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Auckland Garden DesignFest 2017

This weekend festival allows visitors to meet the designers and visit up to 20 private gardens across Auckland.

Golflands workplace accident

Published: 15 June 2017

The council has been informed of a workplace accident involving one of its contractors.

Continuing Sir Peter Blake's Mission

Published: 14 June 2017

Tara is coming to New Zealand for the first time since Peter’s untimely death, tying up alongside the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre from July 1- 9.

Water and wastewater price changes

Published: 13 June 2017

From 1 July 2017, water prices will increase by 2.5 percent and wastewater services will increase by 3.3 percent on average. The Infrastructure Growth Charge will increase by 3 percent.

Giant milestone for whitebait

Published: 12 June 2017

Ten thousand giant kōkopu whitebait were welcomed into Tāwharanui Regional Park on Saturday 10 June – the largest reintroduction of whitebait in New Zealand to date.

Mayors call for levy on single-use plastic bags

Published: 9 June 2017

The mayors of Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin have jointly launched an open letter to other mayors around the country to join the call on central government to institute a national levy on single use plastic bags.

Look out for tuber ladder fern

Published: 7 June 2017

It may look like a harmless native fern, but tuber ladder fern can take over your garden, crowding out other plants.

New bins for Manukau and Howick

Published: 6 June 2017

We are delivering new rubbish bins to residents in the Manukau and Howick wards throughout June and July.