44 days ago

Greenhithe pub patrons urged to get Covid-19 test

Caroline Williams Reporter from North Shore Times

Staff and patrons of The Malt pub in Greenhithe are being tested for Covid-19 following a visit from a person who later tested positive for the virus.

Auckland’s Regional Public Health Service has asked those who were at the pub, including staff, between 7.30pm and 10 pm on Friday, October 16, to self-isolate and get a test. A pop-up community testing centre will be available from Thursday.

The Malt patron who was at the pub on Friday is one of two colleagues of an Auckland port worker with Covid-19.

Did you visit the pub on Friday night? Email me at caroline.williams@stuff.co.nz

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2 hours ago

Water tank charge hike in rural Auckland

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Hi neighbours,

From March 1, it will cost rural communities more to fill up their water tanks.

The cost to fill a tanker with 10,000 litres of water will rise by about $25 from $13.86 to $39 (+GST).

It reflects the cost of providing water at filling stations- a service which has been heavily subsidised for many years, Watercare says.

The new charge comes into force during the summer peak to reduce pressure on rural and coastal communities.

For those of you in rural Auckland on tank water, what is your view on the increase?

And your reasons?

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2 days ago

Would you pay 44 cents a week for more climate change action?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland Council and the Government have declared climate emergencies. But the proposed 10 year budget, spruns a bolder action programme that would cost 44 cents a week more per ratepayer. Do you agree? Read the story below:

1 hour ago

It's International Volunteer Day!

The Team from Red Cross Shop Wairau Park

To our RC Shop Volunteers,

Thank you for your amazing support and the kindness you show Red Cross. Our shop couldn’t do it without you, you are the heart of our work and we are very grateful for the service you give to our shop. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

If you are not a Red Cross Shop Volunteer yet and you would like to become one, just hit the Read More button for further information.

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