Auckland Council is seeking feedback on the next stage of updating its Development Contributions Policy, to ensure new developments contribute fairly to the funding of the council’s infrastructure.
More dogs than ever, puppies aplenty, adoption opportunities galore and an increase in badly behaved canines.
In a decision in the Manukau District Court, Judge Philip Recordon handed out one of the severest sentences to date in an Auckland Council dog prosecution case, to the owner of two dogs who caused serious injuries on two separate occasions to two separate individuals.
While coastal erosion may be posing a threat to some Auckland waterfront properties homeowners are asked to work closely with the council first and not to take matters into their own hands.
Aucklanders wanting to preserve and enhance historic heritage places can seek funding through the Regional Historic Heritage Grant Programme which opens for funding next week.