The Dairy Flat Highway will soon become a safer place to travel around, with a number of road safety improvements – and reduced speeds – to be introduced from early next year.
With summer just around the corner, now's a good time to check dog access hours at your local beach.
The board awarded $20,000 to four community organisations to help them with their ongoing activities as part of its Community Response Fund, and $10,336 to seven organisations, ranging from $500-$2000, as part of its quick-fire community grants fund.
A 30-year vision for the future of Waiheke Island and the other inner Hauraki Gulf islands is being progressed in a draft area plan.
As part of the board's plan to ensure that the natural environment is valued, protected and enhanced, funding has been allocated to projects looking at low-carbon lifestyles and multi-unit dwellings, reducing food waste from businesses and the Waitematā Low Carbon Network.