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Community 27 Oct 2016

Pollinator pathways in local parks

We are lucky enough to live in one of the greenest countries in the world. What we need now is the right kind of green, the kind of green that feeds and shelters our birds, bees and lesser known pollinating animals.

Playgrounds 26 Oct 2016

Playground review: City suburb's hidden gem

A timber fort is the main attraction at this Freemans Bay park.

Environment 25 Oct 2016

Rural recycling bins for Franklin

Recycling will be significantly easier for residents in rural Franklin, with the start of Auckland Council’s fortnightly roadside collection service to almost 7000 properties.

Arts 25 Oct 2016

Children's artwork lines Hobson Bay walkway

Artworks by local children now adorn the picturesque Hobson Bay walkway, giving the area an inviting splash of colour.

Transport 25 Oct 2016

New Ōtāhuhu Station opens this week

Auckland’s newest transport centre at Ōtāhuhu Station will open on 29 October, heralding the roll-out of a simpler public transport network for south Auckland.

Community 21 Oct 2016

Flower of the week: California poppy

California poppy flowers close at night and open when the sun touches them in the morning.

Educational 21 Oct 2016

Young candidates the big winners in Kids Voting

Student voters go for youth

Development 21 Oct 2016

Turning problems into healthier play areas

Two Mt Roskill reserves are about to be transformed to stop stormwater flooding and restore the area's natural ecology.

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Parnell Shared Reading Group

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