65 days ago

Native tree protest continues as man creates suspended platform

Melanie Earley Reporter from Western Leader

Hi neighbours, a man protesting against the removal of native trees in Avondale has created a suspended platform in the hopes police won’t be able to remove him.
Arborist Zane Wedding, is currently dangling below a puriri tree on Canal Road. Wedding said his new platform would make it harder for him to be removed than previous activists arrested during the 49-day occupation.

Do you support the occupation?

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19 hours ago

Are your school leavers struggling to find work?

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is investigating unemployment in young people, particularly those who have just graduated high school or university and are struggling to find work, even part-time work, possibly because of Covid. If you or your child would be willing to speak to us please email warwick.rasmussen@stuff.co.nz.

15 hours ago

Pōhutukawa vandalism: Allegations among Karaka residents - was it an inside job?

Reporter Reporter from Auckland Stuff

A series of accusatory hand-written notes have been delivered to residents of Harbourside Drive following Sunday’s vandalism of several trees.

Locals are feeling “absolutely disgusted” at the suggestion that they are behind the incident, which involved a vandal felling eight street pōhutukawa trees with a chainsaw.

Paul and Sue Wilson, who have lived on the road for over 10 years, arrived home on Monday from a trip to Waiheke Island to find a line of felled trees and a curt hand-written note in their letterbox.

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1 day ago

Poll: Are you planning to open your door to trick-or-treaters this Saturday night?

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

As Halloween edges closer, some Auckland streets are going all out to decorate their homes and stock up on sugary treats.

Others will be banning trick-or-treaters this Saturday night in post-pandemic New Zealand.

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Are you planning to open your door to trick-or-treaters this Saturday night?
  • 24.7% Yes
    24.7% Complete
  • 75.3% No
    75.3% Complete
796 votes