Proper safety precautions and a swift response from emergency services helped save a fisherman who was swept off the rocks at Piha on Saturday.
A local pig hunter on Waiheke Island got the surprise of his life earlier this month when he came across one of New Zealand’s most endangered native fish, the giant kokopu, spawning.
Waiheke Island has been selected as the fourth best island in the world and top island in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific by Travel + Leisure magazine’s readers.
Auckland Council is going to seek consent to build a permanent seawall at the northern end of Ōrewa Beach.
The Manukau Harbour Forum is inviting nominations from respective mana whenua iwi groups, together with individual contributors and community group representatives, for the Mauri o te Moana Award.
Auckland Council will be installing tsunami signs in Orewa next week to increase the coastal town’s tsunami preparedness.
An upgrade to Muriwai Motor Camp will kick off this week. It will give the campground a more efficient layout, as well as new showers, toilet blocks, laundry, kitchen, BBQ areas and the latest addition - a fish cleaning station.
Planning is underway by a group of community representatives for more walking, cycling and horse riding trails in the Beachlands/Maraetai area.
Walking and cycling along the southern end of Orewa Beach will soon be safer and more enjoyable.
Restrictions to dog off-leash areas aim to protect the Little Blue Penguin.