Hi neighbours - a group of Aucklanders have swapped traffic congestion and exorbitant house prices for home-baked hospitality in a rural South Taranaki town.
Diane Fagan says "we're just loving it. There are no traffic lights, you can park where you like and you are first in the queue at the supermarket".
Would you relocate out of Auckland? Have you relocated once before and then moved back?
After changes to firearm laws, the government introduced a six month amnesty period. This means that anyone with firearms and parts that are no longer legal have until 20 December 2019 to hand them in to Police.
Police are providing a number of ways for people to hand-in their firearms or parts, including Police-run collection events - bit.ly...
If you can’t make a collection event, check whether there is a dealer near you - bit.ly...
If you think you have a unique prohibited item and are eligible to apply for compensation, find out how you can do that here - bit.ly...
Some firearms can also be modified and there is also a list of approved gunsmiths eligible to do the work - bit.ly...
FAQ’s here - bit.ly... or call 0800 311 311.
Hi Neighbours, Phil Goff arrived back to work to an emptied office on Monday, to start work on his second term as mayor. He has to choose who will be his key lieutenants - the chairs of the main committees. Do you think he should also put councillors back on the board of Auckland Transport? See the story below:
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Over Labour weekend join Auckland Museum at Silo Park and immerse yourself in more than a dozen new and original art experiences, performances and interactive activities.
Te Whāinga: A Culture Lab on Civility, co-presented with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, is a free unique opportunity to engage and collaborate with some of today’s most creative talents to examine the term “civility” and what it truly means to coexist within our communities, societies, and humanity.
Artists and collaborators involved in this immersive four-day festival include Ahsin Ahsin, Rodney Bell, Marc Conaco, Elliott Collins, Maria Dumlao, Dr. Léuli Eshraghi, Erin Fae, Tanu Gago, Jack Gray, Rebecca Hobbs, Hina Kneubuhl, In*ter*is*land Collective, Kerry Ann Lee, Qiane Matata-Sipu, Carl F.K. Pao, Rosanna Raymond, Reina Sutton, Miranda Smitheram, Kereama Taepa, Rosabel Tan and Pati Solomona Tyrell.