233 days ago

Record-breaking Lego models coming to Auckland Museum this summer

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Eastern Courier

Hi neighbours, The tallest model made of Lego in the Southern Hemisphere is coming to Auckland. A 7.5m tall replica of Nasa's Space Launch System (SLS), made from 450,000 Lego bricks, will go on display at Auckland Museum on December 3. It's part of a large new exhibition which also includes the largest ever Lego Caterpillar 797 dump truck, a 4.5m long Shinkansen train, and a more than 3m long Antonov 225 aeroplane.

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1 day ago

Dawn Raids apology event in Auckland postponed

Melanie Earley Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Kia ora neighbours, the official apology for the Dawn Raids has been postponed due to the Covid-19 alert level change.

Last week, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the Government would formally apologise to the Pasifika community for the race-based dawn raids of the 1970s.

The ceremony was due to take place on Saturday evening in Auckland, but has been delayed.

Click the link below to read the full story.

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8 hours ago

Is New Regent St really NZ's most beautiful street?

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
We're looking into how some common claims about NZ stack up and would be interested in your thoughts on whether New Regent Street in Christchurch deserves its title of 'NZ's most beautiful street'. Do you think it is the best-looking street in the country? Or is there another street you think is more beautiful? Please put 'NFP' (not for publication) in your comment if you do not want it included in an article. Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts.

1 day ago

Poll: What do you think of plans to restrict trawl fishing in the Hauraki Gulf?

Melanie Earley Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Kia ora neighbours, trawl fishing will be restricted and marine protection areas will be expanded almost threefold under a new plan to protect Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf.

Do you think the new restrictions are a good idea?

www.stuff.co.nz...

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What do you think of plans to restrict trawl fishing in the Hauraki Gulf?
  • 95.7% Yes it will help marine life
    95.7% Complete
  • 4.3% No it's too strict
    4.3% Complete
329 votes