71 days ago

Mum warned teen of dangers at Karekare beach before drowning

Melanie Earley Reporter from Western Leader

Kia ora neighbours, the mother of a 14-year-old girl who died after being rescued from a rip at Karekare beach was concerned about her swimming at the beach.

Portia Lilly Deluen, an identical twin, died during an outing with her friends the Beach on May 19, 2020.

At the time she had been looking forward to starting school again after the first Covid-19 lockdown. She was supposed to have returned to school the very next day.

Read the full story at the link below.

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5 days ago

Are you happy about the loss of 8,000 planted native seedlings?

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora Neighbours, A contested decision by politicians on the Upper Harbour Local Board to mow down 8,000 native plants and young trees, could bring a hefty bill. Council staff reject that there was a mistake in the planting, and now there could be a big bill. What do you think ?

1 day ago

Auckland Anniversary Day and Waitangi Day waste collections

The Team from Auckland Council

Rubbish and recycling collection times may change from 31 Jan to 11 Feb due to public holidays. Check your collection dates and sign up for our holiday text reminders by clicking on Read More.

15 hours ago

Heathcotes – your sleep specialists.

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Shop our range online or visit our Hamilton City & Te Rapa stores to speak to a team member about the perfect bed for your needs.

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