Kia ora neighbours, a tattered neckerchief discovered inside a 153-year-old shipwreck on Muriwai beach has been restored by heritage specialists. It was found the neckerchief was made of pure silk and featured detailed images which appeared to relate to the Freemasons organisation. The Daring rescue group are now calling for anyone who may know the background of the images and what they mean. Images can be found within the story.
To the side of East Auckland’s Te Ara ki Uta ki Tai cycleway, nestled in overgrown greenery, is a building that wouldn’t get a second glance if it weren’t for hot pink graffiti.
The house, owned by Auckland Council subsidiary Auckland Transport, was used as a site office by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency staff working on the $46 million cycleway between Glen Innes to Tāmaki Drive, Auckland Transport spokesman Mark Hannan said.
But locals say the property has been all but destroyed by vandals since the cycleway was completed in 2016.
The property is one of several that have become run down and derelict under the ownership of local government.
Click 'read more' for my full report on publicly owned properties that have fallen out of use.
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Hi fellow Mt Roskill residents,
Anyone experienced loss of Broadband connection in Mt Roskill/Hillsborough suburb? I hear there could be a Chorus outage affecting a number of connections.