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Sports / Leisure 3 Jan 2018

Kayak and camp this summer

This summer, why not explore our region from the sea.

Sports / Leisure 28 Dec 2017

Auckland gem: Rangitoto Island

Catching a ferry to Rangitoto Island to explore this iconic Auckland landmark is the perfect summer day trip.

Environment 21 Dec 2017

Changes to Waitākere weed bins

Changes are coming to the Waitākere weed bin service in an effort to reduce the dumping of inorganic rubbish.

Parks / Outdoors 21 Dec 2017

Local kids get into the swing at Jellicoe Park playground

Jellicoe Park playground has officially opened to the delight of local children.

19 Dec 2017

Catchpit safety review

The findings of a two-part review into catchpit safety following the tragic death of a teenager in Favona in June this year has been released by Auckland Council and Auckland Transport.

Environment 19 Dec 2017

Action stations for Auckland’s most improved river

A new group has been formed to action projects to improve Wairoa River's water quality.

Plans / Projects 19 Dec 2017

Land purchase unlocks opportunities for Avondale town centre

A vacant site has been purchased to support the regeneration of Avondale’s town centre.

Environment 18 Dec 2017

Is your bottom dirty? Pest-carrying hulls threaten New Zealand’s only national marine park

Boaties are being asked to clean their hulls to slow down the spread of fanworm and protect Great Barrier’s Island’s underwater world from other marine pests.

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