consultation to decide the future of the well-loved sporting and recreational facility at Gillies Avenue, mostly used for badminton and table tennis, has received support in favour of a revamp from Albert-Eden residents. Albert-Eden Local Board has advocated for funding from the $120 million in the 10-year Budget allocated for […]

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Meet a Pest Free Hero – Izzy Mackenzie

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Meet a Pest Free Hero – Izzy Mackenzie

Source: Auckland Council This month, we hear about pest-free work from the mouth of the hero herself – Izzy Mackenzie from Mt Albert Grammar. Izzy and her sister Lucia won Auckland’s moth plant collecting competition – to help eradicate the noxious weed. Auckland Council’s Sustainable Schools team flew the Mackenzie’s and other top-collecting students to […]

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Mitre 10 Cup – QBE North Harbour vs Canterbury

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Mitre 10 Cup – QBE North Harbour vs Canterbury

Source: Auckland Council When Mitre 10 Cup – QBE North Harbour vs Canterbury 2018-09-12 19:35:00 2018-09-12 21:30:00 Pacific/Auckland QBE Stadium, Stadium Drive, Albany, Auckland Mitre 10 Cup – QBE North Harbour vs Canterbury: Wed 12 Sep 2018 19:35 PM, https://ourauckland.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/articles/events/2018/09/mitre-10-cup-qbe-north-harbour-vs-canterbury/ Come along and watch the QBE North Harbour team take on Canterbury in this mid-week […]

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All you need to know about your new rates

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on All you need to know about your new rates

Source: Auckland Council New rates to deliver the largest-ever investment in Auckland’s infrastructure and environment can be found online at the Auckland Council website. Following council decisions made in June, general rates rises have been restricted to 2.5 per cent on average. The council has also introduced some new targeted rates to clean up our […]

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Legal proceedings filed

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Legal proceedings filed

Source: Auckland Council Legal proceedings were filed in the High Court on 18 July and served on Regional Facilities Auckland Limited, Auckland Council and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff in relation to the Regional Facilities Auckland decision to cancel an event at the Bruce Mason Centre scheduled for 3 August 2018. The papers include an application […]

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Do you have a creative project to share with Auckland?

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Do you have a creative project to share with Auckland?

Source: Auckland Council The arts are a central part of our identity as a city and reflect the vibrancy of our communities. In reflection of this, Auckland Council’s arts and culture facilities are providing an opportunity for artists to present their creative projects and ideas.  In making arts and culture a part of our everyday […]

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Council’s seismic risk programme

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Council’s seismic risk programme

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council is currently identifying the earthquake risk of council-owned buildings, following new legislation which came into effect last year. Auckland is classed as being at low-risk of experiencing a moderate earthquake. The legislation requires building owners to make identified earthquake-prone buildings compliant within a 35-year time period. For heritage buildings, this […]

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Kidnapped canine makes it home

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Kidnapped canine makes it home

Source: Auckland Council Stolen cavoodle Bowie reunited with her mum on today at Auckland Council’s Manukau Animal Shelter. Bowie was stolen from New Lynn 3 months ago to this day – the police released a video of Bowie being stolen, but were unable to track her down, leaving her owner Jo Hodge devastated. That is […]

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Boards partner with mana whenua on Maori naming programme

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Boards partner with mana whenua on Maori naming programme

Source: Auckland Council Showcasing the stories of Auckland’s rich Māori history and revitalising the language is at the heart a project that aims to see Te Reo Māori more widely spoken, heard and seen throughout the region. Eleven local boards are participating in the naming project, which will see mana whenua conducting research on selected […]

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8 free things to do in Auckland

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on 8 free things to do in Auckland

Source: Auckland Council Here are some ideas on how to get the best of Auckland – and do it all for free:    Explore the museum (or maritime museum) Free for Aucklanders with proof of address, the museum is the place to visit for an afternoon of educational fun. Look out for exciting exhibitions and […]

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Volunteers wanted for 2018 Diwali Festival

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Volunteers wanted for 2018 Diwali Festival

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Diwali Festival organisers are looking for keen volunteers to help at this year’s event on Saturday, 20 and Sunday, 21 October. Volunteers are an important part of events delivered by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), which produces Auckland’s major cultural festivals on behalf of Auckland Council. “We’re really proud […]

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Six to run in Howick by-election

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Six to run in Howick by-election

Source: Auckland Council Nominations have closed for the Howick ward by-election with six candidates putting their hands up to fill the vacant seat. The candidates are: COLLINGS, Jessica Rose (Independent) DONALD, Jim LIGHT, Damian (Putting East Auckland First) MONTGOMERY, Olivia (Independent) TAYLOR, Phil (Independent) YOUNG, Paul (Independent) Voting documents will be delivered from Wednesday 22 […]

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Shedding light on a dark place

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Shedding light on a dark place

Source: Auckland Council While the old North Shore City Council chambers witnessed their fair share of drama through the years, they will be seen in a whole new light when a hard-hitting Kiwi movie about one of the most controversial criminal cases in recent memory screens on Sunday (22 July). In Dark Places, which is […]

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Volunteer for 2018 Diwali Festival

By   /  July 18, 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 Volunteer for 2018 Diwali Festival

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Auckland Diwali Festival organisers are looking for keen volunteers to help at this year’s event, on Saturday, 20 and Sunday, 21 October.   Volunteers are an important part of events delivered by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), which produces Auckland’s major cultural festivals on behalf […]

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Salisbury Reserve

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Salisbury Reserve

Source: Auckland Council The Masonic Hall on Herne Bay’s Argyle Street is to make way for improvements to the neighbouring Salisbury Reserve. The Waitematā Local Board is looking for feedback on two concept designs – either using the area as additional space for the reserve or using part of the reclaimed area for car parking. […]

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